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Ohio State Fairgrounds

717 E 17th Ave, Columbus, OH 43211
614-644-3247
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Ranked #15 of 70 attractions in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: State Parks
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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Fun, fun and more fun! Plenty to do for all ages-young and old! Great food, exhibits and rides! Well worth the cost of admission.

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Hocking Hills OH
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

My 2 sons and 4 grandkids loved the shrine Circus. I did not think the $5 was bad for parking. Lots of room. The attendents were very polite. Never went to circus at Celeste center but it was nice and large. The Shriners as usual were awesome. We will return!

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Columbus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I've been to the Ohio State fair at least once every year since 2007, when my oldest was 1&1/2. Her little sister was born in late 2009 and has been going ever since. We love it and how it has so much to do. There are many fun rides, delicious food, and so many animals and exhibits to see. The... More

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Went to the Ohio State Fair last year (july 2013) and saw Will Downing and Laila Hathaway. What a GREAT CONCERT!!! Walked around afterwards and ate funnel cakes, lemonade, corn dogs (yummy) and of course REAL Kettle Corn (popped fresh in real kettle) You gotta love Fair food!!!

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

The is a nice fairgrounds to visit. The food if you have to buy it is VERY expensive. We attended with an organization and everything was expensive from the parking to the food.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

It is a great location for an Art Fair. Second time I have gone and participated. Great location, great crowd. I use hotwire, find a decent hotel relatively close. Great job, Ohio Designer Craftsmen. Well run, popular show with exellent artists.

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Highland Heights, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Always fun...this is a huge horse show every year. It is a little confusing at first knowing how to get around, but once you get the main buildings memorized it is not a problem.

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Corbyville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

great demos and lots of good booths selling a wide variety of things, including some great tack sales

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Edmond, OK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Always fun...this is a hugh horse show every year. It is a little confusing at first knowing how to get around, but once you get the main buildings memorized it is not a problem.

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Flatwoods, Kentucky, United States
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13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The 2 of us first visited the state fair in the early 70s and it has become a yearly tradition for 3 generations. If we can get a great day in August, there is no better way to spend several hours with the family. The grandchildren love the rides and "fair fare" once a year is fun for the adults.... More

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