Ohio State Fair Tickets

Ohio State Fair is one of the largest State Fairs in America. Its roots can be traced back one and a half century ago, in 1850. The Ohio Legislature created an Ohio State Board of Agriculture in 1946, which consisted of fifty plus members. The board’s acts included the establishment of a District Fair. In the successive years, district fair at Wilmington, Ohio and at Xenia, Ohio was seen in the picture. The success of these district fairs led to the planning of a State Fair. So, after only 2 years, the very first Ohio State Fair’s dates were announced.

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About Ohio State Fair

It took place at a large area full of greenery with old and shady trees; spread over 8-10 acres at Camp Washington, Cincinnati.
Celebrating the accomplishments of the people of Ohio for more than 150 years, it started as a 3 day event and now the exposition extends to more than 11 days. It is usually held in the beginning of August every year. The popularity and attendance has shown a sharp increase in the recent years. Last year’s attendance was more than 800,000 and overall it generates approximately 300 million dollars, which is contributed to the state economy.
Ohio State Fair has got something for everyone. It’s a family event which involves a number of different activities for the adults as well as the young ones. It includes many outdoor activities like sporting competitions, horse shows, wildlife, fishing, a free petting zoo, helicopter rides, roving performances and youth agriculture competitions. The exciting activities for the little ones include dozens of exhilarating rides, sponsored by Mountain Dew. The fun doesn’t end here as there’s something for the art and education lovers as well, which includes fine arts competitions and educational exhibits. Apart from this, you will also find mouthwatering food items and last but not the least it features some great artists for live concerts.
This year, the 158th annual Ohio State Fair dates are 27th July, 2011 to 7th August, 2011. The twelve days are full of numerous distinctive events and you can find an event that matches your interest. The winners from competitions are rewarded in terms of cash money as well as medals. There are around 20 competitions that range from the academic competitions to the physical cattle competitions. There is a concert by a renowned artist almost every day. The singers who are a part of the fair this year include Kesha, Summer of Love Tour Tank (Chrisette Michele/ Avant), Meat Loaf, Seather With Special Guest 10 year, David Crowder Band, Loretta Lynn/ The Oak Ridge Boys, Big Time Rush, Trace Adkins, The O’ Jays, Melisa Etheridge and the superstar Brad Paisley on the last day. You can choose one or two days whenever you want to attend the fair, by looking at the activities for that respective day.
Ohio State Fair provides endless entertainment for all kinds of people and provides them great flexibility. You can take part in a competition or you can take your kids for the most amazing fun stuff. On the other hand, you can attend a concert by your favorite artist with the most amazing ticket prices. The State Fair has been attracting millions of people for the last one and a half century, because it has got endless entertainment at the most minimal cost ever. It takes place at a massive scale and right after the event ends, the preparations for the next year start taking place. The next year’s dates have already been announced. The tickets to the event are still available and you should really grab the chance to attend such a tremendously successful state fair. Get your Ohio State Fair Tickets now, before it’s too late.

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