Navigator Weekender: The 12 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including Blitzmas, The Big Explore, And The Harlem Globetrotters

Hey Columbus! I hope your holidays were fabulous. Now we’re moving into 2019 and there are some great things to do this weekend. Plus, a whole host of ideas for New Years Eve Celebrations. The Big Explore is definitely something to check out. Here are 12 ways to enjoy the last weekend of 2018!


Likely rain in the morning with a high of 59F.

SPORTS: Blue Jackets vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 🏒

When: 12/28 at 7 p.m.
Where: Nationwide Arena

CONCERTS: Blitzmas with Pop Evil, From Ashes To New, Wayland, The Dirty Nil 🎤

When: 12/28 at 6 p.m.
Where: Express Live!

NATURE: Saltpetre Cave Winter Tour 🌎

When: 12/28 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Ohio Division of Natural Areas and Preserves

HOLIDAY: Conservatory Aglow 🎄

When: 12/28 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory

PARTY: Howlin’ 🍸

When: 12/28 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Ace of Cups


Mostly cloudy with a high of 39F.

CONCERTS: Lil Baby 🎤

When: 12/29 at 7 p.m.
Where: Express Live!

COLUMBUS: The Big Explore 🔍

When: 12/29 from 5 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Where: Participating locations around Columbus

FAMILY: LEGO Design Challenge Day at Columbus Musuem of Art 🏗️

When: 12/29 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Columbus Museum of Art

SPORTS: Ohio State Buckeyes Mens’s Basketball vs. High Point Men’s Basketball 🏀

When: 12/29 at 12 p.m.
Where: The Schottenstein Center

LGBT: Kiss My Biscuits Drag Brunch 🍳

When: 12/29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Union Cafe


Mostly sunny with a high of 43F.

SPORTS: The Harlem Globetrotters 🏀

When: 12/30 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Where: The Schottenstein Center

ARTS: Pizzuti Collection Family Day 🖼️

When: 12/30 from 12 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Where: Pizzuti Collection

Still looking for the perfect place to party on New Year’s Eve? We’ve got you covered. 22 Epic New Year’s Eve Celebrations In Columbus


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