With approximately 300 commercial exhibitors, the Ohio State Fair is the perfect summer spot for shopping of all types.
The MarketPlace and the Shoppes at North Commercial house a variety of vendors selling diverse items including, kitchen wares, cleaning supplies, clothing, jewelry and “as seen on TV” gadgets. The home improvement and outdoor merchandise for sale is perfect for summer projects and activities. The air-conditioned MarketPlace building is also home to the International Food Court, a delicious break from shopping. Authentic Mexican, Polish, Greek, Chinese, American and Italian cuisine can all be found there.
The Antiques and Collectibles Building provides novice and seasoned collectors alike the opportunity to find the perfect piece. The focus of the building is on iconic collectibles and vendors offer items various classic brands. New this year is an autographed merchandise vendor, as well as a merchant with a wide selection of LPs and cassette tapes. Antique jewelry and licensed movie posters will also be available.
The Handmade Heritage Crafts exhibit in Cardinal Hall C features crafters making handmade wares ranging from artisanal soaps, wood carvings, decor and more.