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  – Columbus Commons

  • The Main Garage is located at 55 East Rich Street, with entrances on Main and Rich Streets between High and Third Streets.
  • The Underground Garage is located at 191 South Third Street, with an entrance off of Third Street, between State and Rich Streets.
  • Metered parking off of E Town St, 3rd St and Rich St will not be available parking options day of event.

Indoor afterparty  – Brothers Drake Meadery

  • Street parking on High St in Short North and public transportation are the best bets, unless there are spots available in the Middle West Spirits parking lot just south of Brothers Drake and to the right of Courtland Ave.
  • DO NOT PARK directly across the street in the Out Of The Closet parking lot; you will be towed.

You are encouraged to 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 nor any of its affiliates in any way.

More Useful Info

Outdoor celebration

  • Please bring good vibes and positive energy!
  • 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 located on the north-east corner of the Columbus Commons’ south lawn.
  • Outside food and outside beverages are not permitted within the cordoned area at Columbus Commons for the duration of this zero-waste event. Reusable water bottles and food containers 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.

Indoor Afterparty

  • Good vibes and positive energy only!
  • Outside food and/or outside beverages are not permitted for the duration of the afterparty at Brothers Drake.
  • Well behaved pets are usually welcome, but this event is expected to reach the building’s max capacity allowable, so please leave pets at home.

Main Sponsor

Media Sponsors


Zero Waste Sponsor


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.