Mark your calendars! The Ohio State Fair is opening this week, July 24th- August 4th! Check out all these great Ohio State Fair discount days and promotions. You can enjoy all the fair has to offer- for less if you take advantage of these deals!
Fourth Grade “Ag is Cool” Program
Exiting fourth grade students (2012-2013 academic year) and one chaperone can attend the Fair for free any one day July 24 – Aug. 4 to enjoy the interactive Ag is Cool program by presenting a valid report card at the entrance gates. Fourth grade teachers can get a free admission voucher by registering at “Ag is Cool”.
Text “FAIR” to 88588 for exclusive text-only discounts.
Advanced Purchase Tickets
Save on gate admission prices with $6 tickets available through August 5 at Kroger, participating AAA locations with AAA membership and Ticketmaster outlets. Purchase ride-all-day wristband vouchers (to be redeemed at the Fair for a wristband) for only $20 at Kroger stores and Ticketmaster outlets through July 23 only.
Vendor coupons are available on the Ohio State Fair website. These coupons offer discounts on food, merchandise and services from local vendors and can be redeemed at the Fair.
Wednesday, July 24
WBNS 10 TV & ONN Opening Day
$3 admission until 3 pm.
Thursday, July 25
Kroger Feeds Ohio Day
Just remember 2-3-4: When you bring two canned food items per person to a special redemption center outside the gates, you’ll receive a voucher good for $3 admission before 4 pm. All food donations will go to the Mid-Ohio Foodbank.
Friday, July 26
Purchase two pairs of Falls Creek jeans at Meijer and receive a Catalina coupon printed after your in-store purchase good for free admission for up to two people on Meijer Day, Friday July 26 only. Offer available in-store July 8 through July 26. Not valid with other offers.
Saturday, July 27
AEP Ohio Day
AEP Ohio customers present a bill at a booth outside entrance gates to receive $5 admission vouchers for everyone in your party before 5 pm.
Sunday, July 28
Veterans & Military Day
Free admission for veterans and active military with appropriate identification.
Monday, July 29
NBC4 Family Value Day
Until 6 pm, adults will be admitted for the kids’ admission price of $8, and kids 12 and under will be admitted free. With the purchase of one wristband, a second rider can ride free until 6 pm with a hand stamp. After 6 pm, all riders will need either a wristband or vouchers to ride.
Wednesday, July 31
QFM 96 Fair Attitude Wednesday
Fairgoers will enjoy $5 admission all day.
Mattress Firm Day
Double your deal! Pick up a voucher at any participating Mattress Firm store through the state and receive one free admission with the purchase of one $5 admission on Wed., July 31 only.
Thursday, Aug. 1
AAA “Show Your Card and Save” Day
AAA members: Show your current membership card at a booth outside entrance gates to receive $4 admission vouchers for each member in your party.
Friday, Aug. 2
Ohio Lottery Day
Present a non-winning Ohio Lottery ticket at a booth outside entrance gates to receive a $4 admission voucher. Note: details to be determined.
First Lady’s Day
Enjoy State Fair activities hosted by Ohio’s First Lady Karen Waldbillig Kasich! The day will spotlight events focused on women in agriculture and the First Lady’s commitment to health and wellness.
Saturday, Aug. 3
Ohio Soybean Day
One Ohio Soybean Farmer or Ohio Soybean Association member will be given free Fair admission, with each member in their party receiving $4 admission with a voucher from Ohio Soybean magazine.
Sunday, Aug. 4
Bring any empty Pepsi-Cola brand product to a booth outside the entrance gates for a $3 admission voucher for every member in your party before 3 pm.
General Admission Prices:
- $10 – Adults 13-59
- $8 – Seniors 60+
- $8 – Children 5-12
- Free – Children under 5
- $6 – Advance sale tickets
- $23 – Ride-All-Day Wristband Vouchers
- $20 – Advanced Sale Ride-All-Day Wristband Vouchers (available through July 23 only)
- $5 – Parking
Also be sure to check out these useful Fair links: download the Ohio Sate Fair Food Finder App (iTunes and Android), line up of Concerts, the Daily Schedule of Events and “like” the Ohio Sate Fair on Facebook page and share your Fair experience.