Up Front in Cbus | February 2023
The Top 5 Things You Need to Know this February
- February events at Kemba LIVE! and Nationwide Arena
- Catch a CBJ home game this month
- Valentine’s Day picks – where to take that special someone
- X-Golf is now open in Grandview Yard
- Watch the big game at your favorite bar in the Arena District or Grandview Yard
Columbus Blue Jackets
🏒 Need a Valentine’s Day date idea? Spend February 14 with your special someone at Nationwide Arena! Choose from three ticket packages that include perks like a Valentine’s Day puck, photo opportunity, and a pregame reception: Blue Jackets Valentine’s Day Pack
Check out the other six home games this month and mark your calendar for upcoming games: 2023 Blue Jackets Schedule
⚽ The Black & Gold are back! Cheer on the Columbus Crew at Lower.com Field as they take on D.C. United for their home-opener on Saturday, March 4. Ticket are now on sale for the 2023 season, claim yours today: Columbus Crew 2023 Schedule
Arnold Sports Festival: March 3-5
💪🏾 The Arnold Sports Festival is returning to the Greater Columbus Convention Center from March 3-5! This festival will feature the world’s best physique and strength sports, including the 35th Annual Arnold Classic. VIP Packages, Daily Expo and other tickets are available now. Purchase your tickets today!
Look-ahead: Men’s Basketball Round 1 & 2 of the NCAA Division l March Madness at Nationwide Arena
🏀 Experience March Madness® in Columbus March 17 & 19, 2023! Nationwide Arena will host the First and Second Rounds of the NCAA ® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. Tickets are limited, don’t miss out on this highly anticipated event. The Arena District will be busy with basketball and St. Patrick’s Day excitement all weekend long!
🏟️ Fuel up this season at one of the dozens of restaurants or bars located throughout the Arena District. Alcoholic beverages are available to purchase to-go on Blue Jackets, Crew, and Clippers home game days, from participating locations, so enjoy a beverage within the DORA as you head to the game!
🎤 Exciting performances coming to Nationwide Arena and KEMBA Live! throughout February. Head over to the Arena District website for a full list of events happening this month. Featured events include:
- LOTUS at KEMBA Live! — February 3
- Adam Sandler at Nationwide Arena – February 7
- Parkway Drive at KEMBA Live! — February 13
- Vance Joy at KEMBA Live! — February 17
- World’s Toughest Rodeo at Nationwide Arena – February 18
TICKET CONTEST ALERT
🎟️ Enter for a chance to win two tickets to see Parkway Drive at KEMBA Live! on February 13. Enter the sweepstakes: http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/942b676d142/
Looking Ahead: March Concerts
🎵 The March entertainment schedule at Nationwide Arena is jam-packed with huge artists like Carrie Underwood, MUSE, Bruce Springsteen, Blake Shelton and Kane Brown! Grab tickets while supplies last.
Food & Drink
Creole 2 Geaux Opening Soon
🍴Creole 2 Geaux is gearing up to open their location at 401 N Front Street in the Arena District! This one-of-a-kind restaurant offers a menu inspired by New Orleans style cuisine. Read about some of their delicious Creole and Cajun offerings like Bourbon Chicken, Po’ Boy, Jambalaya Mac and more in a recent review by Columbus Underground.
🏈 Watch the big game at your favorite Arena District or Grandview Yard sports bar on Sunday, February 12 as Kansas City battles it out against Philadelphia!
- Goodwood Brewing
- R Bar
- Whistle & Keg
- Wings, Etc.
Valentine’s Day Picks
❤️ Celebrate the month of love with your sweetheart at your favorite neighborhood spots:
- Winans chocolate covered strawberries – preorder available
- Valentine’s Day $59.99 special at Buca di Beppo – small garlic bread, mixed green or caesar salad with a heart-shaped lasagna and a mini cannoli
- Brekkie Shack has scratch made red velvet treats for you to enjoy with that special someone
- Boston’s Pizza will donate $1 from every heart-shaped pizza ordered from February 10 – 14 to a local charity
New Menu Items at Goodwood Brewing Columbus
🔥 NEW Buffalo Chicken Sandwich made with a beer infused hot sauce. Stay tuned on Goodwood’s socials to learn about more new menu items rolling out this winter.
National Margarita Day
🍹 National Margarita Day is Wednesday, February 22. Stop by Habaneros or Nada – favorite Mexican spots in Columbus – and sip on a few refreshingly tasty margs!
The Grand Event Center – Best of Columbus Weddings
🍾 The Grand Event Center has been nominated as one of the ‘Best of Columbus Weddings’ venues in the Reception: Contemporary/modern category! Voting is open through February 3. Cast your vote here: cbuswedmag.com/vote
Are you or someone you know recently engaged? Contact the events team to start planning for the big day! The Grand Event Center at Grandview Yard
X-Golf is Now Open in Grandview Yard
⛳ The high-end golf simulator includes seven simulator bays, a full-service kitchen and bar, and dedicated kiosks to provide the ultimate golf entertainment experience. Make your tee time reservation today.
5th Line 5K Race
🏃🏽 Join the 5th Line 5K race on Sunday, February 5, 2023. Registration is now open to celebrate fitness and hockey, and “Finish on Center Ice” at Nationwide Arena. Sign up today: The 5th Line 5K Race
Columbus Polar Plunge
🥶 The #ChillofaLifetime is BACK in 2023! Take the plunge February 11, 2023 at Lower.com Field for Special Olympics Ohio. Sign up today: Columbus Polar Plunge.
Experience a Lifestyle you LOVE
Residents are sharing the LOVE with online reviews.
🏙️ Take a look at what Nick S. had to say about his living experience at Apartments at the Yard in the Grandview Yard neighborhood.
Looking for an apartment in Grandview Yard? Share in the experience, pre-lease a brand new apartment home in the Morrison building, opening early August.
🌇 Arena District residents enjoy an unmatched resident experience with an on-site team that cares. Check out what Juliana H. shared about living in Flats on Vine.
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