Welcome to the internationally acclaimed Short North Arts District.
Known as Columbus’ "art and soul," the culturally rich Short North is pioneering the urban revitalization of Central Ohio. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant area known for the wide variety of amazing art, dining, nightlife, fashion, home décor, and unique gifts. The bohemian Short North, established by the unique businesses and entrepreneurs that comprise the district, offers something to interest all visitors within its 200+ experiential destinations.
Whether you are heading out to explore Columbus by yourself or with family and friends, the Short North has something to offer everyone.
Take in the facsinating art Walking Tour while visiting the historic Goodale Park. Experience a weekend vacation in an urban environment by staying at one of the many lodging locations such as Harrison House Bed & Breakfast or Short North Bed & Breakfast. Then go shopping at GrandView Mercantile for over 50 consignment dealers and dine in a unique intimate setting like DeepWood Restaurant. Explore new innovations with the always-evolving art gallery exhibits at Sherrie Gallerie. Visit during the summer long line-up of festivals including the almost 40 year tradition of Community Festival. With so much to see and do you may have a hard time narrowing down the options, but that's the Short North for you...anyway you like it.
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