Hotel near Arnold Sports Festival
Attend Columbus’s most famous multi-sports festival, the Arnold Sports Festival! This four-day health and fitness celebration presents over 80 sports and events, from professional bodybuilding and strongman competitions to fitness, figure, and the bikini weekend expo. Established in 1989, the Arnold Sports Festival truly attracts attendees from all over the world to Columbus, OH, including visitors not just from U.S. and Canada but also from Europe, Russia, South America, Africa, and Middle East. Stay near all the excitement at our hotel near the Arnold Sports Festival!
Events are held at various locations in Columbus with the majority being held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, just 8 miles from our hotel near the Arnold Sports Festival. The Ohio Expo Center also hosts many events, just 7 miles away.
Columbus Grand Hotel caters to attendees, participants, and vendors with our comfortable rooms, complimentary breakfast, and free Wi-Fi. Participants are able to use our banquet space to practice for their events.
The Festival Experience
The Arnold Sports Festival is expecting 200,000+ attendees in 2021. 22,000 athletes will compete in various sporting events including 16 Olympic Events; archery, boxing, fencing, futsal, gymnastics, handball, judo, karate, a 5K run, soccer, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, triathlon, and weightlifting.
Featured sports include professional and amateur bodybuilding, weightlifting, powerlifting, and strongman. In addition, youth sports include gymnastics, cheerleading, fencing, martial arts, and more. Tour vendor booths which showcase sports equipment, apparel, and nutrition, plus lots of free samples of their products!
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Do not miss this amazing event that puts Columbus, OH on the map. Book your reservation now at Columbus Grand Hotel & Banquet Center and come experience the Arnold Sports Festival firsthand. Reservations can be made online or by calling (614) 885-9696.