Arena District home to new Fashion Meets Music Festival
March 3, 2014
From Michael Jackson’s sequined glove to the space-age helmets worn by Daft Punk, fashion and music long have shared a connection.
A celebration to take place during the summer in Columbus will blend both worlds.
The three-day Fashion Meets Music Festival will take place in and around the Arena District — with the Downtown neighborhood’s public spaces and parks as well as sporting and music venues hosting concerts and fashion shows.
Onsite, too, will be zip lines, an Ohio State Fair-style gondola ride and food trucks. An urban campground will host tent and RV campers.
“It’s a pretty big undertaking,” said Bret Adams, co-founder of the inaugural outing, set for Aug. 29-31.
Organizers expect the privately funded festival to attract 120,000 people during the Labor Day weekend.
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