Online: Purchase advance tickets ONLINE until Tuesday, September 11 at midnight.
By phone: Call 1-866-500-FAIR (3247) (advance tickets available by phone until Tuesday, September 11 at 5 p.m.)
At the door: Tickets are ALWAYS available Fair days at the box office / ticket sales tent.
In-person advance: If you are local to the Columbus area, advance tickets are available for purchase at the Ohio History Connection Gift Shop from July 10th until Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 4 p.m. (Call 800-204-7801 for gift shop hours.)
10am to 5pm each day (rain or shine!) Early Bird Ticket Holders enter at 8:30 on Fri. & Sat.
|Ticket type||At the door||Advance|
|3 Day Weekend Pass||$25||$15|
|Early Bird 3 Day Wknd Pass- 8:30 entry on Fri. & Sat.||$40||$30|
|Make & Take Workshops||$10-$25 if available||$10-$25|
Make and Take Workshop options and reservations are available now, click here for more details
Online discount advance tickets are available until midnight of the Tuesday of the show week. However, we stop mailing tickets, book and workshop vouchers 10 days prior to the Fair. Tickets ordered less than 10 days prior will be held at Will Call by last name in the Ticket Sales Tent.
Children under 16 free if accompanied by an adult.
Regular parking fees apply ($5 per car per day).
Advance Ticket orders by phone or online have a $5 processing fee per order, not per ticket
Tickets, books, fees, workshops are nonrefundable whether they are used or not
Pets are not permitted at any time except for service/guide animals for guests with disabilities. Guide animals must have proper identification and proof of rabies vaccination.
Motorized Scooters- SOLD OUT FOR 2018 –are only available to reserve in advance, none available on site. Contact Bev Renkert at 101 Mobility Columbus, 740-548-5449 (M-F 9 a.m. -4 p.m.) They rent Pride Mobility Go Go Traveler Elite 3 wheel scooters with a 300 pound weight capacity. Rental: $50/day plus tax. Pre-rented scooters will be available for pick up at the Fair Information Office on Main St., see map for location.