2019 Summer festivals and activities in Central Ohio

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Whether you're planning a trip to Columbus or live in the city, there is no shortage of activities going on here.

Check out this list of things to do this summer:

May 18:

Columbus Taco Fest

Where: Genoa Park 303 W. Broad Street

Time: 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Admission: Free

Komen Columbus Race for the Cure 2018

Where: Downtown Columbus

Time: 7 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

May 19th:

Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival

Where: MAPFRE Stadium

Admission: Prices varies

May 25th:

Asian Festival

When: May 25th - 26th

Where: Franklin Park

Time: Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. & Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission: Free

May 27th:

The Memorial Tournament Presented by Nationwide

When: May 27 to June 2

Where: Muirfield Village Golf Club

Admission: $35+

June 1st:

Columbus Chicken & Beer Festival

Where: West Bank Park

Time: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythm on the River Music Festival:

Where: Bicentennial Park

Time: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Admission: Free


Where: Columbus Commons

Time: 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Admission: $25+

The 3rd annual Summer614 will feature performance from Musiq Soulchild, Jon B, Big Daddy Kane, Bun B, and Da Brat.

June 7th:

Columbus Arts Festival

When: June 7 - 9

Where: Bicentennial Park:

Time: recurring daily

Admission: Free

June 8th:

Buckeye Country Superfest 2019

Where: Ohio Stadium

Time: 3 p.m.

Admission: $50+

June 14th:

Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival and Parade

When: June 14-16

Where: Bicentennial Park

Time: Recurring daily

Admission: Free

Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival

When: June 14-16

Where: 127 Mill Street, Gahanna, Ohio

Admission: $10 on Friday and Saturday, and $7 on admission. Children ages 4-11 is $5 each day. Children under 4 and members of the military with military ID are admitted for free.

Grove City Wine and Arts Festival

When: June 14-15

Where: Broadway and Columbus Street Intersection in Grove City.

Time: From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on June 14 and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on June 15.

Admission: Free

June 21:

Columbus Food and Wine Festival

When: June 21 - 22

Where: Battelle Riverfront Park

Time: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Admission: Free

20th Annual Easton Art Affair

When: June 21 - 23

Where: Easton Town Center

Time: June 21: 4 pm - 9pm; June 22: 11 am - 9 pm; June 23: 11 am - 5pm

Admission: Free

June 22:

Ohio Wings and Beer Festival

Where: Ohio Expo Center and State Fair

Time: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission: $25 - $55

June 28:


When: June 28 - 30

Where: Goodale Park

Time: Recurring daily

Admission: Free

July 19th:

Columbus Jazz & Rib Festival

When: June 19-21

Where: Scioto Mile

Time: Recurring daily

Admission: Free

July 24th:

Ohio State Fair

When: July 24-Aug 4

Where: Ohio Expo Center & State Fair

Time: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Admission: $10