The Arnold Sports Festival Friday, Saturday, and next Sunday - billed as the nation's largest sports festival with 15,000 athletes in 30 sports and 120,000 attendees over a three-day period - will hold eight events in Nationwide Arena and the attached Ice Haus for the first time.
Named for California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, it also will stage 25 competitions and events in the nearby Greater Columbus Convention Center and five others in Franklin County Veterans Memorial.
In addition to the competitions is the 650-booth Arnold Fitness EXPO, where shoppers can look for fitness clothing, exercise equipment, and related products.
sportsfestival.com, www.arnoldclassic.com, www.arnoldexpo.com, www.arnoldmartialarts.com, and www.classicproductions.
com. Tickets: 614-431-3600.