There are tons of exciting events and things to do in downtown Columbus’ Arena District. From sporting events and concerts at Nationwide Arena to community gatherings and family-friendly festivals, each week welcomes a wide variety of experiences.
With so much going on in the Arena District, deciding what to do and where to go can lead to information overload. To help you narrow down your choices, we’re offering the inside scoop on the top upcoming events in downtown Columbus each week.
Here is your Columbus Arena District Digest for the week of December 10, 2018:
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Vancouver Canucks / Los Angeles King
Tuesday, December 11 & Thursday, December 13 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM
Liven up your Tuesday or Thursday by catching a Columbus Blue Jackets game at Nationwide Arena. The Jackets take on the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night and have a high chance of winning. You don’t want to miss this showdown in the Arena District! Then, on Thursday the Jacket’s are back at home—cheer them on as they take on the Los Angeles Kings. Currently, the Jackets need every win they can get as they vie for the top of the competitive Metropolitan Division. Grab some friends, sit in on the action and wind down the work week with a win at home.
The Castros Concert
Friday, December 14 | A&R Music Bar | 6:30 PM
The Castros are bringing their heartfelt folky tunes back to their hometown of Columbus. The duo will showcase their deep emotional pieces at at A & R Music Bar this Friday. The lineup also includes Gabrielle Solange, Anna Ehret and Out of The Pine.
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
Saturday, December 15 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 2 & 6 PM
This Saturday experience a holly jolly Christmas classic: The Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Witness world-class Russian artists, hand-painted sets and all the talented characters in between. You won’t want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime tour at EXPRESS LIVE!
Doobie’s Dark Holiday Free Crismas Concert
Saturday, December 15 | Newport Music Hall | 7 PM
Have you heard of new music artist, Doobie? His crazy, original sound is spreading fast and you have the chance to see him live. The Ohio native will perform a free show at Newport Music Hall as part of his Dark Holiday Tour. The show will also feature Krash Minati and DJ Hylyte.
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Anaheim Ducks
Saturday, December 15 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM
This Saturday night is bound to be an intense match up! The Columbus Blue Jackets are taking on the Anaheim Ducks in their third and final home game of the week. Both teams are currently ranked second in their conference, so this will be a good game to watch. Puck drops at 7 PM at Nationwide Arena.
Arena District Apartment of the Week
Arena Crossing Apartments | The Mackinaw Floor Plan
Arena Crossing Apartments is located minutes away from the top entertaining and food destinations in downtown Columbus. If you’re looking to get the best city experience possible, then living here is a no-brainer.
The Mackinaw at Arena Crossing Apartments features everything you need and more! This 2-bed, 2-bathroom includes a spacious living room, enormous closets and private balcony. The Arena Crossing community includes a rooftop pool, personal storage units and more.
Schedule a tour of Arena Crossing Apartment’s Mackinaw unit today!
Resident VIP Spotlight
Residents of Downtown Columbus Apartments or Grandview Yard receive access to exclusive deals, discounts and promotions throughout the year as part of the Resident VIP program!
This week’s Resident VIP spotlight shines on Boston’s–a restaurant and sports bar located in the heart of the Arena District. Flash your Resident VIP card* and enjoy 15% off Boston’s delicious menu items daily!
* Arena District location only, tax, gratuity and alcohol and Nationwide Arena event nights excluded.