Columbus Festivals and Events: Late Summer and Fall
Posted on: July 25, 2018 | by: Joseph Beatty
There’s always something fun and exciting to do in Columbus, OH! During the late summer to early fall months, this is no different. If you’re looking for a family friendly weekend, check out these events and festivals!
Columbus Events in the Late Summer and Fall
August 3rd-5th, Ohio Expo Center
Every year, Dublin, OH hosts the world’s second largest Irish celebration. The festival will feature a slew of well-known performers, including Sharon Shannon, Eileen Ivers, The Stepcrew, Young Dubliners and Jiggy. Besides the music, there will be a Jameson Irish Whiskey tasting, food vendors and a Genealogy tent.
August 17th and 18th Bicentennial Park and Scioto Mile
The Columbus Food Truck Festival is an event that foodies do not want to miss out on! This event consists of over 54 food trucks and vendors, 16 bands and two stages of live music. Admission is free for all ages, so don’t miss out!
August 31st through September 3rd, The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Live Greek for the weekend at the Columbus Greek Festival! The Greek Festival will have a variety of food and entertainment. From traditional food, to dancing to shopping, the Greek Festival has something for everyone! While you’re at the Greek Festival, tour the traditional Byzantine style church that dates back to the 6th century, A.D.
September 7th-9th, Ohio Expo Center/Ohio State Fairgrounds
The Columbus Oktoberfest is a can’t miss event! This event features a variety of dining, entertainment and shopping. There will also be a traditional stone toss contest with prizes to the winner, Breaking of the Pretzel and a Craft Beer Garten. Tents stretch 100 thousand square feet over the event to shield it from any inclement weather.
Taste of Italy: October 1st, Italian Village
The Italian Festival is preceded with a Taste of Italy on October 1st. At a Taste of Italy, visitors can enjoy Italian cuisine, food and beverages.
Italian Festival: October 5th-7th, St. John the Baptist Church
The annual Columbus Italian Festival features a parade, bocce ball, dancing, kids event and lots of amazing authentic Italian food! The internationally acclaimed artists Giovanni San Giovanni, Salvo San Giovanni and Grazia Maria Luca will be preforming at the festival.
Weekends: October 19th-21st and October 26th-28th, Columbus Zoo
Boo at the Zoo is a “merry-not-scary” Halloween event hosted by the Columbus Zoo. At this event, there will be hay rides, story time, a giant pumpkin carving display and a hay maze. Guests are invited to dress in their favorite Halloween costumes. Adult attendees are also invited to dress up, but the costume can’t cover the face.
Storage Units in the Downtown Columbus, Dublin, Powell and Dublin Area
We love to support the events surrounding our local storage facilities. Tri-Village has storage facilities in Downtown Columbus, OH, Grandview Heights, OH, Dublin, OH, Powell, OH and Plain City, OH. Our storage facilities have popular self storage units, including the 5×5, 5×10 and 10×10 storage unit. If you have festivals costumes, clothing souvenirs and props that you will not need until the next event, consider a self storage unit rental. Contact us to rent a storage unit today!