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Up Front in Cbus | November 2022

November 1, 2022

The Top 5 Things You Need to Know this November

  1.     See the Columbus Blue Jackets in action live at Nationwide Arena 
  2.     It’s time to start prepping for your Thanksgiving and holiday gatherings 
  3.     Head to your favorite Arena District and Grandview Yard bars this football season 
  4.     You have a chance to win tickets to the CD92.9 Holiday Show at KEMBA Live! 
  5.     Get ready for the 2022 Columbus Hot Chocolate Run 




🍺🚶 Sip and stroll before the puck drops! Three hours before Columbus Blue Jackets game time and until midnight, you can enjoy your favorite beverage on-the-go in the Arena District. Learn more about the Arena District DORA. 

DORA, click to enlarge image

Columbus Blue Jackets   

🏒 The Columbus Blue Jackets are playing at Nationwide Arena for 9️⃣ home games in November! Columbus Blue Jackets Schedule

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

⚽ The Big Ten Women’s Soccer Conference Tournament is coming to the Arena District November 3 and 6. Grab tickets and prepare to watch some of the best female collegiate athletes compete at Field. The Big Ten Women’s Soccer Tournament  

🏆 Follow the FIFA World Cup action here in Columbus, with community events kicking off November 20 through the World Cup Final! Mark your calendar for three massive events to pencil in: November 20, November 25, and December 18!


Food & Drink

Plan Your Football Game Day

👀 Looking for a neighborhood spot to catch upcoming football games? Check out these Arena District or Grandview Yard bars and try a seasonal brew while you cheer on your favorite teams: 

Get Ahead of Holiday Festivities

🥧🎄The holidays are quickly approaching – consider this your reminder to book reservations for larger parties for upcoming festivities. Prepare now so you don’t stress later. 😎

🦃 Need a little Thanksgiving dinner inspiration? Check out these Giant Eagle Market District recipe lists:  

🍗 Don’t feel like cooking on Thanksgiving Day? Both Buca di Beppo and Rodizio Grill will be open – call and make a reservation today!

Dessert Indulge

🍰 Consider Brekkie Shack dessert catering to satisfy your (and your guests’) sweet tooth. 😋 They offer a $35 pastry platter which includes bite-sized varieties of: Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars, Carrot Cake Blondies, Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake, and more!  

Boozy Breakfast 

🍺🍳 Whether you’re headed to the Arena District for the #CBJ game or the Hot Chocolate Run on November 20th, make a day of it and stop into Goodwood Brewing for a traditional breakfast buffet and tasty brews! Kegs + Eggs will be happening Sunday from 10am – 2pm and the $25 buffet will include an alcoholic beverage from their list of drink specials!



Jam Out in the Arena District

🎵 Top performers will take the stage all November long at KEMBA Live! and Nationwide Arena. Secure your spot and get tickets to these upcoming shows today:  

Vets Aid, click to enlarge image


🚨 Enter for a chance to win two tickets to the CD92.9 Holiday Show featuring FOALS, Inner Wave, Glove and Momma on December 9 at KEMBA Live!

Submit your entry:

Upcoming Holiday Shows

🎄 Already getting into the holiday spirit? Check out these upcoming holiday shows at Nationwide Arena: 


Columbus Community

Columbus Veterans Day Parade  

Watch the Columbus Veterans Day Parade Thursday, November 10, 2022! The parade steps off from Nationwide Blvd. in the Arena District at 12:00 p.m. and concludes at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum. For more details, visit: Veterans Day Parade ( 

Columbus Hot Chocolate Run 

☕ Sunday, November 20, come out for the Columbus Hot Chocolate Run! Starting at McFerson Commons, participate in the 5k, 10k or 15k run/walk and enjoy a finish line party. 🥳

Celebrate your accomplishment with a finisher mug that includes fondue, dippables, and delicious hot chocolate. Sign up now: Columbus – Hot Chocolate Run ( 


Community Living

Hosting Tips

🏠 Host a memorable Friendsgiving at your Columbus Downtown Apartment with these tips: Tips for Hosting a Great Friendsgiving – Life in Columbus | Downtown Columbus Apartments (