Things to do in Central Ohio – April 2019

As the weather starts to brighten up, make the most of it and take advantage of all of the great things that Central Ohio has to offer. Whether you are looking for an afternoon of family-fun or an evening out with your significant other, Central Ohio has it all! Here are some fun events going on near you this month.

Sesame Street Live: Make Your Magic

When: Wednesday, April 3rd [10:30AM or 6PM]

Where: The Schottenstein Center [555 Borror Dr., Columbus , OH 43210]

Admission: $15+ [Buy tickets here!]

What: Join your favorite furry friends in your neighborhood at Sesame Street Live!   In Make Your Magic, Elmo discovers that magic can be found anywhere if you believe in yourself.  Don’t miss the fun when magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood, Elmo wants to be part of the big event. But there’s one problem. Elmo does not know how to do magic!

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Gallery Hop

When: Saturday, April 6th [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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Monster Jam: Triple Threat Series

When: Saturday, April 6th [1PM & 7PM]; Sunday, April 7th [1PM]

Where: The Schottenstein Center [555 Borror Dr., Columbus , OH 43210]

Admission: $15+ [Buy tickets here!]

What: Monster Jam®, the unexpected, unscripted, and unforgettable family-friendly motor sport brings a new level of high-flying, four-wheel excitement to the Schottenstein Center on April 6 & 7.

The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series is back for the first time since 2016 featuring eight of the most intense athletes of Monster Jam in a fierce battle for the championship with each competitor contending in customized high-powered vehicles: Monster Jam Speedsters, Monster Jam ATVs and the iconic Monster Jam trucks in six events that will take you to the edge of your seats.

Get up close to Monster Jam trucks and drivers by purchasing a Pit Party pass for early access, photo opportunities and autographs.

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Tyler Farr

When: Friday, April 12th [7PM]

Where: The Bluestone [583 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215]

Admission: $30-$35 [Buy tickets here!]

What: The opening artist for this concert is Josh Phillips followed by Tyler Farr. Tyler  Farr is an American country music singer and songwriter. Originally signed to BNA Records, Farr released two singles for the label before it closed. He then transferred to Columbia Records Nashville, for which he has released two albums: Redneck Crazy in 2013 and Suffer in Peace in 2015. Doors for the show will open at 7PM. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the show. There is limited inventory so buy tickets before this event sells out!

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Ohio State Spring Game

When: Saturday, April 13th [1PM or 1:30PM]

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

Admission: $5

What: Mark your calendars, Buckeye fans! Ohio State has announced that the 2019 spring football game will be held on Saturday, April 13 at Ohio Stadium. The time has not been announced yet, but the spring game usually begins at 1 or 1:30 p.m. Parking is free. Current OSU students get in free with a valid OSU ID.

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Disney On Ice: “Frozen”

When: Wednesday, April 17th – Sunday, April 21st [Times vary each day!]

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

Admission: $15+ [Buy tickets here!]

What: Disney On Ice presents Frozen!  Dazzling ice skating, special effects and unforgettable music will transport you to Arendelle. Be a part of Anna’s fearless adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. Join snowman Olaf, mountain man Kristoff and loyal reindeer sidekick Sven as they help Anna in a race to bring back summer.Hosted by Mickey and Minnie Mouse, the whole family will delight in appearances by stars from Toy Story, Finding Dory, The Lion King and the Disney Princesses. Experience magic at every turn at Disney On Ice presents Frozen – the show worth melting for!

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Bull Riders Unleash The Beast

When: Saturday, April 27th [6:45PM] – Sunday, April 28th [2:45PM]

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

Admission: $15+ [Buy tickets here!]

What: The PBR brings the toughest athletes on earth back to the Schott. Expect high-flying rides and action as the Top-35 bull riders in the world take on some of the rankest bulls around. Last season Brazilian Fabiano Vieira put together a flawless weekend performance and capture the title.

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WWE Smackdown

When: Tuesday, April 30th  [7:45PM]

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

Admission: Starting at $48 [Buy tickets here!]

What: Kevin Owens vs WWE Champion – Daniel Bryan w/Rowan

AJ Styles vs Randy Orton. Plus, SmackDown Women’s Champion – Asuka, Rey Mysterio, The New Day, The Miz & many more LIVE!

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

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