General admission prices
- $10 – Adults 13-59
- $8 – Seniors 60+
- $8 – Children 6-12
- Free – Children 5 and under
- $6 – Advance sale admission tickets
Reentry is permitted each day except Sunday, August 4 with a hand stamp during the hours the gates are open.
- $25 – Ride-All-Day Wristband Vouchers (exchanged for a wristband at the Fair)*
- $20 – Advanced Sale Ride-All-Day Wristband Vouchers (available through July 23 only)*
- $1 tickets – Fairgoers can buy individual ride tickets for $1 each. All rides require 2 or more tickets.
*Midway Ride-All-Day wristband holders will be provided with “Boarding Passes” to be surrendered at each ride. Each Boarding Pass is valid for one ride when accompanied by a valid attached ride wristband. Additional Boarding Passes can be obtained at the ticket booths for Midway Ride-All-Day wristband holders only.
Rides are operational 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. (open until midnight Fridays and Saturdays; Rides close at 10 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4). Vouchers must be purchased by July 10 for mail to home and July 23 for mobile or print at home; advance-sale Midway ride-all-day vouchers will no longer be available beginning the first day of the Fair, July 24.
- $5 per vehicle (easy access to AAA Parking Lots from I-71 at the 17th Avenue exit and the Hudson Street exit at Silver Drive. Handicapped parking available. Ride the complimentary AAA Courtesy Shuttles to and from the main entrance gate and your vehicle.)
Advance-sale tickets: discounts on admission and rides when you buy early!
- Get your tickets in person at a retail outlet – Kroger and AAA (details below)
- Admission – $6 each (through Aug. 4) – Save on gate admission prices with tickets by picking up your tickets at one of our preferred retail outlets including Kroger and participating AAA locations with AAA membership.
- Midway ride-all-day wristbands – $20 each (through July 23 only) – purchase a voucher to be redeemed at the Fair at Kroger stores
- Online – www.ticketmaster.com/ohiostatefair
- Get your mobile-delivery $6 admission tickets (through Aug. 4) and your $20 ride-all-day wristbands (through July 23 only) with no order processing fees at ticketmaster.com/ohiostatefair.*
*Tickets ordered online to be delivered by mail will have a mail delivery fee. A nominal credit card processing fee applies to all orders.
Discounts and Deals
For a complete list of special days and discounts, please see the “Discounts & Promotions” page.