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Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of October 14, 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 October 14, 2019:



Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Dallas Stars

Wednesday, October 16 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

This Wednesday at Nationwide Arena, the Columbus Blue Jackets will look to correct a rocky start to their 2019-20 season with a home game against the Dallas Stars at 7 PM. Grab some friends and get your tickets for the game here .


Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New York Islanders

Saturday, October 19 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

Following an away game against the Chicago Blackhawks, the Columbus Blue Jackets will return to Nationwide Arena on Saturday to face-off against the New York Islanders in what’s sure to be an action-packed divisional battle. This is also First Responders Night—all police, fire and emergency personnel will be honored and receive an exclusive CBJ challenge coin. As always, be sure to get your tickets to this weekend’s game here.



Kevin Gates

Wednesday, October 16 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6:30 PM

Rapper Kevin Gates hits the stage at EXPRESS LIVE! this Wednesday in a continuation of his I’m Him tour. Come rain or shine to this outdoor concert and get down with Gates and his hype men, along with opening performances by YK Osiris, Rod Wave and SDoT Fresh. Purchase tickets online and receive a free digital copy of Gates’ latest album.


Matt & Kim

Saturday, October 19 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 7 PM

Matt & Kim, the acclaimed musical duo from Brooklyn, is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their 2009 album Grand with a tour across the United States, including a stop at  EXPRESS LIVE!  this Saturday. The show promises to bring back smash hits from the album, including Daylight, I Wanna and more. Beach Goons will open. Enter to win tickets below or click here to get your tickets to what’s sure to be a fun Saturday night performance.


Farmers Market

Thursday, October 17 | Battelle Plaza | 11 AM – 1:30 PM

The final month for Arena District Farmers Markets is upon us! Come out to Battelle Plaza this Thursday and support local Ohio farmers, bakers and artisans as they sell a variety of fresh produce, baked goods, pumpkins, flowers, trinkets and more. This is a perfect autumn activity to enjoy in downtown Columbus!


What We’re Looking Forward To

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Thursday, October 25 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

More hockey to look forward to next week as the Columbus Blue Jackets welcome the Carolina Hurricanes to Nationwide Arena next Thursday. Bring out the blue, red and silver colors and be sure to check out ticket sales for this exciting match-up.


Stay tuned for our next edition of Arena District Digest!