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2013 VISITOR & EVENT PLANNING GUIDE

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You don’t need Irish in your blood. Just in your soul.

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elcome to the city with Irish attitude! Discover it in events like the Dublin Irish Festival, our St. Patrick’s Celebration and Jig Thursdays. It may sneak up on you when you’re visiting our attractions, looking for Irish treasures at our quaint shops or tasting Irish-inspired fare at our signature restaurants. You may find Irish inspiration while playing 18 holes on our British Isles inspired golf courses or peddling along one of our 100+ miles of bike paths. Discover the friendly Irish spirit among our people, when you attend the internationally acclaimed Presidents Cup 2013 (Oct. 1-6), the Memorial Tournament (an official PGA TOUR event) or visit the #1 Zoo in America— the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Whether you’re staying in one of our 14 hotels, stopping for some live Irish music and a pint at one of our pubs or just looking for directions—we’re confident that you’ll find a welcoming destination that’s just a wee bit magical.

CONTENTS Visitors Guide History of Dublin Explore Like a Local Special Events Calendar Irish Approved Businesses Signature Events & Attractions Shopping Golf Courses Dublin Hotels (chart) Dublin Hotels Dublin Area Map Selected Dublin Restaurants

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Event Planning Guide Introduction Event Sites (chart) Event Sites Group Dining Preferred Vendors

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All phone numbers listed are preceded by the 614 area code unless otherwise indicated. All addresses are Dublin, Ohio 43017 unless otherwise indicated. The Dublin Convention & Visitors Bureau is an internationally accredited CVB. Our offices and Visitor Center are located at 9 S. High St. in Historic Dublin.

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History of Dublin How One Irishman Inspired a City with Irish Attitude t the center of our city’s tale is a little known Irish working man who carried a deep love of his homeland all the way to central Ohio more than 200 years ago. In 1802, Peter and Benjamin Sells of Pennsylvania purchased a beautiful slice of land upon the banks of the Scioto River (where Historic Dublin now stands)—including a 400-acre tract for their brother, John.

became nostalgic for his birthplace of Dublin, Ireland.

Within a few years, John Sells and his wife came to claim the land. Sells hired an Irish gentleman, John Shields, to assist him and they began to survey lots for the town in 1810. Legend has it that John Sells gave the honor of naming the town to Shields—who saw the beaming sun on the surrounding hills and dales and

Although our roots may not be truly Irish, visitors will find odes to the Emerald Isle throughout the city. From rolling green golf courses and quaint neighborhood pubs to one of the largest Irish Festivals in the nation—Irish is an attitude here.

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Dublin, Ohio was incorporated as a village in 1881 but didn’t become a city until 1987. Today, nearly 42,000 residents call Dublin home. The ambiance of that original settlement is still evident in Historic Dublin’s charming 19th-century architecture, limestone fences and brick sidewalks.

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EXPLORE LIKE A LOCAL

2013 SPECIAL EVENTS

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Dates may be subject to change. For a complete listing of events, visit www.IrishisanAttitude.com.

Insider Tips • Savor the flavors of Graeter’s Shamrock Sundae (created just for Dublin). • Play 18-holes at the Golf Club of Dublin, a links-style course reminiscent of the British Isles. • Locals love The Brazenhead’s Wednesday $4 Burger Night deal. (4-9 p.m.) Dine-in only. • Sip a cup of Kiss Me I’m Not Irish tea at TehKu Tea Company and sample their famous scones. • Kids Eat Free Columbus Zoo/Zoombezi Getaways include discounted attraction tickets and free kids meal coupons to Dublin eateries. (www.IrishisanAttitude.com) • Buy a Claddagh ring for that special someone at Ha’penny Bridge Imports of Ireland. • Tour Phoenix Bats to see how wood baseball bats are made. (Go home with a mini-bat!)

• Two-fer deal: Buy a Zoombezi Bay water park pass and enjoy same-day admission to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium for one price. • Historic Dublin’s Jig Thursday events (first Thursday of the month) offer live music and specials.

Jig Thursdays First Thursdays, March-December Historic Dublin

St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 16, Historic Dublin

Memorial Tournament Presented by Nationwide Insurance (Official PGA TOUR Event) May 27-June 2, Muirfield Village Golf Club

Dublin Kiwanis Annual Frog Jump June 22, Coffman Park

Independence Day Festivities July 4, Historic Dublin and Dublin Coffman High School

Arthritis Foundation Classic Auto Show and Cruise-In

• Try your first Irish Egg Roll at Dublin Village Tavern.

July 12-13, Metro Center Business Park

• Share chef-inspired appetizers on one of Mezzo’s three patios overlooking Historic Dublin.

Sundays at Scioto

• Cool off on a hot day with a fun, free frolic in the Ballantrae Park splash pad.

Sundays, June-July, Scioto Park

Emerald City Games July 30, Dublin Coffman High School

26th Annual Dublin Irish Festival

• Take advantage of COSI’s Family Friday Night deal (5-9 p.m., last Friday of the month). $9.95 per person. Includes Extreme Screen Theater.

August 2-4, Coffman Park

• Stroll the boardwalk at Dublin Kiwanis Riverway Park discovering Dublin Arts Council’s Riverboxes™, where mini works of art meet geocaching.

Weekends in October, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

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Emerald City Quarter and Half Marathon August 25, Dublin Methodist Hospital

Boo at the Zoo

Wildlights November-January, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

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Irish Approved Businesses Where can you find Irish inspiration in Dublin, Ohio? The Dublin Convention & Visitors Bureau has launched a new program to showcase local businesses that offer Irish products and entertainment. Below is a list of featured “Irish Approved” businesses for 2013. Each participating business will feature a door decal (see sign below) identifying their business as an “Irish Approved Business.” Create your own adventure by finding all the Irish-inspired experiences created uniquely in Dublin, Ohio. To learn more visit www.IrishApproved.com. (Contact information for these businesses is located elsewhere in this guide.) • 1 Stop Bead Shop. (6347 Sawmill Rd.) Selection of Irish-themed beads with lessons available to create an Irish keepsake. Groups: Irish jewelry making classes.

• Chase Suite Hotel. (4130 Tuller Rd.) Irish-themed accents including green doors and awnings, music, photographs of Irish castles and cottages. Groups: Irish Wake program. • Crowne Plaza. (600 Metro Pl.) Irish themed meeting rooms, Irish restaurant fare (Limerick Chowder, etc.) and Irish drinks in the pub (Guinness, Irish coffee). • Dublin Arts Council. (7125 Riverside Dr.) Gift shop features a “Celtic Corner” with Irish-themed and “uniquely Dublin” artwork by local and regional artists. • Dublin Village Tavern. (27 S. High St.) Irish Egg Rolls, Irish Car Bomb Brownie, Irish drink specials and an Irish pub atmosphere.

• Holiday Inn Express. (5500 Tuttle Crossing Blvd.) Irish-themed guest room décor and a leprechaun-inspired wake-up call. Groups: Irish welcome receptions and breakfasts with Irish themed food. • Our CupCakery. (16 N. High St.) Irish Bomb Gourmet Cake or decorate an Irish Cupcake. • The Phoenix Bat Company. (7801 Corporate Blvd., Suite E, Plain City) Mini-bat engraved with a shamrock (available with tour).

• Sisters Sweet Shoppe. (45 N. High St.) Shamrock snacks and green mint brownies. Groups: Four Leaf Clover Scavenger Hunt Experience.

• Sunny Street Café. (7042 Hospital Dr.) Irish Corned Beef and Hash. Groups: Irish themed meals.

• Graeter's Ice Cream. (6255 Frantz Rd.) Shamrock Sundaes: mint chocolate chip ice cream with mint infused whipped cream and chocolate jimmies.

• Ha'penny Bridge Imports of Ireland. (75 S. High St.) Celtic jewelry, books and clothing.

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• TehKu Tea Company.

(55 S. High St.) Irish tea blends including Kiss Me I’m not Irish and My Irish Blend, Irish Colcannon potato soup and green tea scones. Groups: Irish tea tastings.

• Whole Foods. (3670 Dublin-Granville Rd., Columbus) Irish grocery products. Groups: Irish cooking classes.


