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Accessibility

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

ATM information forthcoming.

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. Prior to entry, you will be asked to walk through a metal detector (magnetometer).

Bags
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.

FAQs

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

First Aid/EMS Center

Information forthcoming.

Parking

Parking is $50 for a six-day pass and $75 for a full-run pass.

More information about parking locations coming soon.

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.

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.