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Ohio State Fair

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 at 9:00am

Various Venues in Columbus
Columbus, OH 43085



All-Ohio State Fair Band & Youth Choir
9:00am - 9:00pm: Central Ohio Model Railroad Club Exhibit -  Kasich Hall, Hall C
9:00am - 9:00pm: Budweiser Clydesdales - Ohio Beer and Wine Pavilion
9:00am - 8:00pm: Invention League - Lausche Youth Center
9:00am - 10:00pm: OVMA Veterinary Education Center at Wick Pavilion
9:00am - 7:00pm: Ohio State Beekeepers Association - Kasich Hall Patio
10:00am - 1:00pm: Sensory-Friendly Morning
10:00am - 9:00pm: Pony Rides - Meijer Kiddieland
10:00am - 9:00pm: Camel Rides - Meijer Kiddieland
10:00am - 8:00pm: Ohio Farm Bureau Land & Living Exhibit
10:00am - 10:00pm: Petting Zoo - Meijer Kiddieland
11:00am - 7:00pm: Kayak Pond - Natural Resources Park
11:00am - 7:00pm: Butterfly House - Natural Resources Park
11:00am - 5:00pm: Monster Mural - Central Park
12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm: Pig Races - Meijer Kiddieland
1:00pm and 6:00pm: Human Cannonball Crusaders -  Meijer Kiddieland
2:00pm, 4:30pm, 7:30pm: FLIPPIN – The Aerial and Acrobatic Spectacular - South end of Mountain Dew Midway
4:00pm: Parade - Natural Resources Park


The Amazing Giants - Strolling
Butters D. Cow and his Character Ambassadors - Strolling
Bill Robison Puppet Palace - Strolling
David Anthony - Gazebo Stage
Groovy Guy Show - Main Street Stage
Lumberjack Show - Natural Resources Park
New Basics Brass Band - Strolling
Rock-It Robot - Strolling
Drew Murray - Gazebo Stage
Jason D’Vaude - Gazebo Stage
Re-Bot the Recycling Robot - Strolling
The Rudos - Strolling
Terry DaVolt - Main Street Stage
Street Drum Corps - Strolling
Yo-Yo Guy - Strolling

Free Live Music

12:00pm and 2:00pm: The Enablers - Gazebo Stage
5:00pm and 7:30pm: Eric Sowers Band - Main Street Stage


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.

Ride prices

$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.

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