Ohio Statehouse to Host Ohio's 214th Birthday Party!
February 20, 2017

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.