Dublin Irish Festival

Zoombezi Bay Water Park

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ome recognize Dublin for the city’s world-class events. Others know Dublin for its golf. Many frequent our top-ranked attractions. No matter how you string together your itinerary, you’ll long remember Dublin as the destination where everyone went home smiling. (Be sure to check out our online discounted hotel packages before you visit; many include discounted attraction and event passes. www.IrishisanAttitude.com)

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Explore worlds unknown when you discover the #1 Zoo in America (USA Travel Guide). Start at Polar Frontier, visiting twin Polar Bear sisters, Anana and Aurora. Venture to warmer climates at Manatee Coast and Australia and the Islands. Meander through an African Forest, charter new territory in North America or go on your own Asia Quest. Visit Stingray Bay. Explore Wildlights (named an American Bus Association [ABA] “Top 100 Event in North America”) during the winter holidays and see over 2 million lights. Open 363 days a year (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas). Hours vary; visit website for details. Group rates for 15+. 4850 W. Powell Rd., Powell, 43065. (Less than one mile from Dublin city limits.) 645-3550 or 800/MONKEYS. www.columbuszoo.org

excluding Europe. The Presidents Cup is held every two years, and since 1996 it has alternated between United States and international venues. 5750 Memorial Dr. Travel packages: 800/458-5455 or www.presidentscup.com.

Dublin Irish Festival (Aug. 2-4). Take a trip to Ohio’s own Emerald Isle at the award-winning Dublin Irish Festival. Seven stages of world-class Irish music and dance, a Marketplace featuring imported treasures and a 10th-century Irish village are just a few reasons why your ticket to the Dublin Irish Festival is a proven winner. The Festival is a three-time winner of the ABA’s “Top 100 Event

The Presidents Cup 2013 (October 1-6). Dublin will welcome The Presidents Cup to Jack Nicklaus’ Muirfield Village Golf Club, making it the only city in the world to host three of golf ’s most prestigious international team competitions: The Ryder Cup (1987), The Solheim Cup (1998) and now The Presidents Cup. The Presidents Cup is a team, match-play competition featuring 24 of the world's top golfers—12 from the United States and 12 from around the world,

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in North America” award. It’s also received Pinnacle awards from the International Festival & Events Association. Discover why readers of Columbus Monthly Magazine, Columbus Parent and 614 Magazine have voted it “Best Event.” The stage is set for another award-winning experience … yours. www.dublinirishfestival.org

St. Patrick’s Day (March 16). You’ll find your pot of gold at the end of the rainbow during one of Ohio’s greenest and grandest St. Patrick’s Day parades on Saturday, March 16. Start the day’s festivities with a community pancake breakfast. Then, secure your spot on the parade route and watch bands, floats, clowns and even St. Patrick march through the streets of Historic Dublin. It’s an experience that will leave you feeling a wee bit lucky! Historic Dublin, Bridge and High Sts. www.DublinOhioUSA.gov

the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance, Official PGA TOUR Event. (May 27-June 2). Join us when the world’s best professional golfers come to Dublin, Ohio for the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance. Hosted by golf legend Jack Nicklaus at his own internationally acclaimed Muirfield Village Golf Club, the Tournament is played each year in the conspicuous honor of greats of the game. As an invitational tournament, the Memorial attracts a top-ranked field. Fans experience golf at its finest in this legendary

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venue. The schedule of events includes: practice rounds (M-W), pro-am (W), Honoree Ceremony (W), Jack Nicklaus Golf Clinic (W) and Tournament rounds (TH-SU). 5750 Memorial Dr. Tickets and travel packages: 877- MT BADGE. www.thememorialtournament.com

Phoenix Bats. Batter-up! Tour the only professionally approved bat maker in Ohio. Phoenix’s premium wood bats are championed by pros including hitting star Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers and Mason Williams, the Yankees #1 prospect. All bats are made on-site, with the most advanced machine used by any manufacturer. In just two minutes, see a tube of wood turned into a game bat suitable for a big leaguer. Walk-in tour times (no reservation or minimum number of people) and scheduled tours (for 10 or more) are available. $10 per person includes engraved mini bat. 7801 Corporate Blvd. Suite E., Plain City. 43064. 873-7776 or 877/598-2287, www.phoenixbats.com

Zoombezi Bay Water Park. Get ready to experience the thrill of the plunge! This 22-acre water park features 17 state-of-the-art waterslides, a wave pool, an action river, a lazy river and a kiddie play pool. Take on the exhilarating Big Boa Falls and Python Plunge. Zoombezi Bay is part of the 580-acre Columbus Zoo and Aquarium complex that also includes Safari Golf Club. Open daily Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. 4850 W. Powell Rd., Powell, 43065. 724-3600. www.zoombezibay.com

Phoenix Bats

St. Patrick’s Day

the Memorial Tournament

Signature Events & Attractions


Historic Dublin. Discover Dublin’s rich history while tapping the vibrant energy of the city in Historic Dublin. Located in the heart of the city, the district offers a charming shopping and dining destination surrounded by rock walls mined from the limestone quarries that once stood nearby. Stroll brick-lined sidewalks, visit boutiques located in buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places, dine in one of 12 restaurants or just unwind with a cool drink on a breezy patio. Home to signature Dublin events like the St. Patrick’s and Independence Day parades, Jig Thursdays and the Dub Crawl (during Irish Festival week), Historic Dublin entertains visitors and residents alike. (Many Historic Dublin businesses are closed on Sunday. Call ahead.) www.historicdublin.org

Historic Dublin

Field of Corn

Historic Dublin

Signature Events & Attractions

Dublin Arts Center & Art in Public Places. Visit the beautiful Dublin Arts Center and you’ll feel as though you’re touring a European castle! Located along the scenic banks of the Scioto River, the former private home is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit the galleries and gift shop, then pick up a brochure and take a cell phone tour of the 17 Art in Public Places sculptures located in various parks throughout Dublin. You’ll discover a field of 109 ears of GIANT (concrete) corn, The Tribute to Jack Nicklaus, a 12 ft. stone memorial to Leatherlips—a local native American legend and more. Dublin Arts Center, 7125 Riverside Dr. 889-7444.

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Fletcher Coffman Homestead. Step back in time and immerse yourself in a world without smart phones, computers and other electronic devices. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the 1860s era Fletcher-Coffman Homestead has been lovingly restored by the members of the Dublin Historical Society. Tour the home, barn (which houses early farm machinery and schoolhouse furnishings) and heritage gardens featuring heirloom plantings. Open the first Sunday of the month, 1-4 p.m., May through October. 6659 Emerald Pkwy. Group tours available by calling 889-8741 or 889-8432.

SportsOhio. Calling all sports fans! This 100-acre sports park features Soccer First indoor and outdoor soccer; Field Sports multi-sport indoor facility with outdoor sand volleyball courts; The Golf Center—9 hole, par 3 golf course, lush grass tees, chipping and putting greens and a two-story

Art in Public Places

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Fletcher Coffman Homestead

Signature Events & Attractions

covered/heated tee area; and PowerPlay featuring a Go Kart race track, miniature golf and batting cages. 6314 Cosgray Rd. 791-3003. www.sportsohio.org

Dublin Parks & Community Recreation Center. With 1,000+ acres of parkland, 100+ miles of bike trails and the state-of-the-art Dublin Community Recreation Center (DCRC), Dublin has “green” down to an art. The DCRC offers the 200-seat Abbey Theater, a community hall, a gym, aerobic studios, a leisure pool, a lap pool, a spa/hot tub, a babysitting room and a jogging track. Open to the public for a daily use fee. 5600 Post Rd. 410-4550. www.dublinohiousa.gov/recreation-services

Ohio History Center and Ohio Village. Come explore fascinating stories from ancient times to your lifetime in the museum at the Ohio History Center. Opening

The museu m and Ohio H istory Store are now open Wed.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 12–5.

Come Explore! Ohio Historical Society | OHIO HISTORY CENTER

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800 E. 17th Ave. (I-71, exit 111) | Columbus, OH 43211 | 800.686.6124 | www.ohiohistory.org

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in 2013: Faces of Appalachia: Photographs of Albert J. Ewing, January 9; The 1950s: The Building of America, July 13. Next door in Ohio Village, visit with residents and learn how they lived in the 1860s. 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, 43211. 297-2915 or 800/646-6124. www.ohiohistory.org

January 5, 2014). 333 W. Broad St., Columbus, 43215. 228-2674. www.cosi.org

The Kelton House Museum & Garden. Tour this estate to learn the secret

COSI Columbus.

Explore COSI—the Center of Science and Industry—voted the #1 science center in the country by Parents Magazine. COSI features 320,000 square feet of hands-on science fun, more than 300 interactive experiences, 10 world-class exhibits, the country’s only high-wire unicycle and Ohio’s largest digital movie screen. Check out three special exhibits in 2013: Mindbender Mansion & Amazing Mazes (Jan. 26-April 28), Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition (June 8-Sept. 2), and Curious George: Let's Get Curious (September 21 -

of the 160-year-old, restored Victorian townhouse that was once home to Sophia and Fernando Cortez Kelton. The Museum showcases antique furnishings associated with one Columbus family and their graceful, engaging way of life during the second half of the 19th century. Audio tours available from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. (Last tour starts at 3 p.m.) Docent-led tours Sundays at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Closed holidays. On the second Sunday of the month the Museum presents Second Sundays: Trails of Hope, re- enactments about the Underground Railroad at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. 586 E. Town St., Columbus, 43215. 464-2022. www.keltonhouse.com.

