Entertainment Booking Information – 2018 Ohio State Fair

Musical Entertainment at Outdoor Stages

Promotional materials from musicians and bands wishing to perform at the outdoor stages during the 2018 Ohio State Fair will be accepted between September and October of 2017. After this time, no materials will be accepted. Materials can be sent to Brett Chance, Entertainment Director at 717 E. 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43211, or b.chance@expo.state.oh.us.

Non-Musical Entertainment at Outdoor Stages and Roving Entertainment

Promotional materials from non-musical entertainers wanting to play at the 2018 Ohio State Fair will be accepted between September and December of 2017 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 2017 only. After this time, no materials will be accepted.

Surprises are around every corner with strolling entertainers

Did you just see a celebrity? A gigantic robot? You never know what you might see when you’re walking around the Ohio State Fair, but here are just a few of the amazing strolling entertainers you’ll encounter as they peruse the Fair.

2017 Entertainers

  • Matt’s Family Jam, interactive modern-day family band, Daily
  • SupaFun Band, brass clown band, Daily
  • Dean “Satchmo” Simms Trio, trumpet band, Daily
  • Rock-It the Robot, lifelike animated robot, Daily
  • Butters D. Cow and his Character Ambassadors, mascots, Daily
  • Pogo Fred, world-record pogo stick jumper, July 26 – 31
  • Texas Terry, cowboy comedy, July 26 – 31 NEW!
  • Danny DeVito, celebrity impersonator, July 26 – 31 NEW!
  • Zach Galifianakis, celebrity impersonator, July 26 – 31 NEW!
  • Totally Twisted Balloon Design, balloon art, July 26 – 31 NEW!
  • Hip Hop Juggler, Aug. 1 – 6 NEW!
  • Professor Wheeler, Aug. 1 – 6 NEW!
  • Groovy Guy Show, unicycling juggler, Aug. 1 – 6 NEW!
  • Robert DeNiro, celebrity impersonator, Aug. 1 – 6 NEW!
  • Jack Nicholson, celebrity impersonator, Aug. 1 – 6 NEW!