March Events in Columbus

March is the month when spring officially begins, but you might not know it from the weather. As the seasons change from winter to spring, take some time to get out and enjoy upcoming events around Columbus!

Arnold Fitness EXPO

March 5th – 8th

The 2020 Arnold Fitness EXPO will again feature more than 1,000 booths of the latest in sports equipment, apparel and nutrition and two stages that hosts unique, non-stop competitions and entertainment that combine to make the Arnold Fitness EXPO the heart of the Arnold Sports Festival.

An Evening with Art

March 7th, 6:30-9:30 pm

Please join Columbus Museum of Art Women’s Board for An Evening with Art.

Celebrate the 2020 inductees to the Ohio Artists Hall of Fame and view original art by more than 80 professional and emerging artists. As part of your ticket purchase, we invite you to use your token for a chance to take home your favorite piece of art. Increase your odds of winning by purchasing additional tokens throughout the evening.

Pop-Up Plant Shop at Seventh Son

March 8th, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Popup Plant Shop is back! Get some green into your house and keep away the winter drearies! Bakers Acres is taking their high quality collection of unusual and amazing houseplants and succulents on the road.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 14th

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a city where Irish is an attitude! Dublin was named one of the top 10 places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by Orbitz and U.S. Travel. See for yourself when you bring your clan for all the festivities!

Maple Tapping Festival

March 14th

The maple trees that grow here produce some of the best syrup and maple candy available. Taste it at the Maple Tapping Festival in Ohio!

Blooms & Butterflies at the Franklin Park Conservatory

March 14th- July 5th

Whisk away to an enchanted land of tropical butterflies and splashes of floral color during the Conservatory’s 26th anniversary of Blooms & Butterflies. Hundreds of colorful butterflies fly freely in the Pacific Island Water Garden, a tropical haven filled with bright nectar blooms. Patrons can visit at any time to see a diverse array of butterflies soaring overhead or basking on nearby plant life.

Columbus Brew Festival

March 28th

The inaugural Columbus Brew Festival will take over the COSI, featuring over 50 breweries, 150 beers, and access throughout the museum. The event will take place after museum hours, from 7pm to 11pm, and give attendees access to the museum’s exhibits and some special surprises. Admission will include beer tastings, with food sold separately.