Millions of LED lights are synced to animated musical light shows and will take over the Zoo through January 7, 2024. Be sure to enjoy special displays like the living reindeer or the “12 Days of Christmas” train ride. Tickets are available online.
Watch 400,000 LED lights sparkle from now until New Year’s Day. On Fridays in December, the downtown park will host “Festive Fridays” with free hot chocolate, carousel rides, live music, food trucks, and alcoholic beverages from 5-9 p.m. No tickets are required.
Enjoy themed light displays throughout the garden, including ornament trees, a rainbow tunnel, and a larger-than-life gingerbread house through January 7, 2024. Bonus: You can also go ice skating in the Conservatory from Friday, Dec. 1-Thursday, Dec. 14 included in Aglow admission. Grab tickets.
Easton is illuminated with a giant tree and millions of lights in the outdoor shopping center. Take a horse-drawn carriage ride through the lights every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through Saturday, Dec. 23. Rides are $10, cash only.
Networking Luncheon | Monday, Nov. 20 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | North High Brewing, 56 N. High St., Dublin | Free | Mingle with fellow professionals in an organized setting with lunch available for purchase.
Tuesday, Nov. 21
Gratitude Journal and Meditation | Tuesday, Nov. 21 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Good Dea Craft School, 4145 N. High St., Columbus | $100 | Enjoy a guided meditation and journaling session ahead of Thanksgiving.
This holiday season shop for unique gifts from our small business partners. | Photo by 6AM City
Our online shop (Six & Main), a site that celebrates small businesses locally and in our 25 sister markets, is dishing out major deals this holiday season. From coffee to artwork and apparel, there’s a gift for everyone.
30% off items included in our gift guides for her + him
Lee Brice, a country star with hits like “One of Them Girls,” is coming to the Ohio Expo Center & State Fair for WCOL’s Winter Wonder Jam on Friday, Dec. 1. Tickets are on sale now.
Omega Artisan Bakery, a North Market Downtown staple for 20 years, is closing on Wednesday, Nov. 22. They will still take orders for homemade Thanksgiving buttered rolls. It’s not clear which new merchant will take over the bakery’s booth in the market.
Traveling for Thanksgiving this week? The Ohio Department of Transportation recommends downloading the OHGO app, which delivers real-time traffic updates across the state through traffic cameras and notifications of work zones.
Ohio State football defeated Minnesota at the Shoe on Saturday 37-3. The Buckeyes are now 11-0 heading into “The Game” against TTUN. The Wolverines and Buckeyes remain the only two undefeated Big Ten teams, but only the winner will advance to the Big Ten Championship.
The restaurateur’s festival will pay homage to his hometown. | Photo by @guyfieri
Columbus will officially transform into Flavortown in June 2024.
The CBUS-born chef and restaurateur Guy Fieri makes frequent returns to his hometown, but this time he’s bringing Flavortown Fest to The Lawn at CAS — 2540 Olentangy River Rd. — on June 1 + June 2, 2024.
The Mayor of Flavortown himself dropped an FSA(flavor service announcement) to promote the festival. Expect lots of food and live music, with lineup announcements coming in the near future.
Fun fact: City Editor Hanna had the chance to meet Guy Fieri when he was visiting in 2017 when he was filming at Sweet Carrot for “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.” Let us know if you want to see that photo.