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Where to Find Food and Fun on a budget!


Columbus is full of fun and affordable local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the last few days of "patio weather". Get out there before the seasons change!  

Fun and Tasty Adventure Trails

Each week Columbus hosts Fun and Tasty Adventure Trails where you can explore, eat, drink, and win prizes throughout Ohio! Simply show up, enjoy, and get your “passport” stamped for each visit. Visit the Columbus Ale Trail, Columbus Taco Trail, Gahana’s Cocktail Trail, and more! Check out Columbus on the Cheap for more information.

Columbus 614 Magazine Burger and Beer Week

BMI Federal Credit Union is a proud sponsor of Columbus 614 Magazine Burger and Beer Week! The week of Oct 7 – 14, visit participating pubs, restaurants, and breweries for discounts on delicious burgers and ice cold beers! Visit the 614 Burger and Beer Week event page for participating venues.

Food Trucks

Food Trucks aren’t just for summer! This fall, enjoy Food Trucks far and wide! Check out the Columbus Food Court on Thursdays at the Columbus Commons. If you’re a bit further north, visit your BMI Federal Credit Union Dublin and Westerville Branches! The Dublin and Westerville Branches host a new favorite food truck each Thursdays from 11am to 2pm. See the schedule! You can also follow your favorite food trucks with the Street Food Finder app!

Happy Hour!

Never underestimate a good happy hour! Local hot spots are always offering up their best small bites and drinks, so get out there while the patios are still warm! Check out this great list of local deals for cheap happy hour fun.