Guide to Family Friendly Events This Month & Beyond in Columbus & Central OH

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Written by Step Out Columbus

Published on February 13, 2024
Photo by Popovich Comedy Pet Theater via Facebook

Looking to step out with the whole family? We’ve got the guide for you! Our giant guide to family friendly fun won’t steer you wrong, nature experiences depending on weather, classes, workshops, and more – there’s something for every age in pretty much every category!

Check out our guide to upcoming family friendly events in Columbus & Central OH this month and beyond:

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Family Friendly Events in Columbus & Central OH



Fri, Apr 19 - Sun, May 5 • All Day

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum • 1813 N. High St Columbus, 43210


As the first retrospective on Gordo (1941-1985), this exhibit celebrates the dazzling artistry of Mexican-American cartoonist Gustavo ‘Gus’ Arriola ...


Future Perfect: Completion Pending

Fri, Apr 19 - Sun, May 19 • All Day

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens • 1777 E. Broad Street Columbus, 43203


Join us in celebrating Franklin Art Glass Studio’s 100 year legacy, with the exhibition, Future Perfect: Completion Pending. On display are works from ...


Blooms & Butterflies

Fri, Apr 19 - Sun, Jul 7 • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens • 1777 E. Broad Street Columbus, 43203


Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Blooms & Butterflies and stroll amid hundreds of colorful exotic butterflies flying freely through the Pacific ...

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Kids as Planet Protectors: An Earth Day Celebration

Sat, Apr 20 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Grange Insurance Audubon Center • 505 West Whittier Street Columbus, OH 43215


Who this In Person Event is for: Ages 2-12. Adult caregivers are required to accompany child participants. Siblings of participants outside this age ...

Things to Do

Grandview Heights Earth Day Celebration

Sat, Apr 20 • 11:30 am - ?



Celebrate Earth Day with Parks & Recreation and Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District! We have an exciting interactive story-time and activity ...

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Earth Day 2024

Sat, Apr 20 • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


The King Arts Complex • 835 Mt. Vernon Ave. Columbus, 43203


Join the King Arts Complex along with the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - Alpha Sigma Omega Chapter for an Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, ...

Culture & Arts

Westerville South High School presents Mamma Mia!

Thu, Apr 25 - Sun, Apr 28 • Times Vary

Admission starts at: $10

Westerville South High School • 303 S Otterbein Ave Westerville, OH 43081


ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the ...

Things to Do

Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration

Fri, Apr 26 • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


McKnight Outdoor Education Center • 3200 Indian Village Road Columbus, OH 43221


Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with us at the McKnight Outdoor Education Center! Join in as we maintain bioswales, plant seedlings, spread mulch on ...

Things to Do

Columbus Vintage Exchange at the Columbus Food Truck Festival

Fri, Jul 12 - Sat, Jul 13 • 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

West Bank Park • 303 W Main St Columbus, Ohio 43215


⚠️ SCROLL DOWN FOR GIVEAWAY DETAILS ⚠️ We’re back and bigger than ever! Join us Friday, July 12th and Saturday, July 13th for the second iteration ...

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