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How to celebrate local on 614 Day in Columbus

614 Day is an annual celebration in Columbus, OH where community members and businesses celebrate all things local. Here’s how to get invovled.

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Happy 614 Day, Columbus. The annual holiday that references our area code is back with local businesses and communities inviting you to celebrate Columbus. Here are a few events we think you can’t miss + shout outs from readers.


The official party is at the Columbus Commons from 4-9 p.m. with local food and drink vendors, businesses, and community groups in booths. Additionally, the free-to-attend event will have DJs, games for kids, and interactive art displays.

Meet the Crew

The Columbus Crew look to spread their love for the city + soccer on 614 Day by hosting multiple events throughout the day. Each event offers the chance for kids to meet starting players from both the Columbus Crew + Columbus Crew 2. Parents can register online.

Live and on-air

The East Market teamed up with CD92.9 for a live broadcast on the radio to celebrate the day. Grayson Allen will play music from 4-6 p.m. followed by Columbus-specific trivia at 7 p.m. Plus, the locally brewed 614 Beer will be discounted at $3.

The Railhouse + Switch at the East Market | Photo by @EastMarket_cbus

The Railhouse + Switch at the East Market. | Photo by @eastmarket_cbus

Reader call outs

Not looking for an event? Here are a few reader suggested businesses that they can’t live without. Consider supporting them.

Restalgic Atelier! Nathan is the heart and soul of this amazing store, where he makes all of his own candles, lotions and soaps.” — reader Sharron W.

Re-Wash Refillery in Clintonville. I can get all of my environmentally friendly household cleaning supplies and personal products refilled in my own containers, so I’m not adding plastic waste to the landfills. Plus, the owner is super friendly and cares about the community.” — reader Jill L.

Ohio Chiro. ... Both Dr. Caine & Nic are so knowledgeable of the body. ... Everyone needs to be strong as they age. Those grandchildren just keep getting heavier!” — reader Meg W.

Editor’s note: reader responses were trimmed for brevity.

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