By mail:

The Ohio Expo Center & State Fair
717 East 17th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43211

By phone:

888-OHO-EXPO (888-646-3976, toll-free)
614-644-3247 (business office)
614-466-8346 (rental office)

Social media:

Facebook – facebook.com/OhioStateFair
Instagram – instagram.com/OhioStateFair
Pinterest – pinterest.com/OhioStateFair
Twitter – @OhioStateFair

By fax:

1-614-644-4031

By email:

For general information questions:
General Information

For Fair concession, exhibit and attraction opportunities:
Fair Rental Department

For information on year-round building rentals:
Expo Rental Department

For information on upcoming Ohio Expo Center events:
Expo Rental Department

For information on employment at the Ohio Expo Center & State Fair:
Personnel Office
For media inquiries:

Entertainment

Musical Entertainment at Outdoor Stages

Promotional materials from musicians and bands wishing to perform at the outdoor stages during the 2017 Ohio State Fair were accepted in September and October of 2016. Materials are no longer being accepted. Please check back next September for information regarding the 2018 Ohio State Fair.

Non-Musical Entertainment at Outdoor Stages and Roving Entertainment

Promotional materials from non-musical entertainers wanting to play at the 2017 Ohio State Fair will be accepted between September and December of 2016 only. All non-music related entertainers wishing to be considered for the Ohio State Fair may email a promotional packet to Mark Sparks of Triangle Talent, Inc. at msparks@triangletalent.com between September and December of 2016 only. After this time, no materials will be accepted.

Competitions and Special Events

Agriculture/Livestock
To review a agriculture, horticulture and floriculture, livestock, or a horse show exhibitor information packet click here. Please email Livestock and Agriculture or call 614-644-4049 with any questions.

Creative Arts/Special Events
To review current competitions, demonstrations and activities in general relating to academics, arts/crafts/fashion, cooking/baking, fine arts, sports programs, or youth organizations (non-livestock), please browse our website.  Please email Special Events or call 614-644-4043 with any comments, suggestions, or recommendations for new events, competitions, demonstrations, etc. at the Ohio State Fair.