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Fashion Week Columbus

September 24, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - September 30, 2023 @ 11:00 pm

Fashion Week Columbus

Fashion Week Columbus will be hosted from September 24th to 30th, 2023, at various locations around the city. This highly-anticipated event features a week of fashion shows, educational programs, and networking events.

About Fashion Week Columbus 

Fashion Week Columbus is a non-profit organization that aims to elevate the fashion economy of Central Ohio. The event was founded in 2010 by Thomas McClure and has since grown to become a major fashion event in the Midwest.

Fashion Week Columbus features fashion shows, educational programs, and networking events. The event showcases the work of over 150 designers and has launched the careers of over 2,000 models.

In addition to its economic impact, Fashion Week Columbus invests in fashion’s future by funding $40,000 in fashion design scholarships each year. The event produced over 150 fashion shows, which over 100,000 people have seen.

Fashion Week Columbus has been recognized by the Fashion Times and Columbus Monthly as a significant force in the fashion industry. The event has helped put Columbus on the map as a fashion destination and has significantly contributed to the local economy.

Here are some additional facts about Fashion Week Columbus:

  • The event is held annually in September.
  • It takes place at various venues throughout the city of Columbus.
  • The event is free to attend.
  • There are over 100,000 attendees each year.
  • The event has generated over $10 million in economic impact for Columbus.

Fashion Week Columbus 2023 Events Calendar

The week of September 24th to 30th promises a daily dose of glamour with seven spectacular fashion shows lined up. Mark these dates and prep for a fashion escapade!   

Day 1 
📅 Sunday, September 24th

⏰ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
📍 The Joseph – 620N North High Street, Columbus, OH, 43215

Are you a tea enthusiast with a flair for fashion? For just $100, immerse yourself in the
14th High Fashion Tea Runway Show. Enjoy an afternoon tea paired with three hours of show-stopping fashion.

Day 2 

📅 Monday, September 25th

⏰ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
📍 Macy’s – Easton Loop EastColumbus, OH, 43219

Got a penchant for autumn elegance? Dive into the
Macy’s Fall Fashion Show. Witness a cavalcade of fall fashion inspirations. Stay in the loop for ticket news to ensure you don’t miss this fashion fest.     

Day 3 

📅 Tuesday, September 26th

⏰  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
📍 Strongwater Columbus – 401 W Town St, Columbus, OH, 43215

How about championing diversity in fashion? Explore Aditi Bhatiya’s vision, the genius behind
Passport 2 Fashion. A $50 VIP ticket offers you an exclusive cocktail reception and a 2-hour show from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Alternatively, a $35 General Admission ticket opens the doors to fashion diversity from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Beyond the runway, your ticket empowers the organization’s mission. Fashion with a cause? That’s a stylish win-win!  

Day 4
📅 Wednesday, September 27th
⏰ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Elevate trash to trendy! Don’t miss the
Recycled Fashion Show by Nurtur. Stay tuned for the venue and tickets.

Day 5 
📅 Thursday, September 28th

⏰ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Ever wondered where fashion meets philanthropy? Discover the perfect blend at Columbus College of Art and Design’s event,
Philanthropy Meets Fashion. More details are brewing, so stay alert!

Day 6 

📅 Friday, September 29th

⏰ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Remember the electrifying theme of
IL Moda’s Fashion Industry Mixer from last year? They’re set to dazzle the runway once more at FWC 2023. Keep an eye out; essential details will be unveiled soon!

Day 7 

📅 Saturday, September 30th

⏰ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
📍 Common Threads Shops on Third – 237-267 S Third Street Columbus, OH 43215

The Finale Runway Show is the pinnacle of Fashion Week Columbus. This 4-hour fashion extravaganza features the work of some of the city’s most talented designers, including Juan Jose Saenz Ferreyros, Ranae Kotarski, Austin Tootle, Xantha Ward, and James White.

Tickets are $125 and include exclusive access to the show. You’ll have the chance to mingle with the designers, get up close and personal with the clothes, and experience the excitement of Fashion Week Columbus at its finest.


(Note: An official closing party is happening the same day, from 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM. )

Ticket Information

Tickets are selling like hotcakes. Grab them here. 

Please note that some event details are still being finalized. We will be updating the website regularly with the latest information.



September 24, 2023 @ 1:00 pm
September 30, 2023 @ 11:00 pm
Event Category:


Columbus Fashion Council
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The Joseph
620 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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