Fall Activities Near Powell, Ohio
As the days cool down and the nights grow longer, fall is the best time to get out and enjoy everything Powell has to offer. From historical monuments and modern installations, to wineries and axe throwing, there’s something fun for everyone. Rain or shine, indoors or out, you’re sure to find a way to enjoy. So check out our list of things to do in Powell, and find your perfect fall adventure!
Worthington Farmers Market
As summer comes to a close, we start saying goodbye to mainstays of the season, such as farmers markets. That’s why it’s so important to check out Worthington Farmers Market soon! This beautiful outdoor collection of stands and entrepreneurs is open until the end of October, before it starts its indoor season. So enjoy the fresh air and the fresh wares as soon as you can.
What’s fall without pumpkins? Good thing Leeds is so close! But, picking from thousands of homegrown pumpkins isn’t the only thing to do at Leeds Farm. Leeds offers zip lines, paintball, racing, a petting zoo, and so much more that you may not be able to stay away.
Columbus Brew Adventures
If craft beer from hops to glass are more your speed, you owe it to yourself to check out Columbus Brew Adventures. Servicing Columbus and the surrounding areas, there’s a Brew Adventure right in Powell. A learning experience/bar crawl, you’ll visit several breweries, sample lots of craft beer, and munch on some snacks. Enjoy the brisk October air in between Oktoberfests brews.
Powell Village Winery
Right in the heart of Powell is one of the town’s best kept secrets. The Powell Village Winery is home to Ohio made wines, local craft beers, and small plates to keep your stomach satisfied. They also host a variety of different events, from wine tastings and live music, to charity events and new wine reveals. They also are open for private events in case you fall so in love you want to spend even more time there.
Lynd Fruit Farm
Lynd Fruit Farm is the quintessential fruit farm. Perfect for pick your own apples, a beautiful market with jams and preserves, and a full corn maze. Any amount of time here is time well spent! They have locally grown vegetables, handmade crafts, and plenty of pies and spreads. And, with the addition of heat in their market, they’re now open through December 15th. However, we suggest getting there before then to join in on the fun much earlier.
Highbanks Metro Park
One of the best parts of living in this part of the country is the foliage. And, the best place to enjoy the beautiful gradients of yellow to orange to red is Highbanks Metro Park. Come wander the 1,200 acres of wilderness, breath deeply, and enjoy the fact that it isn’t snowing yet.
What if you want to enjoy something outside, but it’s raining? Don’t worry, there’s plenty to do inside. Like throwing axes! Check out Throw Nation, and let the inner medieval knight inside you come out. Or bring some friends, and play football bowling, beersbee, or a whole host of other throwing related games. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, hosting a corporate event, or going on a date, Throw Nation is sure to impress and entertain.
Field of Corn & Leatherlips Monument
These two attractions get honorable mentions because, come on, they’re pretty cool. The Field of Corn is an art installation honoring the farmers and fields of corn that used to be grown on that spot, which gave way for suburban development. The Leatherlips Monument pays tribute to Chief Leatherlips, who decided to help settlers as they moved across Ohio, and was stoned to death by his tribe for it.You may not be able to spend a whole day looking at them, but if you’re driving by they’re certainly worth the stop.
There is so much to do in Powell this fall, it may be difficult to pick. Good thing you don’t have to! With the feel of a small town, and the convenience of being just a few minutes from Columbus, Powell is the perfect place to enjoy the season.