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Strickler in Hall of Fame

OHIO STATE FAIR GENERAL MANAGER INDUCTED INTO HALL OF FAME The Ohio State Fair’s longest-running general manager, Virgil Strickler, can now add another accolade to…

Summer internships at the Fair

We're hiring! Each year, the Ohio State Fair recruits students for paid internships to help make this large-scale event a success. Now, you can be…

Fair receives international recognition

The Ohio State Fair has received several awards of distinction for communications in the following categories from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE)…

Energy efficiency recognized

The Ohio Expo Center was recently recognized by American Electric Power (AEP) Ohio for completing its annual energy efficiency project. As a result of the…

Fair on national TV

Ohio State Fair to be featured on Cooking Channel's Carnival Eats on November 13 The Ohio State Fair will be featured on an upcoming episode…

New Arts Director named

The Ohio State Fair has announced that Sandy Libertini will serve as the Fair’s Arts Director, overseeing the Creative Arts, Fine Arts and Youth Arts…

Ag is Cool winners announced

“AGRICULTURE IS COOL” SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED Scholarships to be presented in school assemblies next week The Ohio Expositions Commission has announced that four fifth-grade students…

New Market Beef ID Protocols

2015 OHIO STATE FAIR TO REQUIRE DNA SUBMISSION AND ELECTRONIC IDENTIFICATION FOR ALL MARKET BEEF ANIMALS The Ohio State Fair Beef Department has adopted new protocols…

Best of Columbus Winner

Columbus parents have voted, and the Ohio State Fair is among the winners in Columbus Parent's 2014 Best of Columbus contest.  The Ohio State Fair,…
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