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Fun Things to Do With the Family at Easton in May

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With summer vacation getting closer by the minute, the fun at Easton has only just begun! Round up the family and join us for some exciting spring events. Whether the May weather is warm or cool, we’ve got tons of activities planned indoors and outdoors that will make for the perfect day of adventure or night out with the kids.

American Girl Columbus Events | May 4, 11, 13, 18, 25 & 27

Treat your girls to a day out at Ohio’s only American Girl location, American Girl Columbus at Easton! You can enjoy a day of shopping and spoiling your daughter and her doll, while also participating in a few fun events along the way. Here are a few must-do activities in May:

  • Mom & Me Doll Hair Salon Spectacular at American Girl. Visit American Girl at Easton on May 4, 11, 18 & 25 at 7 PM for an evening of fun! Start off with a meal at American Girl Bistro, and then do some shopping while your girl learns how to care for her doll’s hair from professional doll stylists. Spots are filling up fast, so make your reservation today!
  • Dorothy and the Prince of Oz Ballet. Journey to the enchanted Land of Oz with your favorite girl on May 6! Your day starts at American Girl Columbus with a delicious brunch together at American Girl Bistro. Then, you’ll travel by charter bus to the Ohio Theatre for a spectacular ballet performance by Ballet Met. Take your seats and watch as Dorothy makes a heroic return to save the Land of Oz. 
  • Mother’s Day Tea. What could be a better Mother’s Day treat than a special outing with your special girl? On May 13 at 4:30 PM, enjoy a meal at American Girl Bistro, play a fun dice game, participate in a make-your-own “memory board” craft and more. Reservations are required!
  • WellieWishers Tea Party. Put on your wellies and hop into American Girl on May 27 at 4:30 PM for a special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties will include a special menu, crafts, fun WellieWishers-inspired conversation cards, and a cupcake-decorating activity. Reserve your spot before it’s too late!

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Brick Factor Event | May 5 & 6

Join us on May 5 & 6 for a high-intensity competition where selected applicants will compete in three action-packed building challenges to earn the coveted role of Master Model Builder at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Columbus. This two-day event will be thrilling for contestants and spectators alike! Learn more here.

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides | May 8

On May 8 from 6-9 PM, take a relaxing horse-drawn carriage ride in the warm spring air! Get picked up at Eddie Bauer and enjoy a gallop around Easton (weather permitting). Rides are $10 per person and free for children under 15 with a paying adult.

Mother’s Day at Easton | May 13

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than a family trip to Easton?! Join us on May 13 to make memories you can cherish forever. Start with a complimentary Mother’s Day photo at the Central Park Fountain from 1-4 PM. Then, from 3-7 PM, take a horse-drawn carriage ride around Easton to keep the fun going!

Pinnell Dance Performances | May 18

Are you ready for a show that will have you on your feet and dancing to the beat? Join us on May 18 from 6-9 PM for a performance by the Pinnell Dance Centre! With captivating music and dance moves, the group will surely have you and your little ones’ fingers snapping and toes tapping! Find the details here.

Easton Food Fest | May 18-20

Three days, three fantastic food-filled events at Easton! From May 18-20, come out to the fourth annual Easton Food Fest, featuring food, drinks, games and live music all weekend. There will be a different theme each day:

  • Food Truck Friday will offer delicious food from more than 20 food trucks, plus live music. Takes place in the parking lot behind World of Beer. 
  • Sippin’ Saturday includes a pub crawl around Easton. Plan a sitter for the evening for a fun parent’s night out! 
  • Sweet Sunday will feature scrumptious samples from your favorite Easton restaurants, plus live music on the Town Square.

Smart Columbus Ride & Drive Roadshow | May 19 & 20

Join us on May 19 from 10 AM-5 PM and May 20 from 12-6 PM for the Smart Columbus Ride & Drive Roadshow! Every participant will be able to learn about electric vehicles, take one of the latest vehicles on the market for a spin and engage with Smart Columbus to help pave the road to a more connected future.

Fitness Yoga on the Square | June 1

We know this isn’t exactly in May, but we had to make sure you knew Fitness Yoga on the Square is back starting June 1! Join us every Friday morning from 8:30-9:30 AM to enjoy an hour of Zen under the sun. This introductory yoga class focuses on strength, conditioning and flexibility, making it perfect for both yoga novices and experts. This event is free and open to everyone ages 13 and up.

Which family-friendly event at Easton are you most excited about attending this May? Let us know in the comments!

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