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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 28 and Aug. 4, 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.  

All Day Beverage
  • Single Cup
American Dairy Association MidEast/Ohio Dairy Producers Association
  • Kiddie Cone
Bailey Concessions
  • Plain Hamburger (Cardinal Gate Access Point location)
  • Slice of Pizza (Cardinal Gate Access Point location)
  • Small Fry (Kiddieland location)
Ballard Wings N' Things
  • Small Fry
Big G's Food Service
  • 2 oz Raspberry Soft Serve (West side of Land & Living Building location)
  • 2 oz Bourbon Chicken (West side of Land & Living Building location)
Candi's Concession
  • 6 Mini Donuts
Charley Poole Concessions
  • Loaded Tater Tots and All Drinks
Cleveland Gourmet Corned Beef
  • Corned Beef Roll
Concessions by Cox
  • Sloppy Pig Slider (Location Near Taste of Ohio Café and ShowPlace Pavilion)
  • 12 oz Lemonade (East of Land & Living Building location near south end of Mountain Dew Midway; Location near Taste of Ohio Cafe and ShowPlace Pavilion)
  • Roast Corn Nibbler (WCNI Food Highway location)
  • Mini Funnel Cake (Cardinal Plaza location)
  • 1 Soft or Hard Taco (West side of Land & Living Building location, near east edge of Kiddieland)
  • French Fries (WNCI Food Highway location; Location near Taft Coliseum, Gazebo Stage, and Central Park)
  • Mini Roast Beef Sundae (WNCI Food Highway location)
  • Corn Dog (Locations near Taste of Ohio Cafe and ShowPlace Pavilion)
  • Popcorn (West side of Land & Living Building location, near east edge of Kiddieland)
Cookie Dough Monsters
  • 4 oz Cup of Homemade Edible Cookie Dough
Cheese Shack
  • Sample Cup of Cheese Curds
Dauby's Concessions
  • Hot Dog
Dechellis Concessions
  • Sample Stromboli Roll
Deluca Food Services
  • Meatball Slider
Der Dutchman Restaurant
  • Whoopie Pie
Dickerson & Kenna Concessions
  • Tater Tots with Cheese
Doogs Concessions
  • Small French Fry
Dre's Place BBQ
  • BBQ Chopped Pork Slider
Eaton Cookies
  • Seven Cookies
Famous Gabby's
  • Hot Dog
Foegen Concessions
  • Corn Dog
  • Cheese On-A-Stick
Fun Time Foods
  • Plain Biscuit (WCNI Food Highway location
  • Plain Mac N Cheese or Plain Tater Tots (Location east of Nationwide Donahey Land & Living Building, near south end of Mountain Dew Midway)
Giuseppes Concessions
  • Island Noodles with Chicken (Location on west side of Land & Living Building near east edge of Kiddieland)
  • Four Mini Donuts (Location near Taste of Ohio Cafe and ShowPlace Pavilion)
Glo Concession
  • Corn Dog Sample (Location at east end of Shoppes at North Commercial near Natural Resources Park)
  • Pretzel (Location just west of North Commercial and Antiques and Collectibles Pavilions near Pig Races)
  • Gyro Meat Sample with Sauce (Location near Taste of Ohio Cafe and ShowPlace Pavilion)
  • Fried Pickle Spear (WNCI Food Highway location)
Gobblin Gourmet
  • Mini Funnel Cake or Deep Fried OREO Pop
Hickory Tree Turkey BBQ
  • BBQ Turkey Slider
Hill Concessions
  • Single Deep-Fried Nutter Butter
Home of the Gyros
  • Baklava
Hoover Concession
  • Mini Fry, Soft Drink, and Bottled Water
Jenks Concessions
  • Candy Apple (WNCI Food Highway location)
  • Three for $3 Deep-Fried OREOs (WNCI Food Highway location)
  • Hot Dog (WNCI Food Highway location)
Johnson Culinary Group
  • Cheesy Bread Stick (MarketPlace Food Court)
  • Perogie with Sour Cream (MarketPlace Food Court)
Jumbo Iced Tea
  • 20 oz Cup of Tea
Kona Ice
  • Kiddie Size
Kernel Dave's Kettle Corn
  • Small Kettle Corn or 18 oz Cup of Specialty Soda
KG Concessions
