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Everywhere Art & Unexpected Architecture

Columbus, Indiana

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Modern Architecture Guided Tours

Columbus has been called one of the best cities in the world for architecture lovers. We think it’s a great place for you to fall in love with architecture for the first time, too. Explore the tour options and book a tour.

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Art and architecture self-guided tours

Explore Columbus art and architecture at your own pace. Download the free Columbus, IN tours app or rent an audio device. Available for Apple and Android.

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Columbus Area Events Calendar

Stroll through the community calendar and find out what’s happening in the Columbus area this weekend, next month, or even next year! Plan your trip around events, especially watch for the extra-special signature events.

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Explore Downtown Columbus

Downtown is the heart of Columbus, Indiana. You’ll find downtown dining and shops and boutiques that make it a one-of-a-kind destination. We like to think of downtown as everyone’s neighborhood. You’re going to love it here!

A surprising community

Few small cities blend world-class architecture and art and small-town charm along with truly unique family fun destinations quite like Columbus, Indiana, where art is a way of life and history colors the present. Come be inspired by our flair for design!

A great place for a getaway

Columbus is located right off I-65, just 40 miles south of Indianapolis and just 70 miles north of Louisville. Check out hundreds of photos in Columbus by Instagram and Pinterest users, and then make your plans for a visit.

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Indiana’s Community of the Year!

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce named Columbus, Indiana the 2022 Community of the Year. Recognized for its “robust business climate, philanthropic spirit, exceptional workforce, and quality of life,” find out why Columbus is a great place to live.

Coming events in Columbus

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Sat, Jun 17
The 2023 Juneteenth celebration in downtown Columbus, with food, music, health, kids zone, arts, clothing. Photo by Tony Vasquez

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Farmer's Market

Saturday mornings
Seventy vendors, 32 new vendors! Pick up fruits, vegetables, breads, sweets, meat, eggs, plants, flowers, and artwork.

Small Talk with Glenda

More events in the area

See all the upcoming events in the most comprehensive events calendar for the Columbus, Indiana area


Columbus is a short side trip from just about anywhere you may be heading to or from in the upper Midwest!

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Photos for Community Calendar and Downtown Columbus by Tony Vasquez