Recreation Activities

Frankfort Square Events 

  • Every Saturday: Farmers Market-8am-12pm. 
  • September 4th: Movie 8pm: Sing-Rated PG: Parents be advised about rating before attending with youth. 
  • September 18th: Movie 8pm: Diary of a Wimpy Kid-Rated PG: Parents be advised about rating before attending with youth. 
  • October 2nd: Movie 7pm: The Addams Family-PG: Parents be advised about rating before attending with youth. 
  • October 16th: Halloween Pumpkin Carving/Painting Contest: 

Halloween Lights Contest

  • Entries due by October 16th Facebook 
  • Judging October 19-31st 
  • Show off your Halloween decorating skills an compete to win $50 Columbus Bucks. Must be within city limits.
  • Registration forms are due by October 16.

Halloween Pumpkin Carving/Painting

  • Frankfort Square, October 16th 2pm 
  • Bring your Pumpkin (painted or carved) to Frankfort Square on October 16th to be judged in our first ever Halloween Pumpkin Contest. Categories will be: 
    • Scariest Pumpkin 
    • Silliest Pumpkin 
    • Most Creative
    • Best Overall Painted Pumpkin 
    • Best Overall Carved Pumpkin 
  • Judges will be locals of the Columbus area. Winners will get $10 Columbus Bucks and a Medal! 
  • Registration Form
  • Register Online

Pumpkin Run 

  • October 23rd, 10am at Pawnee Park: Tennis Courts 
  • Join us for the 1st Annual Pumpkin Run. We will start at the tennis courts, travel through the park, around East Pawnee Park, and circle back by the Pawnee Plunge. The finish line will end at the tennis courts. 
  • Costumes are encouraged but not required. 
  • $10/Participant now until October 10th 
  • $15/Participant October 11-21st. 
  • Register HERE

Upcoming Community Events to Mark in your Calendar 

  • Every Saturday: Farmer's Market-Frankfort Square: 8am-12pm 
  • 1st: Envision Columbus Community Meeting: 9am-4pm Immanual Lutheran Life Center
  • 4th: Columbus Library Author Visit: Tosca Lee @ 2pm-Columbus Library (old police station) 
  • 4th: Movie in Frankfort Square: Sing-Rated PG starts at 8pm 
  • 11th: CCH Tune Up for Life Health Fair @ YMCA 7am-11am 
  • 11th: We Can Run, Walk, Roll Event: Pawnee Park Memorial Stadium: 9am
  • 12th: Andrew Higgins Memorial 20 Year Re-dedication Event: Ramada/Higgins Memorial @ Pawnee Park, 9am-4pm-More info to come! 
  • 18th: Movie in Frankfort Square: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: PG-Show starts 7:30pm 
  • 20th: Registration opens for the Halloween Light Contest: Download form HERE! or register online HERE! 
  • 21st: Walk with the Doc: Lake Esther 5:30pm-Dr. Daniel Rosenquist
  • 25th: Columbus Marching Band Festival: Memorial Stadium-Pawnee Park
  • 27th: Registration for the Pumpkin Carving/Painting Contest opens. Download Registration from HERE or register online HERE!


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