Fair seeking photographers

The Ohio State Fair is seeking paid photography interns to gain a wealth of portfolio material during the 2017 Ohio State Fair, July 26 – August 6.

Timing: Shifts may be up to 8-12 hours each day of the Fair […]

June 16th, 2017|Newsroom|

Food Fight: Fair Food Classics go Head to Head

We’ve put classic fair food favorites head to head in our first ever food fight! Check out these popular fair food rivals and visit our Twitter @OhioStateFair to put the debate to rest. Join us for #FairFoodFight this week to […]

June 16th, 2017|Newsroom|

Five Youth Artwork Collections in Ohio

The 2017 Ohio State Fair holds several art competitions for youth to express their creativity. Various forms of art are accepted and the competition is open to students in grades 1-12. The deadline to enter the competition is June 20, […]

June 15th, 2017|Newsroom|

Meet the Judges: ManBQue Sponsors Grilling Competition at the 2017 Ohio State Fair

Bob Kendrick

Anchor, WSYX/WTTE – TV

Favorite grilled food: “RIBS”

You might recognize Bob Kendrick as the co-anchor for ABC6 News at 5 and 6 as well as Fox28 News at 10, but he has another title to add: ManBQue Competition Judge.

Bob’s passion […]

June 14th, 2017|Newsroom|

Be Our Guest at the 50th Anniversary of the Sale of Champions

We are looking for past Sale of Champions winners from the Ohio State Fair to join us this year at the 50th Anniversary of the Sale of Champions. We would love to host former reserve and grand champions at the […]

June 13th, 2017|Newsroom|

Why Should I work at the Ohio State Fair?

There are many reasons to work at the Ohio State Fair – good food, a fun atmosphere and lots of fun activities. But more importantly, Fair employees have the opportunity to make long-lasting memories. Read these six Fair employee stories […]

June 12th, 2017|Newsroom|

Six Livestock Vocabulary Words to Help You Become a Fair Expert

The deadline to enter the Ohio State Fair Livestock Competition is coming up on June 20, 2017. Read up on your livestock vocabulary so you’re ready to cheer on the participants!


Bovine is the scientific name for cattle and ox. […]

June 10th, 2017|Newsroom|

Eight Cake Fails

Are you a “crumby” baker? Then the 2017 Ohio State Fair Ugly Cake Decorating Contest is for you! Check out these cakes that look ALMOST too gross to eat.

1. I don’t know about you, but this cake looks pretty crappy […]

June 8th, 2017|Newsroom|

Six Ohio Crafts for the Home

No matter how far you go, you’ll always be tied to your home state. There’s something special about the area where you grew up. You can travel the world, but eventually, you’ll always find your way back home. Specifically, Ohio […]

June 7th, 2017|Newsroom|

10 Times LEGO Art Stacked its Way to the Top

If you’ve watched “The LEGO Movie,” you know that LEGOs can be serious inspiration for art and creativity. What was once a children’s toy is now an art phenomena. LEGO lovers everywhere are putting the pieces together (instead of leaving […]

June 6th, 2017|Newsroom|