Exciting Summer Happenings in Upper Arlington

Summer in Upper Arlington is always brimming with exciting activities and community events, and this year is no exception! Here’s your guide to the best happenings in Upper Arlington this summer. From farmers’ markets to arts festivals to outdoor movie nights, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

1. Farmer’s Markets: Wednesdays 3:30-6:30PM

Hump days get a little more exciting over the summer! Get ready to fill your baskets with the freshest produce, locally crafted goods, and delicious treats at the Upper Arlington Farmers Market. Located in the Tremont Center parking lot by Dorset Road, this weekly event is around every Wednesday from May 15th to October 23rd, come rain or shine. With an array of offerings from Ohio farmers and food producers, attending is a great way to support local businesses and savor the flavors of the season.

2. Arts on Arlington: June 13th, 6-9PM

Dive into the vibrant arts scene of Upper Arlington at Arts of Arlington, taking place at Mallway Park on June 13th. Returning for its fourth year, this award-winning event brings together local artisans, musicians, and community groups for a celebration of creativity and culture. With over 20 booths to explore and delicious food and drinks to enjoy, this event is the perfect opportunity to support the talented artists who call Upper Arlington home.

3. Movies in the Park: June 14th, July 12th, and August 9th, 7PM

Who doesn’t love an outdoor movie night?! Grab your lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks, and head over to Thompson/Sunny 95 Park this summer for a series of family-friendly movie nights under the stars. From spins on timeless classics to animated flicks, there’s something for movie lovers of all ages to enjoy. Check out this year’s lineup.

4. UACA Fourth of July Celebrations: July 4th, 9AM-10PM

If anyone knows how to do up the fourth, it’s Upper Arlington. The celebration kicks off at 9AM with the iconic parade along Northwest Boulevard – which people are already reserving their spots for. But the festivities don’t end there –with a 5PM party at Northam Park followed by a 10PM fireworks show, there’s no shortage of fun in store for the holiday.

5. Party on the Plaza: July 18th, 6-9PM

Party on the Plaza offers all the things needed for a great summer night. Head over to the Municipal Services Center on the evening of Thursday, July 18th to enjoy some delicious food, refreshing drinks, and great music. Bring the family along too for art activities suitable for all ages. Whether you’re dancing, mingling with friends, or simply soaking in the summer vibes, it’s guaranteed to be a night worth remembering.

6. Labor Day Arts Festival: September 2nd, 10AM-5PM

There’s no better way to wrap up the summer season than with the 58th Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival! Held at Northam Park, this all-day event has been a staple in the city since 1966 and features artwork by local artists, live performances, food trucks, and interactive art activities for the whole family. Stay tuned for a full vendor and artist list!

At Compass Homes, we take pride in contributing to the vibrancy of communities, like Upper Arlington, by crafting homes that stand the test of time. In between this summer’s events, why not take a moment to check out any of our stunning homes in the area? We believe that finding your perfect home is an essential part of building lasting memories and connections within your community.

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