It's the season of thanksgiving and in Dublin, there is no shortage of things we can't help but feel thankful for. Check out 10 things that have us feeling the spirit of the season.

1. Dublin Dining

From your favorite Dublin staples like Tucci's and Dublin Village Tavern to new favorites like The Avenue and VASO, Dublin is home to some of Central Ohio's favorite dining spots!

VASO Fall Menu - Ceviche

DVT Irish Kettle Dinner

 

2. Public Art

One of our favorite things about Dublin is our vibrant and unique collection of public art pieces! Some favorites include the Field of Corn, Watch House and Chief Leatherlips.

Watch House public art installation surrounded by trees and grass in fall color.

Rows of giant concrete corn sculptures in a field

3. Downtown Dublin

The combination of quaint Historic Dublin with modern Bridge Park creates the perfect destination for shopping, dining and playing!

Two girls and a dog walking the brick lined streets in Historic Dublin near the Bridge and High Street Plaza.

Bridge Park streetscape in front of Cap City Diner.

4. Irish Everything

Whether it's Irish fare, apparel, sweet treats or unique gifts, you can find it here in Dublin, Ohio at one of our Irish Approved businesses. As always, we are thankful to be home to the world's largest 3-day Irish Festival!

Johnson's Irish Approved Sundae

Bend Active Irish Approved

5. Celtic Cocktails

We're thankful for the visitors and residents that have sipped their way down the Celtic Cocktail Trail! Plus, some of the amazing cocktails, curated by some of the best in Dublin's restaurants. 101 Beer Kitchen's Irish Isle and Dublin Village Tavern's Mavourneen are unique creations of mixology with an Irish flair.

Three bottles of Celtic Cocktial ingridents propping up a green Celtic Cocktial Trail passport.

6. The Great Outdoors

100 miles of bike paths, 60 parks and an abundance of green space - there's so much to be thankful for in the great outdoors of Dublin. From golf courses to skate parks to cricket fields, Dublin has a bit of everything to get outside and play!

Indian Run Falls

Sports, Parks & Outdoors

7. Fairy Finders

More than 5,000 of you have completed the Irish Fairy Door Trail in Downtown Dublin. Trailers are from 43 states and 7 different countries; including Ireland!

Two kids search for Irish Fairy Doors in a shop

Red Fairy Door in front of Kilwins chocolate boxes

8. World-Class Attractions

World-class attractions like the Columbus Zoo, COSI, LEGOLAND and Ohio History Connection are home to unique experiences and fun for the whole family.

Young girl riding a high wire unicycle inside COSI

Heart of Africa - Columbus Zoo

9. Sweet Treats

An abundance of treats make for a sweet stay in Dublin! Sip on unique coffee blends from Winans, paired with the chocolate treat of your choice, savor the sweetness of fudge from Kilwins or scoop your favorite flavors from Johnson's Ice Cream - you are sure to find a new favorite indulgence.

kilwins fudge

winans

10. Community

Most of all, we are thankful for the visitors and residents who help make Dublin what it is! From Irish Festivals and Memorial Tournaments to every day walks in the park, you have captured some of our favorite moments.

Dublin Irish Festival Wishing Tree

 @nicoleritz_ captured a sweet moment under the wishing tree at Dublin Irish Festival

Memorial Tournament UGC

@steelichtle capture this memorial moment with Dustin Johnson

Bike Month UGC

@tgellenbeck snapped this photo of a sunny ride at Kiwanis Riverway Park

RAM Patio UGC

@feliciaoldrieverealtor toasted a beautiful patio day in Dublin!

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