March 10, 2018 10:01:42 PM
Main Street Columbus and Mitchell Distributing are partnering to bring the famous Budweiser Clydesdales to Columbus for the second time in five years.
Barbara Bigelow, director of Main Street Columbus, confirmed to The Dispatch the horses would stop in Columbus this spring but said she couldn't offer any dates or other event specifics before Mitchell Distributing issues a press release later this week.
Budweiser.com indicated the Clydesdales would be in the Columbus area between April 17 and 22.
The horses last came to Columbus as part of the city's Christmas parade in 2013. Bigelow said this year's appearance would be a "more casual affair."
Budweiser first introduced the Clydesdales hitch as its symbol in 1933 following the appeal of Prohibition, according to the company website. The horses have appeared worldwide in parades, television broadcasts and Presidential inaugurations.