The Doo Dah Parade - Columbus, OH

Where In The Heck Should I Park Dah Car!?!?!


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COTA's CBus will be running on July 4, 2017!!

Don't hold us responsible for parking tickets. 
If you drive, you must be able to read...
Read the darn signs/meters to make sure it's legal and maybe free too!

1st female Less-Than-Grand Marshal!
Andrea Cambern of WBNS 10 TV

  • Lot Next to Skully's Music-Diner (High Street)
  • Lot Next to Convention Center (High Street) Plus, they have a new garage on Goodale!
  • Streets behind Giant Eagle (Thurber Drive)
  • Lot across the street from Zeno's (3rd Avenue) - have to stop into Zeno's for a drink and a voucher
  • Hubbard Avenue School (Wilbur Avenue - 1 block North of Hubbard - careful here.... new signs could be up) 104 West Hubbard-PTO fundraiser for $10 per spot.
  • Any street that is NOT on the parade route and does NOT have permit parking.
  • The Hub Parking Garage (near The Eagle & Union Food + Cafe')
  • CoGo Bikes 
  • Ride your bike.
  • COTA/CBus it.  
  • The NEW CBus!  It's free! (check for holiday schedule)
  • There's several parking garages in Arena District.  Stop in at Park Street Tavern or City Tavern in Italian Village (a parade contributor) for a refreshment on the way to up line-up
  • Parking is allowed IN Goodale Park, but NOT on the grass - Don't be a Grasshole! If you plan on parking in the lots of Goodale Park, arrive very early before line-up closes off the entrance. There's also a parking lot on west side of park coming in off Dennison Ave.
  • On Goodale Blvd (along the south side of the park) are TONS of parking spaces.
  • Parking garage in South Campus Gateway  - walk down or take COTA (remember - Holiday hours)
  • Don't park anywhere, stick a sign on your car and drive IN the Doo Dah Parade!
  • Here's a link to look at parking options in the Short North 
  • Examples of how to utlized a vehicle in the Doo Dah Parade:






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    If you're an InVolunteer & InSecurity and need to park....ask where the secret lot is!

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    Consider A Contribution!

    Friends of Doo Dah

    is NOW a Non-Profit Organization

    It's a tax write off!!  Whoo Hoo!!

    If you love Doo Dah and want to help make it happen, click on the "Donate" button, and send us some jing!  Why not?  It's a tax write off!

    Official PayPal Seal

     Or, you can mail a check to “Friends of Doo Dah”, P.O. Box 6287, Columbus, OH  43206.  All contributors will be listed on our  Doo Dah Poster, T-Shirts and web-site.


     Hey, it's a tax right off...what the heck...make that mammoth size donation today!

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