Top Five Memorial Day Weekend Activities in Columbus, Ohio
Memorial Day is a day to remember the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Over the long weekend, while Americans reflect on the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives, they also enjoy the warm weather, barbeques and time spent with family and friends.
The Schottenstein Real Estate Group, a leader in apartment rentals and condominiums in Columbus, Ohio, is extremely excited about Memorial Day weekend, which also signals the start of summer! The combination of seeing their resort style swimming pools open and residents enjoy all of the outdoor activities that their communities offer brings a smile to their faces.
Cookouts, swimming, sitting around the fire-pit and long walks around SRE Group communities are just some of the activities that residents will be enjoying. While the Schottenstein Real Estate Group has tons of offerings inside their gated communities, they also realize that Memorial Day weekend is a great time to explore other events taking place in the Columbus, Ohio.
Whether you live in Central Ohio or are visiting from out of town, Memorial Day Weekend in Columbus has tons to offer!
- Big Ten Baseball Tournament
While the Columbus Clippers are out of town Memorial Day Weekend, great action can still be caught at Huntington Park. The top talent in the Big Ten competes for the coveted Big Ten Championship Crown. Come on out to the ballpark and root on the Buckeyes from May 23-26, 2012.
- Zoombezi Bay Waterpark
The 22.7 acre water park features 17 state of the art water slides, a wave pool, an action river, a lazy river, private cabanas, a kiddie play pool and a whole lot more. What better way to spend a day with your kids in the warm weather than at Columbus’ very own water park! (Which opens Memorial Day weekend).
- Alive Summer Music Tour
Kick off your Memorial Day Weekend on Friday, May 25th at the Alive Summer Music Tour! The free concert takes place at the Commons featuring The Spikedrivers, Nick Tolford & Company, and Lionel The Jailbird. Come on down for live local music, food trucks and more at the Columbus Bicentennial Pavilion!
- Family Funday
Bring the whole family down for the Season Opening Family Funday! We’ve got inflatables, games, a barnyard petting zoo, storytime, COSI science spots, and family entertainment with a showing of the movie E.T. at dusk and a dazzling fireworks display to end the day!
- 2012 Memorial Tournament
While the 2012 Memorial Tournament sponsored by Nationwide Insurance takes place the weekend after Memorial Day, on Monday, May 28th practice rounds begin. This is an affordable event where you can still see the top talent in the world tee it off at Muirfield Village. Stick around the clubhouse and you might just get a couple of autographs as well!