There are tons of exciting events and things to do in downtown Columbus’ Arena District. From sporting events and concerts at Nationwide Arena to community gatherings and family-friendly festivals, each week welcomes a wide variety of experiences.
With so much going on in the Arena District, deciding what to do and where to go can lead to information overload. To help you narrow down your choices, we’re offering the inside scoop on the top upcoming events in downtown Columbus each week.
Here is your Columbus Arena District Digest for the week of October 8, 2018:
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Colorado Avalanche
Tuesday, October 9 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM
Get ready, hockey fans! The Blue Jackets will continue a strong start to the 2018 season tonight with a game against the Colorado Avalanche. Gather some friends, grab a drink in the Arena District and head over to Nationwide Arena to experience this exciting matchup live.
SOFI TUKKER at A&R Music Bar
Thursday, October 11 | A&R Music Bar | 7 PM
Dance the night away this Thursday at A&R Music Bar! SOFI TUKKER, the New York-based pop duo, will be treating downtown Columbus to their collection of commercial smash hits–including ‘Best Friend’, ‘Drinkee’ and ‘That’s It (I’m Crazy)’.
Farmer’s Market on the Plaza
Thursday, October 11 | Nationwide Arena | 11 AM – 1:30 PM
Getting your hands on fall goodies is easier than you think! Visit Battelle plaza in front of Nationwide Arena this Thursday for the Nationwide-Pearl Alley Growers’ Association Farmers Market! This free weekly event brings delicious fruit, vegetables, honey and more to the plaza–all fresh and locally produced. Make sure you come to the market soon as October is the final market month of the season!
Mo Lowda & The Humble at A&R Music Bar
Friday, October 12 | A&R Music Bar | 7 PM
Known for their progressive lyrics, rich tones and energetic stage performances, Mo Lowda & The Humble are a band you have to experience live to fully appreciate. You’ll get the chance this Friday at A&R Music Bar, when the Philadelphia-based alt-rock trio treats their Columbus fans to a special night of melodic rhythm.
Dark Star Orchestra
Saturday, October 13 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 7 PM
Columbus Deadheads unite! This Saturday, Chicago-based tribute band Dark Star Orchestra will be continuing their Grateful Dead concert experience at EXPRESS LIVE!’s indoor stage. The performance will present the Grateful Dead’s complete original set list, song by song, while mixing in their own unique vibe.
Owl City: Cinematic Tour w/ Matthew Thiessen & The Earthquakes
Sunday, October 14 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6 PM
After gaining popularity in 2009 for his six-time platinum single, ‘Fireflies’, Owl City (aka Adam Young) has continued making dream-pop hits. This Sunday, Owl City will join Canadian rock band Matthew Thiessen & The Earthquakes at EXPRESS LIVE! for an unforgettable performance.
Arena District Apartment of the Week
Flats on Vine | Sonoma Floor Plan
If you’re looking to make the move to downtown Columbus, then Flats on Vine is the perfect apartment building! Located within walking distance to the Arena District and featuring a number of luxurious amenities, you’ll love living here.
Flats on Vine’s Sonoma floor plan is great for people who want to live alone. At approximately 751 square feet, this spacious 1 bed, 1 bath corner apartment features a walk-in closet, floor-to-ceiling window option, large private balcony with incredible city views and much more.
Schedule a tour of Flats on Vine’s Sonoma unit today!
Contest of the Week
HighBall Halloween 2018 | Short North Arts District | October 26-27
Want to win tickets to one of the country’s most elaborate Halloween costume parties? Head over to the Arena District Living Facebook page for a chance to attend HighBall Halloween 2018 in downtown Columbus!