Summer Fun Sneak Peek

Rejuvenating days of summer are just ahead! Remember those afternoon picnics while playing in the fountain or grooving to your favorite artists in Bicentennial Park? After a long winter, everyone deserves a chance to unwind and bask in the sun. Fortunately for us, adventures along the Mile have returned! The Scioto Mile Fountain presented by American Electric Power Foundation will be up and running and ready for the fun, starting Monday, April 27! Whether you bike, run, or drive down, we always have something in store for you. With our summer programs just around the corner, we are thinking about all the activities and music coming your way. Here is a sneak peek into your summer plans:


FountainSide presented by Sunny 95 (94.7 FM)

Select Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Bicentennial Park
233 Civic Center Drive, Columbus, Ohio

Grab the kids, head downtown and join us for FREE fun and educational children’s activities centered around the Scioto Mile Fountain! Splash in the fountains, visit with animal friends, play games, learn about conservation and more on nine Wednesdays throughout the summer! Join Local Matters and Lowe’s Plant & Grow for weekly workshops. Cool off each week with free ice cream from Sunny 95/Meijer Treat Truck and pedal your way to a healthy lifestyle on the Molina Healthcare Smoothie Bicycle. Check out this list of some of the organizations joining us this summer:

  • Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
  • OSU Sports Marketing
  • Ohio Wildlife Center
  • COSI
  • Ohio History Connection
  • Columbus Children’s Theatre
  • Thurber House
  • Fountain Frog
  • Franklin Park Conservatory
  • OSU Urban Arts Space
  • Dramatic Impact
  • The Turtle Lady
  • Bring the Farm to You and more!

For more information on the FountainSide series, visit


Rhythm on the River

Select Friday evenings
Bicentennial Park Performing Arts Pavilion
233 Civic Center Drive, Columbus, Ohio

FREE outdoor performances at Bicentennial Park are a great way to end your busy week!  Ten different Rhythm on the River performances feature everything from bluegrass to blues to ballet and more!  Donatos will have hot pizza to complement your cool summer nights on the riverfront.  Food and beverage sales begin at 6:30 p.m. each week. Mark your calendars and click on the artist links below for more information:

For more information on the Rhythm on the River series, visit http://

See you in June!