The Ohio State Fair is quickly approaching, which means that our friendly mascot Butters D. Cow is out and about! Come find Butters as he visits events all around Columbus to win coloring pages, pins and even Fair tickets! The friendly cow will be at the following events:


Dash for Donation: Come to Nationwide Arena at 8 am on Saturday, July 11 to join Butters D. Cow and other Columbus mascots cheering, running and walking at Lifeline of Ohio’s 100 meter Dash for Donation! Stick around after the race to learn more about the Ohio State Fair and take a picture with Butters. Register for the run online today!

Summer Stories on the Lawn: Join Butters in listening to some super stories as the Grandview Heights Public Library hosts their weekly Summer Stories on the Lawn program. Butters will be meeting bouncy bookworms from 10:15 – 10:45 am on July 14.

Barnyard Palooza: Moooove over, Columbus; the barn is coming to town! Butters will be attending FountainSide’s Bring the Barn to You event on July 22. You’ll have the chance to interact with real farm animals, make crafts, make your own smoothie and much more! The fun starts at 11:30 am at Bicentennial park.

-Butters will be wandering around the grounds at the Ohio State Fair, ready to make new friends and take fun photos. Be sure to wave at him during the daily Fair at 4 pm!

Catch up with your favorite bovine at the Ohio State Fair from July 29 – Aug. 9! For more information about the Fair, call 614-644-FAIR or visit

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