June 6-8, 2014 at the riverfront

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Join us at the Riverfront
June 12, 13 & 14 2015!

The 2015 Columbus Arts Festival will take place at the downtown Riverfront on June 12, 13 & 14. The Riverfront will be transformed into a stunning outdoor art gallery as the nation’s top artists display their work and attract art enthusiasts from all over the country. In addition to hosting more than 300 nationally acclaimed artists, the Festival will feature fantastic gourmet fare from some of the city’s finest local restaurants, live music, theater, dance,spoken word performance, hands-on art activities and more—there’s something for everyone!

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Neal McCoy


Multi-platinum country recording artist Neal McCoy will perform on Friday night June 12 at the 2015 Columbus Arts Festival. Friends of the Festival members get VIP seating for this and all other ABC 6 Main Stage performances!


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Join us at the inaugural Columbus Arts Festival 5K Run on Saturday Morning June 13

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The Columbus Arts Festival Blog

The 54th Annual Columbus Arts Festival: More Art. More Entertainment. More Food. More Fun.

By Lacey Luce

This won’t be my first Columbus Arts Festival, but this year, from June 12-14, will be my first festival working “behind the scenes” as it were. My job rocks.

In the past I’ve been both  a visitor and a volunteer, and I’ll tell you what I’ve learned…

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Festival Hours:  Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Festival News

International Country Music Star Neal McCoy Performing at the 2015 Columbus Arts Festival

Neal McCoy to perform at Columbus Arts Festival Columbus, Ohio—Multi-platinum country recording artist Neal McCoy will headline the Columbus Arts Festival Friday night, June 12 at 9 p.m at the …
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Columbus Arts Festival Seeks Volunteers to Power Fun-Filled Weekend

Columbus Arts Festival volunteers have the most fun. COLUMBUS, Ohio –The Columbus Arts Festival is looking for energetic, fun-loving individuals to join their corps of volunteers for the 2015 festival …
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The Art of Food at the Columbus Arts Festival

From traditional festival food to the unexpected, the Columbus Arts Festival has it all. Columbus, Ohio — No festival is complete without food. The Columbus Arts Festival, June 12-14 along …
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Art Shark at the
Columbus Arts Festival

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