June 11th is the last day to hit up the Columbus Arts Festival. Grab your family and your sunscreen and head down to the Riverfront to check out some of the best art in the city. Sunday’s hours are from 10a-5p. See below to get a jump-start on what to do while there.
Get framed at the Arts Festival
Check out our giant picture frame just north of the intersection of the Rich Street bridge and Washington Boulevard. Make Festival memories with Columbus’ beautiful cityscape in the background.
Enjoy the Festival from the Scioto River by kayak or canoe. Join the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) in celebrating our region’s water resources along the Scioto River. Riverfest will take place on Saturday, June 10 from noon – 6 p.m. and Sunday, June 11 from noon–4 p.m. Some walk-up appointments available. Make advance reservations here!
Meet the Art Shark!
Because he is awesome! You’ll find him at the Art Makes Columbus Activity Village presented by Huntington (June 10, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and June 11, 11:30-12:30 p.m.) and around the Bicentennial Park fountain (June 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; June 10, 3-5 p.m.; June 11, 2-3:30 p.m.)
Hands on Art Activities
Fun and engaging hands on arts and crafts activities for the entire family. Volunteers from local organizations will be on hand to keep your family busy with creative fun from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. each day of the Festival.
An absolute MUST for kids on Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Children ages 12 and younger are invited to experience our unique kid-sized gallery—located near the Hands On Art Activities—with artwork donated by exhibiting artists. Each piece is priced at $5 and under.
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