Summer is here and it's time to make the most of the warm weather! If you're looking for a fun and free way to spend your days, then Columbus, Ohio is the place to be. There are plenty of free concerts happening throughout the city that are perfect for family outings, dates, or just hanging out with friends. One of the best spots to catch a free concert is at Bryn Du Mansion in Granville. Every week they host outdoor children's concerts by PBJ and Jazz Free.
If it rains, check their website for the indoor location. Gahanna also has a great lineup of free concerts this summer. From Alexis Gomez to Walk of Shame, there's something for everyone. Plus, there's a farmers market and other fun activities to enjoy.
The Heritage Music Festival in the King Lincoln district is another great option for free concerts. Every Thursday in July and August, you can enjoy music from 5-8pm. There will be vendors, a food court, and a children's playground nearby. Columbus Commons also offers a variety of free and ticketed concerts throughout the summer.
From Ashley Best & the Set 'Em Up Band to Of Sound Mind, there's something for everyone. The Licking Park District in Newark is hosting Music at the Gazebo series this summer at the Licking County Children's Home Memorial Park. Bring a blanket and chairs to enjoy music in the park with family and friends. After the concert, stay to watch Friday Night Flicks.
Marysville also has plenty of free concerts this summer. Every Friday night in downtown Lancaster there will be more than 20 bands playing from 7pm onwards. Plus, you can enjoy drinks from participating establishments in the Marysville Outdoor Refreshment Area (MORA). Alum Creek State Park is another great spot for outdoor concerts this summer.
On June 10th, Westerville Community Band will be performing, followed by Westerville Concert Band on July 15th and August 5th and 19th. Livingston House also has a series of free concerts this summer that are perfect for picnics with family and friends. Singing and dancing are encouraged! Scioto Park Amphitheater is another great spot for outdoor concerts this summer. Guests can bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic items to the amphitheater. Finally, don't miss out on the Common Ground concert series at Columbus Commons with Boyz II Men on August 25th! Easy and convenient parking is available just south of the park in the Columbus Commons main garage. So don't miss out on all the fun this summer! Get out and enjoy some free music in Columbus, Ohio.