Hand-poured natural soy candles in 100+ fragrances • Pour your own custom-scented candles • Custom home fragrance & small-batch bath & body products • Pour your own candle parties – birthdays, bridal showers, team outings • Wholesale and private label available 14 E. Olentangy Street Powell, Ohio 43065 • 614.338.9223 info@thecandlelab.com • www.thecandlelab.com

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The Kelton House Museum

Ohio Village

COSI Columbus

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Washington Township Parks. Explore Washington Township Parks and you’ll discover free family fun and recreation. Three parks, covering 60 acres, showcase a variety of features including paved walking trails, prairie land, playgrounds, a covered bridge, a train station replica, barns, shelters with grills, a stocked pond for fishing, playground, volleyball/basketball/tether ball courts, horseshoe pits, a water play area and an outdoor amphitheater with free summer entertainment. Call 652-3922 or visit www.wtwp.com for park location information.

Ohio Wildlife Center.

Enjoy a unique close encounter with Ohio’s native wildlife at this 20-acre Nature Education Center. See native birds of prey, reptiles, amphibians and mammals. The Center is located just north of Dublin and Shawnee Hills. Free admission.

Donations appreciated. 6131 Cook Rd., Powell, 43065. Seasonal. Call for hours. 734-9453. www.ohiowildlifecenter.org

Morgan House. Dublin is filled with hidden treasures and if you are a shopping aficionado, Morgan House is a shining gem of a destination. The historic log cabin interiors entice visitors with three floors of seasonal décor, country gifts, clothing, Americana furniture and gourmet foods. The charming restaurant offers homemade lunches served near a roaring fire. Shop Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 12-5 p.m. Dine: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sun., 12-3 p.m. Reservations accepted for large groups. 5300 Glick Rd. 889-0037. www.morganhse.com

Kelton House Museum & Garden

Victorian Elegance Underground Railroad Site

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Historic Tour Sophia’s Secret Sophia’s Holiday Tour Tour & Tea with Sophia

Call for Tour Availability

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Historic Dublin

Shopping

Step away from the cookie-cutter malls and come to Dublin, where shopping is redefined. We’re more off-the-beaten-path than off-the-rack. We’ve cornered the market on unique boutiques and one-of-a-kind emporiums. Here, shopping is a wee bit different, much slower-paced and more memorable. Below are a few suggested tours of some of our favorite stops. Contact information for these businesses can be found elsewhere in this guide. Additional local retail information can be found at www.IrishisanAttitude.com

Ha’penny Bridge Imports of Ireland

Girlfriends Getaway Whether it’s a day out with the girls or just you treating yourself to some retail-therapy, Dublin has options aplenty. Start with a little pampering in the form of an Agave Nectar manicure or another signature service from the Woodhouse Day Spa in Historic Dublin. Shop Whole Foods for organic beauty, skin care and make-up products. Sample some premium blended teas at TehKu Tea Company. (You may leave with a new teapot and a bag of the “Relax Me Honey” or “Evening Solitude” blend.) Any trip to Dublin must include a visit to Ha’penny Bridge Imports of Ireland—where you’ll discover Belleek China, Avoca linens and beautiful jewelry crafted on the Emerald Isle. High Street

Experience Ireland in Grand Style 75 South High Street Historic Dublin, OH 43017 614-889-9615 info@hapennybridgeimports.com www.hapennybridgeimports.com www.columbus.woodhousespas.com

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Shopping

Feeling crafty? 1 Stop Bead Shop has beads of all colors, shapes and designs to create the perfect piece of jewelry (and the friendly associates will even give you a quick lesson). Choose from more than 120 scents, select your favorites and then pour your own custom soy candle at The Candle Lab. Peruse the Shoppes at River Ridge and revamp your style with fashions from Audacious Boutique, Loft, Jos. A Bank and Bliss. Wrap up your visit with a stop at Polished Hair & Nails Salon.

Shoppes at River Ridge

in Historic Dublin is fondly referred to as “Sweet Street” by locals. Don’t leave the district without creating your signature confectionary treat at Our Cupcakery’s Cupcake Bar. Be sure to pick up some Buckeye Crunch, warm cookies, flavored popcorns and trail mixes for the road from Sisters Sweet Shoppe.

Reinventing the Souvenir Looking for something different to remember your trip or to take home to the kids? How about a unique item from the #1 Zoo in the nation (USA Travel Guide)? Within the gift shops at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, you’ll discover Stingray Bay gift items, hand-crafted African art, Jack Hanna’s Signature Collection, Polar Bear merchandise, clothing, plush, aquatic-themed gifts and educational items including books and DVDs. After a plant tour, purchase a custom wood bat or other baseball gear from Phoenix Bats. Remember your visit to the Kelton House with a gift of Victorian inspired stationary, décor or picture frames. Bring Ohio home with historic posters, prints, books, gifts or a bottle of local wine from the Ohio History Center. The Science2Go Store at COSI Columbus is stocked with science gifts and gadgets. Buy the Create a Night Sky Projection Kit and have a star show in your own home! (Perfect for any amateur astronomer.)

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Golf Courses

As you might have guessed, green is our signature color here in Dublin, Ohio. Not just because we love all things Irish, but because our city offers the perfect golf destination. As home to the annual Memorial Tournament (May 27-June 2) and host to The Presidents Cup 2013 (Oct. 1-6), Dublin is often recognized as Ohio’s most prestigious golf address. Explore our beautiful greens with the help of our Golf Getaways that include golf course options for players of all skill levels and a wide variety of hotel choices. To learn more, visit www.IrishisanAttitude.com or call us at 800/245-8387.

Bent Tree Golf Club 350 Bent Tree Rd., Sunbury, 43074. 740/965-5140. www.benttreegc.com

Longaberger Golf Club One Long Drive, Nashport, 43830. 740/763-1100. www.longabergergolfclub.com

Cumberland Trail Golf Club 8244 Columbia Road SW, Pataskala, 43062. 740/964-9336. www.cumberlandtrailgc.com

Royal American Links 3300 Miller Paul Rd., Galena, 43021. 740/965-1215. www.royalamericanlinks.com

Clover Valley Golf Club 8644 Johnstown-Alexandria Rd., Johnstown, 43031. 740/966-5533. www.clovervalleygolfclub.com

Mill Creek Golf Club 7259 Penn Rd., Ostrander, 43061. 740/666-7711 or 800/695-5175. www.millcreekgolfclub.com

Darby Creek Golf Course 19300 Orchard Rd., Marysville, 43040. 800/343-2729. www.darbycreekgolf.com

Foxfire Golf Club & The Players Club at Foxfire 10799 St. Rt. 104, Lockbourne, 43137. 224-3694. www.foxfiregolfclub.com

Safari Golf Club 4853 Powell Rd., Powell, 43065. 645-3444. www.safarigc.com Shamrock Golf Club 4436 Powell Rd., Powell, 43065. 792-6630. www.shamrockgc.com

Golf Club of Dublin 5805 Eiterman Rd. 792-3825. www.golfclubofdublin.com

DON’T MISS THE PRESIDENTS CUP 2013!

October 1-6, 2013 Muirfield Village Golf Club www.presidentscup.com

Dublin will welcome The Presidents Cup 2013 to Jack Nicklaus’ Muirfield Village Golf Club, making it the only city in the world to host three of golf ’s most prestigious international team competitions: The Ryder Cup (1987), The Solheim Cup (1998) and now The Presidents Cup. The Presidents Cup is a team, match-play competition featuring 24 of the world's top golfers—12 from the United States and 12 from around the world, excluding Europe. The Presidents Cup is held every two years and since 1996 has alternated between United States and international venues. 5750 Memorial Dr. Travel packages: 800/458-5455 or www.presidentscup.com.

