The Homestead

Free Hilliard Outdoor Play Splash Park

Get into water-gun battle around wooden fort Entertaining youngsters and cooling them down on a hot day is easy at the Homestead in Hilliard. That’s because the 44-acre park, at 4675 Cosgray Rd., is full of fun things for kids to explore, including a wooden fort with water guns. The Homestead, operated by Washington Township Parks and Recreation, offers an…


Franklin County Fair

Hilliard Outdoor Play

Hilliard kicks off Ohio’s fair season in early July Get a savory taste of a traditional fair before the granddaddy Ohio State Fair takes over Columbus later this summer. The Franklin County Fair in Hilliard, a suburb west of Columbus, is one of the earliest in the state’s fair season. It’s also one of the lengthiest, stretching eight days in…