Community Events Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS

For additional information contact Gahanna 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: @CityofGahanna/PR

For more information about our partners or for more information about partnership opportunities please visit http://www.gahanna.gov/departments/parks/partnerships.aspx

Herb Day
Presented by Mockingbird Meadows Herbal Health Farm
Come celebrate all things herbal. Listen to herbal experts on a variety of subjects and stroll over 30 local artists and vendors that offer unique and special hand-made items. Be sure to browse through over 100 varieties of fresh, organic herbs available for purchase for your home and garden!

Creekside Plaza, 117 Mill St. and the Ohio Herb Education Center,110 Mill St.
Sat., May 10– 9am-4pm

Along with Herb Day enjoy the Ice Cream Social a la 1914 by the Gahanna Historical Society, 101 South High St., Gahanna. Free Ice Cream, Museum Tours, Games & Activities. 11a-4p. www.gahannahistory.com

Big Walnut Creek Family Canoe Float
The day will start at Woodside Green Park with 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 10 and older, participants 17 & under must be accompanied by an adult. A light lunch at Creekside is included along with the canoes, life vests, paddles, tour guides and transportation back to Woodside Green.
Register online here or call 614-342-4250
Saturday, May 17, 9a-1p RDR $20/SR $25

Gahanna Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all men and women who have served or are currently serving in the US Armed Forces. To honor those who have served our country, buy a brick to be placed at the Gahanna Veterans Memorial Park. Applications available at gahanna.gov or at the Parks & Recreation office. The cost is $25 per brick. A commemorative certificate is available upon request for an additional $2. Bricks are dedicated on Memorial Day and Veterans Day.
Deadline to purchase a Memorial Day brick is April 15.
Please visit GahannaVets.org for more information.
Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday, May 26, 2014 at 1pm
Veterans Memorial Park, 73 W. Johnstown Rd.


Cinema Under the Stars
Presented by the Strathmore Development
Gahanna Parks & Recreation hosts this outdoor movie night with a feature film on the giant screen. Movie start time is approximate.
Rotary Stage: Creekside Park, 117 Mill St.
Sat., June 14 – 9 pm - Back to the Future

Creekside Live
Presented by Gahanna Parks & Recreation Foundation, Yuengling Brands, Strathmore Development, Gahanna Rotary and Gahanna Parks & Recreation Department
Creekside Live is a summer concert series with live entertainment headlined by popular bands from the Midwest. Bring your friends and coworkers to enjoy Creekside Park with live entertainment, food and adult beverage sales. Sponsorships and alcohol sales help cover cost of event expenses, net proceeds of alcohol sales go back to the Gahanna Parks & Recreation Foundation a 501c3 organization that provides camp scholarships, park improvements and public art to the Gahanna Community.
Fridays, 6-10pm
Creekside Park, 117 Mill Street
June 13: 6pm – The Yeah Babies (Funk/R&B); 8pm Reaganomics (80’s Dance)
June 27: 6pm-John Schwab Duo (Classic Rock/Country); 8pm – Phillip Fox Band (Country Rock)
July 11: 6pm-Angela Perley & the Howlin’ Moons (American Rock ‘N’ Roll);8pm- The Floorwalkers (Rock & Soul)
July 25: 6pm-Pett Crow (Blues); 8pm-Soul Kitchn (Funk & Soul)
August 8: 6pm-Cliff Cody (Acoustic Covers); 8pm-SWAGG (Party Variety)
August 22: 6pm –Jonalee White Band (Country); 8pm-The Spikedrivers (Americana Rock
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Paddle Boats
*Schedule is weather dependent. Hours may vary for special events and holidays
 $5 per boat
(approx. 30 min.)
Pre-Summer Hours:
May 10-June 1
Summer Hours:
June 2-August 17
Fall Hours:
August 18 - September 28
 Mondays  CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
 Tuesdays-Fridays  CLOSED 4-8p CLOSED
 Saturdays  12-8p 11a-8p 11a-3p
 Sundays  1-5p 12:30-4:30p 1-5p


