Food and fun at the Columbus Italian Festival

The weekend-long festival spans Lincoln Street and features Italian food, entertainment, and games from Friday, Oct. 6 to Sunday, Oct. 8.

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The three-day festival celebrates all things in the Italian culture. | Photo by CBUStoday

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If pizza and pasta are your love languages, you won’t want to miss Columbus Italian Festival this weekend.

What to expect

The family-friendly festival will run along E. Lincoln Street and will feature 25+ Italian food vendors, live music, and Italian games like bocce ball.

We suggest browsing the festival map before you go.

Timing up the action

The festival will run:

  • Friday, Oct. 6 from 6 to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 7 from 12 to 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 8 from 12 to 7 p.m.

Tickets and parking

Tickets are $10 and are available online or at the entry gate. Children under 12 get in for free.

Free public parking is available at Columbus State Community College off of E. Spring Street. Shuttle buses will run from the parking lot to the festival.

Paid public parking is also available at State Library, 274 E. 1st Ave.

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