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Your Guide To The Best Central Ohio Summer Festivals

Summer is in full swing around here.

This is the best time of year to get out and enjoy many of the wonderful festivals that we have here in Central Ohio. From now until the fall, this city and the surrounding communities are packed to the brim with fun and exciting fests.

From food-based festivals to Labor Day celebrations to a multitude of wine and beer fests, you could spend each weekend from now until the end of summer at a different event.


ComFest 2023
June 23-25 | Goodale Park | Free

Heart of Grove City Food Truck Festival & Shop Hop
June 23 | Grove City Town Center | Free


Red, White, and Boom via Facebook

Red, White, & Boom!
July 1 | Downtown Columbus | Free

40th Annual Doo Dah Parade + Music Fest!
July 4 | Goodale Park | Free

Picktown Palooza
July 13-15 | Pickerington, OH | $5 for single day passes, $10 for weekend passes

Jazz and Rib Fest
July 21-23 | Scioto Mile | Free

Whitehall Food Truck and Fun Festival
July 29 | Whitehall, OH | Free

Lancaster Festival
July 20-29 | Lancaster, OH | Ticket prices vary Click here for pricing.


via Facebook

Dublin Irish Festival
August 4-6 | Coffman Park | $15

Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival
August 10-12 | Reynoldsburg, OH | Free

Columbus Summer Beerfest
August 12 | Kemba Live | Tickets start at $50

All Ohio Balloon Fest
August 11-13 | Marysville, OH | Ticket prices vary

via Facebook

Festival Latino
August 12-13 | Genoa Park | Free

Columbus Food Truck Festival 
August 19-20 | Franklin County Fairgrounds | Free

Lancaster BrewFest
August 19 | Lancaster, OH | Tickets start at $40

WAG! Fest
August 26 | Prairie Oaks Metro Park | Free

WonderBus Music and Arts Festival
August 25-27 | The Lawn at CAS | Prices vary, payment plans available

Breakaway Music Festival
August 25-26 | Historic Crew Stadium | Tickets prices vary


via Facebook

Sweet Corn Festival
August 30- September 1 | Millersport, OH | Free

Greek Festival
September 1-4 | Goodale & High | $5

Obetz Zucchinifest
September 1-4 | Fortress Obetz | Free

Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival
September 4 | Northam Park | Free

Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival
September 2-4 | Downtown Canal Winchester | Free