May 27, 2022 - Things to Do

What to do in Columbus this Memorial Day weekend

A woman adjusts a flag in a display of several

A volunteer with the Westerville Sunrise Rotary adjusts the flags at a past Field of Heroes display. Photo: Eric Albrecht/Columbus Dispatch/USA Today Network

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Walk among 3,000 flags honoring veterans at Westerville's Field of Heroes, a 24-hour display illuminated at night.

πŸŽ–οΈ Tour the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, offering free admission all weekend. A Remembrance Ceremony is planned for 10am Monday.

  • 10am-5pm Saturday-Monday.

πŸ₯ Catch a community parade, stepping off Monday unless otherwise noted.

πŸŽ† Watch patriotic fireworks at Huntington Park after Monday's Clippers vs. Mudhens game. The team has promotions all weekend.

  • 7:05pm tonight, Saturday. 1:05pm Sunday. 6:05pm Monday. $8-21.
More to do this weekend

🀩 Meet stars from "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," the WWE, "Avatar: The Last Airbender" and more at the Fanboy Expo.

  • 3-7pm Friday ($25), 10am-6pm Saturday ($30), 11am-5pm Sunday ($25) at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. $60 weekend. Autographs and photos cost extra.

πŸ“½οΈ Watch vintage flicks at the Columbus Moving Picture Show, a film convention at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel.

πŸŽ‰ Celebrate Black culture and businesses and participate in educational workshops at the Ohio Black Expo's Riverfront Culture Fest at Genoa Park.

  • 11am-11pm Saturday, 10am-7pm Sunday. $20 daily, $30 weekend.

🎠 Enjoy games, crafts and carousel rides at Family Fun Day at Columbus Commons. Then watch "Encanto" on the lawn.

  • 4-8pm Saturday. Movie begins at 8:15pm. Free!
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