There’s so much fun to be had here in the Short North Arts District all through December!  The workshops, tastings, special events, and shopping the fine Short North retailers invite you to make the woes of the dropping temperature disappear.  Treat yourself to learning something new, or round off your naughty-or-nice list all in one location. 

Check out these stellar holiday opportunities throughout this most joyful month:

Tuesday, December 12 – Saturday, December 23:  Sherrie Gallerie Holiday Pop Up Art Fair
Sherrie Gallerie will be manning a pop-up shop for two weeks at the Holiday Headquarters at 873 N. High St.  Stop in Tuesday – Saturday, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm or Sunday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm and take home a one-of-a-kind gift.  Artists Andy Hudson, Laine Bachman, Michael Kaiser, Molly Burke, Marilyn Parker, William Ortman, and Julie Woodrow will be bringing their entire inventory, which includes small works, art cards, prints, jewelry, coloring books, ornaments, and more. Find out more information here.

Tuesday, December 12 and Wednesday, December 13: The Paper Daisy Flower Boutique Succulent Tree Workshops
More dates have been added for The Paper Daisy Flower Boutique‘s popular succulent tree workshop series.  Enjoy a fun night out with friends and take home a fabulous succulent tree when you attend one of these workshops.  A ticket purchased for $79 includes all materials needed to create your succulent tree, plus refreshments. More information here.




Saturday, December 16:  Public Performances and Photos with Santa 
Immerse yourself in the seasonal cheer created by Capitol Showcase, the Worthington Chorus, Wedgewood Middle School, and the Marion-Franklin High School Choir as you shop along High Street. Stop by the Holiday Headquarters at 873 N. High St. to see Santa from 12:00pm – 4:00pm.

Sunday, December 17: Holiday Party at rowe boutique
Shop for hand-sewn pants, vintage leather jackets, and bandanas by YCHL Collective while enjoying discounts, drinks, and appetizers from rowe boutique.  In addition, rowe boutique will be open for extended hours between December 18 and December 23, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, and on Christmas Eve, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm.

Friday, December 22 and Saturday, December 23: Short North Piece of Cake Pop Up Shop 

Stop by the Holiday Headquarters at 873 N. High St. on Friday, December 22 and Saturday, December 23 10:00am – 3:00pm to grab holiday treats and goodies from Short North Piece of Cake.

Saturday, December 23: Brothers Drake Brewery Holiday Boogiedown Fundraiser
Brothers Drake is hosting a Holiday Boogiedown Fundraiser for the SSCM Food Pantry in Merion Village. All proceeds from the $5 cover will go straight to helping feed Columbus’ south side. The Beers and The Klatt Bros. Band will be opening for The Kimble Project for an “eve of eve” you’re sure not to forget.

Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25:  The Guild House Christmas 

Celebrate Christmas at The Guild House and enjoy a special fixed-priced three-course meal for $49 per person, or $79 per person with wine pairings.  The restaurant will be open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Regular lunch and dinner menus will also be available.  See the full special menu here.



Put these dates on your calendar and plan your Short North adventure with your Holiday Shopping Guide, Parking & Transit information, as well as the Dining Guide and Services Guide.  Remember, Wrap It Up Saturdaze with Dress for Success is still going on at the Holiday Headquarters, so stop in for complimentary gift wrapping and photos with Santa.

~ Ann Faris

The Short North Holiday Headquarters is made possible with support from The Pizzuti Companies.

Short North Arts District holiday season support provided by: