Celebrate All Things BBQ
The summertime tradition of BBQ and Ribs lives on with a week-long BBQ event from July 19-25! Jazz & Rib Fest BBQ Week will feature barbecue-inspired specials at local restaurants, food trucks, and dining establishments throughout the region. For a list of participating businesses, click here.
Sip the Flavors of Summer
The Columbus Summer Beerfest is back! Ohio’s largest craft beer festival will return on Saturday, July 24 at Express LIVE! for its 11th year. Invite your friends for a chance to sample over 200 craft beers and cocktails! Click here for more information.
BAM Thursdays at CMoA
Join the Columbus Museum of Art for BAM Thursdays (Bar, Art and Music) throughout July! Every week will bring fresh libations, great art, and music from a featured live artist from 6-8 p.m.. Sip and vibe with friends in the garden space or Schokko Café. Click here for more details.
Beer Run for a Cause
Run to Hofbräuhaus Brewery & Restaurant for a refreshing craft bier, but this time do it for a cause! Hofbrauhaus’s Columbus Bier Run benefits the Pink Ribbon Girls. Join the race and enjoy a Hofbräuhaus bier sample every half mile and finish off with a 16oz bier at the after-party! Click here for more information.
Food & Drink
Habaneros is Opening at Grandview Yard
Habaneros Fresh Mexican Grill, a locally owned and family-operated restaurant featuring a mix of Tex-Mex dishes and authentic Mexican street tacos, is expected to open Sunday, July 18 in Grandview Yard. Dine in with some friends and enjoy traditional Mexican flavors and drinks on their gorgeous patio this month.
Start the Day Off Right
Whether you’re working from home or in the office, early mornings (or late afternoons) call for a delicious cup of coffee. Start your day off right with a caffeine fix from the following neighborhood cafes:
No Place Like Home
A sea of black and gold filled the new Lower.com Field as fans cheered on the Columbus Crew at their July 3 inaugural match. Check out this incredible footage from the March to the Match.
The excitement of a new era at Lower.com Field has just begun! Cheer on The Crew throughout the month as they take on NYC FC on July 17 and Nashville SC on July 21. See the full schedule here.
On matchday, head to the Arena District early and enjoy dinner or drinks at a nearby restaurant before kickoff. Fans can even reserve parking online here in advance.
Cheer on The Clippers
Take your friends out to the ball game and cheer on the Columbus Clippers as they host the Iowa Cubs in a homestand from July 20-25. Huntington Park offers a variety of game specials throughout the season, including Dime-A-Dog nights at every Tuesday home game! View the 2021 season schedule and game specials here.
Events Coming to Downtown Columbus
Live concerts and events are back at Express LIVE! and Nationwide Arena! Visit the Arena District Events page to stay updated on all of the events coming to downtown Columbus
- Monster Jam | Nationwide Arena | July 31 | Tickets
- PVRIS | Express LIVE! | August 8 | Tickets
- Lady A: What A Song Can Do Tour 2021 | Express LIVE! | September 4 | Tickets
- GOLD OVER AMERICA TOUR | Nationwide Arena | October 19 | Tickets
EXPRESS LIVE! Box Office Reopening July 19
The box office at EXPRESS LIVE! is reopening on Monday, July 19! Stop by on opening day and enter to win concert tickets and swag!
EXPRESS LIVE! Box Office Hours:
Monday – Friday | 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Extended hours on show days
Saturday & Sunday | 12:00 – 9:00 p.m. | Only open on show days
Live In The Action
For a more suburban atmosphere that’s still close to the action, Grandview Yard is your destination. Less than 10 minutes from the Arena District and close to the Olentangy bike trail connecting to downtown, Grandview Yard residents get the best of both worlds. Featuring pet walking stations, service providers and a neighborhood grocer, residents have the ability to embrace the energy of downtown Columbus at their own discretion.
Apartments are currently limited—fill out a contact form and reserve your perfect apartment for the fall.