Columbus Christmas Activities Round 2

Get ready Columbus for Round 2 of Christmas Activities in and around the city. The events are organized into categories and there are options for all ages.

Christmas Columbus 2015

Be sure to check out Columbus Christmas 2015 Activities Round 1 by clicking here.  You will find information about Polar Express Rides, Nutcracker, Christmas Lights, Tree Lighting Events, Breakfast with Santa, Musical Events, Theater Events and more on the Columbus Christmas 2015 Activities Round 1 .

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The BEST Christmas Activities in Columbus (Part One)

Tis the season for all things Christmas related.  Hot chocolate, lights, Christmas carols, traditions, local Columbus events and spending time with family are the things I look forward to the most. Here’s a list of the BEST Christmas Activities in Columbus (Part One).  Be sure to click on the various links below to take you directly to the business webpage for more details.  This post contains affiliate links. I post lots of fun happenings in Columbus and educational ideas on Local Busy Bee’s Facebook, Instagram , Twitter and Pinterest so follow along if you want to stay in the know!

For even more events click on Best of Columbus Christmas Activities ROUND 2 and a list organized day by day: Holiday Events in Columbus December 14 – December 21, 2015.

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The BEST Halloween Activities in Columbus

This list is bound to get you in the Halloween Spirit!  There are so many amazing community events to enjoy around Columbus it will be hard to pick which ones to attend because I want to go to them ALL!!!  Enjoy the spooky fun!  🙂


  • Always click on the links or call the organizations to confirm the details for the events.

Dublin Spooktacular (Thursday, October 15 from 3:30 – 8:30 pm at the Dublin Community Rec Center) Kids come in costume for all kinds of fun!!!  Trunk or treating, pictures with guests MICKEY and MINNIE MOUSE, food trucks, opportunities to build with Legos, The Turtle Lady, The Bug Man and other Halloween related crafts and activities.

Halloween Treat Trail Party at Everal Barn in Westerville (Friday, October 16 from 6:00-8:00 pm) Children 8 and under can enjoy carnival games, Halloween Bingo, a treat trail and more.

Creepy Halloween at Worthington Community Center (Friday, October 16 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm) The Bug Man will be the special guest at this event.

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Weekend Events in Columbus (September 25-27)

Weekend of September 25-27

Many fall activities are opening this weekend.  Check out a list of Fall Events and Activities by clicking Fall Fun in Columbus.


Gorgeous fall weather means outdoor dining or drinks are a MUST. 🙂 Here’s a list of Patio Dining in Columbus.

Delaware County Fair (September 19 – 26)

Columbus Oktoberfest (September 25-27) FREE Admission

Ohio Renaissance Festival   (Saturdays and Sundays Sept 5-Oct 25)

Pinkalicious by Columbus Children’s Theatre (September 24-October 11: Thursdays-Sundays) 60 minutes (no intermission)

Nationwide Children’s Championship golf tournament at OSU golf course (Sept 24 -27)

Friday, September 25

The Secret Garden (movie under the stars) at the Topiary Park Theater from 8:00 pm -10:30 (bring a blanket and picnic)

COSI Family Friday Night (5:00 pm – 9:00 pm)

Saturday, September 26

PicMonkey Collage

  * Harvest Fair at Stratford Ecological Center (10 am – 4 pm) $5 a person or $15 a family – live music, hayrides, living history, kid activities

  • Screen Shot 2015-09-23 at 6.45.58 AMDisney Store at Polaris Grand Opening at 10 am.  Noon to 4 pm Meet and Greet with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in Center court.  Bring a camera.  *Characters alternate every 30 minutes. Character appearances are subject to change or cancel without notice.
  • Lego Travel Adventure Exhibit opens at COSI (September 26- May 8)
  • Chalk the Block at Easton Town Center (40 artist will be listening to live music as they showcase their artistic talents on the streets of Easton)
  • Ohio State Football vs. Western Michigan at 3:30 pm
  • Grandview Hop (live music, local shopping, food, art and activities along Grandview Avenue)
  • Criss Angel – Palace Theater

Sunday, September 27

Here are some events that require a little drive:

The Great Pumpkin Fest at Cedar Point (Saturdays and Sundays beginning September 19)

If you’re interested in other events scattered throughout Ohio then check out this site: 1000 Things Ohio.

Other Upcoming Events: Click HERE

I hope you have an awesome weekend!  Go Buckeyes!