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Family Funday - Harvest Fair - October 11

Saturday, October 11, from 1 pm to 6 pm

Sponsored by PNC

Don’t miss this great celebration of the fall season at Columbus Commons! The Harvest Fair will feature a full day of free and ticketed family-friendly rides, games, and entertainment that will bring thousands of people to the heart of Downtown. Families are invited to enjoy carousel rides, inflatable games, fall-themed arts and crafts, a pumpkin patch, and much more. Many activities are free and some activities require a $5 wristband for unlimited fun. Wristband sales are available at the Info Tent near Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams (cash only).

Activities with an asterisk* require a $5 wristband:

  • Hay Rides*
  • Trampolines provided by Recreations Outlet*
  • Inflatables*
  • Carousel Rides*
  • Putt Putt*
  • Petting Zoo
  • Pumpkin Patch ($2/pumpkin - purchase with cash only at Pumpkin Patch)
  • Pumpkin Decorating provided by OSU Urban Arts Space
  • Face Painting provided by DRAC
  • Caricature Artist provided by the State Farm Better State Crew
  • Craft provided by State & Third Boutique
  • Pumpkin Carving Demos, 1pm to 3pm
  • Chalk Wall
  • Jenga sets provided by Open Streets

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams and Mikey's Late Night Slice cafes will be open, and three food trucks/carts will be serving up great eats: Cosmic Kettle Corn, Tatoheads and Tortilla.


Past Family Fundays include:

Saturday, May 24, 4pm to 8pm, followed by a free showing of Finding Nemo at 8pm

Sponsored by Balloon Time

Columbus Commons will kick-off the 2014 event season with a day of free and ticketed family entertainment. Families can enjoy carousel rides, inflatable games, a petting zoo, a chalk art wall, arts and crafts, and much more! Stick around for a free movie at 8pm – the family-friendly classic film, Finding Nemo, rated PG. Blankets and chairs are welcome; please leave coolers at home. Food trucks will be onsite, and Mikey's Late Night Slice Commons Cafe, and Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Shop will be open.