Columbus is known for many things: The Ohio State University and its sports teams, the technology community, our Fortune 500 companies, great food and shopping. Yes, shopping. If there is one thing we do well in the city is spend money! In fact Columbus was named among the Top 5 Fashion Forward Cities in the U.S. Check out the shopping events the city has to offer:
SCOTT ANTIQUE MARKET
Dates: March 22-23, 2014 Location: Ohio Expo Center Hours: Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission: Free Address:
717 E. 17th Ave.
From the website: The amazing indoor Scott Antique Market features aisles upon aisles of one-of-a-kind antiques and collectible items available for sale.
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CCAD ART FAIR
Dates: April 12, 2014 Location: Columbus College of Art & Design, Canzani Center Gallery Hours: Saturday Admission: $5 Address:
60 Cleveland Ave.
From the website:Don't miss the CCAD Art Fair - a semi-annual juried showcase of works by more than 130 CCAD students, faculty, and alumni. Admissions fund student scholarships, and sales proceeds go directly to the artists.
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HOPALONG CASSIDY FESTIVAL & WESTERN TOY SHOW & SALE
Dates: May 2-3, 2014 Location: Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center Hours: Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission: $5 Address:
7033 Glenn Highway
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Dates: May 17, 2014 Location: German Village Society Meeting Haus Hours: Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Address:
588 S. 3rd St.
From the website: Bargain-hunters from all over Central Ohio flood German Village for the city?s biggest yard sale day.
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NATIONAL CAMBRIDGE COLLECTORS' GLASS SHOW & SALE
Dates: June 26-27, 2014 Location: Prichard Laughlin Civic Center Hours: Friday 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission: $5 Address:
7033 Glenn Highway
NATIONAL CAMBRIDGE COLLECTORS' AND GLASS DASH
Dates: June 28, 2014 Location: St. Benedict's Activity Center Hours: Saturday 7-11 a.m. Admission: $10 Address:
220 North 7th St.
From the website: Come and join in the fun. If you thought the dealers got all the bargins because they had first pick as the items come out of the box then the Glass Dash is for you.
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SHORT NORTH SUMMER SALE
Dates: July 18-20, 2014 Location: Short North Arts District Hours: Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday noon-6 p.m. Admission: Free Address:
North High Street, from Goodale Blvd to Fifth Avenue
From the website: Shop in the Short North for great deals during one of the biggest sales weekend of the year - Short North Summer Sale! Vendors will line the sidewalks while Short North shops offer incredible specials.
Dates: August 1, 2013 - August 7, 2014 Location: Historic Dublin Hours: Thursday 4-8 p.m. Address:
Bridge & High Streets
From the website: Historic Dublin's multi-sensory grazing event features music, arts, casual shopping and upscale dining. It is a monthly opportunity for visitors to stroll and mingle and browse among quaint shops and attractive streetscapes taking in Dublin's quaint historic district set upon the banks of the scenic Scioto River.
HILLIARD FARM MARKET
Dates: June 3 - August 26, 2014 Location: Downtown Hilliard Hours: Tuesday 4-7 p.m. Address:
5344 Center St.
From the website: Hilliard Farm Market every Tuesday offering fresh locally grown produce, meats and cheese and homemade baked goods including gluten free.
SUNBURY ANTIQUE & FLEA MARKET/OX ROAST
Dates: September 1, 2014 Location: Sunbury Square Hours: Monday 7 a.m.-5 p.m Admission: $1 Address:
Near Route 3 and 37
Dates: September 6, 2014 Location: Uptown Marysville Hours: Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Address:
117 S. Main St.
From the website: Festifair is an Arts and Craft Fair held in Uptown Marysville. There will be over 140 vendors from all over the state. Visitors can enjoy food and fun for all ages!
LONGABERGER HERITAGE DAYS
Dates: September 6, 2014 Location: Longaberger Homestead Hours: Saturday Admission: Free Address:
5563 Raiders Rd.
From the website: Heritage Days features baskets and so much more! Weave your own warm brown Heritage Days Basket. Let the kids can paint a piece of pottery, explore the Heritage Way, enjoy delicious fall festival food, live musical entertainment and, of course, enter to win prizes through games and give-aways.
DOWNTOWN POWELL STREET MARKET
Dates: September 7, 2014 Location: Downtown Powell Hours: Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Address:
47 Hall St.
From the website: A fun family shopping experience with vendors lining the streets of historic downtown Powell with antiques, collectibles, handmade arts and crafts, edibles, specialty products and so much more!