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Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of July 29, 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 July 29, 2019:



Jeff Lynne’s Elo With Special Guest Dhani Harrison

Tuesday, July 30 | Nationwide Arena | 8:00 PM

Join Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jeff Lynne’s ELO as they take on Nationwide Arena tomorrow night! Known as one of the most iconic forces in music history, Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) has taken the world by storm. ELO has always been known for their epic live shows and distinct style, so don’t miss your chance to see this critically acclaimed, chart-topping, award-winning band in the flesh. Singer/songwriter Dhani Harrison, son of The Beatles’ George Harrison, will open. The band has previously sold out of UK and European shows so be sure to grab your tickets.


Clutch / Killswitch Engage

Thursday, August 1 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6:00 PM

Get your mosh pit shoes on—rock and metalcore bands Clutch, Killswitch Engage and Cro-Mags JM will be playing at EXPRESS LIVE! this Wednesday night! With decades of combined experience between the three, join these epic groups as they rock Columbus into oblivion. Get tickets here.



Ohio Combat League 2: Labor Night

Saturday, August 3 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 7 PM

This Saturday is fight night in the Arena District! EXPRESS LIVE! will be hosting Columbus’ own MMA combat league this Saturday. Headliners include Travis Davis (7-3) vs. Robert Gidron (4-2). Other fights include Chad Kelly (2-3) vs. Tavae Lewis (3-3) and Mo Miller vs. Greg Spearman (0-1). For more information on the card click here or get your tickets for the fight here.


Columbus Clippers vs. Louisville Bats

July 31 & August 1 | Huntington Park | 7:05 PM

If you’re interested in watching an all-American baseball game this week, come out and watch a Columbus Clippers home game this week! The Clippers will face off against the Louisville Bats on Wednesday and Thursday night.

Special Clippers promotions throughout the week include:


  • Wednesday, July 31 | 7:05 PM
    • AAA Member Nights
    • $1 Wednesdays
    • Remembering the Columbus Jets
  • Thursday, August 1 | 7:05 PM
    • Thirsty Thursday
    • Great Clips Charity Cut-A-Thon
    • College ID Night



Farmers Market

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

Join other Columbus locals in shopping small, local and natural! Every Thursday this summer, come out to the Farmers Market at Battelle Plaza, located right outside Nationwide Arena! Each week will feature dozens of vendors selling fresh produce, homemade goods and much more.


What We’re Looking Forward To

Queen + Adam Lambert: The Rhapsody Tour

Tuesday, August 13 | Nationwide Arena | 8 PM

Join American Idol winner Adam Lambert and world famous band Queen as they hit Nationwide Arena for an evening of iconic stadium rock! The Rhapsody Tour will rock your world as these two amazing artists collide for what is sure to be a night you’ll remember. Partake in this epic memory and grab your tickets today.


Stay tuned for our next edition of Arena District Digest!