Around Columbus


Did you know? Greater Columbus welcomes 37.6 million visitors each year, who spend $5.7 billion.

They discover a vibrant arts scene, lively urban neighborhoods and a diverse array of entertainment, sports, dining, nightlife and shopping that keeps them coming back again and again. (

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Easton Town Center


Want to get started on your holiday shopping? Visit the shops and restaurants located at Easton Town Center. With tons of premier retailers and over fifty delicious places to eat, Easton is a great location to get ready for the holidays and spend time with family and friends. At night, experience a holiday carriage ride through the streets of Easton and experience the large display of lights!


Also, Now- December 24th, experience Holiday Easton Entertainers and Photos with Santa!

Holiday hours (beginning 12/10):

Monday-Saturday: 8am-10pm

Sunday: 8am-8pm

(12/24: 8am-6pm, 12/25: Closed)


Twitter: @EastonTownCtr

Instagram: @eastontownctr

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Around Columbus


Did you know? Columbus is Ohio’s largest and fastest-growing city.

Columbus offers a vibrant blend of arts and culture; creative culinary, fashion and music scenes; exciting collegiate and professional sports; and a welcoming spirit. With a burgeoning downtown, lively urban entertainment districts and variety of renowned visitor attractions, it’s a city that invites exploration. (

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Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium


Every year, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium puts on a spectacular lights show featuring millions of LED lights. Wildlights is open from now until January 1, 2017 Sundays through Thursdays 5pm-9pm and Fridays and Saturdays 5pm-10pm (closed December 24th-25th). Enjoy the animated light shows, seasonal treats as well as some animal exhibits. Don’t miss this Columbus holiday tradition! Regular admission rates apply, free to Columbus Zoo and Aquarium members.


Twitter: @ColumbusZoo

Instagram: @columbus_zoo

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Around Columbus


Did you know?

The Columbus Region has one of the highest populations of college students in the U.S.

Columbus is a place where knowledge is revered, encouraged and celebrated. Its youthful, progressive spirit is fueled by one of the largest college student populations in the nation at more than 60 college and university campuses. Leading research and technical institutions also draw the best and brightest minds to the Columbus Region. (

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The Franklin Park Conservatory


The Columbus Region has one of the highest populations of college students in the U.S.

The Franklin Park Conservatory, located just 12 minutes from campus, offers a wide variety of garden collections and art galleries that can be enjoyed indoors. As the weather begins to get colder, experience the beauty and serenity of nature inside the conservatory. Now through January 1, 2017, enjoy the Merry & Bright exhibition featuring 1,900 poinsettias, 3,800 seasonal plantings as well as holiday lights.

Other upcoming events at the conservatory:

Wednesday November 23, 7pm, Yuletide Brass, brass quartet presenting holiday classics.

Friday November 25, 7pm, Voice Quad, costumed carolers performing traditional Victorian carols.

Saturday November 26, 7pm, The Candy Canes, an all-female, a capella trio sing Christmas classics with a modern twist.

All of these events are free with the price of admission. Find more events here.

Instagram: @fpconservatory

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