Where: Ohio Expo and State Fair grounds; 717 East 17th Avenue; Columbus Ohio (I-71 to the 17th Ave. exit is your best bet)
Phone: (614) 644-3247 (Recorded Info); TDD: (614) 644-4009
Dates:July 25 - August 5, 2012
Time: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., except August 5 until 8 p.m.
Costs and Discounts
Admission:Adults (ages 13-59): $10
Youth (ages 5-12): $8
Senior (ages 60+): $8
Children under five: free
Getting Around: Stroller, Wagon, Wheelchair & Locker Rental
You may rent strollers ($9), wagons ($13), wheelchairs ($15), electric carts ($50), and lockers ($1) on a first-come, first-served basis.
The free State Fair Shuttle Express makes frequent stops around the perimeter of the grounds.
Other Things to Note-Purses, backpacks, book bags, coolers, strollers, etc. are permitted and subject to search.
-No alcohol is permitted.
-Keep an eye out for specially-marked recycling containers around the Fair grounds for cans, plastic bottles, etc.
Social Networking and the Ohio State Fair
The fair has gone social! Be sure to text "Fair" to 82672 to receive daily schedules, use the "Fair Food Finder" and receive coupons directly to your phone!