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8 Ways to Jazz Up Your January in Central Ohio

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The new year rings in opportunities for new experiences and we don’t want you to miss out! That’s why you should plan out your month with these 8 incredible events happening in January!

Enjoy a Cozy Dinner Outside

Group of friends enjoying an outdoor meal, bundled up for January weather.

When: All month

Where: Around Central Ohio

What: Fall is beautiful, but let’s face it, it’s too cold to enjoy the outside world! When you dine at any of the wonderful restaurants around Central Ohio in their heated outdoor spaces, you can get the best of both worlds!

Check out 614Now’s list of Columbus’ best outdoor eating experiences!

New Year’s Family Celebration

When: January 9, 2-8 PM

Where: Ohio Theatre, Columbus

What: Enjoy a night-out downtown with your family at the Ohio Theater! With live music, dancing, crafts, and more there’s fun for everyone!

Purchase your tickets to the New Year’s Family Celebration here!

Outdoor Ice Skating

Mom and daughter at an outdoor skating rink in January

When: All Month Long

Where: Riverside Crossing Park, Dublin

What: Make your days magical with outdoor ice skating in Dublin! You can have all the fun of skating outdoors without the threat of falling through a pond, what a bonus!

Click here to learn more about hours and pricing!

COSI- Marvel Universe of Super Heroes

When: All Month Long

Where: COSI, Columbus

What: Check out this SUPER cool exhibit COSI will be putting on through next year! There will be incredible Marvel props, comics, costumes, and more. This will be an MCU-lover’s dream!

Reserve your tickets for the exhibit here!

Columbus Weddings Show

Wedding dresses hanging on racks at a wedding show

When: January 15 & 16

Where: Ohio Expo Center, Columbus

What: Are you or someone you know looking to plan your big day? This immaculate show is the perfect place to do it! With food, fun, and so many incredible wedding companies to choose from. Your wedding planning will become easier than you could ever imagine. Plus enjoy cash prizes and giveaways!

Learn about vendors, tickets, and more here!

Winter Hike At Hocking Hills

When: January 15, 9 AM

Where: Old Man’s Cave, Hocking Hills

What: Join many other outdoor enthusiasts at the 57th annual Winter Hike! Enjoy events before and after the hike, refreshments, and a free ride back at the end!

Learn more about the free hike here!

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Steaming train pushing through the snow in January

When: All Month Long!

Where: Cuyahoga Railroad, Cuyahoga

What: Enjoy an enchanting train ride with beautiful scenic views of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in the winter! With so many different packages to choose from, this is guaranteed to bring joy to the whole family!

Purchase gift cards or train tickets here!

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Columbus

When: All Month

Where: Polaris Parkway, Columbus

What: Head over to this once-in-a-lifetime experience of Vincent Van Gogh’s art displayed in many unique ways including astonishing projections of the late artist’s work. This event is perfect for all ages and makes for some incredible photos!

Reserve your tickets and learn more about this incredible exhibit here!

Find Your Home in Central Ohio

Downtown Columbus, Ohio skyline at dawn from the Scioto River.

No matter the day, there’s always some sort of event or festivity happening in the communities of Central Ohio. Be sure to follow our blog to stay posted on the highlights!

Are you thinking of making the move to Central Ohio? Use our in-depth area guides to learn more about life here, browse our buying resources for help, and try out our specialized search tool to narrow down your options. Ready to get started? Just give us a call!

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