Area Resources

Events and Activities

Find Fun Near Columbus, Ohio

There are so many reasons to love the Columbus area—we've got a fantastic football team, an amazing zoo, and endless year-round events and activities to enjoy. Ready to experience the magic of Central Ohio for yourself? We've rounded up some of our favorite things to do around town and can't wait to offer some personal recommendations!

If you're thinking about making a move to Columbus or one of the area's many suburbs, you've come to the right place. As always, we're only a few clicks or a phone call away—just let us know how we can help.

Our Favorite Attractions

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

As one of Central Ohio's top attractions, the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium features more than 800 species, as well as Zoombezi Bay, the adjacent waterpark. 

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Franklin Park Conservatory

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North Market Downtown

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Hollywood Casino

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Seasonal Events

There's never a shortage of things to do when you live in the Columbus area! Whether you're searching for a small-town festival or a citywide extravaganza, you'll surely find some exciting activities all year-round. Here are a few of our favorite recommendations for every season.

More Must-Visit Events


November – January - Columbus Zoo

Arnold Sports Festival

Spring - Columbus

Ohio State Fair

July & August - Columbus


Mid-September - Ohio Expo Center

Village Lights

Winter - German Village

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Come Explore Life in Central Ohio

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