Columbus Hockey is Back
The Columbus Blue Jackets are back for their 2021-2022 season! Head over to Nationwide Arena to cheer them on at their first regular season home game against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, October 14 at 7 p.m. Can’t wait to see the action? Cheer them on at their preseason game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, October 9 at 7 p.m.
Opening Night Plaza Party info can be found here.
Check out the 2021-22 season schedule here.
View Nationwide Arena fan safety guidelines here.
Matchday in Columbus
Root for The Crew at Lower.com Field throughout October at the team’s upcoming home matches:
- October 16, 2021 at 6 p.m. | Columbus Crew vs. Inter Miami CF
- October 23, 2021, at 6 p.m. | Columbus Crew vs. New York Red Bulls
- October 27, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. | Columbus Crew vs. Orlando City SC
View the full 2021 season schedule here.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon
The annual Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon is back! Cheer on runners as they race to the finish line Sunday, October 17 and celebrate 10 years of supporting Nationwide Children’s Hospital. For more information, click here.
A Night Out in Downtown Columbus
With countless performance venues to choose from, the Arena District is the ultimate entertainment destination! Visit the Arena District Events page to stay updated on shows and events coming to Columbus.
Don’t miss these upcoming events:
- Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats | Express LIVE! | October 10 | Tickets
- LANY | Express LIVE! | October 14| Tickets
- Gold Over America Tours | Nationwide Arena | October 19 | Tickets
- Twenty-One Pilots – Takeover Tour | Nationwide Arena | October 27 | Tickets
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.
Highball Halloween at Express LIVE!
Celebrate Halloween like you never have before! Highball Halloween is returning to Columbus on October 23 and this year will be at a new location, Express LIVE! Enjoy a live performance from MojoFlo and the West Family, watch the White Castle Costume Couture Fashion Show, and enter the Out of the Closet Public Costume Contest. Get your tickets here before it’s too late!
Health & Wellness
Fall Into Fitness
Fall is here–and there’s no better time to get active! Group fitness classes are back at the Arena District Athletic Club. Offering a range of options from Total Strength to Zen Yoga, this is a great way to stay fit as temperatures begin to drop and you move your workout indoors. Click here for more information.
Food & Drink
Oktoberfest at BD’s Mongolian Grill
BD’s Mongolian Grill is NOW OPEN in the Arena District! Celebrate Oktoberfest at BD’s with new sausages, cheddar cheese sauce, and $3 Sam Adams pints–the perfect companion for cooler weather and hot stir-fry. Thirsty for more than a pint? Get a 20oz for just $4!
Pumpkin Pancakes are Back
Sunny Street Café’s legendary pumpkin pancakes are back! These delicious flapjacks make for the perfect fall breakfast. Try them with Sunny Street’s tres leches drizzle and cinnamon butter for a mouthwatering flavor to enjoy all month long.
Fall Treats and Live Music
Winans caramel apples–the sweet treat we’ve all been waiting for–are now available! Call into your Grandview location to check inventory in advance, as these favorites will go fast. You can also pop in and spend time inside with your favorite fall coffee. Hurry in soon, they won’t be here long!
You can also join Winans every Friday from 6-9 p.m. starting now until Thanksgiving for a night of live music. This week’s event will feature music from Steve Pratt. Click here for more information.
In the mood for a sweet and savory brunch? Head over to Brekkie Shack and enjoy a variety of deliciously healthy plant-based dishes. The ‘All the Feels Egg Sandwich,’ an egg soufflé served on multigrain bread loaded with bacon, white cheddar, crispy brussel sprouts and maple sauce, is an eggcellent way to start the day!
With three premier sports venues to cheer from and dozens of restaurants and bars nearby, downtown Columbus is the place to be! Live in the heart of all the action. View Arena District apartment offerings by taking a virtual tour on YouTube.
Looking for a more relaxed setting? Get the best of both worlds with Apartments at the Yard. A quick bike ride down the Olentangy Trail, Grandview Yard offers a suburban atmosphere close to the action of the Arena District. Take a virtual tour of the countless apartments available in Grandview Yard here.