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Columbus Coffee Festival 2023

September 23, 2023 @ 1:00 pm September 24, 2023 @ 10:00 pm

Join us for the 8th annual Columbus Coffee Festival on September 23rd and 24th at the Ohio Village!

Enjoy coffee samples from roasters and coffee shops from around Ohio and beyond!

The festival offers a variety of ticket options, change your mind on the session time? Email us first to do a transfer for you!

Two day sessions offer guests a chance to attend the Festival on both Saturday and Sunday.

Espresso Express – $50: Espresso Express ticket holders receive early bird passes to enjoy the festival on both days from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and will receive one commemorative Coffee Festival mug to enjoy coffee samples.

Java Lovers – $30: Java Lovers will receive access to the festival on both days from 11 a.m – 2 p.m. and one commemorative Coffee Festival mug to enjoy coffee samples.

Coffee Cravers – $30: – Coffee Cravers receive access to the festival on both days from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. and one commemorative Coffee Festival mug to enjoy coffee samples.

(All two day ticket holders should remember to bring your mug with you when you return on day two!)

Single day sessions offer guests a chance to attend on either Saturday or Sunday. 

Very Caffeinated Person – $75: Attendees will have access to the festival all day from 9am-6pm. Choose Saturday or Sunday to attend.

Early Birds – $35: Early Bird ticket holders receive early bird access from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and one commemorative Coffee Festival mug to enjoy coffee samples. Choose Saturday or Sunday to attend. 

Session 1 – $25: Session 1 attendees will receive access to the festival from 11 a.m – 2 p.m. and one commemorative Coffee Festival mug to enjoy coffee samples. Choose Saturday or Sunday to attend. 

Session 2 – $20: – Session 2 attendees will receive access to the festival from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. and one commemorative Coffee Festival mug to enjoy coffee samples. Choose Saturday* or Sunday to attend.

A 5% arts and culture fee is added to each ticket purchase as required by the City of Columbus. This fee supports exemplary artists, arts and cultural organizations and programs that educate and engage audiences of all ages throughout greater Columbus.

Introducing this year’s coffee roasters!

Every ticket holder will enjoy samples from the following coffee roasters:

Black Kahawa Coffee, Cherry Blend Coffee Roasters, Coffee Connections, Coffee Emporium, Crimson, Deeper Roots Coffee, Dirt Rich Brew,Doctor Coffee Earmark Coffee Goldberry Roasting CompanyGood Sign Coffee Finca la Piedra, Florin Coffee, Fruits and RootsJava Momma Jennings Java, Kayak Coffee, Muddy Banks Coffee, One Line Coffee Pioneer Coffee Roasters, Royal Flamingo Coffee, Silver Bridge Coffee Co, The Coffee Mess, Tinker Coffee, The Galaxy Coffee Third Way Cafe*,The Real black Goat Corp, Viet Espresso and Tea, Viking Coffee Co. and Yield Coffee.

* Denotes Saturday Only ** Denotes Sunday Only

Columbus Coffee Festival brought to you by the generous support of: 

Music Main Stage Partner: School of Rock! Visit www.schoolofrock.com/locations to find the School of Rock closest to you. Where music programs combine one-on-one lessons with group band practices!

Visit the Creamery Tents and the Snowville Creamery booth to add a splash of A2 milk to your coffee! Taste the Snowville Difference. More at snowvillecreamery.com.

Experience the Columbus Coffee Trail! Visit participating stops and check in digitally for prizes. More at experiencecolumbus.com/coffeetrail.

Make the best coffee at home with Third Wave Water! Third Wave Water creates the optimum water for brewing coffee. Add a mineral packet to distilled water, mix, shake and brew the best coffee. Now offering minerals customized to coffee profiles! More at thirdwavewater.com.

For more event information, visit www.ColumbusCoffeeFest.com.

Attending the Columbus Coffee Festival supports the work of the journalists and team at Columbus Underground. Thank you!

Enjoy these experiences during the festival!

Listen to local musicians!

