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Independents' Day Festival

Come see Natterdoodle at Independents' Day!

Independents’ Day returns to East Franklinton for a celebration of the music, art, performances, food and fun that fuels Columbus’ creative spirit. 

A two ­day festival located in the heart of Columbus’ vibrant East Franklinton neighborhood,Independents’ Day 2016 will host live music on several stages, an array of local arts showcases, marketplaces featuring some of Ohio’s most celebrated vendors, amazing food and drink, live interactive features... and so much more. 

But we’re saving some of our biggest surprises for later.

Admission is FREE!
We will kick off the fest on Saturday, September 17th at noon and close at midnight we will continue the fun on Sunday, September 18th noon to 8pm. 

Please sign up to volunteer on our site. Musician, and vendors apply to be part of ID16 on our site.

Learn more at

Earlier Event: September 11
Powell Street Market
Later Event: September 24
Old Worthington Market Day