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Embassy Suites Columbus/Dublin 5100 Upper Metro Pl. 790-9000 • 800/362-2779 www.embassysuitescolumbus.com Extended StayAmerica–Metro Place 450 Metro Pl. N. 760-0053 • 800/398-7829 www.extendedstayhotels.com Extended Stay Deluxe–Tuttle Crossing 5530 Tuttle Crossing Blvd. 760-0245 • 800/398-7829 www.extendedstayhotels.com

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Hampton Inn 3920 Tuller Rd. 889-0573 • 800/426-7866 www.columbusdublin.hamptoninn.com

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Hilton Garden Inn 500 Metro Pl. N. 766-9900 • 800/600-1550 www.columbusdublin.gardeninn.com Holiday Inn Express Columbus-Dublin 5500 Tuttle Crossing Blvd. 793-5500 www.hiexpress.com/dublinoh

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus/Dublin 5300 Parkcenter Ave. * 791-8675 • 800/225-5466 www.homewoodsuites.com Quality Inn & Suites 3950 Tuller Rd. 764-0770 800/4CHOICE www.qualityinn.com

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Red Roof Inn 5125 Post Rd. 764-3993 • 800/843-7663 www.redroof.com Sonesta ES Suites Dublin 435 Metro Pl. S. 791-0403 • 800/766-3782 www.sonesta.com/dublin *Additional Cost

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Dublin Hotels

Chase Suite Hotel Comfortable large suites, full kitchens, living room, bed and bath, 2 TVs, DVDs and free Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, indoor hot tub. Complimentary daily hot breakfast buffet and free social hour (Monday-Thursday, 5:30-7 p.m.) Close to Zoo, water park, shopping, golf and great restaurants. 4130 Tuller Rd. 766-7762 or 888/433-9408. www.chasehoteldublin.com Columbus Marriott Northwest Blending midwestern hospitality and Marriott service. Fitness center, indoor pool, restaurant, lounge, business center and meeting space. 5605 Blazer Pkwy. 791-1000 or 888/801-7133. www.columbusmarriottnorthwest.com Courtyard by Marriott Dublin Ideally located, moderate price, indoor pool and spa, exercise room and Marriott Elite Program. Free Wi-Fi and high definition/flat screen televisions and The Market (24 hours). The Bistro is open for breakfast 6:30-9:30 a.m daily and 5-10 p.m. for dinner and appetizers. 5175 Post Rd. 764-9393 or 800/ 321-2211. www.dublincourtyard.com

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Closest Hotel to Columbus Zoo and Water Park Complimentary Fresh Hot Breakfast Buffet Large 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites Full kitchens, living rooms, separate bedroom and bath Expanded Cable, DVD players / free movies • Outdoor Pool / Indoor Hot Tub • Golf Packages Available • Great location for Shopping and Restaurants

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Dublin Hotels Crowne Plaza Columbus-Dublin A Quality Excellence Hotel—ranked as one of the top Crowne Plaza Hotel properties in the nation for customer service and meeting satisfaction.  Indoor pool, fitness center, room service, restaurant, sports lounge, wireless Internet and 13,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. 600 Metro Place N. 764-2200 or 866/372-5566. www.crowneplaza.com/dublinoh

Embassy Suites Columbus/Dublin Ranked among the Top 10 Embassy Suites Hotels nationwide. Cooked-toorder breakfast, manager’s reception, indoor pool, exercise facility, restaurant and meeting space. 5100 Upper Metro Pl. 790-9000 or 800/362-2779. www.embassysuitescolumbus.com

Hampton Inn Dublin Close to the Columbus Zoo, Zoombezi Bay, shopping and restaurants. Newly renovated, complimentary breakfast and wireless Internet, fitness center and outdoor pool. 3920 Tuller Rd. 889-0573 or 800/426-7866. www.columbusdublin.hamptoninn.com

Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-Dublin Located near Historic Dublin and just off the I-270 outer belt. Indoor pool, fitness center, meeting space, 24-hour business center, complimentary high-speed and wireless Internet access, on-site restaurant. 500 Metro Pl. N. 766-9900 or 800/600-1550. www.columbusdublin.gardeninn.com

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Enjoy a world-class meal before going out on the town. Then spend the night recharging in your ultra-comfortable bed before taking on another dynamic day. At the Columbus Marriott Northwest, exceptional guest service is our passion. That's why we have consistently ranked among the nation's best Marriott hotels in guest satisfaction.

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Dublin Hotels Holiday Inn Express Columbus-Dublin Offering a free hot breakfast, indoor pool, hot tub and on-site fitness center. Complimentary shuttle and manager’s reception (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings). Whirlpool rooms available. 5500 Tuttle Crossing Blvd. 793-5500. www.hiexpress.com/dublinoh

Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus/Dublin Spacious suites, a real kitchen with a full-size fridge, a full, hot breakfast and evening manager’s reception, wireless internet and a swimming pool. So stay with us and be at

home. 5300 Parkcenter Ave. 791-8675 or 800/225-5466. www.columbusdublin.homewoodsuites.com

It’s a new stay at the Courtyard Columbus Dublin. It’s a new stay at the Courtyard Columbus Dublin. Courtyard Columbus Dublin is the perfect destination for your Courtyard is the perfect destination for your next event. StepColumbus into our Dublin inviting, newly renovated state-of-thenext event. Step into our inviting, newly renovated state-of-the-

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rooms and suites with our luxurious bedding and 37” HDTVs. rooms and suites with our luxurious bedding and 37” HDTVs.

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throughout the hotel, you’ll find everything you need for success, in a convenient location near historic downtown Dublin that let’s

in a convenient near historic downtown Dublin that let’s you take itlocation all in. you take it all in.

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Dublin Hotels Sonesta ES Suites Dublin Studio and two-bedroom suites with complimentary highspeed internet access, full kitchen and fireplaces, outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool, fitness center, on-site laundry facility and valet dry cleaning. 435 Metro Pl. S.

Sonesta.com/Dublin

791-0403 or 800/766-3782. www.sonesta.com/dublin

Irish Trivia Questions 1) What is a bodhran? 2) What lies on top of Irish coffee? 3) Kissing the Blarney Stone is said to confer which talent? 4) A traditional Irish stew contains which meat? 5) What animal is Ireland lacking? Answers: (1) An Irish Drum (2) Cream (3) Gift of the gab (4) Lamb (5) Snakes

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Living the Irish Attitude Award The Dublin Convention and Visitors Bureau’s “Living the Brand” award recognizes local businesses that embrace Dublin’s destination brand and slogan: “Dublin, Ohio— Irish is an Attitude.” The 2012 award winners were Our CupCakery (for creating Irish-inspired treats like Irish Bomb Gourmet Cupcakes and an Irish “Favorite”); Whole Foods Columbus/Dublin (for featuring Irish products and creating classes such as “The Irish Manor House Meal” and “Irish Flavors & Treasures”) and The Sisters Sweet Shoppe (for creating Irish experiences including a Four-Leaf Clover Scavenger Hunt for groups and Irish products such as Shamrock snacks and mint brownies).

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relaxing.

Here, sweet dreams start with great suites. From our comfortably spacious suites to our deliciously cozy bedding, Sonesta ES Suites are your refuge from the every day— with free wifi, fully-equipped kitchens and plenty of space to work, play and relax. Outside your room, you’ll find cozy spots to unwind and the perfect place to gather with family and friends. Some people may find this level of comfort surprising. We think of it as…surprisingly different.

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Your Home Away from Home

You'll also enjoy complimentary:

Homewood Suites by Hilton® allows you to feel closer to home whether you're traveling for a few nights or longer. Every spacious suite at our Columbus-Dublin hotel features comforts of home, including a fully equipped kitchen with a full-size refrigerator, pullout sofa, coffee maker and much more.

• “Suite” Start™ breakfast every morning • Welcome Home® manager's reception (Monday-Thursday) (subject to state and local laws) • High Speed Wireless Internet

Homewood Suites Hilton/Columbus-Dublin T (614)791-8675 • F (614)791-5943

5300 Parkcenter Avenue • Dublin, Ohio 43017 Make yourself at Home®

new look, same great place. Come visit our newly renovated hotel. We promise you’ll be 100% satisfied. Guaranteed.

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At the Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Dublin, We Speak Success.

Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Dublin 500 Metro Place N. • Dublin, Ohio 43017 614/766-9900 • 800/600-1550 www.columbusdublin.gardeninn.com

Conveniently located off I-270, minutes from the Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay Water Park, the Mall at Tuttle Crossing, Cardinal Health and Verizon. Enjoy our all-you-can-eat hot breakfast buffet for $8.95 per person. Our value-added amenities include complimentary high speed & wireless Internet, complimentary parking, complimentary on-site and off-site fitness center, indoor heated pool and Jacuzzi and 1,050 square feet of meeting space.

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Dublin Area Map

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Seven airline partners serve the Port Columbus International Airport with more than 300 daily arrivals and departures serving 30 cities in the United States and Canada on a non-stop basis, and hundreds of additional destinations on a direct or connecting basis.

Dublin is located 15 minutes northwest of downtown Columbus, and just minutes from the Columbus Convention Center and The Ohio State University.