Community Events

Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival
The award-winning Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival, presented by the Gahanna Convention & Visitors Bureau, offers the “Best Blues & Jazz in Ohio.”
Located in the heart of downtown Gahanna, the annual Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival returns June 20-22, 2014--celebrating 16 years of outstanding class blues and jazz music!
The three day cultural celebration for all ages, features world class musicians on five stages, mouth watering cuisine, regional artisans, amusement rides, family fun and activities that include:
• 90+ hours of the best blues and jazz music on the Electric Blues Stage, the Jazz Stage, the Creekside Community Stage, Acoustic Alley and the Musical Discovery Zone.
• Free, kid-friendly crafts, rides and more in the Musical Discovery Zone
• Volunteer opportunities (free admission)
Visit www.creeksidebluesandjazz.com for details!

Paws in the Plaza
Join other dogs as they bring their owners to stroll through the paths, river walks, paddleboats, pet friendly shops, and visiting vendors, businesses and rescues in downtown Olde Gahanna. Enjoy special treats, free nail trimmings, free giveaways, and more!
First Thursday of each month, April - October.
May 1, June 5, July 3, Aug. 7, Sept. 4, Oct. 2
Time: 4:30 - dusk
Location: Creekside Plaza, 117 Mill St., all around downtown Olde Gahanna
For more information: (614) 342-4041 or OldeGahanna.com


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City Council Meeting 4/21/2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Planning Commission 4/23/2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Gahanna City Council Ward Meetings 4/24/2014 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Peet's Coffee & Tea
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Council Committees 4/28/2014 7:00 PM - 10:15 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Gahanna City Council Ward Meetings 4/29/2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Donato's Pizza
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City Council Meeting 5/5/2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Parks & Recreation Board meeting 5/7/2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Herb Day 5/10/2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Creekside & Ohio Herb Education Center
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Council Committees 5/12/2014 7:00 PM - 10:15 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Gahanna City Council Ward Meetings 5/13/2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Panera Bread
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Planning Commission 5/14/2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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City Council Meeting 5/19/2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Gahanna City Council Ward Meetings 5/24/2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Hunters Ridge Pool Opening Day 5/25/2014 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Hunters Ridge Pool
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Memorial Day Ceremony 5/26/2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Veterans Memorial Park
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Council Committees 5/27/2014 7:00 PM - 10:15 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Planning Commission 5/28/2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Gahanna Swimming Pool Opening Day 5/30/2014 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Gahanna Swimming Pool
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City Council Meeting 6/2/2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Parks & Recreation Board meeting 6/4/2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Council Committees 6/9/2014 7:00 PM - 10:15 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Planning Commission 6/11/2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Creekside Live - The Reaganomics (80's Rock) w/ The Yeah Babies (Funk/R&B) 6/13/2014 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Creekside Park & Plaza
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Cinema Under the Stars - Back to the Future I (PG) 6/14/2014 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Creekside Park & Plaza
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City Council Meeting 6/16/2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival 6/20/2014 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Creekside District
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Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival 6/21/2014 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Creekside District
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Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival 6/22/2014 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Creekside District
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Council Committees 6/23/2014 7:00 PM - 10:15 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Planning Commission 6/25/2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Creekside Live - John Schwab Duo (Classic Rock/Country) w/ Phillip Fox Band (Classic Rock/Country) 6/27/2014 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Creekside Park & Plaza
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City Council Meeting 7/7/2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Planning Commission 7/9/2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Gahanna City Hall
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Creekside Live - The Floorwalkers (Rock & Soul) w/ Angela Perley & the Howlin' Moons (Americana Rock 'n Roll) 7/11/2014 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Creekside Park & Plaza
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Council Committees 7/14/2014 7:00 PM - 10:15 AM Gahanna City Hall
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