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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)

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General Information
Fair Rental Department
Expo Rental Department
Expo Rental Department
Personnel Office
Marketing & PR Department

Entertainment Booking

Musical Entertainment at Outdoor Stages
We are no longer accepting materials for the 2020 Fair. Promotional materials from artists and bands wanting to play at the 2020 Ohio State Fair were accepted in September and October of 2019 only. If you are interested in being considered for the 2021 Ohio State Fair, please check back in September 2020.

Non-Musical Entertainment at Outdoor Stages and Roving Entertainment
Promotional materials from non-musical entertainers wanting to play at the 2020 Ohio State Fair will be accepted between September and December of 2019 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 between September and December of 2019 only. After this time, no materials will be accepted.

Competitions and Special Events

Please call our agriculture and livestock department at 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.

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