Navigator Weekender: The 16 Best Things To Do This Weekend Including Circleville Pumpkin Show, Day of the Dead, And Celine Dion

Are you as excited for the weekend as I am? This weekend is full of fall things to do so don’t wait to get planning.

Here are 16 awesome things happening around the city this weekend.


Mostly sunny with a high of 61F.

FOOD: Night Market at North Market 🍽️

When: 10/18 fro 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: North Market

HOLIDAY: Pumpkin Nights at Franklin Park Conservatory 🎃

When: 10/17-10/19
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory

THEATRE: The Rocky Horror Show 🎭

When: 10/17-10/20
Where: Short North Stage

FAMILY: Circleville Pumpkin Show 🎃

When: 10/17-10/19
Where: Circleville, East Franklin St.

EXPO: Wizard World Comic Con 🧙‍♂️

When: 10/18-10/20
Where: Columbus Convention Center


Mostly sunny with a high of 69F.

SPORTS: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New York Islanders 🏒

When: 10/19 at 7 p.m.
Where: Nationwide Arena

FESTIVALS: Columbus Hard Cider & Doughnut Festival 🍩

When: 10/19 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Bar Louie on Park St.

HOLIDAY: Day of the Dead Celebration 💀

When: 10/19 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Greenlawn Cemetary

THEATRE: West Side Story 🎭

When: 10/17-10/20
Where: Short North Stage

ENVIRONMENTAL: Community Tree Giveaway 🌳

When: 10/19 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: 442 S. Terrace Ave.


Showers likely in the morning with a high of 71F.

RACE: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon

When: 10/20 at 7:30 a.m.
Where: Downtown Columbus, Start and finish at North Bank Park

HOLIDAY: Halloween Pet Parade and Fall Festival 🐶

When: 10/20 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Easton Town Center

CONCERTS: Celine Dion 🎤

When: 10/20 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schottenstein Center

HOLIDAY: Spook Out Movie Magic: Hocus Pocus 🧙‍♂️

When: 10/20 at 3 p.m.
Where: Ohio Theatre

AUTHOR: David Sedaris📚

When: 10/20 at 3 p.m.
Where: Palace Theatre

HOLIDAY: Mums & Mummies 💐

When: 10/20 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Westgate Park Shelterhouse

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