Looking for something to do in Columbus during October? Here are some activities taking place this month in the Buckeye City.
Ohio State football games
Dates: Saturday, Oct. 7 vs. Maryland; Saturday, Oct. 28 vs. Penn State
Admission: Checkout ticket prices at the OSU football page.
The Buckeyes are trying to recover from an early season loss to Oklahoma. See if they can win these two conference games and make their way into the College Football Playoff.
HighBall Halloween Party
Date: Friday, Oct. 20 – Saturday, Oct. 21
Admission: Tickets are available and range in price from $5-$150.
This is one of the most elaborate costume parties in the nation. This annual event is a cross between a runway show and the typical party atmosphere of the Short North Arts District. If you enjoy going all out for Halloween, you should check out this event.
Date: Sunday, Oct. 15
Registration: Sign up for the half of full marathon.
Take out your running shoes and raise funds for Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Over the past six years, this event has raised more than $6 million for the hospital. Want to donate but can’t run in the event? Make a donation here.
Columbus Blue Jackets
Dates: Check out their full schedule here.
Tickets: Purchase single game tickets here.
Last season the Blue Jackets recorded a franchise-high 50 wins during the regular season. See if they can duplicate their success against this season. The regular season starts with a home game against the New York Rangers on Oct. 6.
Ed Sheeran Concert
Dates: Tuesday, Oct. 3 – Wednesday, Oct. 4
Admission: Limited tickets are still available.
This is a chance to see one of the top acts in music right now. In March, Sheeran released his third album “÷” (read as “Divide”). The album included the smash hit “Shape of You” which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 100.