Columbus, OH—Happy birthday, Ohio! Head to the Ohio Statehouse for a celebration 214 years in the making Sunday, March 5 from 12 to 3 p.m. Attendees will participate in art projects, experience an Ohio symbols Statehouse tour, and explore the Statehouse Museum with a scavenger hunt. Also, organizations from across the Capital City and the State of Ohio will be on hand offering activities, travel information and educational exhibits.
 
Event schedule and location:
12 to 3 p.m.  Activity Tables, Atrium
Create an Ohio birthday hat and join in activities provided by community partners.
 
2 to 3 p.m. Birthday Treats, Rotunda
Join us for snacks and trivia! Test your knowledge of Ohio with trivia and prizes while enjoying birthday treats.
 
12 to 4 p.m. Free Guided Tours, Map Room
Public tours of the Ohio Statehouse will begin at 12, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
Ohio symbols tours will begin at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.
Pick up a Statehouse Scavenger Hunt to complete while you explore the Ohio Capitol.
 
This family-friendly event is the perfect way to enjoy a day downtown on Capitol Square. At 2 p.m. be sure to join the party in the Rotunda for a special birthday surprise! This event is free and open to the public! Affordable on-site parking is available in the Ohio Statehouse parking garage.
 
Community event partners include:
Columbus Historical Society
Franklin Park Conservatory
Hilliard Historical Society
Ohio Attorney General's Office
Ohio Paper Folders
Orton Geological Museum at The Ohio State University
Tourism Ohio
 
To view this press release and others, visit the Ohio Statehouse website.