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Selected Dublin

Restaurants

Dublin is home to nearly 150 restaurants, including all major chains (not listed here). For a complete listing, please visit the Dublin Convention & Visitors Bureau website: www.IrishisanAttitude.com. All Dublin restaurants offer a smoke-free environment. $ – Under $8

$$ – $8-$15

$$$ – $16-$20

$$$$ – Over $20

Aladdin’s Eatery

BD’s Mongolian Barbeque

6804 Perimeter Loop Rd. 588-0380.

6242 Sawmill Rd. 798-8300.

www.aladdinseatery.com $-$$

www.gomongo.com $$

Amul Indian Restaurant

Ba Sho Japanese Restaurant

7676 Sawmill Rd. 734-1600.

2800 Festival Ln. 766-7733.

www.amulindia.net $-$$

www.bashojapan.com $$$

Anna’s Restaurant

Biddie’s Coach House Charming

7370 Sawmill Rd. 799-2207.

restaurant in historic Dublin serving

www.annasgreekfood.com $$

freshly made lunches. Victorian Teas available with 48-hour advance notice.

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Selected Dublin Restaurants Candlelit dinners can be arranged for

Bravo! Italian Kitchen 3000 Hayden

special occasions. 76 S. High St.

Rd. 791-1245. www.bravoitalian.com $$ The Brazenhead An authentic Irish

764-9359. www.biddies.com $$

BJâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Restaurant & Brewhouse

pub serving sandwiches, gourmet

5141 Tuttle Crossing Blvd. 659-9400.

burgers, fish and chips, Irish stew and

www.bjsrestaurants.com $$

more. 56 N. High St. 792-3738.

Bogey Inn A local favorite featuring

www.hdrestaurants.com $$

sandwiches, build-your-own pizzas,

Bridge Street Pizza 16 E. Bridge St.

weekday Happy Hours and nightly

761-3169. www.bridgestreetpizza.info $ BW-3 Buffalo Wild Wings

specials. 6013 Glick Rd. Powell. 766-1900. www.bogeyinn.com $$

6595 Perimeter Dr. 766-9464.

Bonefish Grill 5712 Frantz Rd.

www.buffalowildwings.com $

Cafe China 6796 Perimeter Loop Rd.

789-3474. www.bonefishgrill.com $$ Boston Market 6515 Sawmill Rd.

799-0855. $$

798-1166. 5150 Tuttle Crossing Boulevard. 766-5885. www.bostonmarket.com $

Casa Patron 6094 Parkcenter Cir.

761-1478. www.casapatronohio.com $$

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6725 Avery-Muirfield Dr. 614.799.9100

35 N. High St., Dublin OH 614.792.3466

For more information visit mtmtavern.com or tuccisbistro.com

1400 Grandview Ave. 614.754.1026 BE SURE TO LIKE US ON FACEBOOK

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3675 W. Dublin-Granville Rd. 761-2101.

4949 Tuttle Crossing Blvd. 717-1111.

www.chilis.com $$

Chile Verde Café 4852 Sawmill Rd.

www.dibellas.com $$

442-6630. www.chileverdecafe.com $$ Chipotle Mexican Grill

6711 Dublin Center Dr. 799-2661. $

6776 Perimeter Loop Rd. 932-9342.

761-2728. www.dub-pub.com $

6590 Sawmill Rd. 210-0451. www.chipotle.com $

Donerick’s Pub

The Dub Pub 5736 Frantz Rd.

Dublin Village Tavern A local neighborhood tavern serving great food

City Barbeque 3758 Powell Rd.

including Bangers & Mashed, Irish Egg

224-8224. www.citybbq.com $

Rolls and Irish Car Bomb Brownies.

5380 Tuttle Crossing Blvd. 799-0500.

27 S. High St. 766-6250.

www.classicspizzanow.com $

www.thedublinvillagetavern.com $

445 S. Jefferson Ave., Plain City.

5788 Frantz Rd. 766-6900. $$

Classic’s Pizza

Der Dutchman

873-3414. www.derdutchman.com $-$$

Dublin Village Tavern

DiBella’s Old Fashioned Subs

Occasional live entertainment.

Enrico’s Pizza and Restaurant

El Vaquero 9130 Dublin Rd. 336-1128. 3580 West Dublin-Granville Rd. 659-0279. $$

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Menchie’s

Chili’s Grill and Bar

The Brazenhead

Biddie’s Coach House

Selected Dublin Restaurants


Matt the Millerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tavern

The Brazenhead

Graeterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ice Cream

Selected Dublin Restaurants

First Watch 6768 Perimeter Loop Rd.

Iaconoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Restaurants

799-2774. www.firstwatch.com $

9303 Dublin Rd. 766-0444. $-$$

Five Guys 7036 Hospital Dr.

Indian Palace

766-0555. www.fiveguys.com $

Graeterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ice Cream An Ohio favorite

since 1870! Famous French Pot ice cream

5720 Frantz Rd. 889-6654. www.indianpalacerestaurant.com $$

J. Liu Restaurant and Bar Fusion

made two gallons at a time in signature

restaurant serving Asian, Italian and

flavors. 6255 Frantz Rd. 799-2663. 2555

American cuisine. Sunday brunch and

Bethel Rd. 442-7622. 3762 West Powell Rd.

patio seating. 50 West Bridge St. 718-1818.

336-3661. www.graeters.com $

Gyro Shoppe 5649 Woerner Temple Rd.

www.jliurestaurant.com $$

799-1200. www.gyroshoppe.com $

336-3853. www.jasonsdeli.com $$

House of Japan

ice creams made from fresh, local

Hellaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 9346 Dublin Rd. 792-5494. $ 6153 Park Center Cir. 792-2445. $$$ Mezzo

Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse

Jasonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Deli 225 West Bridge St. Jeniâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Splendid Ice Creams Gourmet

ingredients. 1 West Bridge St. 792-5364. $ Jimmy Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 6553 Perimeter Dr.

6360 Frantz Rd. 717-2828.

718-3800. 6618 Sawmill Road. 389-3087.

www.hydeparkrestaurants.com $$$$

www.jimmyjohns.com $

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Joe’s Crab Shack 3720 W.

Mellow Mushroom Enjoy

Dublin-Granville Rd. 766-6106.

handmade pizza and gluten-free options.

www.joescrabshack.com $$

Large craft beer selection. Three-season The Brazenhead

65 W. Bridge St. 763-7151.

Dublin Center Dr. 389-5445.

www.lachatelainebakery.com $

www.mellowmushroom.com $-$$

La Chatelaine French Bistro La Scala Italian Bistro Italian

patio. Large parties welcome. 6505

Menchie’s Build your own frozen

restaurant featuring handmade pasta,

yogurt masterpiece from a rotating

gourmet pizza, beef, chicken, veal and

collection of flavors and toppings.

seafood. Live music. Patio seating. 4199

7545 Sawmill Rd. 339-5656.

W. Dublin-Granville Rd. 889-9431. $$

5043 Tuttle Crossing Blvd. 602-4768.

Las Margaritas

Restaurante Mexicano 5855 Frantz Rd. 798-9656. $$ Longhorn Steakhouse

6035 Blazer Pkwy. 760-5560. www.longhornsteakhouse.com $$

Matt the Miller’s Tavern An eatery

www.menchiessawmill.com $

Mezzo Modern Italian inspired

cuisine with vibrant local flavors in an upscale setting. Unique pasta dishes, seafood, pizzas and more. Full wine menu. Daily Happy Hour. Sunday “Family Night” specials. Three patios, including a balcony level overlooking

serving tavern classics with a twist.

Historic Dublin. 12 West Bridge St.

Specialty flatbreads, pastas, seafood,

889-6100. www.mezzoitalian.com $$

steaks and sandwiches. 6725 AveryMuirfield Dr. 799-9100. www.mtmtavern.com $-$$

Max & Erma’s Restaurant 411 Metro Pl. N. 889-8111.

www.maxandermas.com $$

Montgomery Inn

4565 W. Dublin-Granville Rd. 791-7427. www.montgomeryinn.com $$ Morgan House Restaurant 5300 Glick Rd. 889-5703. www.morganhse.com $

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Mezzo

Menchie’s

Matt the Millerr’s Tavern

Selected Dublin Restaurants


Mr. Sushi 3 N. High St. 889-8788.

Piada 6335 Perimeter Dr. 389-5394.

www.mrsushicol.com $$

Oscar’s of Dublin Dine on gourmet

6495 Sawmill Rd. 389-2069. www.mypiada.com $

pasta, veal and hand-cut steaks. Patio

P F Chang China Bistro

and live music. Historic Dublin.

6135 Parkcenter Cir. 726-0070.

84 North High St. 792-3424.

www.pfchangs.com $$

www.hdrestaurants.com $$

Potbelly Sandwich Works

build-your-own Cupcake Bar located in

www.potbelly.com $

Our CupCakery A unique

Historic Dublin. Specialty cookies and cupcakes. 16 North High St. 659-1555.

6695 Avery-Muirfield Dr. 734-0085. Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers 6410 Sawmill Road. 761-1090.

www.OurCupcakery.com $

Panera Bread 2750 Martin Rd.

www.raisingcanesohio.com $

764-9700. The Mall at Tuttle Crossing.

