Navigator Weekender: The 14 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including The Food Truck Festival, CrestFest and Wonderbus

Hey Columbus! Hope you all had a good back to school week. It’s been a busy week in my house as I prepare to head back to college but I’ve been soaking up all my Columbus favorites before I take off.

I’m so sad I’m missing the food truck festival so someone better eat a taco in my honor! Here are 14 of the best things to do this weekend.


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THEATRE: Nunsense A-Men 🎭

When: 8/15-8/18
Where: Shorth North Stage

FOOD: North Market Night Market 🍽️

When: 8/16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: The North Market

FESTIVAL: Columbus Food Truck Festival 🍽️

When: 8/16 & 8/17
Where: Bicentennial & Genoa Parks

FAMILY: Safari Pet Expo 🦁

When: 8/16-8/18
Where: Ohio Expo Center

THEATRE: Alice in Wonderland Jr. 🎭

When: 8/16-8/25
Where: Shedd Theatre


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FESTIVAL: CrestFest 🎉

When: 8/17 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: South Clintonville

FESTIVAL: The Ohio EggFest 🍽️

When: 8/17
Where: Grandview Yard Giant Eagle Market District

SPORTS: Columbus Crew vs. Toronto FC

When: 8/17 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: MAPFRE Stadium

FESTIVAL: Weinland Park Festival 🎉

When: 8/17 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Weinland Park

FAMILY: WagFest 🐶

When: 8/17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Prairie Oaks Metro park

SHOPPING: 614 Reduction Sale 🛍️

When: 8/17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Edgework Creative

FESTIVAL: Sunbury Sizzle & Sounds Festival 🎵

When: 8/17 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Sunbury Square


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FESTIVAL: Wonderbus Music & Arts Festival 🎵

When: 8/17-8/18
Where: The Lawn at CAS

COMMUNITY: Short North Sunday Bazaare 🛍️

When: 8/18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Short North

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