Navigator Weekly Planner: The 12 Best Things To Do This Week Including BYOB Holiday Tours, Drag Bingo, And Festivus

Hey, Columbus. Are you getting into the holiday spirit? Keep the party going with lots of lights and holiday shows this week.

What are you waiting for? You’ve got plans to make.

Monday, December 9

Columbus Wildlights

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium | 12/9-1/5 | $14
Celebrate the Christmas spirit with the magical light display at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

BYOB Holiday Cruise & Lights Tour

North High Brewing | 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. | $65
Short North Trolley Co. is proud to bring you our 2nd Annual BYOB Holiday Cruise & Lights Tour. The BYOB Holiday Cruise & Lights Tour starts and ends in the Short North Arts District of Columbus.

Tuesday, Decemeber 10

Drag Bingo Benefitting Kaleidoscope Youth Center

Slammers | 7 p.m. | $5
Bring $5 to Slammers for holiday Drag Bingo hosted by Ava Aurora Foxx! All the proceeds benefit Kaleidoscope Youth Center.

Wednesday, December 11

Holiday Beer Sampling for Singles

Second Date Social | 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. | $15
Join Second Date Social for the best holiday beers in Columbus and some light appetizers while you mingle. Tickets are $15.

B. Simone

Columbus Funny Bone Comedy Club | 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. | $30
Braelyn Greenfield, better known as B.Simone, hails from Dallas, Texas and spent the majority of her adult life in the south. Simone is cast member on the MTV hit tv show Wild N’ Out.

CD102.5’s Independent Playground Presents The Dirty Nil

The Basement | 7 p.m. | $12
The Dirty Nil is an energetic alternative band and their ready to rock out in the Basement this Wednesday. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door.

Thursday, Decemeber 12

The Concert for Us: Harmony Project

Nationwide Arena | 7:15 p.m. | Start at $10
For the third year, Harmony Project presents The Concert for US at Nationwide Arena, featuring 1,000 voices, the 30-piece Harmony Band and Orchestra, and guest performers from TransitArts and We Amplify Voices.

COSI After Dark: Toys

COSI | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. | $20
Grab your friends and start your weekend early with COSI After Dark, an evening event series exclusively for adults over 21+. The theme this time is toys! Embrace your inner child.

Saturday Night Fever

Garden Theatre | 8 p.m. | $30
The classic Saturday Night Fever plays at the Garden Theatre until December 29. This is definitely not a show you’ll want to miss at the Short North Stage.

Friday, Decemeber 13


400 West Rich | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. | Free
Shop a diverse collection of handcrafted goods for friends and family this weekend at 400 West Rich for their annual Festivus holiday arts fair.

The Nutcracker

Ohio Theatre | 7:30 p.m. | Start at $52
BalletMet presents their annual production of The Nutcracker. A holiday season isn’t complete without The Nutcracker.


Downtown Columbus | All Day | Free
This is the gahtering of all Santa’s everywhere! SantaCon celebrates the child in all of us.

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