Columbus 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11 AM – 2 PM Stearns Park
Columbus Fire & Rescue will be hosting our 2nd annual Easter Egg Hunt at Stearns Park in Columbus, NC! This event is free to the public! Bring your kids for games and prizes! There will be different egg hunts for different age groups.
Address: 125 E. Mills street.
April 6 – November 2, 2019
Saturdays, 8AM – 12PM
Location: On Courthouse Street in Columbus, NC
Over 40 different vendors, products include fresh fruits and vegetables, crafts and plants. For more information, call (828) 894-2281
Child Abuse and Prevention Walk
Friday, April 5, 4 to 6 p.m., at Sterns Park
Sponsored by the Polk County Community Child Fatality Prevention and Protection Team, the event also will feature hot dogs, lawn games, a bouncyhouse, music, information, T-shirt giveaways and other prizes – all for free.
Friday, May 9, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, at the I-26 East Welcome Center.
The Annual Salute to Travel and Tourism in America
The first full week of May is annually recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week, a tradition first celebrated in 1984. Localized events are presented in cities, states and travel businesses nationwide to champion the power of travel.
Bicycle Safety Rodeo
April 27, 2019
Children got a chance to show off their bike riding skills and safety in Columbus in a bike rodeo. There are stations to teach about the importance of wearing a helmet when riding a bike and bikes were also checked to make sure they were safe and not broken in any way.
Columbus Fire Dept BBQ & Gospel Sing
June 30 – July 3
This four-day event is one of the longest-running events in Polk County. Each year BBQ is sold during the day beginning at 11 a.m., and through the evenings. The music begins at 7 p.m. each evening in the adjoining Veterans Park and features nationally known and local music southern and bluegrass gospel groups.
Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Downtown Columbus
The 56th Annual Fabulous 4th will take place in downtown Columbus on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM. The day is filled with family fun, food, and entertainment, ending with spectacular fireworks.
Music in the Park
August – September 2019
Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy free music in Stearns Park. If it rains, the event will be moved into Stearns Gym. Sponsored by Discover Columbus.
No dogs or alcoholic beverages, please.
Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in front of the Courthouse.
The Discover Columbus Committee would like to announce a first annual event for the whole family. Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 19th, for the Columbus Woodcarvers and Whittlers Festival on the lawn of the historic Courthouse in Columbus and Gibson St.
Halloween Fun Walk
October 31st 5:00PM – 7:00PM
(First Saturday in December)
December 7, 2019
Parade at 4:00PM – Twas the Night Before Christmas festivities at 6:00PM
The Columbus Fire Department and Discover Columbus Committee invites people to celebrate the holidays with its Christmas parade through downtown on Mills Street and other activities in Stearn’s Park