Balloons, food trucks, festivals, art, and wellness! August is hot in Central Ohio!
All Ohio Balloon Fest
When: August 10-12
Where: Union County Airport, Marysville
One of the longest-running events of its kind! Musical entertainment (featuring Clint Black and Night Ranger), children’s activities, hot air balloon rides, food and merchandise vendors, and more!
When: August 12-13
Where: Genoa Park, downtown Columbus
Free family festival! The largest Hispanic/Latino event in Ohio! Music, artists, children’s area, health & wellness area, and more!
Historic Worthington Walking Tour
When: August 13, 2:00–3:30 p.m.
Where: Old Rectory, 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!
Food Truck Festival
When: August 18-19, 11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Where: Bicentennial Park & Scioto Mile, 233 S Civic Center Drive, Columbus
Over 50 food trucks, plus live music and family fun! All events are free to attend and suitable for all ages! Kids fun day is Saturday from 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. at Genoa Park.
Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival
When: August 18-19
Where: Huber Park
Enjoy tomato displays, contests, food, arts and crafts exhibits, live music (McGuffey Lane on Saturday!), and plenty of activities!
When: August 19, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Prairie Oaks Metro Park, Darby Bend Lakes Area, Hilliard
The coolest dog day ever! Trails to wander and lakes to splash in! For dogs and their people…free, fun, and family-friendly!
4th Annual Lynd Fruit Farm Good 4U Health & Vendor Affair
When: August 19, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Lynd Fruit Farm, Pataskala
Free wagon rides, free samples, health checks, and so much more!
Craft Brew at the Zoo
When: August 25, 6:00-11:00 p.m.
Where: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Enjoy and evening of beer, food, and live entertainment!
When: August 26-27
Where: 400 West Rich Street, Columbus
Come watch artists as they create live murals! There will be a DJ, breakdancing stage, cold beverages, food trucks, children’s activities, and much more! Admission is FREE!
When: August 27, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Where: Powell Grand Communities, 3400 Club Way Court, Powell
Take fitness classes, enjoy the healthy eats, and fuel your mind, body, and soul!
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!