Columbus is the capital of Ohio, located in the center of the state, halfway between Cleveland and Cincinnati at the intersection of I-70 and 1-71. The Jazz & Rib Fest is located on the downtown Columbus riverfront along the city’s revitalized Scioto Mile in Bicentennial and West Bank Parks. Bicentennial Park is located at 233 Civic Center Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43215. Convenient parking is located throughout downtown Columbus.



Parking is located throughout downtown Columbus, including at COSI, 200 Civic Center Drive, and area surface lots. Illegally parked cars will be ticketed and towed.

Visit Park Columbus for more information about parking rates and availability.


Accessible parking is available in area surface lots and parking garages. To use accessible parking, you will need to have a disability license plate, placard or other state-issued identification.



Many local bus routes offer service to downtown Columbus. For schedules and route details, visit COTA


Ride your own bike or rent a CoGo to travel the many trails and bikeways that lead to The Scioto Mile. Bike valet parking will be located off the bike path behind the Bicentennial Park Stage.