June 6-8, 2014 at the riverfront

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Join us at the Riverfront
June 10, 11 & 12 2016!

The 2016 Columbus Arts Festival will take place at the downtown Riverfront on June 10, 11 & 12. 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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Join us at the Second Annual Columbus Arts Festival 5K Run on Saturday Morning June 11, 2016

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The Columbus Arts Festival was once again voted in the top 25 in the country in 2015!

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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There’s So Much to Do at the Columbus Arts Festival

Watch art happen live with Piada Italian Street Painting. Columbus, Ohio —With more than 300 exhibiting artists at the Columbus Arts Festival, there is certainly plenty to see June 12-14, …
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There’s More Than One Way to Get to the Columbus Arts Festival

Columbus, Ohio— Approximately 450,000 people attend the Columbus Arts Fesitval, which has become the city’s “welcome to summer” event. With such large crowds and the road closures to accommodate fine …
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Art Shark at the
Columbus Arts Festival

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