There are tons of exciting events and things to do in downtown Columbus’ Arena District. From sporting events and concerts at Nationwide Arena to community gatherings and family-friendly festivals, each week welcomes a wide variety of experiences.
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 February 4, 2019:
5th Line 5K
Saturday, February 9 | Nationwide Arena | 10 AM
Fancy a cold-weather run through downtown Columbus? Participate in the 5th Line 5K at Nationwide Arena this Saturday! Presented by OhioHealth, the 3.1-mile race will be a tour of the city’s most iconic sights–finishing at center ice inside Nationwide Arena. Registration includes a Columbus Blue Jackets long-sleeve tee, finishers’ medal and a pair of tickets to a regular-season Jackets home game.
64th Annual Touchdown Club of Columbus Awards
Saturday, February 9 | EXPRESS LIVE!
More than 50 of the nation’s top high school, collegiate and professional athletes will be in the Arena District on Saturday for the 64th annual Touchdown Club of Columbus awards show. You’re invited to watch the ceremony live at EXPRESS LIVE! For ticket info, contact Kathleen Cleary at (614) 461-5483 or email [email protected].
Greensky Bluegrass w/ Billy Strings
Wednesday, February 6 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 7 PM
This Wednesday at EXPRESS LIVE, dance the cold away to the sweet melodic stylings of Greensky Bluegrass. Having just released a brand new album of bluegrass music, the two-decades-old band knows exactly how to put on a good show. With Billy Strings also a surefire crowd pleaser, you’re sure to have a great time at this Arena District bluegrass concert.
Cher with Nile Rodgers & Chic
Sunday, February 10 | Nationwide Arena | 7:30 PM
Do you believe in life after love? Then go see the one and only Cher at Nationwide Arena on February 10! Back on the road for her HERE WE GO AGAIN tour, timeless Cher will be performing several of her hits along with new songs from her “Dancing Queen” album–which is the singer’s tribute to the music of ABBA. Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame-nominated band Nile Rodgers & Chic will open. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime concert experience!
What We’re Looking Forward To
Valentine’s Day with the Columbus Blue Jackets
Thursday, February 14 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM
Is your loved one in love with the Columbus Blue Jackets? Looking for something exciting to do on Valentine’s Day this year? Take your date to Nationwide Arena for a special Jackets game! With the Valentine’s Day ticket pack, you’ll enjoy 2 tickets to the V-Day game against the New York Islanders, a $25 gift card to Rodizio Grill and a Valentine’s Day flower and commemorative photo with your love. Other romantic activities that day include flower delivery by Stinger himself, CBJ teddy bears and candy hearts and a happy hour pack before the game!
World’s Toughest Rodeo
Saturday, February 16 | Nationwide Arena | 7:30 PM
The World’s Toughest Rodeo is coming to Nationwide Arena! On February 16, get your cowboy hats on and experience some of the most extreme sports in America. The evening will feature three fan-favorite competitions: bareback riding, saddle bronc riding and bull riding. Also there to entertain you will be a barrel racing event, the world’s smallest cowboy and much more. Saddle up and come on down for this exhilarating event in downtown Columbus!
Arena District Apartment of the Week
Flats On Vine | Sierra Floor Plan
Great community events. Hot downtown restaurants and bars. Thrilling NHL hockey games. The best concerts in Columbus. The Arena District is where everything happens on a weekly basis. If you find yourself frequenting the area, then perhaps you should consider moving into a downtown Columbus apartment like Flats on Vine. Each one has a great community, is packed with amenities and is mere steps from the Arena District. Here, you can have it all.
If you’re looking for the perfect one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment to share with a significant other in Columbus, the Sierra floor plan at Flats on Vine is the perfect choice. This 724 sq.-ft end/corner unit features a Jack and Jill bathroom, walk-in closet, hardwood flooring, luxurious amenities, a floor-to-ceiling window and downtown Columbus view options.
Schedule a tour of Flats on Vine’s Sierra floor plan today–only one unit remains!
Resident VIP Spotlight of the Week
Columbus Blue Jackets
Residents of Arena District and Grandview Yard receive access to exclusive deals, discounts and promotions throughout the year as part of the Resident VIP program!
With the NHL hockey season at its pinnacle in January, you may be itching to attend more Columbus Blue Jackets games. If you move into a downtown Columbus apartment, you may be in luck! Included in your welcome packet as a new apartment resident is a pair of complimentary tickets* to a regular season Jackets home game at Nationwide Arena!
* Regular season home game tickets are limited and subject to availability, tickets are for new apartment resident use only and cannot be claimed by any non-resident.