Things To Do In Central Ohio – May 2018

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May brings the Race for the Cure, Family Funday, The Memorial, and the start of festival season!


Columbus Clippers!
When: now-May 24, 2018
Where: Huntington Park
Check out games against Gwinnett, Charlotte, and Toledo. Huntington Park…where the grass is greener, the hot dogs are juicier, and the bases are loaded!

Rock on the Range
When: May 18-20, 2018
Where: Mapfre Stadium, One Black and Gold Boulevard, Columbus
This annual rock festival features mainstream rock bands and headliners for three full days!

Komen Race for the Cure
When: May 19, 2018, Expo and SurvivorPalooza at 8:00 a.m., Survivor Ceremony at 9:00 a.m. , Race at 9:45 a.m., and Family Fun Walk at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Front Street (just north of Gay Street), Downtown Columbus
The event raises funds and awareness for the breast cancer movement, celebrates breast cancer survivors, and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. 75% of the net income stays in our community to help fund breast health education, screening, and treatment. The remaining 25% supports Komen’s national research and training grants program.

1st Annual Columbus Taco Fest
When: May 19, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Genoa Park, 303 West Broad Street, Columbus
Best taco trucks and restaurants in town at one BIG fiesta! Local bands and contests too!

Delaware Arts Festival
When: May 19-20, 2018
Where: Downtown Delaware
Two days of fun, food, entertainment, childrens’ activities and high quality arts and crafts in the beautiful setting of historic downtown Delaware! All of the profits from the festival go to supporting the visual arts in Delaware County through scholarships and grants.

Family Funday
When: May 26, 2018, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., followed by a free showing of “The Greatest Showman” at 8:15 p.m.
Where: John F. Wolfe Columbus Commons, 160 S. High Street, Columbus
Families can enjoy carousel rides, inflatable games, laser tag, arts and crafts, and much more! Many activities are free and some activities require a $5 wristband for unlimited fun.

Columbus Asian Festival
When: May 26, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and May 27, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Franklin Park, 1755 E Broad Street, Columbus
Kick off the summer festival schedule! Columbus’ Asian heritage is on display at Franklin Park on Memorial Day weekend. Food, dance, games, exhibits, and music from across Asia.

The Memorial Tournament
When: May 28-June 3, gates open at 7:00 a.m. each day
Where: Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin
Wednesday is Military & Veteran Appreciation Day, Junior Golf Day, the Memorial Honoree Ceremony (Hale Irwin), and the Jack Nicklaus Golf Clinic.  Tournament rounds begin on Thursday.

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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