Ohio State Fair dates

  • 2015 – July 29 through Aug. 9
  • 2016 – July 27 through Aug. 7
  • 2017 – July 26 through Aug. 6

General admission prices – 2015

  • $10 – Adults 13-59
  • $8 – Seniors 60+
  • $8 – Children 5-12
  • Free – Children under 5
  • $6 – Advance sale tickets
  • $25 – Ride-All-Day Wristband Vouchers
  • $20 – Advanced Sale Wristbands (available through July 28 only)
  • $5 – Parking

Discounts on admission and ride wristbands

Save up to $4 off gate admission prices with $6 tickets available through August 9 at Kroger, participating AAA locations and participating Ticketmaster retail outlets (not online). Purchase ride-all-day wristband vouchers (to be redeemed at the Fair for a wristband) for only $20 at Kroger and Ticketmaster retail outlets (not online) through July 28 only. Advance-sale tickets are not available online.

For a complete list of special days and discounts, please see the “Discounts & Promotions” page.

Rides

10 am – 11 pm (open until midnight Fridays and Saturdays)
$1 coupons – select kiddie rides require one coupon; super kiddie and spectacular rides require two coupons; super spectacular rides require three coupons. Special ride-all-day wristbands are available for $25.