Right here in Dublin, we are known for our spectacular annual events and festivals that draw in travelers from near and far. Grab your friends and family for the Independence Day Celebration, Arthritis Car Show, the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide and the other annual events happening throughout 2020.

St. Patrick's Day Parade Bagpiper walking behind a giant green shamrock balloon.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – March 14

Dublin was named one of the top 10 cities to celebrate St. Patrick's Day by Orbitz and U.S. Travel. But we want you to come see why for yourself. So get your green glasses, shamrock shirts and Irish Attitude ready for the greenest and grandest day of the year in Dublin, Ohio-- St. Patrick's Day!

Bring your entire clan and start at the pancake breakfast for all-you-can-eat pancakes and green syrup. Next, stop at the Inflation Celebration to see the parade's giant inflatables come to life! Top it all off with a front-row seat at the St. Patrick's Day Parade.

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View of the crowd leading up to the 18th hole at the Memorial Tournament.

The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, June 1-7.

Experience golf at its finest during Memorial Tournament week! Hosted by golf legend Jack Nicklaus at his own internationally acclaimed Muirfield Village Golf Club, the tournament is played each year in the honor of greats of the game. As an invitational tournament, the Memorial attracts a top-ranked field. See the top PGA professionals play on Jack's course for an action-packed week.

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FORE!Fest 2018 Entertainment

FORE!Fest - June 4-6

You don't want to miss this vibrant and memorable street festival in celebration of the Memorial Tournament!

Bridge Park will set the scene for a lively atmosphere where guests can enjoy eclectic entertainment, unique retail, beverage stations and premier dining. Enjoy Cameron Mitchell catering, a meal at one of Bridge Park's many trendy establishments and a pop-up tournament golf shop for official Memorial Tournament merchandise.

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Arthritis Car Show

Arthritis Car Show - June 25-27

Join car enthusiasts and spectators from across the Midwest as they descend upon Dublin, Ohio on June 25 - 27, 2020 to wander among 1,000 street rods and classic cars as part of the 38th annual Annual Arthritis Foundation Classic Auto Show and Cruise-In. Don't miss the fun and nostalgia of this popular annual fundraiser that takes place in Dublin's Metro Center Business Park. Street rods, classic cars and street machines will vie for 100 trophies. On Saturday, classic automobiles are the focus. A great oldies concert will finish out the weekend on Saturday evening. Enjoy food, drink & great cars!

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Red, white and blue firecracker 4th of July Parade Float.

Independence Day Celebration – July 4

Celebrate freedom in Dublin, Ohio this 4th of July! Festivities begin early at 8 a.m. with the annual Sherm Sheldon Fishing Derby held at the Dublin Recreation Center pond, then the Inflation Celebration in Metro Center begins at 9 a.m. kicking off the Independence Day Parade. Locals and visitors alike line the streets of Downtown Dublin for the annual Independence Day Parade to watch giant inflatables, bagpipers, Irish dancers, floats, marching bands and more.

After the parade, the celebration continues at Dublin Coffman High School for an evening of fun and games. Enjoy live entertainment on stage and good company around you throughout the evening as you wait for the fireworks show starting promptly at 9:50 p.m. This event is first come first served so get there early to secure the best seat in the stadium.

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Ohio State Fair

The Ohio State Fair - July 29 - August 9

The Ohio State Fair has been a favorite family tradition since 1850! Enjoy a variety of activities and exhibits including interactive educational activities, sporting competitions, a fine arts show, free entertainment stages, a free petting zoo, helicopter rides, a farm animal delivery room, roving performers, agricultural competitions, more than 70 fun rides, horse shows, an 8-acre natural resources park with free kiddie fishing and much more! You won't be able to resist all your favorite Fair goodies from any of the nearly 200 food vendors.

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Dublin Irish Festival - Irish Thunder State

Dublin Irish Festival - July 31-Aug. 2

Share in the spirit of the unforgettable annual Dublin, Ohio Irish Festival, the largest three-day Irish festival on the planet! Mark your calendar for July 31 - August 2 for an Irish experience like no other. Spend the weekend finding unique attractions like the Wishing Tree and the Sand Sculpture, crafted onsite and changing annually. Enjoy three full days of Irish entertainment, shopping, artisans, food and more.

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Father holiding daughter looking at the light display at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo - Nov.-Jan. 

Each year, the holidays descend on the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium during Wildlights. Millions of twinkling LED lights dust the trees throughout the zoo making for a stunning winter wonderland for the whole family. Guests will enjoy attractions like the Sparkling Spruce, a coordinated light show, scuba Santa, meet and greets with their favorite Christmas characters and more. 

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Make 2020 the year you travel to Dublin, Ohio for an unforgettable trip like no other! For more inspiration, click here