Spring and Easter Events in Columbus

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Spring is here and that means Easter! Check out our latest list of Spring and Easter events of all the fun things to do around Columbus.

Spring and Easter Events in Columbus

Spring and Easter Events and Activities Around Columbus

Spring is here and that means Easter! Our list of fun Spring and Easter events around Columbus barely scratches the surface of all the fun things to do during this time. But for now, we have the latest information on all things Spring and Easter going on in Columbus.

Field of Flowers

Explore the vibrant side of Columbus this spring with an enchanting event at Pinot’s Palette! Join the Field of Flowers session and immerse yourself in the beauty of a field of wildflowers while sipping on a glass of wine and unleashing your artistic side. Priced at $42 per guest, this unique experience offers a no-experience-required art class, with all supplies included. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or a beginner, this event promises an evening of fun and creativity.

Bunny Gnome

Hop into the Easter spirit with the Bunny Gnome event. You can celebrate the joy of Easter by customizing your very own bunny gnome and Easter egg with decorations or a special phrase. This festive experience offers more than just a delightful art class; it’s an opportunity to revel in the holiday cheer, enjoy wine, and connect with friends old and new. Led by skilled local artists, this no-experience-required class provides all the necessary supplies and step-by-step guidance to ensure everyone creates a masterpiece.

Bunny Got Back

Get ready for a rib-tickling evening. Priced at $39 per guest, this family-friendly class is designed for ages 7 and above, making it a perfect way to bond with your loved ones. Unleash your creativity as you discover who’s been digging in the potted flowers through a fun and entertaining painting experience. With no prior experience required, the class includes all necessary supplies and step-by-step guidance from trained local artists. The more, the merrier – so invite your friends and family to join in on the laughter and creativity!

Columbus Bunny Run 2024

Lace up your running shoes and join the excitement of the Columbus Bunny Run 2024, presented by Ohio ENT & Allergy Physicians! Taking place on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at the Franklin County Fairgrounds, this must-do spring run offers a variety of options, including a 1.5- or 3-mile run with gender-specific awards and a Fun Run featuring .25 or .5 miles. Register by February 29, 2024, to enjoy a $5 discount and secure your spot in this popular race that sells out every year.

Easter Bunny Meet & Greet

Don’t miss the chance to make this Easter season extra special for your little ones! Join the Easter Bunny Meet & Greet. Bring your Lil Franns for a delightful afternoon filled with fun activities, adorable photos, and sweet treats. This four-hour event offers the perfect opportunity to capture precious moments with the Easter Bunny, and parents/guardians will receive two digital copies of their child’s photos sent directly to their phones. It’s an egg-straordinary opportunity to create lasting memories this Easter season!

The Columbus Spring Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

This large art & craft show will feature artists and crafters selling their original handmade items at this beautiful Hilliard venue! Admission is $3 to the public, children under 12 are free! There will also be a full concessions stand on site provided by the venue. A portion of proceeds will benefit local non-profit, Hope Hollow.

The event takes place on March 24 between 10 AM and 4 PM at the Makoy Event Center in Hilliard, Ohio.

Cherry Blossom Festival

This event takes place every April 1st-9th throughout Columbus. The finale will be in Columbus’ Franklin Park on April 7th from 10 AM to 5 PM. Be entertained with the exhibits and the cultural displays. Food trucks are also available.

Altogether EggStravaganza

Visit Grove City is excited to announce its 2nd Annual Altogether EggStravaganza! Join the Southwest Franklin Historical Society on Saturday, March 23rd from 10 AM to 2 PM for a fun-filled day of touring historical buildings, scavenger hunts, trunk-or-treats, s’mores kits, and more!

For those with sensory sensitivities, they also have a sensory-friendly event option designed to be less stimulating, so that everyone can enjoy the festivities.

Don’t forget to register in advance for this FREE event.

Spring Kids Maker Market

Empower young entrepreneurs by joining the Spring Kids Maker Market. This is a fantastic opportunity for young talents to exhibit their creations and entrepreneurial spirit. Whether it’s handmade crafts, artwork, or unique products, the Spring Kids Maker Market provides a platform for budding innovators to share their talents with the community.

Fairfield Fish and Game Association’s Easter Egg Hunt

This Easter egg hunt for children is sure to be a blast. On March 23rd bring a basket for the eggs and enjoy concessions and refreshments on site. Registration is 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM and the hunt begins at 11.

Bexley Easter Egg Dash

Want some golden eggs? Join the annual Easter Egg Dash! Find the hidden golden eggs and turn them in for a cool fun prize!

This event takes place on Saturday, March 30th from 12 PM to 12:30 PM at Jeffrey Meadow (Behind Jeffrey Mansion).

Eggs, Paws, & Claws

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium annual Eggs, Paws, and Claws event is set to kick off springtime with some EGG-streme fun! This two-day event will feature multiple attractions like the Egg-splore-n-find adventure, and Eggbert & Shelly’s Rolling Shell-a-bration!

This event takes place on the Friday and Saturday of Easter weekend.

Young’s Jersey Dairy’s Easter Egg Hunt

This no-charge event boils over 10,000 eggs are boiled for the Easter Egg Hunt. Children up to the age of 10 may participate and they suggest you arrive 10 to 15 minutes before your age category to find the line and get ready to go!

Barnabe, the mascot, will be present and ready for photo ops as well. This Easter Egg Hunt is held rain, snow, or shine every Easter Sunday.

Where to Find Beautiful Spring Flowers in Columbus

Spring is the season of rebirth and renewal, and one of the most beautiful ways to experience it is through viewing spring flowers. If you’re looking to remedy your spring fever, Columbus offers many breathtaking views of spring flowers. Whether you prefer public parks or botanical gardens, there are plenty of options to choose from.

One great place to start is Whetstone Park of Roses, which is known for over 11,000 rose bushes and more than 400 varieties of roses. Another potential spring playdate location is the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, which also boasts a stunning collection of exotic plants and gardens, including a colorful butterfly exhibit.

For those who love exploring the great outdoors, Columbus Metro Parks offer a variety of chances to view spring flowers, including Three Creeks and Highbanks Metro Parks. And if you’re in the market for some fresh blooms, Market Blooms at North Market and Groovy Plants Ranch are two popular destinations for finding unique and colorful flowers.

Lastly, Inniswood Metro Gardens is a peaceful oasis that offers a variety of gardens and walking paths, perfect for wandering through the beauty of spring. 

With so many great options to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect place to enjoy the season’s blooming beauty.

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

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