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Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of October 21, 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 21, 2019:



Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Thursday, October 25 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

Hockey fans have something to look forward to this week as the Columbus Blue Jackets welcome the Carolina Hurricanes to Nationwide Arena this Thursday. Earlier this month, the Blue Jackets were able to grab a win from the Hurricanes, upsetting Carolina’s otherwise perfect season. Be there when they vie for victory #2. Bring out the blue, red and silver and be sure to get your tickets for this exciting match-up.

Before the Blue Jackets game, grab a drink at a nearby Arena District bar! The newly opened Whistle & Keg is a serve-your-own-beer concept that offers a unique way to try different craft beers from a rotating tap list.



Farmers Market

Thursday, October 25 | Battelle Plaza | 11 AM – 1:30 PM

Time is running out to come visit the Arena District Farmers Markets in 2019! 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 for all ages to enjoy in downtown Columbus!


This is Fashion Pt. II

Saturday, October 26 | Greater Columbus Convention Center | 7 PM

Get ready for an event that not only showcases the hottest fall fashions but supports local Ohio businesses at the same time. This is Fashion is a style showcase featuring Ohio-based clothing lines—with brands from Columbus to Cleveland. Local DJ, Bangi, will perform during the event.


What We’re Looking Forward To


Friday, November 1 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6:00 PM

Columbus’ own Starset returns home with a tour featuring their latest album Divisions. Starset introduces a unique sound that mixes ambient, cinematic and metal tones inspired by an interest in science and technology. A Brilliant Lie, Hyde, and Palisades will start the show on November 1 at EXPRESS LIVE!, followed by the Starset spectacle. Grab your tickets for the show here.


ROH: Unauthorized

Sunday, November 3 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 5:30 PM

Coming to EXPRESS LIVE! next Sunday, it’s the Ring of Honor Wrestling tournament! With a performance featuring rising champions and hardened veterans, anything can happen in the Ring. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. followed by a meet and greet with the wrestlers. Then, prepare for the main event with pre-shows going from 6:30 to the main bell time at 7:00 p.m. when the main attraction will begin. Get your tickets to the event here and catch the ringside excitement!


Stay tuned for our next edition of Arena District Digest!