Top Five

Central Ohio Events

If you're looking for the perfect Central Ohio home, you'll want to know what's happening in the local community. Besides, there's no better way to immerse yourself in an area than through its local events—so here's our top five must-visit events! 

Red, White & BOOM!

Red, White & Boom! has been bringing the Central Ohio community together since 1981, and has since become the largest Independence Day celebration in the Midwest. Each summer at this sparkling event, more than 400,000 people come to Downtown Columbus for Ohio's mind-blowing fireworks display.  

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Dublin Irish Festival 

Celebrate all things Irish right here in the States at the Dublin Irish Festival. During this spirit-filled weekend in Dublin, OH, you'll see green everywhere—at concerts in the south field of Coffman Park, in the downtown streets during the 4-day DubCrawl, and on stage at the Coffman Amphitheater's performances. 

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New Albany Walking Classic 

Want to work out for a good cause? The New Albany Walking Classic is the perfect opportunity to get active and support the New Albany community. This event's 10k course welcomes both walkers and runners, with a competitor division for 250 participants who want to vie for an overall award. 

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Boo at the Zoo 

Stretching throughout the weekends of October, these spooky nights allow you to celebrate Halloween all month long! Make sure to wear your favorite costume and bravest face to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium for this splendidly scary event! 

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Fantasy Lights in Lewis Center 

Visit the Alum Creek State Park Campground for the ultimate holiday light show. Here, you can marvel at the boldly elaborate light show from the comfort and warmth of your own car as you drive through the campground's winding paths—and don't forget to turn on holiday music while you look at the lights! 

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