Cap City Festivals

Free Food  •  Live Music  •  Games  •  Activities  •  Inflatables

About Cap City Festivals

Cap City Festivals invite you to enjoy an afternoon of free fun and entertainment, right in your neighborhood! For over 10 years, the Cap City Festivals (formerly Cap City Nights) have brought free entertainment, activities, resources and food into community parks throughout the city. Come together with your neighbors and create cherished memories in a safe and enjoyable environment. Let’s make this event a celebration of unity, community and joy!

Mark your calendar for the Cap City Festival in your neighborhood—we hope to see you there!

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers ages 12+ are needed to assist with setup and tear down, engage with attendees and help lead activities. You will have plenty of time to enjoy the event.

Interested in volunteering? You can register here.


Festival Information

All Cap City Festivals are from 3–7 p.m. and admission is FREE.

Live Music

  • DJ Sonicc Blush (May 18, June 22, Aug. 24)
  • DJ Whitney Taylor Ray (June 8)
  • DJ Pastel (July 13, Aug. 3)
  • DrippDaDon & The Vibrationz feat. The Fort Hayes All-Stars

Free Food

  • Donatos Pizza*
  • Johnson’s Ice Cream*
  • Al’s Delicious Popcorn

*Gluten-free and/or vegan options available upon request.


  • Zip Line
  • Inflatables
  • Climbing Wall
  • Bring The Farm To You
  • And So Much More!

Dates and Locations

Near East

May 18
Saunders Park


June 8
Driving Park


June 22
Barnett Park


July 13
Westmoor Park


Aug. 3
Northeast Park

Far South

Aug. 24
Scioto Southland Park