Parks & Rec Dept.
200 South Hamilton
Gahanna, OH 43230

(614) 342-4250
(614) 342-4100 Fax

Hours of Operation
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Community Events Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS


For additional information contact Gahanna Depatment of Parks & Recreation, 614-342-4250 or parksandrec@gahanna.gov. For all upcoming City of Gahanna events please see listing below. 

All outdoor events are weather permitting. For updates please find us on Facebook and Twitter! 



Big Walnut Creek Family Canoe Float
This day will start at Woodside Green Park with an American Canoe Association instructor, Zac Guthrie providing a Paddling Smartstart introduction. The float will begin at Woodside Green and conclude at Pizzurro Park. Appropriate for ages 8 and older, participants 17 & under must be accompanied by an adult. Enjoy a light lunch at Creekside, canoes, life vests, paddles, and tour guides are included. Our adventure will end with transportation back to Woodside Green Park. 
​Activity     Day     Date     Time     RDR/SR
​331001a     Sat       Jun 6     9am       $20/$25 (fee is per person)

​Story Trail
Gahanna Parks & Recreation has collaborated with the Columbus Metropolitan Library and Gahanna School students to present the Gahanna Story Trail. The new Story Trail provides and engaging opportunity for visitors to learn the value of being good stewards to the environment as they walk and read the story. "Following a Feather Friend" and original story written by: Juli Lindenmayer - Lincoln Highschool, Emerson Fry - Gahanna Middle School West, Rebekah Nolette - Homeschool, Carson Wolf - Jefferson Elementary, Kendall Hitler - Highpoint Elementary and illustrated by Gahanna students. The Story Trail is also a part of the Gahanna Library's Summer Reading Program that encourages families to engage in he outdoors through reading. The Story Trail is open when Friendship Park is open.

  

Community Events
Thank you to all of our community organizations who organize family-friendly community-wide events. They help make Gahanna a "Best Hometown."


Creekside Live
Creekside Live is held at Creekside Plaza on the Rotary Stage Fridays this summer. This is a community-driven event. Please visit www.creeksidelive.com for details. You will be redirected off Gahanna.gov.


Gahanna Lions Club presents the Fourth of July Parade
The Fourth of July parade will be Saturday, July 4 at 10:30am.
The parade begins near Clark Hall on Granville Street and ends at Royal Manor Plaza on Stygler Road.
Citizens of Gahanna are invited to enter a float, marching unit, vehicles, bikes or a combination of all in the annual 4th of July Parade. Questions should be directed to Chairman Don Quick (614-284-0202) or Assistant Chairman Chuck Rees (614-475-5557). Click here for the form or pick one up at the Gahanna City Hall entrance.


Paws in the Plaza
Join other dogs as they bring their owners to stroll though the paths, river walks, paddleboats, pet friendly shops, and visiting vendors, businesses and rescues in downtown Olde Gahanna. Enjoy special treats, free nail trimmings. giveaways and more! This event is organized by the Olde Gahanna Community Partnership.
First Thursday of each month, April - October
4:30 - Dusk
Creekside Plaza, 117 Mill St, all around downtown Olde Gahanna
For more information: (614) 342-4041



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Creekside Live- Shaun Booker & Sean Carney w/ Jenny Flory 7/31/2015 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Vettes, Rods & Classics 8/1/2015 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM Creekside
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City Council Meeting 8/3/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Landscape Board meeting 8/5/2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Creekside Live- Eric Jeradi Band w/ Jim Craley 8/7/2015 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Rotary Stage at Creekside Plaza
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Council Committee Meeting 8/10/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Governance Commission Meeting 8/11/2015 6:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Parks & Recreation Board Meeting 8/12/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Planning Commission Meeting 8/12/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Creekside Live- Hadden Sayers Band w/ Jeff Denune & Brian Peters 8/14/2015 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Rotary Stage at Creekside Plaza
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City Council Meeting 8/17/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Council Committee Meeting 8/24/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Governance Commission Public Hearing Meeting 8/25/2015 6:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Planning Commission Meeting 8/26/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Coffee with Council 8/29/2015 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Panera
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Parks & Recreation Board Meeting 9/1/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Labor Day -- Closed 9/7/2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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City Council Meeting 9/8/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Planning Commission Meeting 9/9/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Governance Commission Public Hearing Meeting 9/10/2015 6:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Council Committee Meeting 9/14/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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City Council Meeting 9/21/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Governance Commission Public Hearing Meeting 9/22/2015 6:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Coffee with Council 9/23/2015 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Donato's
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Planning Commission Meeting 9/23/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Council Committee Meeting 9/28/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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City Council Meeting 10/5/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Parks & Recreation Board Meeting 10/7/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Columbus Day -- Closed 10/12/2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Governance Commission Meeting 10/13/2015 6:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Council Committee Meeting 10/13/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Planning Commission Meeting 10/14/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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City Council Meeting 10/19/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Council Committee Meeting 10/26/2015 7:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Governance Commission Meeting 10/27/2015 6:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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