First Night Columbus
COSI opens with winter and holiday themed activities and "Science of the Season" featuring the Holiday Lights explosion show and NEW! "First Night of Film" begins in partnership with the Columbus International Film + Video Festival;
Fun Bus shuttle service begins.
Various entertainment begins throughout Veterans Memorial
Bob Evans Pancake Party opens at Rhode's Tower;
Coca-Cola Block Party opens on the City Hall Plaza.
Bubble Stomp presented by Herlihy Moving at the Coca-Cola Block Party and entertainment begins at Rhodes Tower.
Entertainment begins on the City Hall Plaza and at Trinity Episcopal Church.
Teen Idol Dance Party presented by Nationwide begins at Veterans Memorial; Entertainment begins at the Ohio Education, One Columbus and Huntington Bank buildings.
Mount Carmel People's Procession led by Mayor Coleman & Commissioner Paula Brooks
Grand Finale Extravaganza "Minutes to Midnight...Countdown On the Square" presented by Orange Barrel Media, featuring musical entertainment by The Fabulous Johnson Brothers, cannon salutes and the programming of 8 on the Square's electronic message boards to kick off the New Year!