German Village and the Book Loft

No place captures the old-world holiday spirit in Columbus quite like German Village. Just south of downtown, German Village is decked out for the holidays with lights strung between brick buildings and greenery adorning wrought-iron fences. Make sure your group stops by the Book Loft, an iconic German Village bookstore housed in a former warehouse. Spread out over 32 rooms, the Book Loft has over 200,000 new, used, and rare books as well as charming holiday decor. After picking up holiday reads, head down the street to the German Village Meeting Haus for their annual Christmas Tour. See the historic building transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with Christmas trees, model trains, and visits from St. Nikolaus. Your Columbus Party Bus Company charter bus can drop your group off right in German Village, allowing everyone to easily explore the neighborhood’s shops and restaurants. Don’t forget to stop for hot cocoa or coffee to warm up during your festive outing!

The Book Loft

631 South Third Street

Columbus, OH 43206

(614) 464-1774

Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

One of the most popular holiday traditions in Columbus is the Wildlights display at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Over 3 million dazzling LED lights transform the zoo into a magical winter wonderland from November through early January. Visit many of the zoo’s beloved animals and enjoy interactive light displays like a 40-foot musical tree and dancing reindeer. You can even ride the Polar Bear Express train for an additional fee. Make it an evening to remember for your group by chartering one of our party buses equipped with warm lighting, cozy seating, and plenty of room for holiday shopping bags. Our experienced team knows the best route to get your group to the Columbus Zoo for an unforgettable Wildlights experience. After exploring the merry light displays, your charter bus will be ready to drive you back home.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

4850 Powell Rd

Powell, OH 43065

(614) 645-3400

Holiday Lights at the Ohio Statehouse

See Ohio’s capital glow for the holidays at the annual Statehouse Holiday Lights Display. Nearly 100 decorated trees line the Statehouse grounds, alongside a 26-foot tall ceremonial tree and a Menorah in honor of Hanukkah. Your group can stroll the grounds or even head inside the Statehouse for tours offered Thursday through Sunday evenings. After exploring the Statehouse, check out the life-sized gingerbread house on display across the street at the Ohio History Center. Let Columbus Party Bus Company make traveling to downtown Columbus easy and comfortable. Our charter buses will drop your group off right at the Statehouse and Ohio History Center entrance on N High Street. Once your group is ready to head home, your driver will be waiting to take you back in our warm, spacious buses designed to keep groups happy.

Ohio Statehouse

1 Capitol Square

Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 728-9777

Holiday River High School Ballet’s Nutcracker at the Wagner Festival Theater

For some holiday performing arts, consider taking your group to see the Columbus Youth Ballet perform The Nutcracker at Otterbein University’s Fritsche Theatre. Watch talented young ballet dancers tell the classic Nutcracker story through dance with Tchaikovsky’s iconic score. With affordable group pricing and well-known pieces like the Sugarplum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers, The Nutcracker is sure to delight people of all ages. Traveling to Otterbein University is a breeze with Columbus Party Bus Company. We can accommodate groups of all sizes from schools and dance studios to retirement homes. Your group will ride together in comfort and convenience while avoiding traffic and parking. Contact us to reserve your bus to The Nutcracker today!

Holiday River High School Ballet’s Nutcracker

Fritsche Theater at Cowan Hall, Otterbein University

1 S Grove St

Westerville, OH 43081

(614) 823-1109

Holiday CircleFest at the Celeste Center

For some indoor holiday entertainment, check out the Holiday CircleFest at the Celeste Center at the Ohio Expo Center. This lively show brings singers, dancers, musicians, choirs, and other performers together to celebrate the season. Hear new twists on holiday classics along with traditional carols in a Vegas-style song and dance spectacular. With multiple performances throughout late November and December, Holiday CircleFest makes for a festive group outing. Columbus Party Bus Company offers affordable transportation for groups of all sizes to the Celeste Center. Leave the Columbus traffic to us while you sing and sway along with these incredible holiday entertainers!

Holiday CircleFest

Ohio Expo Center Celeste Center

717 E 17th Ave

Columbus, OH 43211

(614) 778-8860

Historic Decor at the Ohio Governor’s Residence

For history lovers, a visit to the Ohio Governor’s Residence during the holidays is a real treat. The historic Bexley Mansion is decked out in period decorations that represent holiday customs through the decades. Knowledgeable tour guides share stories about the many families that have celebrated the holidays in the mansion since it became the official Ohio Governor’s Residence in 1957. Free tours of the mansion are offered on select December dates but require advance reservations. Columbus Party Bus Company can provide easy transportation for your group to and from the Governor’s Residence for a one-of-a-kind outing. Contact us today to reserve your holiday charter bus!

Ohio Governor’s Residence

358 N Parkview Ave

Bexley, OH 43209

(614) 644-7407

Holiday Shopping at Easton Town Center

For some seasonal shopping, look no further than Easton Town Center. This popular shopping district offers dozens of stores like Nordstrom, Kate Spade, lululemon, Anthropologie, and more all decked out for the holidays. Beyond the festive lights and decorations, Easton Town Center has special holiday performances, family photos with Santa, and hands-on craft making events during the season. Skip the parking garage nightmare and let Columbus Party Bus Company smoothly transport your group to Easton Town Center. Our charter buses and party buses allow you to shop and dine while leaving the driving to us. Contact us to book your Easton Town Center transportation today!

Easton Town Center

160 Easton Town Center

Columbus, OH 43219

(614) 416-6400

Holiday Drinks and Dining at the Short North

After a long day of shopping and festivities, relax with some holiday nibbles and nightcaps in Columbus’ Short North Arts District. Hop between holiday pop-up bars like Miracle on High Street serving festive cocktails in kitschy Christmas mugs. Enjoy a casual bite at Axis on High Street or classy Italian dishes at Marcella’s, both serving special holiday menus. Columbus Party Bus Company offers door-to-door service around the Short North in our party and charter buses. Leave your car at home and let us drive your group to dinner or a night out without hassling with traffic and parking. Contact us to reserve your Short North transportation today!

Short North Arts District

High Street from Nationwide Blvd to King Avenue

Columbus, OH 43201

Rent With Columbus Party Bus Company To Hit Every Attraction

Make this holiday season easy and memorable for your group with Columbus Party Bus Company. Our charter buses and party buses allow you to travel Columbus in comfort while building wonderful memories together. No matter the size of your group, we have the perfect bus and experience team to meet your transportation needs. Contact us at 614-448-0069 to reserve your holiday bus rental today!