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Payments are in progress. If you do not receive your premium check by Tuesday, Oct. 31, please contact the entry department to check the status of your premium payment. For more specific information, contact Barb Prince in the entry department at (614)-644-4052 or at b.prince@expo.ohio.gov.


2023 Ohio State Fair Creative Arts, Cooking & Baking Important Dates

June 21 Entry deadline at 1 p.m. All entry information and payment must be received.
July 22 Cooking, Baking, and Preserved Foods Drop Off, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Kasich Hall.
July 23 Cooking, Baking & Preserved Foods Drop Off, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Kasich Hall. Cake Decorating drop off ends by 1:30 p.m. to allow for judging which begins at 2:30 p.m
August 7 Cooking & Baking pickup, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

“This year I judged the honey foods category. All the entries were very nice, displayed well and I enjoyed tasting them. Can’t wait for next year. If you’ve never entered this is your year! Good Luck!” Stacey Collins, Judge

Recipes from Chef Gary

Follow this link for recipes compliments of Chef Gary.

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