Ohio Expositions Commission selects new Fair ride company

Talley Amusements to provide rides at the Ohio State Fair from 2019 through 2022 COLUMBUS – The Ohio Expositions Commission has completed the more than six-month process to select a ride provider for the Ohio State Fair. Today, the commission named Talley Amusements from Fort Worth, Texas, as the carnival ride provider for a four-year contract

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2018 Ohio State Fair Homebrew winners announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2018 OHIO STATE FAIR HOMEBREW WINNERS ANNOUNCED Craig Davis from Columbus, Ohio receives best in show award COLUMBUS — The Ohio State Fair Homebrew Competition celebrated its 23rd year with 539 judged entries from 153 entrants in the divisions of beer, meads and ciders from Ohio homebrewers and homebrewers from neighboring states

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October Commission meetings to take place

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 9, 2017 OCTOBER COMMISSION MEETINGS TO TAKE PLACE WHO: Ohio Expositions Commission WHAT: Commission meeting WHERE: FFA Center, Ohio Expo Center & State Fair WHEN: Thursday, October 19, 2017, 10 am The Ohio Expo Center is a year-round, multi-purpose convention and meeting facility. More than 3.1 million visitors attend the 185 events held at the Ohio Expo

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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 / Safety / Security Committee

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January Commission meetings to take place

  Meeting Notice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2015 JANUARY COMMISSION MEETING TO TAKE PLACE WHO: Ohio Expositions Commission WHAT: Commission meeting WHERE: Voinovich Livestock & Trade Center Meeting Room WHEN: Thursday, January 22, 9 am Marketing / Public Relations / Entertainment / Rental Committee Thursday, January 22, 9:30 am Agriculture / Special Events Committee Thursday, January 22, 10

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August Commission meeting to take place

Meeting Notice – Ohio Expositions Commission 717 E. 17th Avenue | Columbus, Ohio 43211 | ohioexpocenter.com      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 7, 2014     AUGUST COMMISSION MEETING TO TAKE PLACE      WHO: Ohio Expositions Commission   WHAT: Commission meeting   WHERE: Voinovich Livestock  Trade Center Meeting Room   WHEN:      

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Daily events: July 30, 2014

    717 E. 17th Avenue | Columbus, Ohio 43211 | ohioexpocenter.com News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 29, 2014  Contact: Alicia Shoults, 614-644-4011,  a.shoults@expo.state.oh.us  DAILY EVENTS AT THE FAIR FOR TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY, JULY 30 COLUMBUS – There’s no time like Fair time, and the Ohio State Fair has everything fairgoers need to take a break

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Fair Food drive results announced

    717 E. 17th Avenue | Columbus, Ohio 43211 | ohioexpocenter.com News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 27, 2014  Contact: Alicia Shoults, 614-644-4011,  a.shoults@expo.state.oh.us  FAIRGOERS COLLECT MORE THAN 19,000 POUNDS OF FOOD COLUMBUS – On Thursday, July 24, Ohio State Fair visitors donated 19,015 pounds during Kroger Feeds Ohio Day to benefit the Mid-Ohio Foodbank.

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Media Guide available, Pre-Fair photo opportunities

    717 E. 17th Avenue | Columbus, Ohio 43211 | ohioexpocenter.com News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 18, 2014  Contact: Alicia Shoults, 614-644-4011,  a.shoults@expo.state.oh.us    MEDIA GUIDE AVAILABLE NOW Pre-Fair photo opportunities announced             COLUMBUS – With the 2014 Ohio State Fair setup underway, the Fair’s Media Guide is now

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Grascals to perform for free

    717 E. 17th Avenue | Columbus, Ohio 43211 | ohioexpocenter.com News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2014  Contact: Alicia Shoults, 614-644-4011,  a.shoults@expo.state.oh.us  GRASCALS TO PERFORM FOR FREE AT THE FAIR COLUMBUS – One of the most beloved and acclaimed bands in today’s bluegrass scene, The Grascals, will be performing for free at the

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Hall of Fame inductees announced

    717 E. 17th Avenue | Columbus, Ohio 43211 | ohioexpocenter.com News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2014  Contact: Alicia Shoults, 614-644-4011,  a.shoults@expo.state.oh.us  OHIO EXPOSITIONS COMMISSION ANNOUNCES  2014 OHIO STATE FAIR HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES COLUMBUS – The Ohio Expositions Commission and the Ohio State Fair are proud to announce the induction of six

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City streets to close for Rock on the Range

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 12, 2014 COLUMBUS — Some Columbus area streets will close this weekend while Rock on the Range is held at the Ohio Expo Center. Street Closing The following streets will be closed beginning at 8 am on Friday, May 16, and will reopen at approximately 12:01 am on Monday, May 19. 17th Avenue from Clara Avenue on the

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May Commission

Ohio State Fair – Meeting Notice 717 E. 17th Avenue | Columbus, Ohio 43211 | ohioexpocenter.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 1, 2014   MAY COMMISSION MEETING TO TAKE PLACE   WHO: Ohio Expositions Commission   WHAT: Commission meeting   WHERE: Voinovich Livestock Trade Center Meeting Room   WHEN: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 9 am Marketing

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Dr. Jon C. Peterson Named All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir Director

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2014 Contact: Alicia Shoults 614-644-4011 a.shoults@expo.state.oh.us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. <!– document.write(‘</’); document.write(‘span>’); //–> DR. JON C. PETERSON NAMED ALL-OHIO STATE FAIR YOUTH CHOIR DIRECTOR COLUMBUS – Ohio State Fair officials have announced that Dr. Jon C.

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City streets to close for Fair

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 19, 2013  Contact: Alicia Shoults, 614-644-4011, a.shoults@expo.state.oh.us  CITY STREETS TO CLOSE FOR OHIO STATE FAIR     COLUMBUS –  Several city streets will close in preparation for the 160th Ohio State Fair, which will run from July 24 – Aug. 4, 2013. The streets will close at 7 am

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