Yes, even cold, snowy February can bring some fun things to do in Central Ohio!
Columbus Winter Beerfest
When: February 8-9, 2019
Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Hundreds of craft beers, plus local food trucks and restaurants! Live music too!
AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo
When: February 8-10, 2019
Where: Ohio Expo Center (Kasich Hall)
Talk one-on-one with travel experts, find vacation packages to fit every budget and interest, discover travel discounts, and enjoy fun and interactive activities for the whole family.
Valentine’s Day at the Conservatory
When: February 14, 2019 from 5:30-9:00 p.m.
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 E. Broad Street, Columbus
Spend a romantic evening under the stars with delicious wine and chocolate pairings. Plus, enjoy the beautiful orchid displays while listing to live music. 21 and over event.
Cheryl’s Cookies Annual Bake Sale
When: February 16, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Ohio Expo Center, Lausche Building, 717 E. 17th Avenue, Columbus
Save up to 70% on delicious cookies, gifts, dough balls, and more!
First Responder Face-Off
When: February 16, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schottenstein Center, 555 Borror Drive, Columbus
Columbus Fire battles Columbus Police in the fourth annual charity game! Interactive display of emergency vehicles, fire apparatus, SWAT vehicles, K9 and horse mounted patrol, and more! Stay and watch Ohio State take on Minnesota at 6:00 (your ticket is good for both games).
Home & Garden Show
When: February 16-24, 2019 (closed February 19)
Where: Ohio Expo Center, Bricker & Celeste Buildings, 717 E. 17th Avenue, Columbus
Eight days of home and garden expertise from local craftsmen, how-to sessions, giveaways, celebrity appearances, and fun for the kids! Explore emerging trends in homes and gardens!
Maple Sugar Tours
When: February 16 and February 23, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Stratford Ecological Center, 3083 Liberty Road, Delaware
Hour long tours begin every half hour from 10-noon. Reservations required/$4 a person. Learn how to tap a maple tree, help collect sap, purchase local maple syrup, and more!
Mad River Mountain Family Festival
When: February 18, 2019
Where: Mad River Mountain, 1000 Snow Valley Road, Zanesfield
Enjoy a day of fun in the snow! The event will feature s’mores, Michigan Stiltwalker Neil Sauter, Columbus Zoo animals, and more!
The Price is Right Live
When: February 19, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.
Where: Ohio Theatre, 39 East State Street, Columbus
“Come On Down” to this interactive stage show and you may have the chance to play classic games and win prized.
Arnold Sports Festival
When: February 29-March 3, 2019
Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High Street, Columbus and the Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Avenue, Columbus
The Arnold Sports Festival is a fun-filled, four-day health and fitness celebration! Watch 18,000 athletes compete in 75 sports and events. More than 1,000 booths of the latest in sports equipment, apparel, and nutrition too.
Note: The information here was correct at time of publishing, but weather and other issues can impact even the best laid plans. Call the venue directly or visit the links provided for up-to-date information before you make your plans!