By Lacey Luce
Columbus, Ohio is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, despite its lack of enticing landscape features such as mountains or oceans. One draw this city offers lies in its reputation as a place where artists, arts organizations and entrepreneurs of all stripes can thrive.
The creative talent, from the visual to performing to food arts, of this Midwest capital city make it an attractive destination. It’s no surprise then that Columbus boasts one of the finest arts festivals in the country.
It’s More Than a Festival, It’s an Experience For many the words “arts festival” can conjure a simple vision of rows of exhibiting artists selling artwork. People imagine going, looking around for a bit, maybe buying something and then going home. While the more than 300 exhibiting artists and the exquisite work they sell is certainly the backbone of the Columbus Arts Festival, this festival is a full, weekend-long experience that encompasses all forms of art and invites visitors to get hands on in myriad ways.
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