Newsroom

Ohio Poultry Farmers Donate Thanksgiving Meal to Food Bank

Yesterday afternoon, the Ohio Poultry Breeders Association donated a Thanksgiving feast consisting of one turkey and four chickens to complete the holiday meal for a lucky local Columbus family in need.

The donation was generously supported by the 2015 Sale of Champions poultry exhibit buyers, Gerber […]

November 24th, 2015|Newsroom|

All-Ohio State Fair Band Director Named

BRIAN W. DODD NAMED ALL-OHIO STATE FAIR BAND DIRECTOR
Ohio State Fair officials have announced that Brian W. Dodd of Bladensburg in Knox County has been named as director of the All-Ohio State Fair Band.

As director, Dodd will have a variety […]

November 12th, 2015|Newsroom|

Historical models featured in new Ohio Channel documentary

The Ohio State Fair’s historical models are the subject of The Ohio Channel’s Video of the Week. The mini documentary features a conversation with industrial designer Thomas Kier as he speaks about his motivation for creating four sets of Ohio State Fair models. The […]

October 15th, 2015|Newsroom|

October Commission meeting to take place

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 8, 2015

WHO: Ohio Expositions Commission

WHAT: Commission meeting

WHERE: FFA Center

WHEN:
Thursday, October 22, 2015, 8:30 am
Marketing / Public Relations / Entertainment / Rental Committee

Thursday, October 22, 2015, 9:15 am
Agriculture / Special Events Committee

Thursday, October 22, 2015, 9:45 am
Buildings / Grounds / […]

October 8th, 2015|Newsroom|

Ohio State Fair ranked among top in U.S.

The Ohio State Fair has been named among the Best State Fairs in the 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA TODAY.

You can see and share the full list of winners at http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-state-fair/.

The 10Best Readers’ Choice Award contest launches new categories every […]

October 2nd, 2015|Newsroom|

Donald F. Santa-Emma takes final bow as All-Ohio State Fair Band Director

Longtime All-Ohio State Fair Band Director Donald F. Santa-Emma of Cuyahoga County (Rocky River) has announced his retirement after serving on the band’s staff for 42 years and spending the last 17 years as director.

Unbeknownst to fairgoers and supporters, Santa-Emma […]

September 22nd, 2015|Newsroom|

Fair seeks innovative exhibits for 2016

OHIO STATE FAIR SEEKING GROUNDBREAKING EXHIBITS FOR 2016 EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTING OHIO’S INNOVATION AND FUTURE

Officials hope that when the 2016 Ohio State Fair opens, its newest building will feature a state-of-the-art exhibit featuring new and exciting ideas from Ohio companies in a […]

August 21st, 2015|Newsroom|

2015 Ohio State Fair Sale of Champions Breaks Record!

The Ohio State Fair Sale of Champions livestock auction, held this afternoon in the WCOL Celeste Center, showcased Ohio’s premium livestock, premier Junior Fair exhibitors and generous supporters. On the sale bill were grand champion and reserve champion market lambs, […]

August 9th, 2015|Newsroom|

Watch the 2015 Sale of Champions Live from the Ohio State Fair

The 2015 Sale of Champions will take place at 2 pm Eastern Time in the WCOL Celeste Center on grounds at the Ohio State Fair.

August 9th, 2015|Newsroom|

2015 Sale of Champions Participants Announced

After months of preparation and hard work on behalf of the exhibitors, we are happy to announce the participants in the 2015 Ohio State Fair Sale of Champions! The sale will be held on Sunday, Aug. 9 at 2 pm in the […]

August 8th, 2015|Newsroom|