Game Time at Nationwide Arena
The Columbus Blue Jackets are back at Nationwide Arena for their 2021-2022 season! Stop by one of the Arena District’s dozens of restaurants and bars to fuel up before the these upcoming Jackets home games:
- October 23 at 7 PM | Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Carolina Hurricanes
- October 25 at 7 PM | Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Dallas Stars
Need a spot to enjoy away games? Cheer on our favorite NHL team on the road and join us at R Bar Arena, Columbus’ hockey fan hangout, as they host watch parties all season long! See the game on big screens with volume and enter giveaways for a chance to win tickets to an upcoming game and more.
See the full 2021-2022 season schedule here.
Close Out the 2021 MLS Season at Lower.com Field
Head over to Lower.com Field and cheer on the Crew at their last three home matches of the 2021 season. See them in action as they push for a spot in the MLS Playoffs!
- October 23 at 6 PM | Columbus Crew vs. New York Red Bulls
- October 27 at 7:30 PM | Columbus Crew vs. Orlando City SC
- November 7 at 3:30 PM | Columbus Crew vs. Chicago Fire FC
View the full 2021 season schedule here.
Highball Halloween at Express LIVE!
Get your costume locked down for the largest Halloween celebration in Columbus—Highball Halloween returns to downtown Columbus this Saturday, October 23 at Express LIVE! Enjoy a thrilling night of live performances, costume contests, a fashion show and much more. Buy your tickets here.
Live Entertainment in Downtown Columbus
Don’t miss these upcoming events:
- Twenty One Pilots Takeover Tour | Nationwide Arena | October 27 | Tickets
- Pigeons Playing Ping Pong | Express LIVE! | October 31 | Tickets
- Sylvan Esso | Express LIVE! | November 3 | Tickets
- Dave Matthews Band | Nationwide Arena | November 5 | Tickets
First time back at Nationwide Arena? Click here to know what to expect before you go and enjoy making new memories!
Stay safe and have fun! Concert goers must now provide proof of vaccination when visiting Express LIVE!, A&R Music Bar and The Basement. Click here for more details on PromoWest’s updated health policy.
Fall Events at Franklin Park Conservatory
Celebrate fall with special seasonal exhibits at Franklin Park Conservatory—now through the end of October. Enjoy the magic of the harvest season at the Harvest Blooms exhibition, where thousands of pumpkins, mums and ornamental cabbages fill the gardens. Fall evenings at the conservatory offer delights and surprises with Pumpkins Aglow and spooky, enchanting Halloween decor.
These family-friendly events occur from 5-9 PM on select dates: October 13-17, 20-24 & 27-31. Click here for more information.
North Market Farmers Market
Search for locally made treasures and seasonal items at the North Market Downtown Farmers’ Market! Stop by the market every Saturday from 8 AM to 12 PM through October 30, and explore all that Columbus’ growers, makers and artisans have to offer. Click here for more information.
Carve your pumpkins with the CBJ Spirit
Want to show that you are the ultimate CBJ fan? Show off your 5th Line spirit with these Columbus Blue Jackets themed pumpkin carving stencils!
Food & Drink
Celebrate 3 Years of Brekkie Shack
- Brekkie Shack turns three on October 30. Celebrate the Brekkie of Champions this month with a delicious breakfast, brunch or lunch at Brekkie! Cheers to three years and many more!
Warm Up with Soup
- Fall is soup season! Get your fix at Zoup! and warm up from the inside-out with countless delicious flavors. From Pumpkin Pie Bisque to Chicken Pot Pie, Zoup! is sure to fulfill all of your soup desires.
- In a hurry? Order through Panera’s convenient rapid pick-up system and enjoy a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches and, of course, freshly baked bread, bagels and pastries.You can even stay cozy in your car and use the drive-thru.
Fill Up on Fall Flavors
- Fall is here and there are so many delicious treats to enjoy! From cider and pumpkins to apples and candy, Giant Eagle Market District is your one-stop shop for everything Halloween and fall.
Columbus Ale Trail
- Explore the city’s many local breweries this fall! Pick up your free copy of Columbus Ale Trail Volume 6 at any participating Central Ohio brewery. Try the latest bier from Hofbraühaus and visit every brewery on the Ale Trail to unlock a limited edition screened art print! Click here for more information.
Live the VIP Life
Residents of the Arena District and Grandview Yard have exclusive access to dozens of discounts and special offers at countless neighboring restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. Check out all of the exclusive offers residents at the Arena District and Grandview Yard can enjoy all year long by visiting our VIP Resident pages.