The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide and Bridge Park announce inaugural Fore!Fest Street and Music Festival
DUBLIN, OHIO – The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide and Bridge Park – the only walkable, mixed-use community in downtown Dublin – announced today that Bridge Park will host the first annual Fore!Fest during Memorial Tournament week on Thursday, May 31.
Fore!Fest is a street and music festival offering live entertainment, food and beverage options and more. The event is free to the public and will take place from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on May 31, rain or shine. In addition to the great dining options available at Bridge Park, Fore!Fest attendees will have access to food and beverage sales from the Tournament’s official caterer, Cameron Mitchell Premier Events, including items that can be found at the Memorial. Additional details, including the musical lineup and schedule of events will be announced soon.
“Fore!Fest will be a nice way to provide additional entertainment to golf fans and the community at large outside the Memorial grounds during the week of May 28,” said Tournament Executive Director Dan Sullivan. “Our alliance with Crawford Hoying and the Bridge Park development is another great example of how the Dublin community supports the Memorial, and how we seek to build on the popularity of the Tournament.”
Bridge Park is located just minutes from the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. Bridge Park not only provides many entertainment and dining options to visitors, but also offers more than 2,000 free parking spaces available to the public. In addition to partnering with Bridge Park to bring Fore!Fest to Tournament fans, the Memorial will also have an official Tournament Golf Shop in the Bridge Park district on Longshore Street. More details regarding the Memorial’s new retail store will be announced soon.
“We’re excited to partner with the Memorial Tournament in providing a premier off-course experience here at Bridge Park,” said Crawford Hoying Principal, Brent Crawford. “Fore!Fest will bring golf patrons, visitors and the community together in a one-of-a-kind celebration of this beautiful city.”
For more information on Fore!Fest, please visit www.bridge-park.com/forefest.
Portions of Bridge Park Avenue and Longshore Drive will be closed to traffic Thursday, May 31 from approximately 8am to 2am.
- Bridge Park Ave. between Riverside Dr. and Mooney St.
- Longshore Dr. between Tuller Ridge Dr. and Banker Dr.
Free public parking is available at the Longshore Garage (6638 Longshore St.), Mooney Garage (6580 Longshore St.), Hotel Garage (6522 Longshore Loop), as well as The Shoppes at River Ridge (4305 W. Dublin Granville Rd.).
About the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide
The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide is held annually at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. The Tournament, founded and hosted by Jack Nicklaus, is conducted each year with three goals in mind: to honor the memory of individuals living and deceased who have distinguished themselves in the game of golf; to showcase the world’s best golfers competing on one of the most challenging venues in the world for the enjoyment of spectators; and to benefit many Greater Columbus Charities in alliance with the Nicklaus Children’s Healthcare Foundation, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and numerous other local organizations. For more information, visit www.thememorialtournament.com or call 614.889.6700.
Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.
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About Bridge Park
Bridge Park is the newest and only walkable, mixed-use community in downtown Dublin. Spanning 30 acres along the Scioto River, it is the cornerstone of the city’s long-term vision for the Bridge Street District. The unique community features luxury condos and apartments, restaurants, shops, Class A office space, entertainment venues, a hotel and conference center and multiple green spaces. In addition, visitors can enjoy free parking in one of the 2,000+ parking spaces available in the district. To learn more about Bridge Park, visit www.bridge-park.com.
About Crawford Hoying
Crawford Hoying is a full service real estate development company, based in Dublin, Ohio. Concentrating in all aspects of acquisition, design, development, construction, management, as well as commercial and residential brokerage. In the past five years alone, they have developed more than $1 billion of mixed-use, multifamily, office and retail properties. Crawford Hoying creates a sense of Place; focused on consumer needs from a commerce, culture and community perspective. Bridge Park, www.bridge-park.com and Water Street District, www.livewaterstreet.com are examples of Crawford Hoying’s transformational development capabilities. To learn more about Crawford Hoying, visit www.crawfordhoying.com.
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the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide