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BuckeyeThon hosts events throughout the year to champion our BuckeyeThon Families and provide them emotional and financial support. In addition, BuckeyeThon Events provide opportunities for Ohio State students and community members to connect with them, other Nationwide Children's Hospital patients, and our cause.

Signature Events:

  • BBQ: August 28, 2018 - South Oval, 5:00pm-8:00pm

  • Fashion Show: November 7, 2018 - Archie Griffin Grand Ballroom, Doors Open at 7:00pm

  • *Dance Marathon: February 8-9, 2019

    • The Dance Marathon requires you to be a registered Team Member who has met the $250 fundraising minimum in order to attend. But, visiting hours are available for guests! Learn more here.

  • CarnOval: April 12, 2018 - South Oval, 5:00pm-8:00pm

Team Member Meetings:

  • Team Member Meeting #1: September 13, 2018 - Cartoon Room 1, 5:30pm-7:00pm

  • Team Member Meeting #2: October 30, 2018

  • Team Member Meeting #3: January 10, 2019 - Great Hall Meeting Room, 6pm-7:30pm

Check back for more specifics. The website will be updated as details are finalized.

For more information about BuckeyeThon Events, please email Julie Garcia, Director of Events, at