  • Half Order of Mashed Potatoes On-A-Stick (WNCI Food Highway location north of WCOL Celeste Center)
  • Half Order of Fried Veggies (Location near Taste of Ohio Cafe and ShowPlace Pavilion)
  • Three Fried OREOs (Location near Taste of Ohio Cafe and ShowPlace Pavilion)
  • Small Fry (Location east of Nationwide Donahey Land & Living Building near south end of Mountain Dew Midway; Location near Taste of Ohio Cafe and ShowPlace Pavilion)
Kolar Concessions
  • Two French Waffles
Lads Management LLC
  • 12 oz ICEE (Location near Taste of Ohio cafe and ShowPlace Pavilion; WCNI Food Highway location)
  • Three OREOs (Cardinal Plaza location; WCNI Food Highway location)
Maggie's Concessions
  • Ice Cream Cone
Mai Li Foods
  • Two Spring Rolls (MarketPlace Food Court)
  • Lemonade (Location on west side of Bricker MarketPlace Building near Gilligan Livestock Complex)
  • Egg Roll (MarketPlace Food Court)
Marshall Family Farm
  • Corn on the Cobb
Marshall Pastry Mill
  • Fruit Fries (Cardinal Plaza location)
  • Two French Waffles (Cardinal Plaza location)
Martin's Fine Foods
  • Dole Whip Cone (WNCI Food Highway location; Location near Taft Coliseum, Gazebo Stage, and Central Park)
  • Lemon Shake (Location near Taft Coliseum, Gazebo Stage, and Central Park)
  • Baby Bourbon Chicken (Location near Taft Coliseum, Gazebo Stage, and Central Park)
Neffy's Concessions
  • Hot Dog
  • Taco
North American Food Service
  • Small Cake Cone
North Coast Concessions
  • Four Inky Dinky Donuts
Ohio Cattleman's Association
  • Cheeseburger Slider
Ohio Dots – Otter's Concessions
  • Dippin Dot Sample
Ohio Pork Council
  • Bacon Bundle
Ohio Poultry Association
  • Shredded Chicken Slider (Ohio Food Pavilion)
  • Bacon Bundle (Ohio Food Pavilion)
  • Lemon Meringue Deviled Egg (Ohio Food Pavilion)
Ohio Roast Corn
  • Roasted Corn (Location near Taste of Ohio Cafe and ShowPlace Pavilion; WNCI Food Highway location)
  • Corn Dog (Location near Taste of Ohio Cafe and ShowPlace Pavilion; Cardinal Gate SkyGlider Access Point location)
  • Hamburger (Location near Taste of Ohio Care and ShowPlace Pavilion)
  • Small Funnel Cake (Location near Taste of Ohio Cafe and ShowPlace Pavilion)
Otterbacher Bros. Concessions
  • Popcorn (WNCI Food Highway location)
  • Water (Location near Taft Coliseum, Gazebo Stage, and Central Park)
  • OREOs (WNCI Food Highway location)
Petty's
  • Bottle of Water (West side of Land & Living Building location)
  • Slice of Pizza (West side of Land & Living Building location)
Philly Pretzel Factory
  • 8" Pretzel Twist
Provenzale Concessions
  • Small Fry (WNCI Food Highway location; West side of Land & Living Building location)
  • Steak Slider with Onions (WNCI Food Highway location)
Prowant Specialty Company
  • Deep-Fried Butter Bite (WNCI Food Highway location)
  • Corn Dog Bites (WNCI Food Highway location)
  • Mini French Fry (Location near Taste of Ohio Cafe and ShowPlace Pavilion)
Rutana Concessions
  • Small Orange Creamsicle Float
S & C Concessions
  • Corn Dogs
Schmidt's of German Village
  • German Potato Salad
Shelah Otterbacher
  • Mini Elephant Ear
Staci's Sales LLC
  • Cotton Candy On-A-Stick
Sweet Shop
  • Ice Cream (MarketPlace Food Court)
  • Deep-Fried OREO (MarketPlace Food Court)
Sweet Shop Boys
  • Baklava
Sweets 'N Things on Wheels
  • Frozen Banana
Tracey Company
  • Corn Dog (Cardinal Plaza location)
  • Foot Long (WNCI Food Highway location; Cardinal Gate SkyGlider access point location)
Waffle Bombs
  • Waffle Bomb
Dor-Lo Pizza
  • Slice of Pizza
Wild Bill's Curly Fries
  • Hot Dog
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