Spring is on its way in Ohio, and there are plenty of opportunities to get outdoors in the sun or enjoy the last of the cooler weather. Tap a maple tree, visit incredible exhibits and soak up the history of Ohio this March! Here are some upcoming events:
This annual festival co-produced by Arnold Schwarzenegger is the largest multi-sport festival in the nation with over 175,000 fitness fans. The festival hosts 45 sports and events with over 18,000 athletes participating. Come down to the Greater Columbus Convention Center to watch the show, meet fitness figures and visit over 700 exhibit booths.
Chillicothe is the first capital of Ohio, and each year they celebrate the day Ohio became a state. This year’s celebration includes tours, a mock debate on statehood and special exhibits. Don’t miss this free and historical celebration of how Ohio came to be!
Saturdays in March are filled with Grand River Valley’s best ice wine. Participating wineries include Ferrante Winery, Debonne Vineyards, Grand River Cellars and more. The cost is only six dollars per person, but if you donate a canned food item, you receive a discount!
Come see Geauga County’s best Sugar Houses as the sap starts to flow! Then, starting March 5th, attend the All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast and stuff your stomach with all things maple. Geauga County is ready to show you the age-old tradition of maple sugarin’.
This expo at the Celeste Center in Columbus features the latest products and trends in paper arts, including scrapbooking, card making and mixed media. This event focuses on creativity, inspiration and sharing memories through hand-crafted experiences.
In Cincinnati, there’s another kind of March Madness lasting all month. The EnterTRAINment Junction is opening the world’s largest indoor train display, featuring over 25,000 square feet of model trains. The exhibit also includes an indoor play area for kids and historical exhibits about locomotives in the United States. There’s even a funhouse with a vortex tunnel, a tilt room and a curtain maze.