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Directions & Parking

Special Weekend Parking

Saturday, July 30, Sunday, July 31, Saturday, Aug. 6 (10 a.m. – 11 p.m.)

Avoid Fair traffic with additional parking available today only at The Ohio State University St. John Arena. Comfortable, air-conditioned shuttle buses will run from St. John Arena straight to the OHIO Gate (11th Avenue) entrance of the Ohio State Fair, and will take fairgoers back to St. John at the end of their visit.

Parking
General parking is free to fairgoers in the main lots north of the Cardinal Gate. Reserved parking is not available to the general public for purchase.

Public Transportation
COTA Line 8 and Line 22 bus stops are available on 11th Ave just west of Ohio Gate 8 South Entrance.
For more information visit https://www.cota.com/ or use a trip planning app of your choice.


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Address
Ohio Expo Center 717 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211

Driving Directions

From the North
Take I-71 South to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.

From the South
Take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.

From the East
Take I-70 West to I-71 North. Take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.

From the West
Take I-70 East to I-71 North. Take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.

Local visitors

Those visiting the Ohio Expo Center from within Columbus may also reach the facility by taking North Fourth Avenue (from the south) or Summit Street (from the north) to 17th or 11th Avenues. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.Please visit Paving the Way for the latest on road construction in our area.

We look forward to seeing you at the Ohio Expo Center!
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