The Arena District is the Midwest’s most innovative meeting and event location. Ideally situated in downtown Columbus, and minutes away from the
airport, this unique district of entertainment venues, restaurants and green space is the perfect place for your upcoming meeting or event. We make the perfect location for all your Columbus, Ohio events.
From luxury hotels with spacious ballrooms, to a dynamic music club or private dining room, the Arena District offers an incomparable collection of venues — all within steps of one another.
Experience Columbus is a great resource to grasp our city’s varied destinations, attractions, restaurants, and shopping. The Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority and its properties, event spaces, and surrounding Columbus neighborhoods are highlighted here.
Looking to distribute or display products to Arena District patrons or host an outdoor event? The red brick plaza area spans 14,000 square feet and is equipped with water and electric supplies offering flexibility in meeting the layout and needs of your event.
For rates and availability, contact us via
email or 614.242.3711.
Buca di Beppo
Buca di Beppo offers banquet packages available for groups of 20 or more, a variety of group menu options and a unique, themed dining room. No room fee!
Buca di Beppo Website
Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown
Why Choose the Crowne for Meetings & Events? Because they partner with you to plan and create a uniquely tailored event. Their services and expertise are designed so they can concentrate on what matters most – your event’s success.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Website
Located in the heart of downtown Columbus’ Arena District, no other venue, indoor or out, offers the flexibility, versatility and intimacy of EXPRESS LIVE! The venue is available year-round for corporate functions, sporting events and private engagements.
EXPRESS LIVE! Website
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant is the ideal venue for your next private dining occasion. The restaurant can accommodate groups of 10-500 people. They have private and semi-private spaces available!
Gordon Biersch Website
A convention hotel featuring 70,000 square feet of newly renovated meeting and ballroom space, allowing the flexibility to accommodate any type of gathering.
Hyatt Regency Hotel Website
Grab tacos and margs in one of our two party rooms. You set the date and they’ll plan the menu and space to match. Contact their
Private Party Team // 614.715.8260.
Nationwide Arena, home of the NHL Columbus Blue Jackets, can provide the perfect setting to host meetings and events for groups ranging from 25 people to 20,000.
Nationwide Arena Website
OhioHealth Ice Haus
The practice facility for the NHL Columbus Blue Jackets is a “cool” spot for catered social functions.
OhioHealth Ice Haus Website
Sunny Street Café
The bright and sunny “boardroom” seats 45-50 people comfortably and serves up fresh flavorful goodness and friendly service.
Sunny Street Café Website
The Three-Legged Mare
This Irish pub features a private upstairs mezzanine, which comfortably seats 35-40 people, is available at no cost every day of the week!
Three-Legged Mare Wesbite