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$3 Thursdays

The Fair is known for its deep-fried treats, classic Fair dishes, and innovative creations, spotlighting local farmers, businesses, and creations. In preparation for the excitement, the Ohio State Fair welcomes $3 Thursdays, an opportunity to try some beloved “Fair fare” signature food options without breaking the bank! Both Thursdays of the Ohio State Fair, July 27 and Aug. 3, vendors across the Fair will offer smaller versions of a food option of their choice for just $3. Visit the Fair these dates to try all your Fair favorites at lower prices.  

Items listed below are available on Thursday, July 27 and Thursday, Aug. 3, only.

$3 Thursday Items

American Dairy Association MidEast/Ohio Dairy Producers Association
  • Kiddie Cone
Bailey Concessions
  • Ribbon Fry
  • Small Greek Fry
  • Small Donut Tray
  • Plain Hamburger
  • Slice of Pizza
  • Small Fry
Berry Barn LLC
  • Cup of Beans
  • Fruit Fries
  • French Waffles - 2
Big G's Food Service
  • 2 oz Black Raspberry Ice Cream
  • 2 oz Bourbon Chicken
Biscuit Barn
  • Plain Biscuit
Candi's Concession
  • Bag of 8 Mini Donuts
Charley Poole Concessions
  • Loaded Tater Tots
Concessions by Cox
  • Sloppy Pig Slider
Concessions by Cox
  • 12 oz Lemonade
Concessions by Cox
  • Roast Corn Nibbler
Concessions by Cox
  • Mini Funnel Cake
Concessions by Cox
  • One Soft or Hard Taco
Concessions by Cox
  • Small Shaved Ice (one flavor)
Concessions by Cox
  • Mini Roast Beef Sundae
Cookie Dough Monsters
  • 4 oz Cup of Homemade Edible Cookie Dough
Cheese Shack
  • Sample Cup of Cheese Curds
Dauby's Concessions
  • Hot Dog
  • Sample of Pepperoni Roll
Deluca Food Services
  • Meatball Slider
Der Dutchman Restaurant
  • Whoopie Pie
Dickerson & Kenna Concessions
  • Small Cheese Fry
Doogs Concessions
  • Small French Fry
Dre's Place BBQ
  • Pork Slider
Eaton Cookies
  • Bag of Four Chocolate Chip Cookies
Famous Gabby's
  • Pulled Pork or Pulled Chicken on a Hot Dog Bun
Foegen Concessions
  • Corn Dog
  • Small Fry
  • Small Steak Cut Fry
  • Cheese On-A-Stick
Fry Masters
  • Small Fry
Funky Flamingo
  • Chocolate Dipped Banana
Hickory Tree Turkey BBQ
  • Turkey Slider
Hill Concessions
  • Single Deep-Fried Nutter Butter
Hoover Concession
  • Mini Fry, Soft Drink, and Bottled Water
Jenks Concessions
  • Candy Apple
  • Three for $3 Deep-Fried OREOs
  • Hot Dog
Jonathan Baker / Kristen Baker
  • 6" Coney Hot Dog
Kahuna Entertainment
  • Kiddie Shaved Ice
Kernel Dave's Kettle Corn
  • Small Kettle Corn or 18 oz Cup of Specialty Soda
KG Concessions
  • Half Order of Fried Veggies
  • Three Fried OREOs
  • Fruit Cup
Kolar Concessions
  • Sample Fry Cup
  • Sample Veggie Cup
  • One French Waffle
Lads Management LLC
  • 12 oz ICEE
  • Three Deep-Fried OREOs
  • Two Liquid Lollipop Labs
Ledesma Concessions
  • Small Nacho (chips, cheese, jalapeño)
Mac N' Tots
  • Plain Mac N Cheese or Plain Tater Tots
Maggie's Concessions
  • Single Dip Ice Cream Cone
Mai Li Foods
  • Lemonade
  • Egg Roll
Martin's Fine Foods
  • Small Coffee
  • 16 oz Lemonade
  • Mini Bourbon Chicken
Molnar Concessions
  • Hot Dog or 12 oz Fry
Natale's NY Style Pizza
  • Pizza Sample
  • Stromboli Sample
Neffy's Concessions
  • Fry, Coleslaw or Popcorn
North American Food Service
  • 3 oz Flavor Burst Cone
North Coast Concessions
  • Four Donuts with Regular Toppings
Ohio Cattleman's Association
  • Brisket Slider
Ohio Dots – Otter's Concessions
  • 2 oz Dippin Dot
Ohio Pork Council
  • Bacon Bundle
Ohio Poultry Association
  • Deviled Egg Salad Slider
  • Shredded Egg Salad Slider
Ohio Roast Corn
  • Roasted Corn
  • Hot Dog
  • Corn Dog
  • Funnel Cake
Ohio Sheep Improvement
  • Roast Lamb Slider
Philly Pretzel Factory
  • 8" Pretzel Twist
Provenzale Concessions
  • French Fry Sample
Prowant Specialty Company
  • Choice of Fried Brownie, Cookie Dough, Oreo or Cheesecake
  • Choice of Deep-Fried Cookie Dough, Cheesecake or Brownie
  • Mini Corn Dog
  • Small Portion of Mozzarella Fingers
  • Mini French Fry
Rutana Concessions
  • Small Specialty Float
S & C Concessions
  • Hot Dog with Chili or Cheese
  • Corn Dog
Schmidt's of German Village
  • German Potato Salad
Shelah Otterbacher
  • Small Elephant Ear
Sipe Concessions
  • Philly Steak Slider
Sour Tails
  • One Sweet Tail
Staci's Sales LLC
  • Cotton Candy On-A-Stick
Sweet Shop
  • Chocolate Covered Bacon
Sweets 'N Things on Wheels
  • Chocolate Covered Banana
The Apple Cart
  • Sample Sized Bag of Cotton Candy
The Hangry Chicken
  • Mini Hangry Basket (One tender & two mac bites)
Tracey Company
  • Corn Dog
  • Coney Dog
Dor-Lo Pizza
  • Slice of Cheese Pizza
Wild Bill's Curly Fries
  • Hot Dog
Wild Bill's Olde Fashioned Soda
  • 20 oz Disposable Cup
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