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Family Fun Zone

Giant Eagle Family Fun Zone


HOURS:  Sat. 2-7 pm / Sun. 12-4 pm 


LOCATION:  Veterans Memorial Park (73 W. Johnstown Rd., south of Granville St.)

NOTE:  Free parking and shuttle service directly to and from the Giant Eagle Family Fun Zone and amusement ride area only is available at Giant Eagle, 1250 N. Hamilton Road, Gahanna, OH.

The Giant Eagle Family Fun Zone offers free crafts, games and activities that the entire family can enjoy.  Whether learning about rhythms and melodies from musicians from the Jazz Arts Group or Columbus Blues Alliance, cuddling with cute turtles, snapping a photo of yourself in the Buckeye “locker room,” playing a game, or making a craft to take home as a souvenir of your fun festival day, the Family Fun Zone has it all!

Visitors do not have to pay admission to the Festival to enjoy the activities in the Giant Eagle Family Fun Zone.




  • Painting and crafts with Kya’s Krusade
  • Try your hand at musical instruments provided courtesy of Music Go Round
  • Let your inner artist shine while painting Rocks by Misty
  • Games and activities provided by the Gahanna Parks & Recreation Dept.
  • Bubbles and tattoos with Goldfish Swim School
  • Pirate-themed crafts provided by Stonybrook United Methodist Church
  • Corn hole and bubbles with LCD Academy
  • Kid activities provided by Three Creeks Church
  • Spin the Wheel with Franklin County Safe Communities
  • Big Splash – beat the water bucket!  provided courtesy of Visit Gahanna         

SATURDAY ONLY, JUNE 16  (2-7 p.m.)

  • Jungle Island Petting Zoo
  • Interactive Bird Encounter, provided courtesy of Routte Law, LLC
  • Face painting and “beat the clock” cup stacking with New Horizons Community Church
  • Carnival games with Eastside Community Church
  • Games and prizes with Shirck Orthodontics
  • Art crafts with The Artmobile

SUNDAY, JUNE 17 (12–4 p.m.)

  • The Turtle Lady, appearing courtesy of Gahanna Animal Hospital
  • Buckeye Mobile Tour
  • Make a Meal with 104.9 The River


Friday, June 15 7-8:30pm Cousin Simple Live show by one of Ohio's hottest young bands
Saturday, June 16 2-4 pm Interactive Jazz Workshop Presented by Jazz4Kids
  4:30-5 pm Learn some Irish Dance! Presented by the Irwin Academy of Irish Dance
  5:15-4:45 pm Interactive story time + singing  Presented by the Gahanna branch of the Cols Metro Library 
  7:30-9:30 pm Blue Spectrum Musical performance featuring Zayne Harshaw
Sunday, June 17 12-4 pm Endless Recess Interactive workshop (presented by Columbus Blues Alliance)


AMUSEMENT RIDES by Triple Treat Amusements

Location:  Veterans Memorial Park, 73 W. Johnstown Rd.

Hours:      Fri., 5–11 pm
                 Sat., 11am–11pm
Sun., 12–6 pm

Friday and Sunday: $15 Ride All Day wristband

Saturday:  $18 Ride All Day Wristband

$1.00 per individual tickets (most rides require 3 or 4 tickets)


For more information, contact the Gahanna OH Convention & Visitors Bureau
at 614/418-9114.

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