The 2020 Ohio State Fair has been canceled. Read more.
Musical Entertainment at Outdoor Stages
Promotional materials from artists and bands wanting to play at the 2021 Ohio State Fair will be accepted in September and October of 2020. 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
Entertainers wishing to be considered for the 2021 Ohio State Fair will be accepted between September and December of 2020.
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.