Navigator Weekender: The 17 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including Ohio Balloon Fest, Frontstage Fest, And Festival Latino

Well Columbus, it’s my last weekend here before I head back to Toronto for school.

This has been a great summer and I’m so thankful I have this amazing city to come home to.

I know I need to make this last weekend count, so I’m super excited about all of the great things going on. Will I see you at Festival Latino? You’ll find me wherever there are tacos. Here are the 17 best things to do this weekend!


Sunny with a high of 83F.

FESTIVALS: Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival 🍅

When: 8/8-8/10
Where: Huber Park

FESTIVALS: Ohio Balloon Fest 🎈

When: 8/8-8/10
Where: Union County Airport

THEATRE: Bring It On: The Musical 🎭

When: 8/8-8/10
Where: Eastmoor Academy High School

FAMILY: Touch a Truck 🏗️

When: 8/9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Franklin County Engineer’s Office

Strong>ART: Columbus Visuals Art Show🎨

When: 8/9 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 400 W. Rich


Mostly sunny with a high of 84F.

SPORTS: Columbus Crew vs. FC Cincinnati

When: 8/10 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: MAPFRE Stadium

FESTIVALS: Columbus Fiery Foods Festival 🔥

When: 8/10 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Columbus Commons

LGBT: Nina West’s Birthday Bash 🎉

When: 8/10 at 10 p.m.
Where: Axis

EXPO: Mid-Ohio Indie Author Book Expo 📚

When: 8/10 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Vaughn Hairston YMCA

FESTIVALS: Grove City EcoFest 🌳

When: 8/10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Grove City Town Center Park Street & Arbutus Avenue

FILM: Shock-O-Rama 🎥

When: 8/10 at 10 p.m.
Where: Drexel Theatre

FAMILY: Supehero Day at Easton Town Center 🦸

When: 8/10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Easton Town Center

FESTIVALS: Frontstage Fest 🎉

When: 8/10 from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: 1036 South Front St.

FESTIVALS: North Market Farmer’s Festival 🌱

When: 8/10 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: North Market


Partly cloudy with a high of 86F.

FESTIVALS: Festival Latino 🎉

When: 8/10-8/11
Where: Bicentennial and Genoa Parks

FAMILY: Sunday Funday in German Village 🛍️

When: 8/11 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: German Village

CONCERTS: Summer Music Series 🎵

When: 8/11 at 8 p.m.
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory

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