February Events in Columbus

Love is in the air this month and you’ll fall for the February events around Columbus that are sure to make your heart flutter!

The Sweet Treats Dessert Festival 

February 2nd, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Columbus Underground’s Sweetest event is back for the fourth year! Join us at The Exchange at Bridge Park for the Sweet Treats Dessert Festival to celebrate all things sweet!

The event will feature bites from some of Columbus’s Best Treat makers, interactive experiences, hands on stations, cocktails and more!


Chihuly: Celebrating Nature At The Franklin Park Conservatory

February 8th, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will be awash in vibrant color as Chihuly: Celebrating Nature, presented by Nationwide and Davis Foundation, takes visitors on a journey through the breathtaking work of artist Dale Chihuly. The exhibition will present the Conservatory’s own collection of the artist’s work in full, along with temporary installations never before seen at the Conservatory, throughout the botanical gardens and courtyards.


Valentine’s Day at Watershed Kitchen & Bar

February 14th, 5:00 pm 11:00 pm

This Valentine’s day Watershed Kitchen & Bar is featuring a six course menu with food and drinks inspired by some of their favorite Ohio staples. If it’s from Ohio and you love it, chances are you’ll see it on this year’s Valentine’s Day dinner.


Presidents’ Day – Free Day At The Zoo

February 17th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will continue it’s tradition of offering free admission on Presidents’ Day.

The winter months are an excellent time to visit the Zoo to see the animals who thrive in the colder weather.  There are also plenty of indoor habitats to check out while you get a break from the cold, such as Discovery Reef and Manatee Cove, The Congo Expedition, Reptile exhibit, Asia Quest and more.


Dispatch Spring Home & Garden Show

February 22- March 1, 11 AM – 8 PM Daily • 11 AM – 6 PM Sundays • Closed Tuesday

The 64th annual Dispatch Spring Home & Garden Show presented by Ohio Mulch is eight days of inspiration and ideas as you connect with craftsmen and gurus covering every part of your home and garden. Plus non-stop how-to sessions and demonstrations on two stages, fun for the kids, cooking demos, celebrity appearances and much more.


Ohio History Center Night At The Museum

February 29th, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Here’s your chance to experience the Ohio History Center museum after hours and see our exhibits come to life! This family event promises to entertain children and adults alike. Dozens of different characters will be roaming the museum, and you can learn all about their unique place in Ohio history.


Columbus Winter Wine Festival

February 29th, 4:00 pm-8:00 pm

The inaugural 2020 Columbus Winter Wine Festival taking place on Saturday, February 29 at Brewmaster’s Gate in Columbus, Ohio. The event, designed to showcase Ohio wines, will benefit the children’s’ charity CD102.5 for the Kids.

The day-long celebration will also feature artisan exhibits, food trucks, specialty food items, and live musical entertainment.