Spooky season has arrived and seasonal activities are popping up like colored leaves! Kick off the autumn season with some of Dublin's best outings and events. 

Friday Night Tailgates | Every Friday before an OSU Home Game | Longshore Street 

Urbans OSU Game

Turn a daylong event into a weekend-long event! Make your way to Bridge Park and join WNCI before each OSU home game for a Friday Night Tailgate like no other. Get ready for the big game with live music, DORA drinks and appearances from the Ohio State Alumni Band. With Urban's Pint House serving as the background, you won't be able to deny the OSU spirit!   

North Market Wine Fest | Sept. 16-17 | North Market Bridge Park

A couple cheersing wine glasses in front of Market Bar at North Market Bridge Park

Raise a toast to the newest annual event at Bridge Park, the North Market Wine Fest! Sample wine from all over the world while enjoying the many food and retail vendors that call North Market Bridge Park home. 

Sundays at Scioto | Sept. 4 & 24, Oct. 9 | Scioto Park  

Sundays at Scioto British Invasion

Enjoy the cooler evenings at Sundays at Scioto! Presented by Dublin Arts Council, this free concert series is the perfect way to end the weekend. From Disney Hits to Eagles cover bands, this event is something the entire family can enjoy.  

*Pro Tip: The park does close when it hits capacity. Make sure to arrive early!  

Historic Dublin Market | September 18 | Darby Street Lot  

Woman carrying her baby down the leave covered streets in Historic Dublin

Shopping and giving back to the community, what could be better? Showcasing local artisans and entrepreneurs, the Historic Dublin Market is the perfect place to kick off the season of giving. Bring your gently used bras and women's professional clothing to donate to Dress for Success Columbus and Free the Girls. You'll receive a *free* drink from Starbucks when you donate.  

ZOMBIEzi Bay | Weekends through October | Zoombezi Bay  

2022 ZOMBIEzi

The Zombies have returned to Zoombezi Bay! Starting September 16, ZOMBIEzi Bay will be bringing your nightmares to life with haunted houses, scare zones, rides and many more sinister surprises.  

Founder's Day | October 2 | Historic Dublin 

Daily Chores public art installation in Historic Dublin

New to Downtown Dublin! Celebrate Dublin's history at the inaugural Founder's Day in Historic Dublin. Travel back in time to when Dublin was named a city in 1987 with live performances from The Reganomics, crafts and activities from the decade and even a moonwalking contest!  

Fall Festival | October 8-9 | Oakland Nursery 

Oakland Nursery Fall Festival

Fall memories await, and they start at Oakland Nursery's Annual Fall Festival. While picking out the perfect pumpkin, check out the tractor-pulled hayrides, Oakland's Fall Down-on-the-Farm Themed Forest, and live music.  

Dublin's Halloween Spooktacular | October 13-14 | Coffman Park  

2021 Spooktacular Arch

If you're looking for treats rather than tricks, you'll want to check out Dublin's Halloween Spooktacular. This family-friendly event spreads out over Coffman Park and is full of merry-not-so-scary fun! Guests of all ages can participate in the trunk-or-treat trail, hay maze, live performances and more.  

Boo at The Zoo | Weekends in October | Columbus Zoo & Aquarium 

Boo at the Zoo carved pumpkins

Put on your best costume and get spooky with the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium for Boo at the Zoo. Have fun without the fright on Tommy C. Turtle's Trick or Treat Trail, and dance the night away at the Halloween Hullabaloo featuring all your favorite zoo friends.  

Harvest Market at Bridge Park | November 19 | Longshore Street  

Thanksgiving Market at Bridge Park

If you're a fan of the Dublin Market, then you'll love its "cooler" cousin, the Harvest Market! Featuring all the fall-themed goodies, this is the perfect place to grab some special ingredients for your fall cooking or even begin your holiday shopping.  

Flying Feather Four Miler | November 24 |The Club at Corazon 

Flying Feather Four Miler

Fly into your Thanksgiving holiday in style with The Flying Feather Four Miler - the ultimate Thanksgiving event. The race takes place on Thanksgiving morning at the Club at Corazon, where your little runners can participate in the Kids Gobbler Chase, followed by the Four Miler. All participants receive an Official Finisher's Medal and race swag.   

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