Central Ohio Calendar of Events – October 2018

As the temperature begins to cool down in Central Ohio, the events are heating up! Whether you are looking for a family-friendly activity, or looking for a night out on the town, you will sure be able to find it here in the area. Here is what is happening in Central Ohio this month…

 

All-American Quarter Horse Congress

When: Tuesday, October 2nd – Sunday, October 28th

Where: Ohio Expo Center [717 E 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211]

Admission: Free!

What: The All-American Quarter Horse Congress is the world’s largest single-breed horse show, with 24,500 entries in 2017. Held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, the show attracts 650,000 people, and generates $382 million in the central Ohio economy.

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Columbus Blue Jackets – Opening Night

When: Friday, October 5th [7PM]

Where: Nationwide Arena [200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215]

Admission: $10 – $250

What: Opening night for the Columbus Blue Jackets vs. the Carolina Hurricanes at Nationwide Arena.

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Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Indiana

When: Saturday, October 6th

Where: Ohio Stadium [411 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus, OH 43210]

What: Cheer on the Buckeyes as they face Indiana for homecoming at the Ohio Stadium.

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Columbus Italian Festival

When: Friday, October 5th – Sunday, October 7th (5PM-11PM Friday, 12PM-11PM Saturday, 12PM-7PM Sunday)

Where: 720 S Hamlet Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Admission: $5 – children 12 and under are free with an adult.

What: The Columbus Italian Festival is an annual festival and has something for everyone! You’ll find live entertainment, Italian dancing, and lots of great food. There’s also a great kid’s area and market areas.

For more information click here!

 

Andy Grammer

When: Wednesday, October 10th [7PM]

Where: Newport Music Hall [1722 N High Street, Columbus, OH 43201]

Admission: $29-$32

What: Presented by Coors Light: Andy Grammer performs live at Newport Music Hall. Multi-platinum selling pop artist Andy Grammer is all about inspiring and empowering the world by communicating his truths through his music. The first male pop star in a decade since John Mayer to reach the Top 10 at Adult Pop Radio on his first two singles, Grammer has taken the music world by storm with a succession of anthemic pop hits, 6 of which are certified gold or better.

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Jake Owen: Life’s Whatcha Make It Tour

When: Friday, October 12th [7PM]

Where: Schottenstein Center [555 Borror Drive, Columbus, OH 43210]

Admission: $22

What: Jake Owen just announced his “Life’s Whatcha Make It Tour 2018,” with most shows taking place at baseball stadiums across the country.

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Fashion Week Columbus

When: Sunday, October 14th – Saturday, October 20th

Where: Various Locations Around Columbus

What: For one week in October, local and emerging designers showcase their collections during Fashion Week Columbus, starting with the 9th Annual High Fashion Tea Runway Show and concluding with the Finale Runway Show. The Fashion Week Columbus community is dedicated to empowering creativity and the expression of individuality and confidence through fashion. We strive to provide a strong and supportive community in which new designers can learn and grow their careers. We encourage an atmosphere of experience and inspiration where seasoned designers and buyers can discover new perspectives where ANYTHING is possible.

For more information click here!

 

Columbus Marathon

When: Sunday, October 21st [730AM]

Where: Nationwide Arena [200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215]

Admission: Register here!.

What: The Columbus Marathon was first run in 1980 with 2,500 participants. There is also a Columbus Half Marathon for those who prefer a slightly shorter race.

For more information click here!

 

HighBall Halloween

When: Friday, October 26th – Sunday, October 28th [6PM-10PM]

Where: Short North Arts District [Columbus, OH 43201]

Admission: $10 – $75

What: HighBall is the nation’s fiercest costume party. Staged in the fashion capital of Columbus, this yearly event for the Halloween season bridges runway style with the culture of the Short North Arts District. Be a part of the HighBall street spectacle and model yourself on High Street. At HighBall, you are what you wear.

For more information click here!

 

For a full list of things to do in Central Ohio this October visit the Experience Columbus website!

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