February Events in Central Ohio

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From exciting festivals that cater to all ages to enchanting date night options, Central Ohio is buzzing with frosty delights. Don't miss out on the magic – discover and enjoy the heartwarming festivities happening throughout Central Ohio this February.

2024 February Events in Central Ohio

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and though our mixed bag of mild/cold weather will continue this month, you know spring is just around the corner. While you wait for the consistently good weather, take advantage of these exciting February events in Central Ohio. From family-friendly festivals to romantic date nights and everything in between, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

10th Annual Worthington KidsFest & Summer Camp Expo
Date: February 9 | Location: Worthington Community Center

Kick off the month with the 10th annual Worthington KidsFest & Summer Camp Expo. Explore a variety of summer camps, from day to overnight options, and register for thrilling attractions like bounce parks, mini-golf, contests, games, and entertainment. Limited spots are available, so secure your family’s spot for a day of excitement!

Valentine Date Night Celebration: Surf and Turf
Date: February 9 | Location: Mitchell Hall

Love is in the air, and so is the aroma of gourmet surf-n-turf! Join Chef Shawnie Kelley for a memorable Valentine’s Champagne Celebration. Learn to craft delicious dishes and enjoy a romantic evening overlooking the Columbus skyline. Secure your spot for an unforgettable culinary experience.

Pleasures of the Cup: Ohio on the Rocks
Date: February 10 | Location: Ohio History Center

Sample icy drinks and explore Ohio’s Ice Age history at Pleasures of the Cup. Encounter mammoths, mastodons, bears, and more while enjoying alcoholic beverages. Advanced registration is required, and participants must be 21 or older. Immerse yourself in a unique blend of history and drinks.

Blossoms & Bubbles
Date: February 11 | Location: The Small Batch Candle Company

Unleash your creativity at Blossoms & Bubbles, a floral arrangement workshop. Bring your favorite pal, snacks, and a bottle of bubbles for an evening of flower design. Learn the art of bouquet creation and take home your gorgeous arrangement. Elevate your floral skills in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.

Galentine’s Day: Women Celebrating Women
Date: February 11 | Location: COhatch Easton

Celebrate Galentine’s Day with light bites, cocktails/mocktails, and insights into the community impact of YES and Dress for Success Columbus. Support the Dress for Success donation drive, enjoy tarot readings, a photo booth, treats, and exclusive jewelry deals. Mingle, connect, and celebrate the power of women.

Brownies and More! Valentine’s Edition
Date: February 12 | Location: Mitchell Hall

Indulge your sweet tooth with Brownies and More! Valentine’s Edition. Chef Tommy Tucker guides you through the art of flavoring brownies, from classic fudgy delights to creative variations like chocolate mint, bacon, and rocky road. Pair these treats with a peanut butter whiskey martini or a spiced rum chai latte for the perfect dessert experience.

8th Annual Valentine’s Day Date Night “Nailed–It Theme”
Date: February 14 | Location: Our CupCakery

Spice up Valentine’s Day with a Cake Decorating Event! Bring your partner for a ‘Nailed-It’ competition, decorate a themed cake, and compete for gift certificates. Book your sweet experience for Valentine’s Day and enjoy a fun-filled evening of creativity and deliciousness.

Valentine’s Crooning & Swooning
Date: February 14 | Location: Columbus Northwest Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Experience a night of love, laughter, and classic tunes at Valentine’s Crooning & Swooning! Join for a delightful evening featuring a chocolate fountain, bubbly beverages, and enchanting performances by Daniel Tackett. Whether you’re enjoying desserts at your table or dancing on the spacious floor, it’s the perfect way to kick off or cap off your Valentine’s evening.

DateColumbus Community Comedy Show
Date: February 15 | Location: The Kee

Laugh the night away with local comedians at the DateColumbus Community Comedy Show. Open to all – singles, couples, parents, and friends. Enjoy a night of comedy, followed by the Singles Social Hour with fun favors provided. This 21+ event promises a hilarious night out in Columbus.