6115 Parkcenter Cir. 792-3676.

761-8900. Perimeter Loop Road.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill

www.macaronigrill.com $$

457-8500. www.panerabread.com $

Welcome to Dublin! Enjoy Ohio's favorite ice cream since 1870 at three convenient locations: Frantz Rd. (614) 799-2663 Powell Rd. (614) 336-3661 *Bethel

Rd. (614) 442-7622

*Features Indoor Playground

W W W. G R A E T E R S . C O M

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TehKu Tea Company

Mezzo

Sunny Street Café

Selected Dublin Restaurants


Tucci’s S

Oscar’s

TehKu Tea Company

Selected Dublin Restaurants

Ronin Asian Bistro

Burgers and Sunny’s signature Reuben.

6100 Parkcenter Cir. 389-5866.

Outdoor patio, free Wi-Fi, private evening

www.roninasianbistro.com $$

parties. 7042 Hospital Dr. 389-3640.

Rotolo’s Italian Pizzeria

www.sunnystreetcafe.com $

6485 Perimeter Dr. 764-3750.

Sushi Bistro

www.rotolospizza.com

6395 Perimeter Dr. 336-8855. $$

Rusty Bucket Tavern

TehKu Tea Company A

6644 Perimeter Loop Rd. 889-2594.

contemporary tea café with 100+

www.myrustybucket.com $$

premium teas. Freshly made salads, soups,

restaurant dishing out fresh, delicious

Private tea parties. Historic Dublin.

Italian cuisine. 5000 Upper Metro Pl.

55 S. High St. 761-3808. www.tehku.com $

Salvi’s Bistro A locally owned

874-0466. www.salvisbistro.com $$

Sandella’s Flatbread 7038 Hospital Dr.

389-3151. www.sandellas.com $

Sesame Sea 7106 Muirfield Dr.

scones, sandwiches and desserts. Wi-Fi.

Thai Orchid Restaurant

7654 Sawmill Rd. 792-1112. $$

Tommy’s Pizza 4279 W. DublinGranville Rd. 764-3999. $$

336-3888. www.sesamesea.com $$ Shanghai Lily 6161 Glick Rd.

789-9330. $$

Shi Chi 6377 Sawmill Rd.

Home of the

“Original Decorate Your Own Cupcake Bar”

789-4400. $$

Sunflower Chinese Restaurant

and Lounge 7370 Sawmill Rd. 764-7888. $$

Sunny Street Café Freshly prepared

breakfasts including Eggs Benedict and Big-as-the-Plate Pancakes. Lunch features Buffalo Chicken Salad, Half-Pound Angus

16 North High St. www.OurCupCakery.com Call for store hours 614.659.1555

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Whole Foods

Sunny Street Café

Mezzo

Selected Dublin Restaurants

Tucci’s A casual bistro serving Italian

Trattoria or The Local (Gastropub). Also

and American cuisine. Pizzas, gourmet

available are self-service soup, salad and

pastas, steak, seafood, salads, desserts and

hot food bars as well as a brick oven pizza

more. Patio and live music. Historic

station. 3670 West Dublin-Granville Rd.

Dublin. 35 N. High St. 792-3466.

760-5556. www.wholefoods.com $

Winans of Dublin 52 S. High St.

www.tuccisbistro.com $$

Tutto Vino Wine Cellar

766-7061. www.winanscandies.com $

Windchimes Chinese Restaurant

7178 Muirfield Dr. 799-9222. www.tutto-vino.com $$

5742 Frantz Rd. 792-0990.

Uno’s Chicago Grill 5930 Britton

www.windchimeschinese.com $$ Yogeez 6355 Perimeter Dr.

Pkwy. 793-8300. www.unos.com $$

Inc. Carry out only. 6393 Sawmill Rd.

Vincenzo’s Convenient Elegance,

Opening Spring 2013.

792-1010. $$

Dr. 798-1772. www.yogisdublin.com

Yogi’s Bar & Grille 5857 Karric Square

Whole Foods Market Unique in-store dining options include the 161 Diner

Yoshi’s Japanese Restaurant 7667 Frantz Rd. 889-1275. $$

(featuring Ohio Signature Beef Burgers),

Biddie’s Coach House 76 S. HIGH S T.

OPEN MON.-SAT. • 11 AM – 2:30 PM Traditional Victorian Teas Homemade Soups and Desserts Candlelight Dinners • Bridal and Baby Showers

www.biddies.com • 614-764-9359

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(614) 761-5077

The Conference Center at OCLC offers easy access to first rate meeting accommodations in a secluded, private setting on the OCLC campus.


Event Planning Guide “If you're lucky enough to be Irish, then you're lucky enough.” — Irish proverb magine a bagpiper welcoming your group to their meeting destination or your attendees enjoying a Four-Leaf-Clover Scavenger Hunt team-building experience. Envision celebrating a long day of training with an Irish-inspired dinner followed by performing fiddlers and Irish dancers. Doesn’t sound like your typical meeting destination? Good. We were hoping for that.

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Considering Dublin’s award-winning meeting venues, affordability, superior service and proximity to some of the nation’s top attractions, it’s no wonder groups feel more than a wee bit lucky to attend events in the city with Irish attitude. Dublin boasts 14 hotels, nearly 2,000 guest rooms and a location that is easily accessible by air or auto. Discover meeting spaces that include traditional ballrooms, scenic parks with water’s edge views, cozy pub-style board rooms, country clubs with golf course vistas and events among the animals at the #1 Zoo in the nation. Our complimentary services include …

Call the Dublin CVB Sales Team at 800/245-8387. We’re sure you’ll discover Dublin is a place where everyone can meet, play and celebrate like the Irish.

minutes northwest of downtown Columbus

15 500 I-270 20 14 2,000

miles within 50% of U.S. population provides easy access

miles from Columbus International Airport hotel properties guest rooms

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• Consultations. We’ll listen to your needs, offer recommendations and organize a site visit for your group. • Coordination of the bid process. We can gather information including hotel rates, meeting space costs and availability. • Assistance. We can offer ideas for offsite activities like VIP experiences and golf outings. • Planning tools. We can provide Visitor Guides, sample itineraries and more.

By the Numbers

12 56

businesses including global headquarters

rolling golf courses developed parks

100

miles of bike paths

Free Parking

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Event Sites Plan on choosing well in Dublin. Venture into grand ballrooms or historic homes. Dive into a cocktail reception with polar bears. Envision a trade show at state-of-the-art conference centers. Set the stage at Abbey Theatre. Gather the family at Coffman Park Pavilion. Imagine your dream wedding at a fine clubhouse. Let the Dublin CVB help with your next event. 800/245-8387. EVENT SITES

MAX. SQ. FT. MAX. # OF GUESTS

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Columbus Marriott Northwest 5605 Blazer Pkwy. 791-1000, 888/801-7133 • www.columbusmarriottnorthwest.com

Embassy Suites Columbus/Dublin 5100 Upper Metro Pl. 790-9000, 800/362-2779 • www.embassysuitescolumbus.com

Crowne Plaza Dublin 600 Metro Pl. N. 764-2200, 866/372-5566 • www.crowneplaza.com/dublinoh

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 4850 Powell Rd., Powell 43065 724-3785, 800/MONKEYS • www.columbuszoo.org

The Conference Center at OCLC 6600 Kilgour Pl. 761-5077 • www.oclc.org/conferencecenter

Dublin Community Recreation Center 5600 Post Rd. 410-4550 • www.DublinOhioUSA.gov/

Golf Club of Dublin 5805 Eiterman Rd. 792-3825 • www.golfclubofdublin.com

The Venue at Corazon 7155 Corazon Dr. 504-5240 • www.thevenueatcorazon.com

Chase Suite Hotel 4130 Tuller Rd. 766-7762, 888/433-9408 • www.chasehoteldublin.com

Courtyard by Marriott 5175 Post Rd. 764-9393, 800/321-2211 • www.dublincourtyard.com

Hampton Inn 3920 Tuller Rd. 889-0573, 800/426-7866 • www.columbusdublin.hamptoninn.com

Hilton Garden Inn 500 Metro Pl. N. 766-9900, 800/600-1550 • www.columbusdublin.gardeninn.com

Holiday Inn Express Columbus-Dublin 5500 Tuttle Crossing Blvd. 793-5500 • www.hiexpress.com/dublinoh

Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus/Dublin 5300 Parkcenter Ave. 791-8675, 800/225-5466 • www.columbusdublin.homewoodsuites.com

La Scala 4199 W. Dublin-Granville Rd. 889-9431 • www.lascalaitalianbistro.com

Sonesta ES Suites Dublin 435 Metro Pl. S. 43017 791-0403, 800/766-3782 • www.sonesta.com/dublin