This year’s lineup includes:

Starlit Ways, Emma Webb, Brianna O’Dell, Molly Winters, Imber Solis and more to soon be announced.

Food Trucks

Broke Johnny’s Food Truck, NAICCO, Biscuit Boss, Ruta 40 Grill, Dos Hermanos, Holy Taco, Pitabilities

Food Vendors

Deez Cookies, Ohio Girl Bakes, The Original Goodie Shop, 3rd & Spoon, Ohio Pies, Ma’s Empanadas, Breedlove Bakery, Blind Pig Bakeasy, Nourish Eats, Prospect Jam Co. , Peace, Love and Little Donuts, North Country Charcuterie, Bears Bagels, The Scrumptious Dessert, One Hail of a Cookie.

Check out the goats from Harrison Farm and learn about the legend of how goats are connected to coffee.

Use all that caffeine to test your axe throwing skills with Dueling Axes.

*Extra cost applies.

Enjoy readings from local poets.

Line up to be announced soon!

Get a coffee inspired tattoo from Tattoo 62. Yes, this year you will be able to get a real tattoo from Tattoo 62 in the funeral parlor in the Ohio Village. Choose from a variety of designs! *Prices will vary.

On Sunday 9/24 only, you will get a chance to meet some of the adoptable cats from Kitty Bubble Cafe & Bar.

Bella’s Beans Street Team will be running around the Ohio Village giving out clues to a scavenger hunt for guests to win some cool prizes.

They teamed up with the Greater Columbus Sports Commission who will be on-site talking to guests about the U.S. Figure Skating Championships coming to Columbus in January 2024. You will even get to test your skills at different figure skating moves.

Franklinton Cycle Works will have an interactive camping area.

Plush Beauty Salon are offering a few services to help you relax after all the caffeine.

An Express-o facial: A 30 minute facial customized to you including a double cleanse, toning mist, an exfoliating coffee masque, caffeine infused eye cream, moisturizer and SPF to leave you feeling fresh, glowy, and ready to enjoy all of the coffee festival festivities.

SATURDAY ONLY: Latte Hand Treatment: Enjoy a coffee hand scrub, followed by Caramel Cuticle oil and a Vanilla hand lotion. Add on a quick *one color* polish change with coffee themed nail art. *Nail art options will be available at Plush Beauty Salon’s booth)

*Prices will vary

Check out the Potting Jubilee hosted by Juju Plant co. Potting Jubilees are a fun and creative way for children to spend time learning about how to nurture and best grow indoor plants, while creating a unique and personalized plant decoration. $15 per child.

Experience includes:

2 in. Terracotta Pot

2 in. Indoor Plant

Potting Materials

Decorating Supplies

Educate yourself on the history of coffee. This exhibit was curated by Anne Evans of Columbus Underground and includes many Ohio items! Exhibit can be found in the American Hotel during your visit.


Columbus Coffee Festival is held outside and occurs rain or shine. If there is inclement weather, some activities may be moved or cancelled.

Sample sizes of coffee range from 3 – 4 ounces each. 

Because Ohio Village is a historical property, there may be some buildings where accessibility is an issue. If you have accessibility needs, please contact us and we will provide an ambassador to help you enjoy the festival.

There are no ATMs on site. Exhibitors accept cash, credit or debit cards for purchase of coffee merchandise, food and retail items. 

Smoking and the use of e-cigarettes is not permitted in Ohio Village or anywhere on the grounds of the Ohio History Center.

Pets are not allowed on the grounds of the Ohio History Center or in Ohio Village.

Wheelchairs are available in the Ohio History Center or at the John Hauck Foundation Welcome Center at Ohio Village. 

Tickets to the Columbus Coffee Festival are good only for designated session times. 

Ohio History Center members do not get in free to this private event.

Eventbrite fees are non-refundable.

For additional FAQs, visit: http://www.columbuscoffeefest.com/faqs/


September 23, 2023 @ 1:00 pm
September 24, 2023 @ 10:00 pm
800 E. 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211 United States