It’s officially summer! The days are longer, and it’s the perfect time to enjoy a summer concert or movie.

Check out our collection of 2016 Central OH summer events below. Browse by area to find things to do in your community. We’ve included everything from fun runs to TEDx, so you’re sure to find summer fun!

Westerville OH Summer Events

Family Concert Series
An ongoing event
June 22: Westerville Concert Band
June 29: Family Zumba Fun
July 6: The Great Randini (Magic)
July 13: Matt Jergens (Juggler)
July 20: Endless Recess (Kids Music)
July 27: No Strings Attached (Puppets by Alcott Teachers)
Aug 3: Storytelling with Candace
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Relay For Life Of Westerville
Westerville North High School
June 25-26 3pm-9am

Westerville Parade & Fireworks
July 4th
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2016 Westerville Music & Arts Festival
Friday July 8: Uptown Westerville
July 9-10: Heritage Park, Westerville

Highlands Park Aquatics Center
245 S. Spring Rd Westerville OH
7/16/2016 12-8pm

25th Annual WesterFlora Garden Tour
July 17, 2016 1-7pm
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Golf Outing 2016
July 25
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Women’s Self Defense Class
64 E. Walnut St. Westerville OH
July 30, 2016
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Community Line Dance
Westerville Community Center
350 N. Cleveland Ave. Westerville OH
8/19/2016 7-9pm
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Highlands Park Aquatic Center
245 S. Spring Rd Westerville OH
Sunday 8/28/16 10am
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection
350 Park Meadow Rd Westerville OH
Saturday 9/10/16 8am-2pm

Cops & Kids Day
Westerville Sports Complex
325 N. Cleveland Ave Westerville OH
9/11/16 12-4pm

Lewis Center OH Summer Events

Triathlon For Hope
Alum Creek State Park
Lewis Center Road Lewis Center, OH
June 25 7-9:15am
Details & Registration:

Central OH Multisport Festival
Alum Creek State Park
Lewis Center Road, Lewis Center, OH
June 26 7:30am-9pm
Details & Registration:

Olentangy Summer Bash
Olentangy Braves Stadium
675 Lewis Center Road, Lewis Center, OH
July 2, 1016
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Dublin OH Summer Events

City of Dublin Independance Day Celebration
July 4, 2016
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Dublin Irish Festival
August 5-7, 2016
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Columbus OH Summer Events

JAZZOO Concert Series
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
7/15, 7/22, 8/5, 8/12 8-10pm
Learn More:

Ross Tri Fit Challenge Triathlon & Duathlon
Antrim Park
5800 Olentangy River Rd Columbus, OH
July 24th
Event Details:

Pelotonia 2016
351 W. Nationwide Blvd Columbus OH

2016 U.S. Senior Open Championship
Scioty Country Club
2196 Riverside Dr. Columbus OH
August 8-14, 2016

Columbus Food Truck Fest
August 12-13th
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Craft Brew At The Zoo
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
August 26 6-11pm

Clunger Beats 5000 5K
Ohio State University
August 28 10am-12pm

Steps For Sarcoma 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Walk
September 18 8:30am-11am

Powell OH Summer Events

Powell Festival
Village Green, Powell OH
June 24 2016

Powell Sertoma Cruise In & Pig Out
August 14, 2016

Delaware OH Summer Events

July 4th Beach Party
Alum Creek State Park
July 1-4

Dave Staley Adult & Youth Triathlon
Mingo Park
500 E. Lincoln Ave Delaware OH
July 9, 2016 7am-11am

MingoMan Triathlon & Duathlon
Delaware State Park
5202 US HWY 23 N Delaware, OH
July 10 7:30am-9am

Alum Creek Car Show
August 13, 2016

Labor Day Campout
Alum Creek State Park
Sept 3, 2016

All Horse Parade
Fairgrounds, Delaware, OH
Sept 11, 2016 3pm

Delaware County Fair
Sept 17-24 2016

Upper Arlington OH Summer Events

Music In The Parks
Amelita Mirolo Barn in Sunny 95 Park
4395 Carriage Hill Ln Upper Arlington OH
Thursdays 7-8:30pm FREE

Movie In The Park
Thompson Park
South Shelter off of McCoy Rd Upper Arlington OH
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Fourth Of July
Parade, Party, Fireworks in U.A.
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Summer Celebration 2016
Thompson Park
4250 Woodbridge Upper Arlington OH
July 21, 2016 6-9pm
See Details:;id=1342

OSU Ross Heart Hospital’s Trifit Challenge Triathlon
Starting at Antrim Park
July 24, 2016 6:30-11am
Get Race Details:;id=2309

Tri-Village Chamber Partnership: Taste of UA
Northam Park
2070 Northam Rd Upper Arlington OH
August 4, 2016 3:30-8:30pm;id=1343

Golden Bear Bash
Tremont Center
September 4, 2016 6:30-11pm

Labor Neighbor Day
Monday, Sept 5 2016
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Upper Arilington Labor Day Arts Festival
2070 Northam Rd Upper Arlington OH
Sept 5 2016

Nationwide Children’s Championship
Ohio State University Golf Club
3605 Tremont Rd in Upper Arlington
September 19-25, 2016

Hilliard OH Summer Events

All Ohio Reptile Show
Franklin County Fairgrounds
4100 Columbia St. Hilliard OH
6/26, 8/20, 9/17 9am-3pm