COSI Columbus 333 W. Broad St., Columbus 43215 228-2674 x2900, 800/819-2674 • www.cosi.org/events/

The Kelton House Museum & Garden 586 E. Town St., Columbus 43215, 464-2022 • www.keltonhouse.com

14,000

1,000

12,800

1,100

13,000

780

99,000

2,000

20,000

500

4,200

250

2,700

200

4,000

180

648

50

1,050

50

1,100

35

1,050

100

988

70

400

30

10,000

400

400

24

Varies

5,000

3,924

150

Ohio History Center and Ohio Village 800 E. 17 Ave., Columbus 43211 Varies 2,000 298-2915, 800/646-5184 • www.ohiohistory.org ____________________________________________________________________________________________ th

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Note: Area code – 614. All meeting sites listed are in Dublin, Ohio unless otherwise noted. Business center Wireless Internet

ADA compliant

AV services

Restaurant

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Fitness center

Catering options

Shuttle service Breakfast


Columbus Marriott Northwest 5605 Blazer Parkway, Dublin, OH 43017 791-1000 • www.columbusmarriottnorthwest.com

Sq. Ft. Reception Banquet

Full Ballroom

Blending Marriott hospitality and unsurpassed sophistication, this grand hotel provides an inviting experience. Groups can relax near the central fountain located in the Atrium Terrace or awaken their senses with a signature entrée at the restaurant and lounge. A custom webpage and sleeping room reservation link are provided for each event as well as electronic master billing. Concierge Level rooms and the Concierge Lounge offer private access and amenities.

6,557

728

546

Dublin I

670

80

50

Dublin II

662

79

50

Dublin III

1,950

225

160

Dublin IV

1,950

225

160

Dublin V

669

80

50

Dublin VI

656

80

50

FAST FACTS • 14,000 total sq. ft. of function space • 12 meeting rooms in addition to ballroom • 297 guest rooms and 6 suites • Award-winning facilities and service • Close proximity to shopping and dining

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Embassy Suites Columbus/Dublin 5100 Upper Metro Place, Dublin, OH 43017 790-9000 • 800/362-2779 • www.embassysuitescolumbus.com

Sq. Ft. Reception Banquet

Enjoy a breathtaking eight-story atrium complete with a waterfall and gazebo for your next event. The Embassy Suites Dublin is a full service, all-suite hotel offering warm hospitality. Consistently ranked one of the top Embassy Suites Hotels in the nation for service, this hotel property offers abundant, flexible meeting space, an extensive catering menu as well as Kilpatrick’s restaurant. Overnight accommodations include cooked-toorder breakfast and evening manager’s reception.

Full Ballroom

6,100

1,100

450

Salon I

2,500

450

160

Salon II

1,200

225

80

Salon III

1,200

225

80

Salon IV

1,200

225

80

FAST FACTS • 12,800 total sq. ft. of function space • 9 meeting rooms in addition to ballroom • 284 suites • Complimentary manager’s reception • Award-winning facilities and service

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Crowne Plaza Columbus-Dublin 600 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017 764-2200 • 866/372-5566 • www.crowneplaza.com/dublinoh

Sq. Ft. Reception Banquet

Crowne Plaza Dublin—The Place to Meet—is one of the top-rated Crowne Plazas nationwide. The Kelly Glen outdoor private courtyard provides a distinct natural setting within an award-winning Quality Excellence Hotel®. Discover the warm ambiance and exceptional hospitality. Meeting services include 2-Hour Response Guarantee, an experienced Meetings Director delivering personal attention, daily expense debriefing, meeting planner Priority Club® points and the option of building menus.

Full Ballroom

6,000

780

480

Ballroom A

1,340

160

100

Ballroom B

662

79

50

Ballroom C

1,950

225

160

Ballroom D

1,950

225

160

Ballroom E

669

80

50

Ballroom Foyer

2,682

Multi-use space

FAST FACTS • 14,000 total sq. ft. of function space • 7 meeting rooms in addition to ballroom • 215 sleeping rooms • Award-winning facilities and service

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Columbus Zoo & Aquarium 4850 W. Powell Rd., Powell, OH 43065 724-3785 • 800/MONKEYS • www.columbuszoo.org Offering exotic options and unique open-air or indoor facilities, welcome your guests with an adventure at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Enjoy a catered meal at Water’s Edge Events Park that lines the scenic Scioto River, followed by a private viewing of koalas on a voyage to Australia. Specialty facilities like Stingray Bay are perfect for team-building events.

AVAILABLE SPACE

Capacity

Water’s Edge Events Park

1,300

Water’s Edge Plaza

950

Water’s Edge Pavilion 1 or 2

160 each

Water’s Edge Boardwalk

320

Entire Indoor Activity Pavilion

400

Tiger Shelter

100

Colo’s Cove (8 shelters)

120-240

Conference Center at OCLC 6600 Kilgour Place, Dublin, OH 43017 761-5077 • www.oclc.org/conferencecenter

The Conference Center at OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) offers 20,000 square feet of convenient and flexible space with a striking two-story atrium that provide guests a spacious area with natural light. All rooms are equipped with LCD projectors and screens. The secluded setting offers a retreat atmosphere with easy access.

Available Space

Sq. Ft.

Reception

Banquet

General Session Room

2,918

300

200

Lakeside Room

4,342

250

160

Lakeside Annex

1,475

75

60

Atrium

2,000

350

150

(2) Training Rooms

1,200

N/A

40

535

N/A

25

(6) Conference Rooms (2) Computer Labs

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1,200

15 workstations


Dublin Community Recreation Center 5600 Post Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 410-4550 • www.DublinOhioUSA.gov

AVAILABLE SPACE

The Dublin Community Recreation Center has many options for your next sporting event, corporate outing, family or community gathering. The state-of-the-art facilities provide value, convenience, flexibility and professional, personalized service.

Capacity

Community Hall (Full)

250

Abbey Theater

200

Coffman Amphitheater

150

Amberleigh Pavilion

70

Coffman Pavilion

70

Shelter House (5 options)

40

FAST FACTS

Take advantage of Dublin’s 56 developed parks for family reunions and other social events. Enjoy the outdoor ampitheater at Scioto Park, play games at Avery Road Park or have a picnic at Coffman Park’s Pavilion.

• Located in Coffman Park, home to Dublin Irish Festival • Ability to bring in own food or use outside caterer • Secluded setting near Dublin Hotels

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Golf Club of Dublin 5805 Eiterman Rd., Dublin, OH 43016 792-3825 • www.golfclubofdublin.com

The Golf Club of Dublin is a resort-style course designed with the spirit of golf from the British Isles. The classic Irish clubhouse has an allure for events and features the warm Ballantrae Ballroom, Scottish Manor and Irish pub. The ballroom features panoramic views of the course, alabaster chandeliers and 25-foot vaulted ceilings. The Executive Chef can create a variety of menu selections from hors d’oeuvres and carving stations, to buffets that suit individual tastes.

AVAILABLE SPACE

Banquet

Ballantrae Ballroom

120

Full Clubhouse

200

Scottish Manor

100

Irish Pub

30

FAST FACTS • Public golf course created by world-renowned designers Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry • Package options for golf tournaments • Secluded setting near Dublin hotels

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The Venue at Corazon 7155 Corazon Dr., Dublin, OH 43016 504-5240 • www.thevenueatcorazon.com AVAILABLE SPACE

Capacity

Wine cellar Boardroom Bar Lounge Salon 1 Salon 2 Grand Salon

16-25 16-25 up to 85 30 to 80 80 65 150

Overlooking the lakes and Tartan West, The Venue at Corazon offers a variety of event space options. With meticulous attention to detail and design matched only by the stunning views, The Venue at Corazon is perfectly suited to accommodate any event— from an impressive business meeting to an elegant wedding reception.

• The Venue at Corazon offers both covered and uncovered outdoor terraces as well as a spacious event lawn and vineyard

A variety of space and setup options can be combined to create a unique, one-of-a-kind event, tailored to meet almost any need.

• A full service venue that features in-house professional catering and event coordination services

FAST FACTS

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Chase Suite Dublin Hotel 4130 Tuller Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 766-7762 • 888/433-9408 • www.chasehoteldublin.com Chase offers a comfortable and elegant space for small meetings, focusing on all the services and amenities you would expect and need. Chase is a great value, and we are flexible with requests by offering both á la carte options as well as packages that include catering and audio/visual services. After your meeting, relax in our spacious suites.

Available Space

Waterford Room

Sq. Ft.

