Hitting the road for Sizzlin' Summer!


We're checking out some of the fun across Central Ohio this summer and you can join Bob, Stacia, and Marshall on the road!

Starting Friday, June 1st, ABC 6 News will be going live from six different locations for ABC 6 News at 5 & 6pm for a Sizzlin' Summer. You can join us for the fun at the following locations:

June 1st - Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

Join Stacia, Marshall and Bob as they kick off Summer with Jungle Jack Hanna and his fury friends from the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium! The Nation’s top Zoo will be busy with activity and ABC6 news will be LIVE from the heart of Africa exhibit with lions, penguins and bears OH MY!

Friday, June 8th - Columbus Arts Festival

The Riverfront will be transformed into a stunning outdoor art gallery as the nation’s top artists display their work and attract art enthusiasts from all over the country and ABC6 will be right in the thick of it! In addition to hosting more than 280 nationally acclaimed artists, the Festival will feature fantastic gourmet fare from some of the city’s finest local restaurants, live music, hands-on art activities and more - there’s something for everyone! Bob, Stacia and Marshall will be there in the ART of it all!

Friday, July 20th - Columbus Jazz & Rib Festival

Join Bob, Stacia and Marshall as they celebrate summer with hot ribs and cool jazz! Three stages will host the finest local, regional and international jazz artists, while barbeque pit masters serve up sizzling ribs, chicken and more. Savor the best ribs from around the country as 23 award-winning barbeque teams compete for "Best Ribs" bragging rights. ABC6 will be there live showcasing this popular annual event!

Wednesday, July 25th - ABC 6 Opening Day at the Ohio State Fair

It’s ABC 6’s opening day at The Ohio State Fair! Join the Good Day Columbus Crew in the AM and Bob, Stacia and Marshall for ABC6 News at 5PM and 6PM. Relive all your favorite memories at one of the largest state fairs in the country! Taste the food, see the sights and sounds of the Ohio State Fair and join us as we celebrate 168 years of Ohio’s products, its people and their accomplishments.

Friday, August 3rd - Dublin Irish Festival

Irish attitude is all you need to experience the Dublin Irish Festival in Dublin, Ohio and the ABC6 News team will be there! For 30 years, the first weekend in August has been reserved for the largest three-day Irish Festival on the planet. More than 100,000 guests are expected to attend: 7 stages, 65 acts and more than 535 performers, there is something for everyone. Join the ABC6 team as we wear our green and celebrate all things Irish!

Thursday, August 9th - All-Ohio Balloon Festival

Up Up and AWAY!!! First held in 1975, the All Ohio Balloon Fest is one of the longest-running events of its kind in the United States. Each August, over 30,000 visitors of all ages gather at the Union County Airport in Marysville, Ohio to enjoy food, musical entertainment and balloon rides and ABC6 News will be there LIVE broadcasting on location celebrating the 40 year anniversary of this high flying event!

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