A maple festival, green beer, scavenger and egg hunts, March Madness, and more to keep you busy as the weather warms up!
2019 Maple Fest at Camp Lazarus
When: March 9 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Camp Lazarus, 4422 Columbus Pike, Delaware
$5 pancake feast served in the dining hall all day with pancakes, maple syrup, sausage links, and drinks. Plus, learn how maple syrup is made!
Ohio Outdoor Life / Field & Stream EXPO
When: March 15-17
Where: Celeste and Bricker Buildings, Ohio Expo Center (State Fairgrounds), 717 E. 17th Ave, Columbus, OH
It’s that time of the year again! Featuring top companies, gear, equipment, and the latest products for those passionate for the outdoors.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
When: March 16 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: 1 West Bridge Street, Dublin
The greenest, grandest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Central Ohio!
48th Annual Westerville Model Aeronautics Show and Swap Meet
When: March 16 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd, Columbus
This show features a static model competition, a giant swap shop area, a giant raffle as well as door prizes and hourly raffles. Fun for the whole family!
9th Annual St. Patrick’s Pub Crawl!
When: March 16 from 12:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Begins at Brothers on Park Street & will continue throughout the Arena District
For $25 (online) or $30 (at the door) you can join the biggest and best St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl in Columbus! Tickets include: T-Shirt, Koozie, drink/food specials/giveaways, and FREE cover charges!
Junk Bash Vintage Market
When: March 22-23 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. each day
Where: Ohio Expo Center, Lausche Building, 717 E 17th Avenue, Columbus
Calling all artists and junkers! If you love everything rusty, dusty, handmade, repurposed, vintage or just plain awesome, this event is for you!
NCAA Men’s Basketball First and Second Rounds
When: March 22 and 24
Where: Nationwide Arena, 200 West Nationwide Boulevard, Columbus
The Road to the Final Four stops in Columbus!
Spring Scavenger Hunt
When: March 26 and 29 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. each day
Where: Homestead Park, 4675 Cosgray Road, Hilliard
Stop by the nature center to pick up your scavenger hunt. Find signs of animals getting ready for spring. No reservations needed.
National Take a Walk in the Park Day
When: March 30 from 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Where: Blacklick Woods, 6975 E. Livingston Avenue, Reynoldsburg
If you’re looking for an excuse to get outside, go exploring at one of the numerous parks and natural areas in the metro area. At Blacklick Woods, you can walk 2 miles with a park naturalist.
Underwater Egg Hunt
When: March 31 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: Westerville Community Center, 350 N Cleveland Avenue, Westerville
Colored eggs will float and sink to the bottom of the Community Center leisure pool. Collected eggs can be exchanged for candy and toys. Carnival games too! Open swim after the hunt from 12:00-5:00 p.m.
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!