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2015 Fair Employee Spotlights: Emily Hobson

June 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Emily Hobson has been a Guest Information Services (GIS) representative at the Fair since 2008, working at the  info booth near Brown Arena and 17th Avenue. Emily grew up in Marion County on a farm east […]

2015 Fair Employee Spotlights: Jon C. Peterson, D.M.A.

June 24th, 2015|0 Comments

Jon C. Peterson, D.M.A. was named director of the All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir, a 200-voice mixed choir of high school students selected competitively from across the state of Ohio, in the spring of 2014 and is […]

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Yummy six-ingredient salsa wins award at 2014 Ohio State Fair

June 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Did you know that at the Ohio State Fair, there is a special competition for those who make their own sauces? Whether you’re into making jellies, BBQ sauce or your own fresh salsa, there’s a […]

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Among the hundreds of food options, the Ohio State Fair sells 30 different types of food on a stick ranging from Fair favorites like corn dogs, candied apples and cotton candy to more adventurous options like chocolate-dipped cheesecake, deep-fried manicotti and chicken and waffles!

Fair Memories

“I could never choose just one memory; the Ohio State Fair is woven through the tapestry of my life! I am now continuing this tradition with my own children. I don’t need a map to walk the fairgrounds and each turn brings a smile and a sweet moment of childhood bliss. I see my grandparents enjoying buttermilk and Swiss cheese sandwiches at the dairy barn. By Smokey Bear, I vividly recall three little children (all now grown-one being me) wondering how he knew our names. I can feel my stomach drop as we all race down the Giant Slide, and the excitement as we fill our bags with loot from all the displays … When I think of the Fair, I think of family and I smile! Thank you!”

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Fair Memories

“I remember going to the Fair with my mother and my grandmother. We walked the whole place and I loved the Fair food. The games were so much fun. Now that I am a mother I take my daughter and we see all the same attractions. The Ohio State Fair is a family tradition. To miss the fair is like missing the end of summer.”

What is your favorite Fair memory?