Ohio State Fair attendance figures released


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COLUMBUS – The 2019 Ohio State Fair concluded its 12-day run on Sunday, Aug. 4 with an estimated 934,925 attendees entering the gates between July 24 and August 4. This marks an increase of approximately 3 percent more visitors than 2018.

“This year’s weather was absolutely beautiful, and hundreds of thousands of Ohioans turned out to celebrate our great state and experience all that the fair has to offer. Some of the most popular aspects each year are the animals, education, food, art and rides,” explained General Manager Virgil Strickler. “We are so thankful for the many people who worked hard all year long to make this a great fair.”

The annual Ohio State Fair, held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, celebrates agriculture – the state’s largest industry – and is well-known across the country for traditions including the famed butter cow and calf, the unique eight-acre Natural Resources Park, and one of the largest youth livestock shows in the nation.

For more information, visit ohiostatefair.com or call 1-888-OHO-EXPO or 1-614-644-FAIR.

The Ohio Expo Center is proud to host the Ohio State Fair. With big-name entertainment, educational activities, hundreds of exhibits and one of the largest junior livestock shows in the nation, the 2020 Ohio State Fair will run July 29 – Aug. 9.

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