Group purchase program

The Ohio State Fair is the perfect place to hold your next family reunion, group outing or summer camp trip! We offer the opportunity to purchase, in advance,discount tickets for groups of all sizes. Through the group purchase program, you can save up to $4 on each admission and up to $5 on each Midway ride-all-day wristband voucher.

2018 Forms

Fun for everyone

The Ohio State Fair has been a favorite family tradition since 1850, offering endless enjoyment:

  • Free entertainment stages
  • Educational activities
  • Sporting competitions
  • Farm animal delivery room
  • Mouthwatering fair food
  • Exciting rides
  • Free petting zoo
  • Livestock shows
  • Musicians
  • Free kiddie fishing
  • Animals
  • Comedians
  • Camel rides
  • Arts
  • Pig races

Consignment program benefits

  • Save big Save $4 on each admission ticket and $5 on each Midway ride-all-day wristband
  • Risk-free Sell or use the tickets for your group right up until the last day of the Fair, Aug. 5; after the Fair, simply return any unused tickets and you’re only financially responsible for those used
  • Plan a group getaway Gather your family for a reunion, coordinate a staff retreat, or plan a day of family fun
  • Offer an incentive Show appreciation to hard-working employees or organization members as recognition or reward
  • Offer discounts to your employees Resell Fair admission tickets (40% off gate admission) or Midway ride-all-day wristbands (a 20% savings) to your employees at a discount price

How to join the fun

Complete & return the Consignment purchase information and order form by July 11.

Picnics and shelters

If you are interested in reserving the Cardinal Shelter for a catered picnic during your visit to the Fair, please visit Concessions by Cox, call 614-297-0735 or email