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A Columbus Festival for Every Summer Weekend

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Columbus has a great festival in store for you every single weekend this summer. So pick your favorite weekend and take that trip – no excuses.

June 27-28: ComFest, Goodale Park/Victorian Village

A celebration of peace, togetherness and live local music. Tips here.

June 28: German Village Haus und Garten Tour, German Village

Explore this historic and vibrant neighborhoods best architecture.

July 3: Red, White and Boom! Downtown, Arena District

The Midwest’s largest display of Independence Day fireworks. Tips here.

July 4: Doo Dah Parade, Short North

An irreverent, anything-goes parade that you can join if the mood strikes.

July 11: 4th and 4th Fest, Italian Village

Live music, pop-up pinball and more at trendy Seventh Son Brewing Co. on the corner of 4th St. and 4th Ave.

July 17-19: Jazz and Rib Fest, Arena District

Hot ribs, cool jazz on Columbus’ riverfront.

July 29-Aug. 9: Ohio State Fair, Ohio Expo Center

From traditional ag to trendy national performer and anything you can think of fried and on a stick. Tips here.

July 31-Aug. 2: Dublin Irish Festival, Dublin

Put on your finest green gear, dance a jig and sample Irish beer and whiskey. Tips here.

Aug. 8-9: Festival Latino, Downtown

Enjoy authentic foods, live music and dancing at this free festival celebrating Hispanic/Latino heritage.

Aug. 14-16: Columbus Food Truck Festival, Columbus Commons/Downtown

More than 70 of Columbus’ noteworthy food trucks, live music, crafters and more!

Aug. 22: India Festival, Ohio Expo Center

A celebration of the food, culture and art of India.

Aug. 28-29: Urban Scrawl, Franklinton

Watch artists create while dining on tasty food and listening to great local sounds

Sept. 4-7: Columbus Greek Festival, Short North

Souvlaki, ouzo, dancing, folk songs and much more at Columbus’ gorgeous Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Tips here.

Sept. 5-6: Fashion Meets Music Festival, Arena District

St. Vincent, Young the Giant and Ludacris headline this celebration of music and fashion.

Sept. 11-13: Hot Times Community Arts & Music Festival, Olde Towne East

An east-side celebration of art and music, featuring some of Columbus’ finest artists.

Sept. 19-20: Independents Day, Franklinton

An all-local, all-independent extravaganza of food, music, art and startups.

Republished with permission from Experience Columbus.