Things To Do In Central Ohio – August 2016

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Golf, food trucks, festivals, art, and Pelotonia! Lots to do in Central Ohio this month!

Dublin Irish Festival
When: August 5-7
Where: Coffman Park
Where can you find the largest three-day Irish Festival? Dublin, Ohio! There will be 535+ performers, food, music, activities, exhibits, and much more!

When: August 5-7
Where: Columbus Commons – Opening Ceremony
With one goal, to end cancer, Pelotonia was founded in 2008. It is a three-day experience that includes a weekend of cycling, entertainment, and volunteerism. Pelotonia is able to direct 100% of every rider-raised dollar to cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.

U.S Senior Open
When: August 8-14
Where: Scioto Country Club
See historic Scioto Country Club and World Class competition, including Fred Couples, John Cook, John Daly, Kenny Perry, Vijay Singh, Tom Watson, and more! Columbus’s own Jack Nicklaus is the Honorary Chairman.

All Ohio Balloon Fest
When: August 11-13
Where: Union County Airport, Marysville
One of the longest-running events of its kind! Musical entertainment (featuring Bret Michaels and Cassadee Pope), children’s activities, hot air balloon rides, food and merchandise vendors, and more!

Food Truck Festival
When: August 12-13, Noon-10:00 PM
Where: Columbus Commons
Over 65 food trucks, plus live music and family fun! Free admission until 6:00 p.m. on Friday and 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. Or, $5 admission after those hours.

Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival
When: August 19-20
Where: Huber Park
Enjoy tomato displays, contests, food, arts and crafts exhibits, live music, and plenty of activities!

Craft Brew at the Zoo
When: August 26, 6:00-11:00 PM
Where: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Enjoy and evening of beer, food, and live entertainment!

Urban Scrawl
When: August 27 & 28
Where: 400 W. Rich Street, Columbus
Come watch artists as they create live murals! There will be a DJ, breakdancing stage, cold beverages, food tucks, children’s activities, and much more! Admission is FREE!

Historic Worthington Walking Tour
When: August 28, 1:00-2:30 PM
Where: 50 W. New England Street, Worthington
Stroll through the historic district of Worthington and feel the buildings and names you see on the streets come alive!

Note: The information here was correct at time of publishing, but weather and other issues can impact even the best laid plans. Call the venue directly or visit the links provided for up-to-date information before you make your plans!

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