Join Us at the Ohio State Fair Which Opens Next Week!

The Ohio State Fair opens next Wednesday, July 25! The Ohio Development Services Agency/TourismOhio will have a booth in the Bricker Marketplace celebrating Ohio’s Year of the Trail and Ohio Adventure Trails.

The booth will feature a large floor decal of Ohio complete with maps of the food, coffee, spirits, shopping, sights, and history trails in each region. Booth visitors will have the opportunity to pose for photos in front of banners celebrating various destinations and will be encouraged to share their photos on social media using designated hashtags. Representatives from various stops along the Ohio Adventure Trails will be present throughout the duration of the fair to highlight their businesses and distribute information. TourismOhio will hand out Ohio Travel Guides and Ohio. Find It Here. giveaways.

An overhead projection of the Ohio. Find It Here. commercials, as well as video footage of various adventure trails, will play continuously. Participants can virtually visit 16 exciting destinations across the state using TourismOhio’s 360 VR Experience which will also be available at the booth.

This year fairgoers can participate in the Ohio. Find It Here. Trail which connects 11 state agencies through an electronic scavenger hunt activity which will be made available via the Ohio State Fair’s website. Those participating in the Ohio. Find It Here. Trail will have the chance to enter to win an overnight stay at any of the Ohio State Park cabins.

We’re excited to share details about a new addition to this year’s fair as part of the 2018 Ohio State Fair Visioning Plan. Fairgoers will have the opportunity to check out a special “Showcase of Ohio” exhibition in Cardinal Hall which will feature a collection of items from several Ohio destinations such as an Amish horse and buggy, a soapbox car from Ohio’s Soapbox Derby, and glass art from Toledo. Be sure to make time to stop by this unique display of Ohio treasures!