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Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of June 17, 2019

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 June 17, 2019:


The Allman Betts Band

Friday, June 21 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6:30 PM

Country rock group The Allman Betts Band is making their way to EXPRESS LIVE! this Friday! Started by the sons of Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts of the Allman Brothers, The Allman Betts Band is the next generation of hit-makers. The group kicked off their world tour in March, and sold out twelve of their first eighteen shows—but Columbus tickets are still available! Come rock out with them in downtown Columbus this Friday. Get your tickets now.


Willie Nelson Outlaw Music Festival

Sunday, June 23 | Nationwide Arena | 2:30 PM

Willie Nelson, one of country music’s legends, will be coming to Nationwide Arena this Sunday for a boot scootin’ good time! He will be joined by popular folk and country acts including Avett Brothers, Alison Krauss, Old Crow Medicine Show and Dawes. The festival will also feature local cuisine and craft beer available for purchase. Get your tickets here.



$5 Burger Night

Sunday, June 23 | Half Pint Columbus | 5-10:00 PM

Looking for somewhere to eat before the Willie Nelson Outlaw Music Festival? Half Pint Columbus is doing a five-dollar deal for their classic cheeseburgers! Sit outside on their patio and enjoy a delicious burger and one of their 60 craft beers.


Yoga on the Plaza

Saturday, June 22 | Battelle Plaza | 11:00 AM

Grab your mat and drop into a yoga class on the Battelle Plaza outside of Nationwide Arena! This is the first of a few sessions this summer. There will be giveaways and prizes for attendees, and the event is free for all.



Columbus Clippers vs. Rochester Red Wings

All Weekend! | Huntington Park | 3:30 PM

Join the Clippers this week for one of their home games! They have special promotions each day including College ID Night, Senior Sundays and $1 Wednesdays. The Clippers are playing the Rochester Red Wings Tuesday through Thursday and the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs Friday through Sunday. Get your tickets here!

Columbus Clippers home game dates at Huntington Park this week include:


  • Tuesday, June 18 at 7:05 PM
    • Bobblehead Giveaway
    • Military and First Responders Night
    • Great Clips Charity Cut-A-Thon
  • Wednesday, June 19 at 7:05 PM
    • $1 Wednesdays
    • AAA Member Nights
    • Remembering the Columbus Jets
  • Thursday, June 20 at 12:05 PM
    • Thirsty Thursday
    • Business Day Special
    • College ID Night
  • Friday, June 21 at 7:15 PM
    • Ohio Lottery “Fantastic Friday”
    • Hocking Hills Canopy Tours / Ohio DNR Drawstring Backpack Giveaway
    • Presentando los Veleros de Columbus
    • Boy Scouts Camporee
    • $5 Brewfest and Winefest Fridays
    • Pizza Night at the Ballpark
    • Party-at-the-Park
  • Saturday, June 22 at 7:15 PM
    • Fireworks
    • Party-at-the-Park
    • Russian Bar Trio Appearance
  • Sunday, June 23 at 2:05 PM
    • Senior Sundays
    • Family Day Sunday
    • 10TV Commit to be Fit Fun Run


Blue Jackets Open House

Wednesday, June 19 | Nationwide Arena | 6:30 PM

Do you already miss the NHL season? We do! Join the Columbus Blue Jackets this Sunday during their open house to tour the locker room, watch the NHL Awards show and learn how to become a season ticket holder. Scope out the best seats to see your Blue Jackets! Want to RSVP? Click here.


Columbus Destroyers vs. Philadelphia Soul

Saturday, June 22 | Nationwide Arena | 7:00 PM

The Columbus Destroyers are back at home and need your support! The Destroyers are trying to continue their winning streak at Nationwide Arena this Saturday against the Philadelphia Soul—don’t miss one bit of the action. Get your tickets today.


What We’re Looking Forward To

The National

Monday, June 24 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6:30 PM

Hot off of Bonnaroo, the National are coming to EXPRESS LIVE! next Monday! The Ohio natives are bringing special guest, Australian rocker, Courtney Barnett, along for the ride on their tour! Purchase your tickets here to join in on the fun!


blink-182 & Lil Wayne

Thursday, June 27 | Nationwide Arena | 7:30 PM

It’s pure nostalgia in a single concert! Multi-platinum, award winning rock band Blink-182 and acclaimed rapper Lil Wayne are coming to Nationwide Arena on their co-headlining tour. This date kicks off the entire tour, so purchase your tickets now for the party of the summer!


Twenty One Pilots: The Bandito Tour

Saturday, June 29 & Sunday, June 30 | Nationwide Arena | 7:00 PM

Next weekend, pop duo Twenty One Pilots will make a stop in Columbus at Nationwide Arena, performing a few of their many catchy, chart-topping hits. This concert is a highly anticipated event this summer! Bear Hands will also be joining the band on their stop in Columbus. Grab your tickets today, while they’re still available!


Stay tuned for our next edition of Arena District Digest!