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Embrace The Cold At The First Ever Columbus WinterFest

Want to kick off Winter the right way? This year, Columbusites can attend the first-ever WinterFest.

WinterFest, which will take place Saturday, December 2, is a celebration of giving featuring local and national musical acts, seasonal ales from hometown breweries and favorite dishes from Columbus food trucks. A portion of the food truck and beer sales will be donated to the Mid-Ohio Foodbank.

WinterFest will feature nationally acclaimed DJ and producer, RJD2, who will headline the Bicentennial stage. Doc Robinson and Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons will also perform.

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If it’s grub you’re interested in, local favorites will all be at the festival, including Paddy Wagon, The Cheesy Truck, Tortilla Street Food, Buckeye Donuts, Los Potosinos Mexican Food Truck, Rolling Soul, Pitabilities, and Mixing Bowl Asian Grill.

The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department’s food truck will be selling hand-crafted bowls as part of the Empty Bowls initiative which supports the Mid-Ohio Food Bank.

Now in its 20th year, Empty Bowls has raised more than $235,000 to fight hunger in the community. A portion of the proceeds from WinterFest will also be donated to the Empty Bowls initiative.

WinterFest is presented by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department and made possible through the generous support of CD102.5, The Alternative Station, the Friends of the Cultural Arts Center and Mike Gallicchio.

WinterFest will take place at Bicentennial Park on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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