Ohio State and the wide city of Columbus are never short of events, but searching through them all is a chore. We’ve compiled a list of the most worthwhile places you need to be coming up this month, hand-picked by the editor. Some of these favorites are on-campus, so if you know, you know, but sometimes you just need a break from college life, and you just gotta go off campus. We hear both needs, Buckeyes.
1.9 | COSI After Dark: Wizard School
G2G 💨 // COSI
Don’t waste your money visiting Universal Studios, save that for spring break. Visit COSI’s version of the wizarding world of Harry Potter at one of their 21+ after dark nights this month! Bring your robe, your wand, and your magic. (The drinks will make you think you have magic eventually, I’m sure.)
1.10-20 | Broadway in Columbus: Jersey Boys
G2G 💨 // Palace Theatre
As someone who grew up listening to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, I have a major soft spot in my heart for Jersey Boys. If you see any show this month, let it be this one. (D-tix at the Union have already sold out, if that tells you anything about the show’s popularity!)
1.18 | Boozin’ In Your Onesie Bar Crawl
G2G 💨 // Arena District
Miss out on all the Christmas crawls in Columbus because you went home for break? Worry not! Your next best crawl to look out for is this one right here. Get your coziest onesie, or buy the most ridiculous one you can find online, and get crawling.
1.20-25 | (614) Restaurant Week
G2G 💨 // All around Columbus
Put that Christmas cash to good use and explore all the renowned Columbus restaurants you’ve yet to visit this year! Appetizers, main courses, and desserts will be served at discounted prices all week, so take advantage of them and bring the house.
1.26 | Columbus Donut Fest
G2G 💨 // Strongwater Food and Spirits
Happy hour tickets for 4-6 p.m. are only $12, and it gets you a star-quality donut, commemorative mug, and a donut box for all the treats you pick up along the way. Expect to snag coffee samples, live entertainment, and donut-themed surprises. Get your sugar high on!