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Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of September 16, 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 September 16, 2019:



Columbus Blue Jackets Pre-Season Games

September 17 & 21 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM & 2 PM

NHL hockey season is back in the Arena District! Looking better than ever, the Columbus Blue Jackets are looking to build off a tremendous season in their quest for a Stanley Cup. The Jackets’ preseason starts tomorrow, September 17 with a home game against the Buffalo Sabres, followed by a game on Saturday against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Gauge how you think the team looks in real-time by clicking here for tickets! And click here to get season-ready with official Columbus Blue Jackets swag!



Tyler, the Creator

Sunday, September 22 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6 PM

Iconic alternative rapper, Tyler, the Creator, will be stopping at EXPRESS LIVE! this Sunday! The artist, who is famous for being a part of hip-hop group Odd Future, will treat you to hits like ‘EARFQUAKE,’ ‘Yonkers’ and ‘She’. Tyler will be joined by special guests, Jaden Smith and GoldLink! Grab your tickets to experience this must-see-live artist.



Farmers Market

Thursday, September 19 | Battelle Plaza | 11 AM – 1:30 PM

This Thursday between 11 AM and 1:30 PM, head to Battelle Plaza outside Nationwide Arena to pick up perfect seasonal products at the Farmer’s Market! With summer winding down, the market will have new, autumn-centric products. Shop local and stock up on local produce, breads, flowers and much more.


What We’re Looking Forward To

Miranda Lambert: Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour

Saturday, September 28 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

Listen up, country music fans! Miranda Lambert’s Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars tour will be stopping at Nationwide Arena next Saturday. Miranda will be playing some of her classics like ‘The House That Built Me’ and ‘Kerosene’, along with newer hits. She will be accompanied by special guests, Elle King, Pistol Annies and Tenille Townes. Grab your tickets here, and don’t forget your boots and cowboy hats!


Maggie Rogers

Saturday, September 28 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6:30 PM

Hit singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers will be making her way to the EXPRESS LIVE! stage next Saturday! The critically acclaimed folk artist will be playing popular hits like ‘Alaska’, and other songs from her debut album Heard It In a Past Life, which debuted at #2 on the US Billboard 200. Empress Of will open for what’s sure to be an ear-pleasingly good show! Click here to get your tickets now.



Sunday, September 29 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6 PM

Next Sunday, British band Bastille will travel across the pond, all the way to EXPRESS LIVE! for Part 1 of their Doom Days Tour. The massively popular indie rock group will certainly impress with chart-topping songs like ‘Pompeii’ and ‘Doom Days’, and many more from their collection of studio albums. Joywave will open. Click here to get your tickets to this highly anticipated show!


Stay tuned for our next edition of Arena District Digest!