The Ohio State Fair provides a number of facilities and accommodations so fairgoers with disabilities can have a comfortable and enjoyable visit. Buildings and most restrooms are accessible. Both motorized and non-motorized wheelchairs can be rented near the main entrances of the Fair or reserved for rental in advance by phone at 1-877-928-5388 or online at htmia.com.
American Sign Language Interpreting
During select WCOL Celeste Center concerts, interpreting will be provided upon request. To request an interpreter, please call 614-644-4000 at least five days prior to show date. Requests must be made five days prior to the show in order to have an interpreter available.
Assisted Listening Devices
Free assisted listening devices are available for use at the WCOL Celeste Center, Main Street Stage and the UnitedHealthcare Gazebo Stage. Visitors must leave a photo ID.
Accessible seats for concerts in the WCOL Celeste Center can be purchased directly from Ticketmaster by toggling the switch with the wheelchair icon or selecting a seat with a wheelchair icon. For additional questions, please call Ticketmaster Fan Support at 1-800- 653-8000. Standing is not permitted in accessible seating areas.
Wheelchair Charging Stations
Complimentary wheelchair/mobility charging stations are located in the following buildings in partnership with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities. Please look for the signs indicating the charging area.
- Bricker MarketPlace Building
- Kasich Hall
- Lausche Youth Center
- Natural Resources Park Pavilion
- Taste of Ohio Café
- WCOL Celeste Center
Support for Individuals who are Blind or Have Low Vision
Individuals who are blind or have low vision wearing their Aira Horizon Smart Glasses or using the Aira app at the Ohio State Fair can access real-time agents to describe their surroundings for free. Thanks to a partnership with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities and the National Federation of the Blind, those who are blind or have low vision can more easily navigate the Fair.
Sensory-Friendly Morning presented by White Castle
Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
We’re turning down the lights and volume to make the Ohio State Fair more sensory-friendly in partnership with OCALI. Ride the rides with no flashing lights or music, visit the Fair’s many educational and sensory activities, take a break in a quiet room or use our sensory accessibility guide to find a Fair opportunity that suits you.