Mark your calendar for the Ohio State Fair, July 26 - August 6. Don’t miss the Ohio State Fair, a favorite family tradition since 1850! Experience free stages with amazing hypnotists, impressive magicians, and wholesome family entertainment. Indulge in delicious fair foods and ride the more than 50 exhilarating rides in the Midway. Bring the whole family to experience the space-themed Youth Exploration Space featuring a new exhibit by COSI, Tiny Town presented by AAA, an outdoor Touch-a-Truck exhibit, the Little Farmers agricultural education pathway, and many more kid-friendly experiences! Immerse yourself in activities and exhibits including interactive educational displays, an exemplary fine arts exhibit, exotic animals in the free petting zoo, a farm animal delivery room, helicopter rides, roving performers, youth agricultural competitions, horse shows, an eight-acre natural resources park with free kiddie fishing, kayaking, and wildlife and so much more!
$6 May 1 – May 31. $8 June 1 – July 25. $12 for adults July 26 – Aug. 6. $10 for kids and seniors July 26 – Aug. 6. Children 5 and under are admitted free.
Hours: Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., except Sunday, Aug. 6, when admission gates close at 6 p.m.
Admission Gate Hours:
Monday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM *Except Sunday, Aug. 6 when admission gates close at 6 p.m.