Name something better than May in Dublin; the weather is *finally* warming up, flowers are blooming and Downtown Dublin is bustling. Spring has sprung and summer is on the way.
Here are the 11 things you must do in Dublin this month -
Dublin Market | Every Saturday, May-September
The Dublin Market returns to Bridge Park on Saturday, May 7! Shoppers can expect the same great local produce, baked goods, flowers and more this year with live entertainment. Head to Bridge Park each Saturday morning from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. this spring and summer for some family fun.
COSI Marvel | Thursdays-Sundays until May 31st
It's the final month to experience COSI’s Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes. Don’t miss the opportunity to see more than 300 original artifacts including some of Marvel’s most iconic costumes, props, and original art, much of which has never before been put on public display.
Visit Baby Animals at the Columbus Zoo
There's been a baby boom at the zoo! Over the past few months, the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium has welcomed some new faces representing a few of the international species including; a baby colobus monkey, two feathertail gliders, and two stingray pups. Say hello on your next visit!
Guided Nature Walks | May 3rd & May 17th
Join Dublin Arts Council for an hour of discovery in three Dublin parks. Guided by an Ohio artist, participants will listen, observe, gather and connect with nature. This free series takes place every other Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m. through May 17 and is appropriate for all ages. The walks are paced, and activities require mobility on park paths. Learn more about this event here.
Drink over the Link
Name something better than enjoying a drink on a sunny spring day? Exploring Downtown Dublin while you’re doing it! Downtown Dublin’s DORA District allows you to take Happy Hour to-go. And new this year, the Dublin Link Pedestrian Bridge has been added to Dublin’s DORA District. Explore both sides of the river, drink in tow! To learn more about DORA, click here.
Historic Dublin Walking Tour | May 7th & June 18th
Did you know that Historic Dublin is a National Historic District with many buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places? On May 7th and June 18th, the Dublin Historical Society will guide you through the rich past of the historic side of the Scioto River on the Historic Dublin Walking Tour. Want to explore Dublin’s history at your own pace? Check out the Historic Dublin Time Trek, featuring 19 historical stops that give you a glimpse into the past of the Historic Dublin businesses we know and love.
Fore! Miler | May 26th
Fore! Ready your running shoes for the return of the FORE! Miler presented by OhioHealth, a 4-mile road race that will kick off the 47th playing of the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday. Participants will receive an official race shirt, finisher's medal, race bib, practice round ticket to the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday, and more.
Zoombezi Bay Season Opener | May 28th
Time to pull that swimsuit out of storage because Zoombezi Bay opens for the season on May 28th! Get ready for a totally tubular summer full of wave pools, waterslides and family fun. Start planning your summer fun here.
The Memorial Tournament presented by Workday | May 30th – June 5th
Things get a little greater here as the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday descends on Dublin. Bear witness to the best in golf at Muirfield Village Golf Club hosted by Columbus-area native and golf legend, Jack Nicklaus. Don't miss the golf event of the year and order your tickets today. Click here for more information.
Experience Dublin via Scooter
Getting around Dublin just got a little easier with Bird Scooters. Just download the Bird app, hop on and hit the town. Scooters will be available in specified parking areas around Bridge Park and Downtown Dublin. Find guidelines and safety information regarding Bird Scooters here.
Mitchell’s Berries Berry Fairy Tea Party | May 22nd & June 4th
Make all your fairy garden dreams come true at Mitchell’s Berries Berry Fairy Tea Party. Designed for little fairies and their favorite “big” fairy, you'll enjoy a manners lesson, a tale with Miss Spider and treats from the farm. Can’t get enough of fairies? Head to the Dublin Visitor & Information Center to start the Irish Fairy Door Trial. (insert link)
It’s a magnificent month to be in Dublin, Ohio. Show off your May memories using #SoDublin.
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