The 56th annual Columbus Arts Festival kicks off June 9

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The 56th annual Arts Festival will take place from June 9-11 on the Scioto Mile.

The festival is expected to draw over a hundred local, national, and international artists.

Admission is free. VIP packages are available to special friends of the festival

The hours are:

  • Friday June 9: 11 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Saturday June 10: 10 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Sunday June 11: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


The music headliners for each day are:

  • Friday, 9 p.m. - Local alternative rock band Zoo Trippin'
  • Saturday, 9 p.m. - Pop, country and R&B singer Charlie Millikin
  • Sunday morning - The Columbus Symphony


This years main stage will feature performances Dave Burker & the Historians, Tennessee Traffic, and Andy Shaw Band.

The festival also features three additional performance stages including the Grange Acoustic Stage with multi-disciplinary performances and a diverse mix of music, from acoustic and jazz to bluegrass and world music. A second stage features more than a dozen local dance troupes and companies. The Ohio Magazine Word is Art stage spotlights some of Columbus’ most talented spoken word poets and authors.

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