Fun Events & Family Activities in Columbus, Ohio this September

Fall in Columbus, Ohio has so much to offer. With a crisp in the air, leaves beginning to change to vibrant reds, yellows, and oranges, and plenty of festivals nearly every weekend in September, it is no wonder so many drivers from Westerville, Upper Arlington, and the Gahanna area flock to Columbus or the surrounding areas during this magical season!

Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival | September 1st-3rd, 2018

This annual Labor Day festival started in 1920 and has become Canal Winchester’s largest and longest running event. This local tradition attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year and is an absolute must if you are in the Columbus area this Labor Day!

The festival offers plenty of activities sure to entertain adults and kids alike, including:

- Live Music

- Car Show

- Rides

- Games

- Foods / Drinks

- Parade

- Quilt Show

- Sunday Ice Cream Social

- Canal Boat Races

Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival | September 3, 2018

Hosted by the City of Upper Arlington, this Labor Day Festival draws over 25,000 people each year. Located in Northam Park, the one-day Festival showcases the works of local, regional, and national artists working in a variety of media. Festivities include an entertainment stage with local performers, an arts and crafts activities area for kids and adults, and a variety of refreshment booths. Head out to Upper Arlington for a day of family fun celebrating the arts!

Catch an Ohio State Buckeyes Football Game at the Start of Football Season

With Football season gearing up for the Fall, it’s time to get your tickets to Ohio Stadium to watch the Buckeyes play with the good company of family and friends. Enjoy a game amongst thousands of loyal fans on the fourth-largest football facility in the country that was Named the Best Place to Watch a Big Ten Football Game by Athlon Sports.

September is an excellent time to make it to a game or two thanks to milder weather! Make sure you have a car or truck ready to tailgate and haul your group to and from the game. See our inventory of vehicles with spacious truck beds, power tailgates or rear-facing tailgate seats, in-car wireless internet, power outlets and USB ports, satellite radio, and more features perfect for an afternoon tailgate!

Columbus Oktoberfest | September 7th-9th, 2018

Oktoberfest in Columbus is the perfect celebration to say goodbye to summer and welcome the beginning of fall with authentic German food, beer, lively music, games, and entertainment. This long-running annual festival will feature two entertainment halls, an arts and crafts area, a children’s area, COSI on Wheels, polka contests, cream puff eating contest, and a display of the Columbus Historical Society. Bring your entire family out for a weekend of merriment!

Fallapalooza | September 22nd-23rd, 2018

Hoover Gardens and Gift Center hosts a weekend-long celebration every fall harvest with celebrations for the entire family! Enjoy incredible sales, a haunted maze, bounce houses, pumpkin painting, cotton candy, and more excitement! The event is free, but those hoping to join in the pumpkin painting festivities will need to bring $2.

September is also a great time to shop for a new or used Subaru, Volkswagen, Porche, Audi, or Jaguar at our Columbus dealership. Drivers from the Westerville, Upper Arlington, and Gahanna areas headed into the city for one of these various events should stop by our convenient location to browse our inventory and take a test drive! With our extensive selection of luxury and affordable cars from a variety of top manufacturers, you are sure to find the perfect fit for your budget and lifestyle!


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