Up Front in Cbus | June 2022

Columbus Sports

Sip and Stroll on Gameday

Heading to a Crew or Clippers game in the Arena District? Swing by early and grab your favorite beverage to-go from participating locations to enjoy on your way there! The Arena District DORA is activated three hours before the start of EVERY Blue Jackets, Clippers and Crew home game until midnight year-round. Click here for the DORA map and plan your next game day stroll.

Homestands at Huntington Park

The Columbus Clippers are set to have a busy month at Huntington Park! The Clippers will be hosting the Toledo Mud Hens and St. Paul Saints at Huntington Park for two homestands in June. Celebrate the start of summer and cheer on the Clippers at one of their 10 home games this month!

  • June 1-4 at 7:05 PM | Columbus Clippers vs. Toledo Mud Hens
  • June 5 at 1:05 PM | Columbus Clippers vs. Toledo Mud Hens
  • June 14-17 at 7:05 PM | Columbus Clippers vs. St. Paul Saints
  • June 18 at 5:05 PM | Columbus Clippers vs. St. Paul Saints
  • June 19 at 1:05 PM | Columbus Clippers vs. St. Paul Saints

See the 2022 season schedule and the full list of game promotions here. Need some new gear? Visit the Cargo store here and stock up on Clippers apparel.

Cheer On the Black & Gold

Join fans in the stands and root for the Crew as they take on Charlotte FC on June 18 at 7:30 PM! During the match, the Crew will participate in Soccer For All, the MLS’ commitment to drive positive social change and end discrimination with a celebration of Pride Month and Juneteenth. Don’t forget to stop by the Arena District before the match to fuel up on drinks and snacks—then join fellow fans at Lower.com Field for the Soccer For All celebration!

View the full 2022 season schedule here.


Columbus Entertainment

Summer Concerts in the Arena District

Summer is here! Kick-off the season with concerts and live performances at KEMBA Live! and Nationwide Arena! Visit the Arena District Events page to stay updated on all shows and events coming to downtown Columbus.

Get tickets to these upcoming June events:


Food & Drink 

Columbus Beer Run 

Break out your scrunchies and windbreakers and register for Hofbräuhaus’ Third Annual Columbus Beer Run! The 80’s themed race will be held on Saturday, June 4 and includes four beer sampling stations along the 2.5-mile course, concluding at Hofbrauhaus with a 16oz bier. Register for the run here.


Columbus Community

Pilates in the Park

Join Club Pilates as they celebrate National Pilates Day at Ray DeGraw Park in Grandview Yard. The hour-long mat class will begin at 9 AM on Sunday, June 5 and will include local vendor samples and sweets. Don’t forget to bring a water and fitness mat! Click here for more information.

The Oldest Road Race in Columbus

Pump up those endorphins and celebrate energy in motion with the Columbus 10k on Sunday, June 5! Join the city’s signature 10K race at North Bank Park in Downtown Columbus as they celebrate their 45th anniversary. Registration closes on June 4, sign up here now before it’s too late!

Discover Local Artists

Ohio’s mecca of art festivals, the Columbus Arts Festival will feature over 200 artists and 3 stages of performances! Free and open to the public, the 60th Annual Columbus Arts Festival will be held from June 10-12 along the Scioto Mile. Arrive early to park at one of many nearby parking options and fuel up at a Grandview Yard restaurant before heading over to enjoy the event.

Happy Pride Month!

Over the past 40 years, the Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival has worked to uplift LGBTQ+ identities in the Columbus community. The 2022 Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival will be held on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18th at Goodale Park. This festival will feature over 200 nonprofit and corporate vendors, 2 performance stages, a wellness area, and a plethora of community resources. Learn more here.

Black & Gold 5K

Celebrate fitness and the Columbus Crew at the 2022 Black & Gold 5K on Sunday, June 26. All participants will receive 5K swag, one ticket to a match of their choice and more upon registration. After the race, participants can join fellow fans at the Post-Race Party On The Plaza! Register here.

Red, White & BOOM!

Gear up for the return of Columbus’ beloved festival and fireworks show, Red, White & BOOM! Happening on Friday, July 1, the Independence Day celebration will celebrate our country and community and honor our military and veterans. Grab the best seats at BOOM! in the VIP Village while tickets are still available. Purchase tickets here.

Pre-pay and secure your parking spot for Red, White & BOOM in the Arena District here.


Columbus Living

Cool Off At the Pool

Up Front in Cbus | June 2022

The award-winning team at Apartments at the Yard team welcomed residents as the pool opened for the season. Check out the Yard Club amenities building here.