Ohio Village Opening Weekend-Carnival
May. 21 2022 - May. 22 2022

Bring the entire family and experience a day at a Victorian Carnival!

Ohio Village 800 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH, USA Open in Google Map
Adult - 13 Age 60+ or College ID - 11 Age 4-12 - 7 Age 3 & Under - Free Ohio History Connection Member - Free

Event included with general admission

$11/age 60+ or college student with ID
$7/ages 4–12
Free/age 3 & under
Ohio History Connection members enjoy free admission

Advance tickets are available but not required. Walk-up admission is available anytime during open hours at the Ohio History Center front desk.
Members who wish to reserve tickets in advance can do so by calling 614-297-2300 during business hours.

Join us as we open Ohio Village for the summer. Bring the entire family and experience a day at a Victorian Carnival! Learn about the popular entertainment of the 1890s, attend exciting performances, have your fortune told and much more. Explore Ohio Village homes and businesses, get to know the residents and play old-fashioned games on the village green.

Programming will include

  • Sideshow Marvels from Faire Wynds Entertainment: Includes fire-eating, laying on a bed of nails, and similar tricks.
  • Professor Wurst’s Amazing Flea Circus: A short, funny, and amazing showcase of the many and varied talents of fleas. (Sunday only)
  • Sly Huntly the Monster Hunter: A brief lecture from Sly Huntly, a traveling monster hunter who will share stories and evidence from creatures he’s seen all across Ohio, from Lake Erie’s Bessy to the mysterious Skyfoogle!
  • The Mysterious Magnetic Lady: A woman with unexplainable powers will showcase feats of physics that need to be seen to be believed!
  • Wild West Show: Ohio Village’s own Marshal Morgan joins forces with the legendary marksman Annie Oakley in an impressive display of shooting prowess! Crowds can expect trick shots and gun play the likes of which they’ve never seen. (Saturday only)
  • Carnival Games: What would a carnival be without games? Take a shot at numerous classic games of skill, including a ball toss, ring cane, and hooplah!

For a full list of programs and times Click Here

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