Central Ohio Calendar of Events – February 2019

It might be the shortest month of the year but that doesn’t mean that there is less to do! Whether you’re looking for weeknight activities to do with friends or weekend activities that will be fun for the whole family, you can find them in Central Ohio. Here are a few events going on near you this month.

 

Gallery Hop

When: Saturday, February 2nd [4PM-10PM]

Where: Short North Arts District [North High Street From Nationwide Blvd to 7th Avenue]

What: On the first Saturday of each month, thousands of visitors converge on High Street in the Short North Arts District for Gallery Hop, a celebration of art featuring new gallery exhibitions, street performers, special events, food and drinks, and more throughout the District. Though many shops and galleries are open earlier, Gallery Hop officially starts at 4:00pm and runs to 10:00pm, with restaurants and bars staying open considerably later. With dozens of galleries and non-traditional exhibit spaces, its Columbus favorite night of the month to celebrate art.

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The Sweet Treats Dessert Festival

When: Sunday, February 3rd [11AM – 4PM]

Where: The Exchange at Bridge Park [6520 Riverside Drive, Dublin, Ohio 43017]

Admission: $15-$25 [Buy tickets here!]

What: Columbus Underground’s sweetest event is back for the fourth year! Join us on Sunday, February 3rd at The Exchange at Bridge Park for the Sweet Treats Dessert Festival to celebrate all things sweet! The event will feature bites from some of Columbus’s Best Treat makers, interactive experiences, hands on stations, cocktails and more! Each ticket gets guests access to the full event and a treat sample from each local sweets maker. Tickets are $15 and available for two timed sessions Noon-2pm or 2pm-4pm. A limited number of Early Bird tickets are available for $25 and give guests exclusive access to the event from 11am-Noon and include access to the Noon-2pm session. We are excited to give back a portion of the ticket sales to the Gifts of Kindness Fund again this year!

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Columbus Winter Beerfest

When: Friday, February 8th & Saturday, February 9th

Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center [400 N High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215]

Admission: $40 – $90 [Buy tickets here!]

What: Beer here! The 9th Annual Columbus Winter Beerfest is back again February 8th & 9th at the spacious Greater Columbus Convention Center. The event will feature hundreds of varieties of craft beer from more than 130 breweries from down the street and around the country. The event will also feature local food trucks and restaurants. Proceeds benefit Animal Rescue Partners.

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Hamilton

When: Tuesday, February 5th – Thursday, February 14th

Where: Ohio Theatre [39 E State Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215]

Admission: $200+

What: With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, “Hamilton” is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. “Hamilton” is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, “Hamilton” is the story of America then, as told by America now.

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Cher: Here We Go Again Tour

When: Sunday, February 10th [730PM]

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

Admission: $50+ [Buy tickets here!]

What: The one and only Cher is set to hit the road with the HERE WE GO AGAIN Tour beginning January 2019. Following the recent global success and rave reviews for Cher’s role in the “Mamma Mia 2 – Here We Go Again” film, the multi-award winning singer, actress and show-stopping performer will be crossing the U.S. for the first time in five years. Cher is expected to perform many of her hits along with some new songs from the “Dancing Queen” album – Cher’s tribute to the music of ABBA.

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World’s Toughest Rodeo

When: Saturday, February 16th [730PM – 11PM]

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

Admission: $13+

What: The CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo is making its way BACK to Nationwide Arena on February 16th, 2019! It will be MORE THAN AN 8 SECOND RIDE in 2019 as the CWTR celebrates 40 years of bringing the Ol’ West to cities across the country. We are proud to be coming back to Columbus, OH and cannot wait to serve up some RODEO action like you have never seen before. Don’t forget to come early for the FREE (with Rodeo ticket) Pre Show from 6-7PM.  Fans can meet and greet the cowboys and cowgirls – get autographs and take photos!  And stay for the post rodeo concert by Special Guest Chris Lane.

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The Price is Right – LIVE!

When: Thursday, February 19th [7PM]

Where: Ohio Theatre [39 E State Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215]

Admission: $38+

What: The Price Is Right Live is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to “Come On Down” to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations, and possibly a new car! Play classic games from television’s longest-running and most popular game show…from Plinko- to Cliffhangers- to The Big Wheel, and even the fabulous Showcase.

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Luke Combs: Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour

When: Friday, February 22nd [7PM – 11PM]

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

Admission: $78+ [Buy tickets here!]

What: Luke Combs will kick off his “Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour” in 2019—his first ever headline arena tour, marking another major career milestone for the breakthrough musician. He takes the stage at the Schott on February 22, 2019 performing chart-topping hits like “Hurricane”, “When It Rains It Pours”, “One Number Away”, and “She Got the Best of Me.”

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Travis Scott: Astroworld

When: Sunday, February 24th [8PM]

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

Admission: $39+ [Buy tickets here!]

What: The Houston rapper’s live shows have become the stuff of a legend with Billboard writing, “Travis Scott’s penchant for raging, off-the-wall live shows have become an essential part of his career.” Speaking about the early shows of the first leg of the “ASTROWORLD: WISH YOU WERE HERE” tour, Complex says, “this show is worth whatever effort you have to put forth to catch it.”

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Arnold Sports Festival

When: Thursday, February 28th – Sunday, March 3rd

Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center [400 N High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215]]

Admission: $20 – $25

What: The Arnold Sports Festival, already the largest multi-sport event in the world, will grow even larger in 2019 when an estimated 20,000 athletes from 80 nations compete in a record 80 sports and events from February 28 – March 3, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. Headlining the nations largest multi-sport festival are professional bodybuilding and strongman competitions with the most well built and strongest athletes in the world. These premier physique and strongman competitions are featured on four stages at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

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

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