Columbus Winterfair Information

WINTERFAIR COLUMBUS

Enjoy holiday shopping at Winterfair! Meet the 400 artists who create one-of-a-kind jewelry, glass, ceramics and more. Sample delicious chocolates, dips and salsas at the Gourmet Marketplace.

WINTERFAIR COLUMBUS

December 6–December 8, 2019 
Multipurpose Building, Ohio State Fairgrounds
717 E. 17th Ave.
Friday 10 am–7 pm
Saturday 10 am–7 pm 
Sunday 11 am–4 pm 

Tickets: $7*; children 12 and under free
*Ticket price includes $6.67 plus $0.33 Columbus Arts & Culture Fee
FREE admission to veterans, military, first responders (with ID)
Tickets available at winterfair.org
Valid for all 3 days

Discount tickets available at the Ohio Craft Museum

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

You’ll find the Bricker Building at The Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, just north of downtown on 17th Avenue off I-71.

From the North

Take I-71 South to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. Turn right off exit. The Bricker Building and parking are on your left. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.

From the South

Take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. Turn left off exit. The Bricker Building and parking are on your left. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.

From the West

Take I-70 East to I-71 North. Take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. Turn left off exit. The Bricker Building and parking are on your left. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.

From the East

Take I-70 West to I-71 North. Take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. Turn left off exit. The Bricker Building and parking are on your left. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.

To view the Columbus Artists Directory, click here

Organizations
Buckeye Rug Hooking Guild, Calligraphy Guild of Columbus, Central Ohio Weaving & Fiberarts Guild, Columbus Miniature Society, Mid Ohio Knitters Guild, The Guilded Lilies Artisan Doll Guild

Demonstrators
Tim Frederich, Ceramics
Spirit Williams, Sculpture
John Matz, Glass
Howard Peller, Basketry

Schedule of Events

Friday–Sunday

Friday–Saturday, 10 am–4 pm; Sunday, 11 am–4 pm:

Wounded Warrior Dogs Exhibition
Ohio wood artist James Mellick’s award-winning tribute to veterans and the dogs who serve with them will be on display. Mellick’s installation, Wounded Warrior Dogs, is a series of life-size dogs with physical wounds that veterans have endured. The artist will be on site during Winterfair: Friday–Saturday, 10 am–4 pm; and Sunday, 11 am–4 pm.

Representatives from Motts Military Museum will be on site.

Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am–12:00 pm:
Columbus Airport Police Canine Unit

Friday and Saturday, 2:00 pm–5:00 pm:
Delaware County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit

Saturday

12:00 pm–3:00 pm: Columbus Dispatch Cookie Contest Demonstrations at 12:00, 1:00 and 2:00 pm

1:00 pm–4:00 pm: Columbus! Something New—the podcast connecting you to all things local— will be broadcasting from Winterfair. Meet Amy and Burke as they interview fair artists for their latest episode!

Sunday

11:00 am–12:00 pm: Signs of Christmas Choir will be performing

1:30 pm–2:30 pm: Rosie LCC K-9 Comfort Dog from
Atonement Lutheran Church will be on site.

Art Making Activities

Create it!

  Fri., Dec. 6  

10:30–12:30

Puzzle Piece Pins
The Guilded Lilies Artisan Doll Club

10:30–12:30

Miniature Weaving
Central Ohio Weaving & Fiberarts Guild

1:00–3:00

Festive Gift Tag
Calligraphy Guild of Columbus

1:00–3:00

Wrapped Star Ornament
Ohio Craft Museum

   
  Sat., Dec. 7  

10:30–12:30

Puzzle Piece Pins
The Guilded Lilies Artisan Doll Club
10:30–12:30

Festive Gift Tag
Calligraphy Guild of Columbus

1:00–3:00
Mug Rug or Coaster
Mid Ohio Knitters & Crocheters Guild
1:00–3:00

Miniature ODC Shopping Bag Ornament
Columbus Miniature Society

  Sun., Dec. 8  

11:00–1:00

Puzzle Piece Pins
The Guilded Lilies Artisan Doll Club
11:00–1:00

Miniature ODC Shopping Bag Ornament
Columbus Miniature Society