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 17, 2018:
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Vegas Golden Knights
Monday, December 17 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM
Start your week right with hockey night at Nationwide Arena. The Columbus Blue Jackets will take on the Golden Knights–NHL’s newest franchise–at 7 PM. Grab some friends, sit in on the action and cheer on the Jackets at home!
CD102.5 Presents: Genevieve
Thursday, December 20 | The Basement | 7 PM
Breaking off from alternative act, Company of Thieves, Genevieve is embarking on her solo journey and you have the chance to experience it. The artist is celebrating her true self with a new debut EP: Show Your Colors. Genevieve will be sharing tracks from her EP live at The Basement this Thursday. The show will open with Columbus native, Lily Arminda and is presented by CD102.5.
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New Jersey Devils
Thursday, December 20 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM
On Thursday night, root for the Columbus Blue Jackets as they take on the struggling New Jersey Devils in a divisional matchup at Nationwide Arena. Currently, the Jackets are just below the Capitals for first place rights in the Metropolitan Division. Help keep them motivated as they approach the season midpoint.
Saturday, December 22 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6:30 PM
Team Tory is presenting Championship Boxing and it’s coming to Columbus. The night will feature an array of talented fighters as they each punch their way to the top. Get ready for to have a knock out night at EXPRESS LIVE!
Tae & The Wave
Saturday, December 22 | A&R Music Bar | 7 PM
Enjoy the sonic journey of ups and downs as Dante Brunetto performs at A&R Music Bar. He released his first solo project with the name Tea & the Wave. Be part of the experience this Saturday night at 7PM. Opening acts include Libby Dietrix and Vaance.
Resident VIP Spotlight of the Week
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 The Three-Legged Mare. This popular Arena District restaurant and bar offers 20% off menu items daily* to anyone who flashes a Resident VIP card!
*Offer excludes tax, drinks, current specials and Nationwide Arena event nights.