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Up Front in Cbus | December 2022

December 2, 2022

The Top 5 Things You Need to Know this December

  1. Columbus Blue Jackets NYE game at Nationwide Arena
  2. Holiday shows at Nationwide Arena and KEMBA Live + your chance to win tickets!
  3. Book your favorite Arena District restaurant to cater holiday festivities
  4. Plan a vacation or staycation in the Arena District
  5. Holiday gift guide in the Arena District 




🍻 Sip and stroll on Blue Jackets game days! Visit participating DORA locations up to 3 hours before the puck drops until midnight to enjoy your favorite beverages on-the-go

Columbus Blue Jackets   

🎁 Looking for the perfect gift for a Blue Jackets fan? How about a CBJ Hockey Holiday Pack! Purchasers will receive two tickets to two games (based on availability) and one exclusive, limited-edition T-shirt from HOMAGE.

🧸 Bring holiday cheer to those in need this season. Blue Jackets fans coming to the Friday, December 9 game against Calgary are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy. Fans who donate that night will receive a voucher redeemable for a pair of tickets to an upcoming home game: Blue Jackets Toy Drive🎊 Celebrate New Year’s Eve with 20,000 of your closest hockey friends at Nationwide Arena Saturday, December 31st! Puck drops at 7:00 p.m.

🎟 Guarantee your chance to see the Blue Jackets this season. Get your tickets now: Columbus Blue Jackets – Single Game Tickets

🏃🏽 Join the 5th Line 5K race February 5, 2023. Registration is now open to celebrate fitness and hockey and cross the finish line on center ice at Nationwide Arena.  

Columbus Crew

⚽ The Columbus Crew is hosting a FIFA World Cup Final watch party on Sunday, December 18. Join fellow soccer lovers to enjoy food, fun activities and good company.



Holiday Shows in the Arena District

🎄 Score tickets to these upcoming holiday shows at KEMBA Live! and Nationwide Arena to get into the holiday spirit. ❄️


🚨 Enter for a chance to win two tickets to the CD 92.9 Holiday Show featuring FOALS, Inner Wave, Glove and Momma on December 9 at KEMBA Live!  Enter the sweepstakes:


Food & Drink

Get Ahead of Holiday Festivities

🥘 The holidays are almost here – plan ahead this season by booking reservations for larger parties, or make arrangements to cater now, so you don’t stress later.


Columbus Community

Arena District Athletic Club

💪🏾 Looking to make fitness a priority in the New Year? Join the Arena District Athletic Club in December to receive 1 month free when signing up for a 12-month membership!

Hospitality in the Arena District

🏨 Traveling to Columbus for an upcoming event? When you book a hotel stay in the Arena District, you are in the heart of all the action. The Hyatt Regency Columbus is within walking distance of Nationwide Arena, the Greater Columbus Convention Center and KEMBA Live! 

Columbus Polar Plunge
🥶 The #ChillofaLifetime is BACK in 2023! Will you be Freezin’ for a Reason this winter? The Columbus Polar Plunge will be held on February 11, 2023 at Field. Sign up today at 

Holiday Gift Guide 

🛍️ Consider supporting your Columbus neighborhoods this holiday season with the following gifts:

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