Things To Do in Dublin, Ohio - May 2014

Real Estate Sales Representative with Dublin & Central Ohio Homes


Dublin, Ohio has great activities to offer! Enjoy many cultural events and outdoor experiences great for the whole family!

Leatherlips Monument

When: Any beautiful day!

Where: 7377 Riverside Dr, Scioto Park, Dublin, OH 43017

Details: Come discover the Leatherlips sculpture in Dublin! A monument to the Wyandot Chief Leatherlips created by the artist Ralph Helmick. Limestones are stacked to create the likeness of the chief with an enclosure allowing a spectacular view of the Scioto river.

The North Market

When: Any day you are looking for great, fresh food.

Where: 59 Spruce Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215  (614) 463-9664 

Details: Come get the freshest ingredients for your home-cooked meal or enjoy delicious food right on the spot. From spice and flower shops to sushi and italian come enjoy the variety of high quality foods at the North Market.

Garden Party

When: May 2, 2014  6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Where: OCLC 6565 Kilgour Place, Dublin, Ohio 43017

Details: Welcome spring with DAC's annual Garden Party fundraising gala. This event supports the Dublin arts while featuring culinary offerings from some of central Ohio's top restaurants, a silent auction, two wine bars and live entertainment. Enjoy at all under a canopy of twinkling lights.


*Must be 21

When: May 10, 2014 7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Where: Ohio Village at the Ohio History Center 800 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211

Details. Travel back to June, 1930 when the United States had been dry for 10 years. Go back to a time with flappers and the underground world of secret watering holes. Learn how alcohol was made in bathtubs and hidden stills. Enjoy jazz music while sipping prohibition favorites, all while on the look out for the police!

Wendy’s Flagship Restaurant 

When: Any time you are hungry!

Where: 4555 W. Dublin Granville, Road Dublin, OH 43017 (614) 799-2347

Details: This is not your typical Wendy’s! This store displays all of the latest technology for the future of Wendy’s such as fire places, digital menus, and Wi-Fi. It also exhibits some original memorabilia from the first Wendy’s opened by Dave Thomas in Columbus, Ohio in 1969.

Tour the Anthony Thomas Chocolate Factory

When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00am-3:00pm

Where: 1777 Arlingate Lane Columbus, OH 43228 (614)-272-9221

Details: Experience candy making from start to finish! Observe the lines producing the world famous chocolate. Tour guides explain the process from the copper kettles used to cook the chocolate to the pipes carrying it through the factory! Finish the tour in the large candy shoppe where you can purchase your favorite candy.

The Memorial Tournament

When: May 26 - June 1, 2014 

Where: Muirfield Village Golf Club  5750 Memorial Drive Dublin, Ohio 43017

Details: Experience golf at its finest during Memorial Tournament week! Hosted by golf legend Jack Nicklaus at his own internationally acclaimed Muirfield Village Golf Club. See the top PGA professionals play on Jack's course for an action-packed week.

COSI: Sherlock Holmes Exhibit

When: February 8th- September 1, 2014

Where: Where: 333 W. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43215  (614) 228-2674

Details: Be transported back in time to Sherlock Holmes’ London to learn how he solved crimes! The famous Sherlock Holmes used clues to solve crimes, thus paving the way for modern police work. The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes features original manuscripts and period artifacts, investigative tools influenced and used by Sherlock Holmes, and interactive crime-solving opportunities.

Blooms and Butterflies

When: March 8 - September 28, 2014

Where: Franklin Park Conservatory 1777 E Broad St Columbus, Oh 43203 (614) 715-8000

Details: Hundreds of colorful, exotic butterflies flying freely in the Pacific Island Water Garden, a warm and tropical haven filled with bright nectar blooms. See new butterflies emerge from their chrysalises, then watch them take their first flight during daily presentations.

Ballantrae Community Park Spray Fountains

When: End of May- September

Where: 6350 Woerner Temple Road, Dublin Ohio, 43016

Details: Enjoy the giant dancing rabbits of Dublin! Sculptures that are truly a work of art for the entire family. On hot days, cool off with the spraying fountains found in the park!

Stingray Bay

When: May 23 - September 2, 2014 10:00am - Close (daily)

Where: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 4850 West Powell Road, Powell OH, 43065

Details: Get the chance to learn about stingrays at the Columbus Zoo! Get up close and personal with the stingrays. Visitors are encourages to touch the stingrays and even feed them.

Zoombezi Bay Water Park

When: May 24 - June 5, 2014 10:30am- 7:00pm (hours extend through summer)

Where: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 4850 West Powell Road, Powell OH ,43065

Details: Beat the heat at Zoombezi Bay! Enjoy the wave pool or various action packed slides. Fun for all ages!


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Randy Shamburger
Movement Mortgage - Greenville, SC
FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional Mortgage Expert

Nice list, thanks for sharing.

Have a Big day,


May 02, 2014 02:13 AM
William Johnson
Retired - La Jolla, CA

Hi Roberta, You have some fun events coming up, especially the blooms and butterflies. I would bet with your eye and talent, you will be capturing some outstanding photos.

May 02, 2014 03:33 PM
Roberta Kayne
Dublin & Central Ohio Homes - Dublin, OH
CRS, ABR, SFR, RRS, Realtor, Re/Max Affiliates

Hi Randy, thanks for the comments.  I hope you have a "big" day too!

William, it's nice to hear from you.  I havent been on AR much lately - busy with work, life, photography, travel.  Thanks for stopping in and for the compliments!

May 03, 2014 01:51 AM