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Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of August 12, 2019

Have some free time this upcoming week? Wondering what to do, where to go or what to eat in downtown Columbus? Here is the Columbus Arena District Digest for the week of August 12, 2019:



Farmers Market

Thursday, August 15 | Battelle Plaza | 11 AM – 1:30 PM

Join local farmers and artisans at the Farmers Market in Battelle Plaza on Thursday morning! Each week has something a little different as the summer season progresses—from jams and jellies to flowers, baked goods and fresh produce, there is something for everyone to enjoy! Stop by between 11 AM and 1:30 PM and support local!


Bull Run 2019

Saturday, August 17 | Arch Park | 8:30 AM

Columbus runners unite! This Saturday, Merrill Lynch is hosting their 16th annual Bull Run 5K and 10K, benefiting the Ocean Room and Sibling Clubhouse at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. This is a superhero themed run/walk that has activities for the entire family—strollers are welcome! Adults can run or walk the 5K or 10K and receive a finisher’s medal as they cross the finish line, and every person who registers for any of the races will receive a 2019 Bull Run t-shirt.


Dinner on the Diamond X

Saturday, August 17 | Huntington Park | 6 PM

Have you ever eaten dinner on a baseball diamond before? If not, here is your chance! Dinner on the Diamond X is a VIP event that allows you to enjoy dinner, drinks and a concert on the field at Huntington Park, while also donating to a great cause. All proceeds from the event will go towards various Columbus Clippers Charities. Get yours tickets to this one of a kind benefit event here.



Queen & Adam Lambert: Rhapsody Tour

Tuesday, August 13 | Nationwide Arena | 8 PM

World-famous band rock band, Queen, and American Idol finalist, Adam Lambert. This unlikely pair teamed up to create incredible music and embarked on a nationwide tour that hits Nationwide Arena tomorrow night! The Rhapsody Tour is sure to rock your socks off with the greatest hits of Queen. Create an epic memory this weekend and get your tickets here.


Summer in the City ft. Lizzo

Sunday, August 18 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6 PM

Join local radio station WNCI in celebrating summer in Columbus! Lizzo, Ally Brooke, Spencer Sutherland and Ghost Soul Trio will perform at EXPRESS LIVE! on Sunday as part of the festivity! Fresh off of the festival circuit, Lizzo will perform smash hits like ‘Truth Hurts’ and ‘Juice’ from her recent album. Grab your tickets here!


What We’re Looking Forward To

Columbus Summer Beerfest

Saturday, August 24 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 2 PM

If you love craft beer, then this is the event for you! Outside of EXPRESS LIVE! next Saturday, there will be hundreds of craft beers, food trucks, restaurants and live music as part of the Columbus Summer Beerfest. All proceeds from the event will benefit Animal Rescue Partners. The two sessions run from 2 to 5 p.m. and then 8 to 11 p.m. Grab your tickets here!


Stay tuned for our next edition of Arena District Digest!