Quick Links

Have a question not answered on this page?
Please feel free to call the Ohio State Fair at 614-644-FAIR (614-644-3247) or 1-888-OHO-EXPO (1-888-646-3976), or email us at info@expo.ohio.gov.


The Ohio State Fair provides a number of facilities and accommodations so fairgoers with disabilities can have a comfortable and enjoyable visit. Buildings and most restrooms are accessible.

Banking Services

ATMs will be offered on-site.

Camping (Fair Only)

Exhibitor camping will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations will not be required or accepted. The rate will be $50 per day. Camping is available in the Korbel Campgrounds. Find out more at ohiostatefair.com/camping.

Conditions for Admission

The safety of our fairgoers, exhibitors and employees is our top priority.

Purses, backpacks, book bags, coolers, strollers, etc. are permitted, but are subject to search.

Prohibited items
Several items are expressly prohibited at the Ohio State Fair, including: illegal weapons and substances, the use of bicycles in non-parking areas, the possession or use of Segways/hoverboards, and the use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones).

Outside food and beverage
You may bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Glass bottles and containers are not permitted on grounds.


Read answers to your most frequently asked questions pertaining to the 2021 Ohio State Fair here.

EMS Center

Emergency medical services will be available during limited hours each day and located on the east side of the Ag & Hort Building. In the event of an emergency, please contact 9-1-1.


Parking is $50 for a six-day pass and $75 for a full-run pass. Access to parking is available off of 17th Avenue. All major credit cards: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa, are accepted as well as cash.


There will be no parking lot shuttles or on-grounds shuttles at the 2021 Ohio State Fair.

Golf Cart Permits

Golf cart permits will be $200/full fair or $20/day. No passes will be mailed. They must be purchased upon arrival. There will NOT be any golf cart rentals available on-site at this year’s Ohio State Fair. Must show a valid Driver’s License and proof of insurance.

Pet Policy

Pets are not permitted on the grounds during the Fair with the exception of service dogs or animals approved as part of an exhibition or competition (such as livestock and 4-H events). Service animals are those that have been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability.