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Up Front in Cbus | October 2022

The Top 5 Things You Need to Know this October

  1. Columbus Blue Jackets opening night is October 14 at Nationwide Arena.
  2. Highly Suspect is playing at KEMBA Live! and you can enter to win tickets.
  3. Hocus Pocus movie night is happening in Grandview Yard.
  4. Pumpkin Pancakes are back at Sunny Street Café.
  5. Highball Halloween is almost here and you can enter to win tickets.


Columbus Blue Jackets   
🏒 Hockey season is back! The Columbus Blue Jackets are taking the ice for opening night on Friday, October 14 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

 Get to the Arena District early for the opening night plaza party. 🥳

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🗓 Mark your calendar with upcoming Columbus Blue Jacket October games: Columbus Blue Jackets Schedule

🎟 Guarantee your chance to see the Blue Jackets this season: Columbus Blue Jackets – Single Game Tickets

Columbus Crew 
⚽ It’s your last chance to cheer on the Crew at home this season – come to Fan Appreciation Night at Field on Saturday, October 1.

🍴 Stop by the Arena District early to fuel up before the match: Arena District bars and restaurants

🗓 2022 season match schedule: Columbus Crew 

🍺 Don’t forget – Three hours before game time and until midnight you can sip and stroll on game day in the Arena District! Learn more about the Arena District DORA.

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🎵 Check out the entertainers hitting the stage this month at Kemba LIVE! and Nationwide Arena. Future performances by Declan Mckenna with Annie Dirusso, CAAMP: Lavender Days Tour, Turnstile with Snail Mail and so many others!

🎸 Find tickets and details on the Arena District events page.

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🎟️ Enter for a chance to win two tickets to see Highly Suspect at KEMBA Live! on October 26 ➡️➡️ 

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🚨 Want tickets to HighBall Halloween? You could snag a pair of general admission tickets to the October 23 event!

Make your entry:


Columbus Community

💗 Sunday, October 2, 2022, at 9 AM, the Stefanie Spielman Step Up for Breast Cancer 5K is taking place in Grandview Heights. Kick-off Breast Cancer Awareness Month by supporting this annual event that benefits the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research.
Invite your family and friends to join you for a 5K or 1-mile run/walk. A virtual option is also available. 

📄 Registration: Step Up for Stefanie’s Champions | OSUCCC – James
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🐶 Thursday, October 6, 2022, is Bark in the Park at Ray DeGraw Park in Grandview Yard! Bring your furry best friend and enjoy fun activities together from 4 to 7 p.m.

🎥 Thursday, October 13, 2022, come to Halloween Movie Night at Grandview Yard! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to an outdoor screening of Hocus Pocus at Ray DeGraw Park. The movie starts at approximately 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and popcorn will be provided by Grandview Yard, while supplies last.

🏃🏽 October 16, 2022, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is hosting the annual Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon. Register and view the details to find out more. 

🏁 Meaningful Miles | Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon 

👻 Saturday, October 23, 2022 dress up for HighBall Halloween. HighBall is the nation’s most elaborate costume party. This yearly event for the Halloween season bridges runway style with Columbus’ culture. At HighBall, you are what you wear. 

🎟️  Event information and tickets: 


Food & Drink

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🎃 Stop into Sunny Street Café for pumpkin pancakes. Cure those seasonal craves with a pumpkin breakfast combo and iced chai cold brew to get your day started with a full belly.

😋 Wings, Etc.’s new location at 775 Yard St. in Grandview Yard is now open! Stop in to enjoy wings, burgers, appetizers, and more. The bar has a dozen TV’s making it an ideal game-day spot all season long. 

🍝 Meatball Mondays are back at Buca di Beppo. Enjoy 50% off spaghetti & meatballs when you dine in on Monday! Discounted meatballs? Oh yeah. 😏🌶️  Just because fall is here doesn’t mean you need to take a break from the heat. Spice up your meal with delicious traditional Mexican cuisine from Habanero’s Grandview.


Community Living

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🏠 Flats II offers residents the lifestyle they have been looking for. Conveniently located in Downtown Columbus, you’ll love being close to entertainment venues like KEMBA Live!, A&R Music Bar, and Nationwide Arena!  Arena District Living – YouTube