Things to Do with Kids in Columbus, OH

  • TripBuzz found 130 things to do with kids in or near Columbus, Ohio, including 109 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hilliard, Westerville, Dublin and Grove City.
  • From Ohio Stadium to Nationwide Arena, the Columbus area offers 65 different types of family activities, including: Sports Stadiums (Professional), Parks, Neighborhoods and Family Fun Center.
  • Columbus is the capital of Ohio, the largest city in the state, and the fifteenth largest city in the U.S. with a population of over 822,000 people. With so many people, there is always something to do in the city including the Ohio State Fair, the Columbus Arts Festival, some of the largest gay pride parades in the Midwest, and ComFest.
  • TripBuzz found 130 things to do with kids in or near Columbus, Ohio, including 109 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hilliard, Westerville, Dublin and Grove City.
  • From Ohio Stadium to Nationwide Arena, the Columbus area offers 65 different types of family activities, including: Sports Stadiums (Professional), Parks, Neighborhoods and Family Fun Center.
  • Columbus is the capital of Ohio, the largest city in the state, and the fifteenth largest city in the U.S. with a population of over 822,000 people. With so many people, there is always something to do in the city including the Ohio State Fair, the Columbus Arts Festival, some of the largest gay pride parades in the Midwest, and ComFest.
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Bottles & Brushes Ohio 7354 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, OH MoreLess Info
Painting instructors give you step-by-step instructions to create your own work of art, with drinks available to fuel your creativity
3.2 Miles
92% 687 votes
Sports Stadiums (Professional) 410 Woody Hayes Dr., Columbus, OH MoreLess Info
Home of the State Buckeyes, the Ohio Stadium was opened in 1922 and, over the time, it was upgraded until it reached a maximum seating capacity of 102,329. It is the largest stadium in the state, and besides the football games it has hosted bands like Pink Floyd and Genesis.
0.7 Miles
88% 411 votes
Sports Stadiums (Professional) 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215 MoreLess Info
Opened in 2000, the Nationwide Arena is the home of the Columbus Blue Jackets and hosts the Arnold Classic, a sports and fitness event hosted by the Governor himself. Public events can be organized in here.
2.8 Miles
87% 184 votes
Soccer Field 17th Ave, Columbus, OH MoreLess Info
The Columbus Crew Stadium is the home of the MLS soccer team, which won the 2008 MLS Cup. The site also hosts concerts and other special events, including American football, lacrosse, and rugby.
3.6 Miles
90% 96 votes
Sports Stadiums (Professional) 555 Borror Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 MoreLess Info
Roughly one million people visit The Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center every year. Both men's and women's basketball along with men's hockey are played at the arena during their respective seasons.
12.3 Miles
61% 153 votes
Family Fun Center 8350 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240 MoreLess Info
With indoor and outdoor attractions, Magic Mountain is an entertainment center for all ages, and includes bumper boats, mini golf, go-karts, arcade games and batting cages, and the KidsGym Playland for younger visitors..
6.8 Miles
39% 212 votes
Water Parks 4560 Hilton Corporate Drive, Columbus, OH 43232 MoreLess Info
Fort Rapids Indoor Water Park is the largest indoor water park in Ohio. The park offers a Kiddie Korral for the smallest members of the family, a 40-foot tall interactive water play structure, five basketball hoops, and raft floats, along with an adult's only hot tub.
0.9 Miles
95% 368 votes
Sports Facilities/Fields 330 Huntington Park Lane, Columbus, OH 43215 MoreLess Info
The home of the Columbus Clippers, the Huntington Park was constructed in 2009 amd features a bar with patios, a picnic terrace, and a pavilion.
4.5 Miles
92% 92 votes
Movie Theaters 3055 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, OH 43202 MoreLess Info
A single-screen movie theater, Studio 35 Cinema & Drafthouse displays first-run films along with a selection of older movies. It also hosts special events and offers a menu with pizza, salads, subs and a variety of beer types.
2.7 Miles
81% 359 votes
National & State Parks 717 E 17th Ave, Columbus, OH 43211 MoreLess Info
Home of one of the largest state fairs in the United States, the Ohio State Fairgrounds hosts a yearly event that features concerts and other live music offerings. Additionally, guests of this site are also able to enjoy rides in Kiddieland.
3.1 Miles
88% 196 votes
History Museums 800 E. 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211 MoreLess Info
Combining a museum, archive, library, and historic preservation office, the Ohio Historical Center thoroughly explores and documents the history, natural past, and archaeological heritage of the state. The center also acts as the home of the Ohio Historical Society.
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