May 16, 2024 - Things to Do

Things to do in Columbus this weekend, including listening to Slipknot

Illustration of a repeating pattern of tacos.

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

ğŸŽµ Catch Pantera, Limp Bizkit, Slipknot and dozens of others during the Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival at Historic Crew Stadium today through Sunday.

✒️ Learn about the art of tattooing and other forms of body modification at the Hell City Tattoo Festival.

  • Noon-11pm today and Saturday, noon-8pm Sunday. 350 N. High St. $25-30 day pass, $75 weekend pass.

🛍️ Shop at over a dozen vendors at Plus Fest: Evolution, an outdoor market for plus-sized fashion.

  • 11am-4pm Saturday, 924 W. Broad St. Free!

🏴‍☠️ Walk the plank at the inaugural Buckeye Lake PirateFest, featuring a treasure hunt and other family-friendly activities.

  • 11am-5pm Saturday, Buckeye Lake. Free!

ğŸŽ¨ Support local artists and musicians at the 49th Annual Delaware Arts Festival.

  • 11am-7:30pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday, downtown Delaware. Free!

🌮 Try all the different tacos your heart desires during the spring Columbus Taco Fest at Genoa Park.

  • Noon-10pm Saturday, noon-8pm Sunday, 303 W. Broad St. $5, free entry before 2pm and anytime for those under 13.

ğŸ˜ºğŸŽ© Take a seat and watch the Columbus Children's Theatre's outdoor presentation of "The Cat in the Hat" at Franklin Park Conservatory.

  • 2pm Saturday, 1777 E. Broad St. Free with admission ($16-24).

🤸‍♂️ Free food and kids attractions await at the Near East Cap City Festival, which kicks off a series of Columbus summer gatherings.

  • 3-7pm Saturday, Saunders Park, 1380 Atcheson St. Free!

ğŸŽ­ Meet Corbin Bernsen, the actor who played Roger Dorn in "Major League," at a Clippers game.

  • 7pm Saturday, 330 Huntington Park Lane. $8+.

🐝 Go wild with the Columbus Symphony and Ohio Wildlife Center during a family-friendly concert exploring the creatures found in your backyard.

  • 3pm Sunday, Ohio Theatre. $8-12.
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