Navigator Weekender: The 13 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including Franklin County Fair, Jazz & Ribs Fest, Cultural Fusion Festival

Hey Columbus! Welcome to the weekend. I hope you had a super productive week and are ready to relax. Summer in Columbus means constant festivals, so take your pick of the litter and get out this weekend! Here are the 13 best things to do around town this weekend.


Mostly sunny with a high of 95F.

FESTIVALS: Franklin County Fair 🎡

When: 7/13-7/20
Where: Franklin County Fairgrounds

EXPO: BIA Parade of Homes 🏠

When: 7/13-7/28
Where: Evans Farm

CONCERTS: Movies & Maracas 🎻

When: 7/19 at 7 p.m.
Where: Columbus Commons

GARDEN: MidOhio Restore Flower sale 🌻

When: 7/19-7/20
Where: ReStore West

FOOD: Night Market at North Market 🍽️

When: 7/19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: North Market


Mostly sunny with a high of 95F.

FESTIVAL: Jazz & Ribs Fest 🎷

When: 7/19-7/21
Where: Bicentennial Park and Genoa Park

CONCERTS: The Spinners 🎤

When: 7/20 at 8 p.m.
Where: Columbus Commons

FESTIVALS: Cultural Fusian Festival 🎉

When: 7/20 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Helsel Park

SPORTS: Columbus Crew vs. Montreal Impact

When: 7/20 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: MAPFRE Stadium

SCIENCE: 50th Anniversary Moon Landing Celebration 🚀

When: 7/20 from 6:30 to 11 p.m.
Where: Ohio History Center


High of 90F with thunderstorms likely.

GARDEN: Columbus Bonsai Show and Sale 🌳

When: 7/20-7/21 at 10 a.m.
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory

CONCERTS: Michael Buble 🎤

When: 7/21 at 8 p.m.
Where: Schottenstein Center

LGBT: Drag Cookies & Candles 🍪

When: 7/21 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: The Candle Lab

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