Columbus' Premier Winter Festival

WinterFest Columbus, presented by Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, is a free annual celebration of the winter season in downtown Columbus. This free event features local seasonal craft beer and cocktails, live music, some of Columbus’ best food trucks, and lots of outdoor winter fun!

Festival Details

Location: Dorrian Green

Address: 50 S. Belle St., Columbus, OH 43215

Date: Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023

Hours: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Festival Information

First taking place in 2017, WinterFest Columbus is a celebration of music, food and drink in downtown Columbus, kicking off the winter season in style. Moving from Bicentennial Park to Dorrian Green in 2023, the downtown Columbus festival is free and open to all. This family-friendly event will also feature free activities for all ages, such as a mechanical reindeer, a giant snowglobe photo opportunity, cornhole and the playground at Dorrian Green.


Festival Details

Food & Beverages

This year, WinterFest Columbus will be partnering with five local breweries to offer a Seasonal Craft Beer Sampling Experience. Don’t forget to grab some food from the food trucks and support a good cause – 10% of all food sales benefit the Mid-Ohio Food Collective.


Interested in finding out who’ll be on stage at this year’s WinterFest Columbus? Check out our schedule of performances, and learn more about the musicians on the bill while you’re at it.

George Barrie Band Saturday | December 02, 2023 @ 11:00 am
DJ Axcess Saturday | December 02, 2023 @ 12:15 pm
Honey and Blue Saturday | December 02, 2023 @ 1:00 pm
DJ Axcess Saturday | December 02, 2023 @ 2:15 pm
RJD2 Saturday | December 02, 2023 @ 2:45 pm
PLEASE NOTE: Dates/times subject to change.

Learn More

To learn more about WinterFest Columbus, check out our frequently asked questions or reach out to us today.

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