Looking for fun things to do this autumn? Why not celebrate the season and sample a few of the fall festivals around Columbus this year? Below is a list of festivals by month, so you can make plans to enjoy fall foods, games, and activities all over Central Ohio!
September Fall Festivals Around Columbus
Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival
2070 Northam Road
Upper Arlington, 43221
Enjoy food, live music, local artists, games, crafts and purchase art from local artists.
Community Arts & Music Festival
240 Parsons Ave. near Main and Parsons
Enjoy live music, art for sale, a gathering of Art Cars, poetry, kids activities, food, and more!
Old Hilliard Fest
Games, food, carnival rides, live music, sunflower and car shows, an old-fashioned street festival.
Old Worthington Market Day
An old-fashioned fall harvest market festival with live music, food, flea market, book sale, and more.
Arts in the Alley
Grove City Town Center
Grove City, 43123
A juried art show and sale, this festival also includes food, arts and crafts for families, and live music.
Ohio Expo Center/ State Fairgrounds
717 E. 17th Ave
Live German Polka music, dancing, beer, German food, and plenty of activities for the whole family.
Columbus Caribbean Festival
Scioto Mile – Downtown Columbus
Live music, dancers, food and more to celebrate the heritage and culture of the Caribbean Islands.
Crafted | Local Beer, Food, & Music Festival
Discover farm-to-table & inspired food from local restaurants while drinking some of Columbus’ best beer and listening to great homegrown music!
Scioto Audubon Metro Park
Concerts, climbing, camping & a cold one!
Columbus Coffee Fest
800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43211
Celebrate all things coffee at the Columbus Coffee Fest. There will be activities, music, and coffee, of course!
Columbus International Festival
Franklin Park Adv. Center
1777 E. Broad St, Columbus OH 43203
Live cultural entertainment, fashion, food including cooking demonstrations, children’s activities, and more including a naturalized citizenship oath ceremony!
October Fall Festivals Around Columbus
Columbus Italian Festival
720 Hamlet Street
Enjoy Italian food, live music, bocce ball, kids events, a casino night, and more.
For other events further out from the Central Ohio area, please check out the Ohio Festival Schedule online. They provide a list of dates and links to festivals all over Ohio.
At the time of publishing, the information above was correct. Please check with the venues on their websites before making plans to insure that times, dates, and locations have not changed.