Holiday Things to do in Downtown Columbus this Weekend

by Maureen McCabe on December 20, 2012

Downtown Columbus from the Scioto MileThings to do in Downtown Columbus this weekend include:

The Columbus Commons Holiday Lights are something to see in downtown Columbus through January 1st.  Go to see them this weekend.  Lots of lights?   On Facebook Columbus Commons says there “are 200,000 of them, to be exact!”

Where is Columbus Commons?  160 S. High Street, Columbus, Ohio.

Columbus Commons Tree  2012

Right next door to Columbus Commons is the Lazarus Building.  The Galleria is something to see.

The store windows along Town Street have the Twelve Days of Christmas.  There is a huge Christmas tree in the Galleria.
Visit the Lazarus Building at 50 W. Town Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.  The W. Town Street address is the Galleria.

Lazarus building on the first day of Christmas

Sign a banner in support of the Newtown, Connecticut  community at the Scioto Mile this weekend.  The Scioto Mile Facebook page says:

“In the wake of the terrible tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, ABC 6 and the City of Columbus invite you to sign this banner in Bicentennial Park which will be sent to Newtown in support of their community. The banner will be available to sign through the weekend from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.”

Where is the Scioto Mile?  233 Civic Center Drive, Columbus, Ohio.  John W. Galbreath Bicentennial Park is at  the south end of the Scioto Mile.  The photo of downtown Columbus is from the Scioto Mile.

Do you have to go to Downtown Columbus to see “holiday” light displays?  Nah. Other places to look at lights, this second to last weekend in 2012  include the Columbus Zoo, Alum Creek in southern Delaware County, Easton, Creekside in Gahanna.   Others?

Things to do in Columbus Ohio on Facebook 

Have things to do in Columbus or central Ohio you want to share with others?  Share them on ’365 Things to do in Columbus Ohio’ a page on Facebook.  The link to the Facebook page  in the sidebar here.  The best things to do will end up here on

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