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8 Awesome April Activities in Central Ohio

Downtown Columbus, Ohio skyline from the Scioto River with text "April in Central Ohio" and rain falling.

April showers have us singin’ in the rain, but that’s not the only thing we’re doing. Check out these 8 things to do in April aside from splashing around in the puddles!

Community Day at Franklin Park

Beautiful botanical garden with April blooms.

When: April 3

Where: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Columbus

What: Spend some time taking in the gorgeous flowers of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens all for free! With your Columbus or Franklin County ID, you can spend the day here completely free of cost! Plus no registration is required!

Learn more about community day here!

Columbus Home Improvement Show

When: April 1-3

Where: Ohio Expo Center- Kasich Hall, Columbus

What: Looking for ways to change things up in your home? Or maybe looking for inspiration on your next move? There are so many reasons to make a stop at the Columbus Home Improvement Show! Homeowners, renters, or future homeowners this event is made for you!

Find out information on the event and how you can get discounted tickets here!

Cooking with the Kids

Person adding ingredient into a pot during a cooking class in April.

When: April 9, 11am-1pm

Where: Columbus State Community College, Columbus

What: Spend your afternoon cooking with your little ones! Enjoy a delicious mozzarella-stuffed meatball dinner with a scrumptious desert made fresh by you and your kid!

Reserve your seat here and look at the other awesome cooking events CSCC has to offer!

BalletMet: Cinderella

When: April 8-10

Where: Ohio Theatre, Columbus

What: Enjoy the iconic “Cinderella” the best way possible… LIVE! The lovely performers of BalletMet Columbus will be putting on an incredible performance this month that you will not want to miss!

Buy your tickets here!

Columbus Winter Beerfest

Friends clinking beer cups in celebration.

When: April 15-16

Where: Columbus Convention Center, Columbus

What: Sip the night away with hundreds of craft beers and 130+ breweries at this one of a kind event! This is a great time for fellow craft beer enthusiasts!

Purchase your ticket package here!

Cardinal Cluster Dog Show

When: April 22-24 8am-6pm

Where: Ohio Expo Center- Lausche Building, Columbus

What: Dog lovers, this event is FOR YOU! Watch over 150 breeds of fluffy friends from all around the US and Canada at this pawesome event! Plus Friday is free admission day!

Check out event information and ticket prices here!

Easter Festivities

Little boy looking at his prize from an Easter egg hunt in April.

When: All Month

Where: Central Ohio Area

What: Looking for a perfect place to take pictures with the one and only Easter Bunny? Or maybe you’re searching for the most incredible hunt… this is for you! Find you perfect Easter activity below!

Check out Columbus On The Cheap’s list of Easter festivities in the area!

Adult LEGO Fan Night!

When: April 27, 6-9 PM

Where: LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Columbus

What: Play with LEGO bricks rather than picking them up!

Purchase your tickets for a fun night out 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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