Comfest. Est: 1972


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ComFest celebrates community in all its manifestations. Entertainment provides local music. Street Fair shows off local business, food, as well as arts and crafts. Spirit & Purpose focuses on health and wellness, performance art, and social and political issues of the day with a variety of speakers and workshops.

The ComFest Statement of Principles

The Community Festival is guided by its Principles. The Principles are statements of what the members believe is basically important. They are:

We think that people ought to work for the collective good of all people rather than for personal gain. We support cooperation and collective activity rather than competition and individual profit.

The basic necessities of life are a right and not a privilege. People have the collective right to control the conditions of their lives.

People should strive to conduct their lives in harmony with the environment.

We recognize that there are primary attitudes which divide and oppress people. These attitudes are usually shown by prejudice against people on the basis of age, class, ability, income, race, sex and sexual preference/orientation.

We seek to eliminate these attitudes.

The Statement of Principles is more important than any other writings of the Community Festival.

Mission Statement

The Community Festival is an independent, volunteer-organized celebration of creativity and activism in Columbus, OH. Founded in 1972, its purpose is to build bridges between progressive non-profit organizations, artists, and volunteers to raise awareness and promote action within our community. Everything we do is guided by our principles which promote community unity, tolerance, and equity.

We will strive to realize this mission through the fulfillment of the following Organizational Goals:

2019 Program Guide

This is a large file (40Mb). We recommend downloading it before the festival. If you're already here, Programs are available throughout the park!


Behold, the power behind ComFest – OUR VOLUNTEERS!

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ComFest is an entirely volunteer run festival. We literally couldn’t pull this off without our volunteers. Energetic, friendly volunteers are needed all over for a variety of jobs.

We have roughly 3,000 volunteer shifts to fill each year. There's plenty of room for you in the ComFest family!

Park Map

Welcome to the Utilties Page

About this App

The ComFest app is designed to give you all the information you need on hand at the festival, in a simpler, less intrusive alternate to a traditional phone app. This is our first attempt at a this kind of app, so everything may not run perfectly. Please be patient with us and provide us feedback on what you liked and what you didn't!

Install Instructions

iPhone Instructions

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Save this webapp to your iPhone: tap below on and then tap "Add to Home Screen"

Android Instructions:

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Add ComFest to your Home Screen:  


If you're having problems, it may help to reload the app - it's like turning it off and on again

If that doesn't work it may be necessary to reset the app. This will remove comfest's saved files from your browser and request the files directly from the server. It should reset the App completely.

Contact Us

Email us if you like the app, if you have any suggestions to improve it or if you have any problems.