|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 16, 2012
Several city streets will close in preparation for the 159th Ohio State Fair, which will run from July 25 - Aug. 5, 2012. The streets will close at 7 am on Saturday, July 21 and will re-open at 7 am on Monday, Aug. 6.
Get ready for the 159th Ohio State Fair, fun for the whole family, July 25 - Aug. 5! Enjoy a variety of activities and exhibits including interactive educational exhibits, sporting competitions, a fine arts show, free stages with amazing hypnotists, impressive magicians and wholesome kids' entertainment, exotic animals in the free petting zoo, a farm animal delivery room, helicopter rides, roving performers, youth agricultural competitions, horse shows, an eight acre natural resources park with free kiddie fishing, wildlife and much more! The Mountain Dew Midway features more than 60 exhilarating rides sure to excite you, while Kiddieland is home to rides geared toward parents riding with small children. You won't be able to resist all your favorite Fair goodies from any of the 189 mouthwatering food vendors.
July 25 - Aug. 5, 2012
Hours of Operation
Admission gates - 9 am - 10 pm, except Aug. 5 until 8 pm
Gate Admission Prices
Adults (ages 13-59) $10
Youth (ages 5-12) $8
Senior (ages 60+) $8
Children (under five) Free
Discounts on Admission and Ride Wristbands
Save on gate admission prices with $6 tickets available through August 5 at Kroger, participating AAA locations with AAA membership and Ticketmaster outlets. Purchase ride-all-day wristband vouchers (to be redeemed at the Fair for a wristband) for only $19 at Ticketmaster outlets through July 24 only.
The Ohio Expo Center is proud to host the Ohio State Fair. With a spectacular midway, big-name entertainment, hundreds of exhibits and one of the largest junior fair shows in the nation, the 2012 Ohio State Fair will run July 25 - Aug. 5.