Reception Classroom

648

50

28

FAST FACTS • 92 all-suite guest rooms • Complimentary manager’s reception • Complimentary daily hot breakfast buffet

Courtyard by Marriott Dublin 5175 Post Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 764-9393 • 800/321-2211 • www.dublincourtyard.com

“We believe small meetings are a big deal!” Courtyard by Marriott specializes in small meetings with all the comfort and convenience you’d expect from Marriott. Special meeting packages are available for one low, per-person price. Onsite catering available for all meetings.

Available Space

Sq. Ft.

Theater

Classroom

The Blarney Room

637

50

30

The Celtic Room

637

40

30

The Eire Suite

326

10

10

FAST FACTS • 1,600 sq. ft. of total function space • 135 guest rooms, 12 suites

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Hampton Inn Columbus/Dublin 3920 Tuller Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 889-0573 • 800/HAMPTON • www.columbusdublin.hamptoninn.com The Hampton Inn Dublin has the amenities you need with the style you want. The staff is dedicated to making sure your small function goes smoothly. Access your personalized online group webpage and guest list manager. Enjoy the hotel’s secluded setting with easy access to dining and attractions.

Available Space

Sq. Ft.

Theater

Classroom

Muirfield Suite

572

35

30

Tartan Suite

396

20

20

FAST FACTS • 1,100 sq. ft. of total function space • 123 guest rooms • Complete renovation in 2010

Hilton Garden Inn 500 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017 766-9900 • 800/600-1550 • www.columbusdublin.gardeninn.com Enjoy a taste of Ireland at the Hilton Garden Inn where overnight guests can receive an Irish wake-up greeting featuring a voice with a brogue. Utilize the spacious lobby as a break out space from the Metro Garden Room. A personalized group webpage and a guest list manager are available for event planners.

Available Space

Sq. Ft.

Theater

Classroom

1,050

100

60

Metro Garden-Garden

525

40

28

Metro Garden-Metro

525

40

28

Metro Garden Room

FAST FACTS • 100 guest rooms • Newly renovated

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Holiday Inn Express Columbus-Dublin 5500 Tuttle Crossing Blvd., Dublin, OH 43017 793-5500 • www.hiexpress.com/dublinoh

Built in 2009, the Holiday Inn Express is sure to please guests with its fresh, inviting accommodations at affordable rates. Relax in the great room and get your day started with the complimentary hot breakfast buffet. The meeting room is divisible and comes fully equipped with A/V services.

Available Space

Scarlet and Grey Room

Sq. Ft.

Theater

Banquet

988

70

35

FAST FACTS • 117 guest rooms • Evening manager’s reception

Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus/Dublin 5300 Parkcenter Dr., Dublin, OH 43016 791-8675 • 800/225-5466 • www.columbusdublin.homewoodsuites.com ”Be at Home“ at Homewood Suites. Let our family take care of yours in our all-suite hotel, providing a full kitchen, wireless internet, fitness center and indoor pool. Don’t feel like cooking? Gather everyone together at our complimentary Suite Start® breakfast daily and Welcome Home® evening reception (Monday-Thursday). Need to host a meeting? We do that too. You take care of the presentation, we’ll take care of the rest.

Available Space

Meeting Room

Sq. Ft.

768

Theater Classroom

30

18

FAST FACTS • 89 all-suite guest rooms • Complimentary breakfast and manager’s reception • Indoor pool

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La Scala Italian Bistro 4199 W. Dublin-Granville Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 889-9431 • www.lascalaitalianbistro.com

AVAILABLE SPACE

La Scala offers six beautifully renovated rooms for banquets and receptions that accommodate anywhere from 20-400 guests. All rooms have a modern and distinctive style to fit the needs of any size occasion, from anniversary celebrations to rehearsal dinners and holiday parties. A wide range of entrée choices are available from three course dinners to the popular family-style dinner that offers a variety of menu items for guests to sample. Banquet and event pricing is all-inclusive with no additional room charges.

Capacity

Caruso Grande Ballroom

350

Venetian Room

175

Lanza Room

80

FAST FACTS • Newly renovated • Reception and banquet rooms with modern and distinctive style

PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINING FOR INDIVIDUALS, GROUPS, TEAMS, CORPORATE ARTIES. GROUPS & BRIDAL BRIDAL P PAR www.movnatohio.com lori@movnatohio.com 614.832.3216

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Sonesta ES Suites Dublin 435 Metro Place South, Dublin, OH 43017 791-0403 • 800/766-3782 • www.sonesta.com/dublin If you need to plan a meeting or event while in Dublin, OH, Sonesta ES Suites Dublin offers a meeting room that can accommodate up to 24 guests. Measuring 400 square feet, the room provides convenient and professional on-site meeting space outside of your guest room or office. The meeting room also offers audio/visual equipment for your use.

Available Space

Meeting Room

Sq. Ft.

400

Theater Classroom

24

18

FAST FACTS • 106 guest rooms • Complimentary Evening Social • Ability to bring in own food or use outside caterer

COSI: Center of Science and Industry 333 West Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215 228-2674 x2900 • 800/819-2674 • www.cosi.org/events A prime riverfront setting in downtown Columbus, coupled with magnificent architecture and a mission to inspire make COSI a venue with originality and value. Choose from world-class exhibit areas, theaters or outdoor plazas. The largest space can hold 550 guests for a banquet.

Available Space

Sq. Ft.

Theater Classroom

Event Space(s)

320,000

up to 900

up to 550

FAST FACTS • Named the #1 Science Center in the nation (Parents Magazine) • 40 years experience in hosting special events

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Kelton House Museum & Garden 586 E. Town St., Columbus, OH 43215 464-2022 • www.keltonhouse.com Available Space

The historic Kelton House Museum & Garden is not only a reflection of the Victorian past, but it provides a gorgeous setting for a wedding ceremony under the pergola. Venture into the Carriage House for an intimate dinner and schedule a tour of the fascinating Museum. The venue can accommodate banquets of up to 140 guests depending on season.

Sq. Ft.

Theater Classroom

Carriage House

938

60

30

Lower Level

750

40

24

1,280

80

50

Terrace

FAST FACTS • Former stop on the Underground Railroad • Beautiful gardens available for events

Ohio History Center and Ohio Village 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211 298-2915 • 800/646-5184 • www.ohiohistory.org Go back in time and experience a blend of dramatic displays. The Ohio Historical Center features more than 26,000 sq. ft. of event space including including a 284-seat auditorium and the Plaza Terrace that can accommodate 300 guests for a banquet. The 19th-century inspired Ohio Village offers seven venues. The largest building can accommodate 225 guests.

Available Space

Meeting Room

Sq. Ft.

26,000

Theater Classroom

varies

varies

FAST FACTS • Conveniently located near OSU, Downtown Columbus • 26,000+ sq. ft of meeting space

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Group Dining Notes: Local area code—614. More restaurant information can be found on pages 28-35.

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BAR/LOUNGE

Restaurant

Description

The Brazenhead www.hdrestaurants.com

Irish pub setting. Lower level (with stage) available for private events. $-$$

Capacity

J. Liu Restaurant & Bar www.jliurestaurant.com

Modern, fusion-style fine dining. $$-$$$

40

Matt the Miller's Tavern www.mtmtavern.com

Casual, upscale dining sparked by the Kilkenny, Ireland location. $-$$

50

80

Mellow Mushroom Great food, fun atmosphere and vegetarian www.melllowmushroom.com options. $-$$

40

Mezzo Ristorante & Bar www.mezzoitalian.com

Spirited Italian food with local tastes and sophistication. $$-$$$

45

Oscar’s www.hdrestaurants.com

Private group dining in the Wine Room, outstanding menu options and more. $$-$$$

30

Sunny Street Café Wholesome breakfasts, lunches and private www.sunnystreetcafe.com dinners. Catering available. $$

130

Tucci's California Bistro www.tuccisbistro.com

70

Gourmet American classics with private wine room. $$$

Preferred Vendors 338-9223 www.thecandlelab.com

764-9914 www.creativevacations.com

659-1555 www.ourcupcakery.com

760-5556 www.wholefoodsmarket.com

760-0047 www.hapennybridgeimports.com

761-1118 www.thesisterssweetshoppe.com

761-3808 www.tehku.com

52 // www.IrishisanAttitude.com • 800/245-8387

The Candle Lab Hand-poured natural soy candles in 100+ fragrances. Customized labels and scents. Creative Vacations & Cruise Centers The personal touch to plan your business or incentive travel. Our CupCakery Custom order cakes and cupcakes for events. Decorating classes or parties. Whole Foods Market Beautiful displays and great tasting food for your catered event. Ha’Penny Bridge Imports Authentic Irish-imports boutique for unique gifts. Kilt rental available. The Sisters Sweet Shoppe Gourmet nuts, fruitcakes and chocolates for corporate gift baskets or favors. TehKu Tea Company Premium loose leaf teas with health benefits and unique blends. Catering available.


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