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Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of April 15, 2019

From sporting events and concerts at Nationwide Arena to community gatherings and family-friendly festivals, there are a ton of events, activities and things to do with your loved ones.

With so much going on in the Arena District, deciding what to do and where to go can lead to information overload. To help you narrow down your choices, we’re offering the inside scoop on the top upcoming events in downtown Columbus each week.

Here is your Columbus Arena District Digest for the week of April 15, 2019:



Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Tuesday, April 16 | Nationwide Arena | 7:00 PM

The Columbus Blue Jackets are in the thick of the first round of Stanley Cup Playoffs! This is the third year in a row the Jackets have made it to the post-season, and now it’s our job to cheer them on as they try to best the fierce Tampa Bay Lightning. Make your way to Nationwide Arena and watch as they battle against the Atlantic Division champion. Purchase your tickets here—they’re flying fast!

An additional Columbus Blue Jackets playoff home date is below, pending on the result of the previous games.


Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Sunday, April 21 | Nationwide Arena | TBA




Adult Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20 | Big Bang Dueling Pianos | 2 PM

Easter is this Sunday, and the Arena District is celebrating with a fun-filled 2019 Adult Easter Egg Hunt! Adults of drinking age are invited to hop on over to Big Bang Dueling Pianos to start the festivities, which benefit the Make It Fit Foundation. This event—held for ages 21+—will pit teams of Columbus party-goers as they explore areas of the Arena District in search of special eggs loaded with challenges, dares and prizes.

The Big Bang will be hosting the ultimate Winners Circle Party after—complete with a Land Grant Brewery pop-up, Cheryl’s Cookies and of course, all-request Dueling Pianos all night long. Order your tickets early to this bound-to-sell-out, action-packed charity event!



Dance Gavin Dance: Artificial Selection Tour 2019

Saturday, April 20 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6 PM

Rock band Dance Gavin Dance announced their Artificial Selection Tour 2019 back in January, and on Saturday they’ll be coming to EXPRESS LIVE! to perform for the Arena District. Join the band as they rock out to the record that made the #15 spot on the Billboard 200. Purchase your tickets today.


What We’re Looking Forward To

Chase Rice

Friday, April 26 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 7 PM

Spend your Friday night with Chase Rice as he makes his way to Columbus for his 2019 tour! On April 26, head over to EXPRESS LIVE! to witness great country music with an edgy, eclectic twist. Rice’s energetic live show, featuring Adam Doleac, is one you don’t want to miss. Purchase your tickets today.


Columbus Clippers vs. Norfolk Tides

Tuesday, April 23 | Huntington Park | 6:35 PM

After a week break, we’re ready for the Columbus Clippers’ games to start again! Join them at Huntington Park on April 23 for their first game back against the Norfolk Tides. Get your tickets today and come loud and proud for the home team!