Hubbard Grille Presents- Columbus Cocktail Series
Date: February 15 | Location: Hubbard Grille

Unleash your inner mixologist at Hubbard’s Cocktail Class. Your ticket includes a welcome Espresso Martini, appetizers, and a tasting session with Watershed. Learn to create two cocktails from the pros, and don’t forget your swag bag and sweet treats to take home. Elevate your mixology skills in a stylish and enjoyable setting.

Hands-On History: Little Historians
Dates: February 15 & 17 | Location: Ohio History Center

Discover Ohio’s history with your little ones aged 3 to 7 at Hands-On History: Little Historians. Engage in hands-on activities, building, creating, and exploring various aspects of Ohio. The event concludes with a captivating story and is included with Ohio History Center general admission. Parents or guardians must accompany their children during the program.

Cake & Sip: Sweet Hearts Edition
Date: February 16 | Location: Kennedy’s Kakes

Raise your glass and frosting bag at Cake & Sip: Sweet Hearts Edition! Head to Kennedy’s Kakes for an evening of cake decorating, sipping on your favorite beverages, and mingling with fellow cake lovers. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, let your creativity shine as you frost a trending heart-shaped cake with delicious buttercream. Book your spot now for a sweet and interactive experience.

A Bookish Affair – Valentine’s Brunch
Date: February 17 | Location: 309 Marshall Passage

Fall in love with books at A Bookish Affair – Valentine’s Brunch! Experience live readings, insightful book discussions, and the chance to purchase signed copies from talented local authors. This intimate event is perfect for book enthusiasts and hopeless romantics alike. Mark your calendar for a brunch date filled with love and stories.

DCHS Cheerleading Father-Daughter Dance
Date: February 17 | Location: Dublin Coffman High School

Dads, it’s time to shine on the dance floor with your daughters! Join an evening of laughter, love, and special moments that will be treasured forever. Create lasting memories at the DCHS Cheerleading Father-Daughter Dance.

Lego Pastry Master Camp
Date: February 18 | Location: Our CupCaker

Calling all Lego enthusiasts and pastry lovers! Dive into a world of colorful bricks and tasty treats at the Lego Pastry Master Camp. Learn the art of pastry-making with a fun Lego twist. Limited spots are available, so secure your spot now for a unique and delicious experience.

Columbus Singles Cocktail Mixer
Date: February 18 | Location: Pretentious Barrel House

Singles in their 30s and 40s, get ready for an unforgettable Speed Dating Mixer at Pretentious Barrel House! An afternoon of speed dating, icebreaker activities, and complimentary drinks awaits you. Limited spots are available, so secure your ticket now and make meaningful connections in a fun and relaxed setting.

Galentines Glam & Glow
Date: February 21 | Location: The Kitchen

Get ready for a night of glam and good times! Grab your BFF and enjoy a night filled with pink drinks, positive vibes, shopping, and spa fun! Lace up and join the fun at Galentines Glam & Glow for an unforgettable evening.

Sneaker Soiree 2024
Date: February 23 | Location: The Fives Columbus

Get ready for the comfiest party of the year! Kick off the night with cocktails, enjoy a Fleet Feet fitness wear fashion show, and dance the night away at Sneaker Soiree 2024. Your support ensures that no girl is turned away from Girls on the Run due to financial hardships. Join the fun and make a difference!

An Evening with Richard Shindell
Date: February 24 | Location: Columbus School for Girls

Experience the enchanting stories and melodies of Richard Shindell as he takes the stage at Columbus School for Girls. His dark baritone and lyrical prowess promise a night of musical magic. Don’t miss this chance to be captivated by one of the industry’s unique voices.

Columbus Winter Wine Festival
Date: February 24 | Location: Brew Master’s Gate

Winter is for wine! Join the Columbus Winter Wine Festival on February 24th at the Brew Master’s Gate. Taste a variety of wines, enjoy specialty foods, and explore local crafts – all for a great cause supporting CD102.5 for the Kids. Sip, savor, and support a worthy cause at this delightful winter event.

Note: This list was accurate at the time of publication. Please check directly with the venue to ensure dates, times, and locations remain the same.