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10 Things Not to Miss at the Ohio State Fair

The 161st annual Ohio State Fair takes place at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus July 23-Aug. 3. We've picked 10 State Fair experiences that range from the classic to the novel - if you follow these tips, you'll truly make the most of your visit! 1…

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Five More Ways to Experience the Ohio State Fair

Yesterday, we gave you five way to see the Ohio State Fair in a new light - today, we bring you five more, plus a chance to win an overnight stay at the Hampton Inn Downtown, four passes to the Fair and a free parking pass! Just comment on this…

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Five Ways to Experience the Ohio State Fair

Have you been to the Ohio State Fair? It's huge! Every time you go, you can put on a different hat and have a whole new experience. Here are five ways you can make your game plan! 1) Thrill seeker Adrenaline junkies can get their fix on the Mountain…

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Who's Ready for the Ohio State Fair?

The Ohio State Fair celebrates its 159th year at the Ohio State Fairgrounds from July 25 - Aug. 5. For many, the State Fair is a time to celebrate Ohio's agricultural bounty. For others, a chance to eat insane fair food, and for others still, a time…

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Festival Friday: The Ohio State Fair Starts July 27!

This post is written by Sandi Combs, Marketing Coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow Sandi on Twitter at @Sandi_ExpCols . There are only four more days until the state fair! One of the largest in the country, the Ohio State Fair…

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