Uptown Columbus announces 2017 spring events

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Uptown Columbus announces a lineup for its Spring Event Series Thursday.

The announcement came during a press conference at its office on 10th Street.

Some of the returning events include the Food Truck Festival and Riverfest.

Some of the new events this year are the World Paddle Board Championship and an international urban mountain biking tournament on Broadway.

"Columbus is this unique environment especially the downtown area. Where you have so many things in such a dense space. You can from a river to downtown. You can shop you can eat. You can ride your bike there is pretty much everything you can do on foot," said Rebecca Zajac with Uptown Columbus Inc.

Some events taking place in the next few weeks are the Color Me Rad 5-k on March 11 and Saint Patrick's Day on Broadway on March 17.

For more information and a list of events for Uptown Columbus Inc. click here.

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