Getting There and Additional Info

Come as you are. We recommend you arrive by:

  • BIKE - a valet organized by Yay!Bikes will be available in the south-east corner of the Commons
  • BUS - COTA is always available, and the Circulator Line (CBus) is the easiest way to move downtown
  • car2go and forget paying for parking (sign up to become a member if you haven't done so)
  • Carpool and spend even more time with your friends!


Outdoor celebration  – GENOA PARK

  • The park is located at 303 W. Broad Street (near COSI).
  • Parking will be available outside of the COSI science museum as well as across the river at the Columbus Commons garage (located at 191 South Third Street, with an entrance off of Third Street, between State and Rich Streets)
  • Metered street parking is available throughout downtown Columbus, and many meters are not enforced on Sundays. Please read posted signs carefully before parking.

Please read all posted signs and to follow all parking laws as they pertain to each parking lot or space, as your vehicle is not the responsibility of Green Columbus or any of its affiliates in any way.

More Useful Info

Outdoor celebration

  • Please adhere to all parking rules and laws. Green Columbus is not responsible for lost or stolen property. Lost and Found located at Green Columbus’ tent (location TBD).
  • Outside food and outside beverages are not permitted within the cordoned area at park for the duration of this zero-waste event. Reusable water bottles and food containers are requested and preferred.
  • Alcoholic beverages can only be purchased with a valid ID. Only two (2) drinks may be purchased at one time. Green Columbus event staff has the right to deny an alcoholic beverage to any guest at Columbus Commons for any reason at any time.
  • Friendly pets permitted, but please mind environmental factors such as loud noises and young children.

Green Columbus


Green Columbus, a 501(c)3 organization, is dedicated to promoting sustainable living throughout Central Ohio by providing meaningful forums, raising awareness and encouraging local action. Green Columbus was formed in 2007 when Central Ohio environmental leaders organized a citywide, service-driven, Earth Day celebration.

Green Columbus also facilitates ongoing environmental action via Green Drinks, a monthly networking program, and other initiatives. Green Columbus is currently working to create an environmental programs hub that contributes to the success of Central Ohio’s environmentally focused nonprofits and additional programs that will continue to encourage interaction among the environmentally conscious so effective partnerships can create environmental value and recognition to the region.