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Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of February 11, 2019

February 8, 2019


Love is in the air in downtown Columbus’ Arena District this week!

From sporting events and concerts at Nationwide Arena to community gatherings and family-friendly festivals, there are a ton of Valentine’s Day-themed events, activities and things to do with your loved ones.

With so much going on in the Arena District, deciding what to do and where to go can lead to information overload. To help you narrow down your choices, we’re offering the inside scoop on the top upcoming events in downtown Columbus each week.

Here is your Columbus Arena District Digest for the week of February 11, 2019:



Valentine’s Day with the Columbus Blue Jackets (vs. New York Islanders)

Thursday, February 14 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

Is your loved one in love with the Columbus Blue Jackets? Looking for something exciting to do on Valentine’s Day this year? Take your date to Nationwide Arena for a special Jackets game this Thursday! The Jackets are playing a must-win game against the first-place New York Islanders.

With the Valentine’s Day ticket pack, you’ll receive 2 tickets to the V-Day game against the Islanders, a $25 gift card to Rodizio Grill, a Valentine’s Day flower and a commemorative photo with your love. Other romantic activities that day include flower delivery by Stinger himself, CBJ teddy bears and candy hearts and a happy hour pack at Great Lakes Brewing Company before the game!


World’s Toughest Rodeo

Saturday, February 16 | Nationwide Arena | 7:30 PM

This Valentine’s day ‘save a horse’…. grab a cowboy hat and experience The World’s Toughest Rodeo coming to Nationwide Arena! The evening will feature three fan-favorite competitions: bareback riding, saddle bronc riding and bull riding. Also, there to entertain you will be a barrel racing event, the world’s smallest cowboy and much more. Saddle up and come on down for this exhilarating event in downtown Columbus!



Valentine’s Day with BAS – Milky Way Tour

Thursday, February 14 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 7 PM

Do you and your Valentine enjoy the same beats? Checkout BAS, bringing his Milky Way Tour to EXPRESS LIVE!. In addition to the Queens-based rapper, artists Rexx Life Raj, K. Roosevelt, Innanet James and Correy C will take the stage.


99.7 The Blitz Throwback Show

Saturday, February 16 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 7 PM

EXPRESS LIVE! is hosting 99.7 The Blitz’s Throwback Show, featuring Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience and Pandora’s Box – The Ultimate Aerosmith Tribute. Come out to celebrate Valentine’s day and experience a night of your favorite hits–plus, a ‘whole lotta love’!


Bob Marley Tribute 2019

Saturday, February 16 | A&R Music Bar | 7 PM

‘Could you be loved, and be loved’ At the same time classic rock tributes are taking over EXPRESS LIVE! on Saturday, a reggae tribute show will be happening at A&R Music Bar, all presenting songs by international music icon Bob Marley. Bob Marley Tribute 2019 features The Ark Band and Andy Shaw Band–two illustrious reggae bands who will “get together” to play iconic reggae, ska and rocksteady hits.


Boston’s Cares

Open you heart from January 21st – February 17th. Support No Kid Hungry with us during this time frame! $1 can provide a child with up to 10 nutritious meals! Minimum donation of $1 for Paper Hearts in-restaurant. February 11-14, $1 from the sale of Heart-Shaped Pizzas, available for a limited time only!


Buca Di Beppo Italian Lovefeast

Buca opens at 11a.m. on Valentine’s Day and is offering a Lasagna Love Feast for 2 on February 14, 2019. Featuring $49.99 dine-in only special* which includes a heart shaped lasagna, Buca small garlic bread, Buca small mixed green or caesar salad and mini chocolate chip cannoli. *While supplies last



Arena District Apartment of the Week

Flats II | Nevada II Floor Plan

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Been feeling the love in downtown Columbus lately? The Arena District is where everything happens on a weekly basis. If you find yourself frequenting the area, then perhaps you should consider moving into a downtown Columbus apartment like Flats on Vine. Each one has a great community, is packed with amenities and is mere steps from the Arena District. Here, you can fall in love all over again.

If you’re looking for a large, luxurious Columbus apartment to share with your significant other, the Nevada II floor plan at Flats II is the perfect unit. This spacious 1,204 sq.-ft space features an enormous living room with multiple oversized windows, big walk-in closets, incredible amenities, a balcony providing gorgeous views and boundless ways to display your unique creative style.

Schedule a tour of Flats IIs Nevada II floor plan today–only two units remains!


Resident VIP Spotlight of the Week

Courtyard by Marriott Grandview Yard

Residents of Downtown Columbus Apartments and Grandview Yard receive access to exclusive deals, discounts and promotions throughout the year as part of the Resident VIP program!

A romantic staycation is a perfect Valentine’s Day treat for you and your loved one, and Courtyard by Marriott in Grandview Yard is offering an exclusive promotion for downtown Columbus apartment residents. Simply call the hotel to book, ask the reservation specialist for the Good Neighbor Rate and enjoy 10% off the published rate. While there, you and your date can stop by the Bistro Bar for dinner–flash your Resident VIP card to get a 10% discount*!