A Benefit for Central Ohio Children's Charities
The Chilly Open is an annual wintertime fundraising event, organized and run by the Westerville Sunrise Rotary Club to raise money and increase awareness for children's charities in Central Ohio. The event, which began in 1997, takes place each year on the first Saturday in February at The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and is hosted by Woody Johnson of 92.3 WCOL. This family-oriented event has helped raise over $2.5 million for area children's charities such as The Children's Hunger Alliance, The Ohio Trooper's Caring Fund, Mount Carmel St. Ann's, W.A.R.M., The Buckeye Ranch, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio, and the Ubumwe Community Center in Rwanda, Africa. The Westerville Sunrise Rotary Club organizes and runs the event, so 100% of the proceeds go directly to these charities.
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Children's OpenCome enjoy the Chilly Open with your kids!
The Children's Open is held in the Activity Pavilion which is heated and secured. Rotarian volunteers will keep them safe and happy.Learn More
Become A SponsorHelp make this another great year!
100% of the proceeds go to local children's charities. Help us give back to the community by becoming a sponsor! There are many different options to choose from.
2017 Event PhotosView photos from the 21st Annual Chilly Open!
Browse the photo album from our Facebook page to see all the fun that happened at the 2017 Chilly Open. Be sure to tag yourself!