30+ of The Best Things Happening In May in Central Ohio

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Written by Step Out Columbus

Published on April 17, 2024
Photo courtesy of Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey on Facebook

April showers are bringing May flowers and plenty of awesome events to Central Ohio.

We went through and hand-picked only the most fun, interesting, and worthwhile events so you can fill up your calendar for the entire month. With festivals, the biggest names in music, circuses, and so much more, there is zero doubt that you’ll find something that truly tickles your fancy.

Without any further ado, here are the top 30+ events happening this May!

Comedy Events

Steve Hofstetter

Thu, May 23 • 6:45 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $37

Funny Bone Comedy Club and Restaurant • 145 Easton Town Center Columbus, 43219

Central

Ticket Policy: The Funny Bone has a full bar and a dinner menu that is available in our cafe and through your server when you are seated in the showroom! Seating ...

Live Music

Mozart’s Mass in C minor

Fri, May 24 - Sat, May 25 • 6:30 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $30.50

Ohio Theatre • 39 E State St Columbus, 43215

Central

Mozart’s Mass in C minor Rossen Milanov, conductor Aubry Ballarò, soprano Katrina Thurman, soprano David Walton, tenor James Eder, bass Stephen ...

Festivals

Jeni’s Strawberry Jam

Sat, May 25 - Sun, May 26 • 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Land Grant Brewing Company • 424 W Town St Columbus, 43215

Central

SAVE THE DATE! The bigger, better 2024 edition of Jeni’s Strawberry Jam at Land-Grant is set for two days of fun over Memorial Day Weekend: 🍓 ...

Sporting Event

Columbus Clippers vs. Lehigh Valley IronPigs

Tue, May 28 - Sun, Jun 2 • Times Vary

Admission starts at: $8

Huntington Park • 330 Huntington Park Ln Columbus, 43215

Central

Columbus Clippers vs. Lehigh Valley IronPigs ...

Live Music

TBD: The Improvised Musical! – Music Hall Stage

Wed, May 29 • 6:30 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $15

Natalie’s Grandview • 945 King Ave Columbus, 43212

Central

TBD: The Improvised Musical! is a full-length, completely improvised musical based on a title given by you, the audience. Featuring musical improvisers ...

Sporting Event

Columbus Crew vs. New England Revolution

Wed, May 29 • 7:30 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $33

Lower.com Field • 96 Columbus Crew Way Columbus, 43215

Central

Columbus Crew vs. New England Revolution ...

Comedy Events

Dan Soder

Fri, May 31 +more dates • 5:00 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $37

Funny Bone Comedy Club and Restaurant • 145 Easton Town Center Columbus, 43219

Central

Ticket Policy: The Funny Bone has a full bar and a dinner menu that is available in our cafe and through your server when you are seated in the showroom! Seating ...

Live Music

Parliament Funkadelic featuring George Clinton

Fri, May 31 • 7:00 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $42.50

Mershon Auditorium • 1871 N High St. Columbus, 43201

Central

George Clinton - one of the foremost innovators of Funk, is the mastermind behind the legendary Parliament/Funkadelic, creating a uniquely identifiable art ...

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