Contact Us

By mail:

The Ohio Expo Center & State Fair
717 East 17th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43211

By phone:

888-OHO-EXPO (888-646-3976, toll-free)
614-644-3247 (business office)
614-466-8346 (rental office)
614-644-3247 (24-hour event information line)

Social media:

Blog - blog.ohiostatefair.com
Facebook - facebook.com/OhioStateFair
Instagram - instagram.com/OhioStateFair
Pinterest - pinterest.com/OhioStateFair
Twitter - @OhioStateFair

By fax:

1-614-644-4031

By email:

For general information questions:
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For Fair concession, exhibit and attraction opportunities:
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Entertainment

Musical Entertainment at Outdoor Stages
Promotional materials from musicians and bands wishing to perform at the outdoor stages during the 2015 Ohio State Fair will be accepted between September and October of 2014. After this time, no materials will be accepted. Materials can be sent to Brett Chance, Entertainment Director at 717 E. 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43211, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Non-Musical Entertainment at Outdoor Stages and Roving Entertainment
Promotional materials from non-musical entertainers wanting to play at the 2014 Ohio State Fair will be accepted between September and December of 2013 only. All non-music related entertainers wishing to be considered for the Ohio State Fair may email a promotional packet to Mark Sparks of Triangle Talent, Inc. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. between September and December of 2013 only. After this time, no materials will be accepted.

Competitions and Special Events

Agriculture/Livestock
To review a agriculture, horticulture and floriculture, livestock, or a horse show exhibitor information packet click here. Please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 614-644-4049 with any questions.

Creative Arts/Special Events
To review current competitions, demonstrations and activities in general relating to academics, arts/crafts/fashion, cooking/baking, fine arts, sports programs, or youth organizations (non-livestock), please browse our website.  Please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 614-644-4043 with any comments, suggestions, or recommendations for new events, competitions, demonstrations, etc. at the Ohio State Fair.