5 Things to Do in Central Ohio September 2018- September is a fun-packed month here in Central Ohio! Whatever your interests are, there’s something for everyone this month. Check out these 5 things to do in Central Ohio in September 2018.
1. 46th Annual Columbus Greek Festival
When: Aug 31-Sept 3 | 11 AM- Midnight Friday & Saturday | 12 PM- Midnight Sunday | 11 AM-7 PM Monday
Where: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral 555 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral invites you to “Live Greek for a weekend!” Experience the best of Greek food, singing, and dancing at the 46th Annual Columbus Greek Festival. Stop by the cultural center and learn about Greek history through the interactive art and exhibits or attend a free cathedral tour! Plan to stop at the Kid’s Activity Center for games, balloons, and more!
2. Obetz Zucchini Fest
When: Aug 31- Sept 3 | 5 PM-11PM Saturday | 11 AM- 11 PM Saturday & Sunday | 12 PM- 11 PM Monday
Where: Memorial Park 4175 Alum Creek Drive, Obetz, OH 43207
This four-day, family-friendly event features free music, contests, a midway, and shopping in addition to over 20 food vendors and all things zucchini! Monday is Kid’s Day featuring the Cincinnati Circus Company, COSI, and the Columbus Zoo. Don’t miss the Classic Car and Motorcycle Show or the free performance by Brett Michaels on Sunday evening!
3. Columbus Oktoberfest
When: Sept 7-9 | 5 PM- Midnight Friday| Noon-Midnight Saturday| Noon- 8 PM Sunday
Where: Ohio Expo Center
Cost: Admission is Free | $10 Parking
Columbus celebrates it’s rich German heritage with the annual Columbus Oktoberfest. You won’t want to miss the two giant beer gardens, wine garden, and Columbus’ top providers of authentic German cuisine! You don’t have to feel guilty about all the schnitzel and sausage you’ll be ordering because a portion of food ticket sales goes to support various charitable organizations, including the Mid-Ohio Foodbank! Live entertainment, including strolling polka musicians, round out this fun immersion into German culture!
4. Country Living Fair
When: Sept 14-16 | 10 AM- 5 PM
Where: Ohio History Center’s Ohio Village
Cost: Tickets starting at $13 a day | Parking $5
Meet the editors of Country Living Magazine at this giant show and sale of antiques, art, furniture, handcrafted items and food! Attend seminars, how-tos, and demonstrations for all your home and cooking inspiration needs! More than 200 vendor and artisan booths will be in attendance, plus Food Network’s Trace Barneet and award-winning interior designed and DIY Network contributor, Joanne Palmisano.
5. Harvest Fair
When: Sept 29 | 12 PM- 4 PM
Where: Columbus Commons 160 S. High St, Columbus, OH 43215
Cost: Free to attend | $5 wristband for access to all inflatables
Visit the Columbus Commons to enjoy the last of the warm weather at this free, family friendly Harvest Fair. Part of the Columbus Commons Family Fundays, this event welcomes in the fall with pumpkins, games, crafts, and inflatables!