Holiday Fun In and Around Columbus

A Christmas Carol                  Columbus Civic Center                      3837 Indianola Ave   Christmas-carol

12/10 – 12/18                  $17.50 -$20.00/ticket                    614-447-7529

A Christmas Carol at the Civic Center blends traditional and theatrical elements for an 85-minute ride through one Christmas Eve, when an old, miserly ogre is transformed to kindly mensch. This year’s production stars Stefan Langer as Ebenezer Scrooge.   


Holiday Lights                                    Columbus Commons                         160 S.High St.     

11/28 – 1/02                           5:00pm – 11:00pm Daily                    614-545-4700     columbus commons lights

Stop by after a Downtown dinner to see more than 320,000 LED lights dazzle in the park, and Scioto Mile will also be decked out for the holidays so be sure to walk over and see the sparkling lights along the riverfront.                       




Dickens Dinners                     Ohio History Center & Ohio Village             800 E. 17th Ave.  dickens of christmas

12/9 – 12/17                           $55 – $65/ticket                                             800-686-6124 

Experience an evening in the world of Charles Dickens. Enjoy a holiday feast at the American House Hotel, listen to carols performed by the Ohio Village Singers, and delight in the Dickens of a Christmas festivities throughout Ohio Village until 9pm.



Wildlights                               The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium                   4850 W. Powell Rd.  wildlights at the zoo zoo wildlights

11/18 – 1/01                           Occurring Daily 5 – 10pm                             Tickets Starting at $8

Brighten your holiday season with more than three million twinkling lights, activities for children, Santa Claus and a variety of festive activities for the family.                


Ohio Chinese Lantern Festival          Natural Resources Park at The Ohio State Fair Grounds

11/25 – 1/02                                       $10 – $15                                             717 E. 17th Ave. lantern festival

A 5-week celebration of Chinese culture at the Ohio Expo Center. Get ready to experience Columbus in a whole new light with exquisite silk lanterns, traditional performances, and amazing food!


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