Hilliard Ohio Historical Village
Weaver Park, Downtown Old Hilliard
Open Sundays through Aug 29 from 1-4pm
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Tuesdays in Old Hilliard
Free Live Music by Local Bands, Bring your blanket, chair and dinner
Pavilion, corner of Norwich and Columbia Streets
Tuesdays 6/14-8/16 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Food Truck Thursdays!
Hilliard’s Station Park
Thursdays through Sept 1 from 11-1

Motivation At The Station
Hilliard’s Station Park
4021 Main St Hilliard OH
FREE Saturday Morning Yoga through Aug 6th Starting at 8am
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Celebration At The Station
Hilliards Station Park
Summer Concert Series Through Aug 4th
Concerts begin at 6pm
See info:

Flicks On The Bricks
Hilliard’s Station Park
Summer Movies
6/24 & 7/29
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July 4th Hilliard Parade
Franklin County Fairgrounds
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Party On The Patio
Old Hilliard – Main & Norwich St.
From 6pm-11:30pm
July 9th:
Aug 13th:
Sept 10th:

Franklin County Fair
July 16 – July 23

Cow Town 5K & 10K Run/Walk
Franklin County Fairgrounds
4100 Columbia St Hilliard OH
7/16/2016 6pm-8:15pm

Christmas In July
Hilliard East Pool
4450 Schirtzinger Rd Hilliard OH
July 23 2016 10pm

TEDx Hilliard
Hilliard Bradley Performing Arts Center
2800 Walker Rd Hilliard OH
August 2 2016

Taste Of Hilliard & Business Expo
Makoy Center
5462 Center St Hilliard OH
8/3/2016 4:30-7pm

Bubble Run (Almost Sold Out!)
Franklin County Fairgrounds
4100 Columbia St Hilliard OH
Aug 6 2016
Race details:

Insane Inflatable 5k
Franklin County Fairgrounds
4100 Columbia St Hilliard OH
Aug 13-14 2016
Race details & registration:

Car Show
Ten Pin Alley
5499 Constitution Blvd Hilliard OH
Aug 20, 2016 11am-3pm

Color In Motion 5K
Franklin County Fairgrounds
4100 Columbia St. Hilliard OH
August 27, 2016
Race details & registration:!columbus/xmz8t

Old Hilliardfest
Main & Norwich Hilliard OH
Sept 10, 2016 10am-8pm

9-11 Rememberance
First Responders Park
Main Street @ Center Street Hilliard OH
Sept 11, 2016 7pm-8pm

The Great Inflatable Race
Franklin County Fairgrounds
4100 Columbia St Hilliard OH
Sat Sept 24, 2016 9am-1pm!columbus/krjnu

Worthington OH Summer Events

Worthington Hills Fourth Of July
Friday July 1 – Monday July 4
Find Schedule of Events & Locations:

Galena OH Summer Events

Galena Square
Aug 27, 2016 11am-11pm

Gahanna OH Summer Events

Creekside Live
Creekside Plaza
117 Mill St Gahanna OH
June 24, July 8, July 22, Aug 12, Aug 26
Concert times:

Creekside Hops & Vines Fest
Creekside Park & Plaza
Saturday Sept 10 6:30-10pm
Get Tickets:

New Albany OH Summer Events

Concert On The Commons
NAHS Library Commons
7600 Fodor Rd New Albany OH
Sunday June 26th 7:30pm

Sneakers & Scavengers 2016 – A Family Walk Program
Meet at the Heit Center
150 West Main St. New Albany OH
Sundays through July 31st 4-5pm

New Albany Independence Day 5K
Market Square New Albany
7/4/16 8am
Toddler Crawl, Kid’s Fun Run, Walk/Run

4th of July Parade
Market Square
7/4/16 from 10:30-11:30am

Fireworks! New Albany 4th of July Evening Festival
New Albany High School Green
Green Space
7600 Fodor Rd
New Albany OH
7/4/16 6:30-9:30pm
Find Details:

The Lion King JR
The McCoy Center For The Arts
100 W. Dublin Granville Rd New Alabny OH
July 7-10
Find show times & ticket info:

Taste Of New Albany 2016
Market Square New Albany OH
7/31/16 4:30-8:30pm

Wesley Charity Golf Classic
New Albany Country Club
One Club Lane New Albany OH
Register by 8/1/2016

DogFest Walk ‘N Roll Columbus
Market Square New Albany OH
8/27 9-11:30am

New Albany Walking Classic
200 Market Square New Albany OH
9/11 8am-2pm

New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix
Wexner Residence
4584 Reynoldsburg-New Albany Rd New Albany OH
Sunday 9/25 10am-5pm

Golf For The Arts
New Albany Country Club
One Club Lane New Albany OH
9/26/16 at 11am

Sunbury OH Summer Events

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show Re-enactment
Uptown & JR Smith Park Sunbury OH
June 25th 4pm

Bicentennial Bash
Three days of events in Sunbury

Hot Dog Eating Contest (part of Bicentennial Bash)
Gazebo On The Square in Sunbury
July 2 11:30am-12:30pm

Freedom 5K Walk/Run (part of Bicentennial Bash)
July 4 9am-11am

Movies On The Square
Sunbury Square
Free Summer Movie Series
-Captain America Winter Soldier: July 16 9-11pm
-Rudy: August 20 9-11pm

Sunbury Sizzle & Sounds
Food & Music Festival
At Sunbury Square
August 27 11am-11pm

Find Things To Do In Central OH

Looking for more things to do? Here are some places to check out for regular activities to enjoy:

Columbus Commons

Columbus Zoo

Columbus Museum of Art

Perkins Observatory (Delaware)

Richard M. Ross Art Museum (Delaware)

Alum Creek State Park

Hidden Valley Golf Course (Public)
Oakhaven Golf Club (Public)

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