Ohio State Fair State Fair Falls Short Of Hitting Record Attendance Mark By Associated Press • Aug 9, 2016 ohiostatefair.com Ohio State Fair organizers say an estimated 921 thousand people attended the event this year, 61 thousand short of the record set last year. Kasich Still Won't Endorse Trump By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Jul 28, 2016 Ohio Public Radio Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says he's focused on backing his party's congressional candidates this fall and won't talk about supporting a presidential candidate. Ohio State Fair Opens Today; New Butter Sculpture Unveiled By Jim Letizia • Jul 27, 2016 American Dairy Association Midwest The 163rd annual Ohio State Fair opens today in Columbus. Musical acts, agricultural displays, information booths, rides and food are among the offerings. State Fair Sets Attendance Record By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 11, 2015 Ohio State Fair organizers say a record of more than 982 thousand people attended the event this year, up 7 percent from the record set last year. Sounds From The State Fair By WCBE Intern Anne Guttridge • Aug 7, 2015 The Ohio State Fair concludes this weekend. Confederate Flag Merchandise Will Not Be Sold At Ohio State Fair By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jul 17, 2015 Ohio State Fair officials say vendors will not be permitted to sell Confederate flag merchandise at the event that starts July 29. State Fair Again Sets Attendance Record By Jim Letizia • Aug 5, 2014 Ohio State Fair organizers say good weather led to record attendance this year. Ohio State Fair Closes With Record Bids At Sale Of Champions By Ohio Public Radio • Aug 4, 2014 The Ohio State Fair is over for another year. State Spending Millions To Help Horse Show By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Apr 22, 2014 Organizers of the All American Quarter Horse Congress have decided to stay in Ohio after the state committed 38 million dollars for upgrades at the state fairgrounds. State Fair Seeks Students For Choir And Band By Mike Foley & Associated Press • Feb 24, 2014 Officials with the Ohio State Fair say high school students have until the end of March to apply for participation in either group. State Fair Posts Sixth Consecutive Yearly Profit By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 15, 2013 Public records show the Ohio State Fair made a 400 thousand dollar profit this year. Police Say Choir Director Failed To Report Abuse By Jim Letizia • Aug 15, 2013 Columbus Police say the director of the Ohio State Fair Youth Choir failed to report sexual abuse allegations involving his assistant and choir members last year. State Fair Sets Attendance Record By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 6, 2013 Ohio State Fair organizers say a record 900 thousand people attended this year's event. 4-H Projects At The State Fair Go Beyond Livestock By Ohio Public Radio • Jul 29, 2013 When you think about 4 H projects at the Ohio State Fair, you probably think about livestock and the sale of Champions. State Fair Opens By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Jul 25, 2013 The recent heat wave let up for yesterday's opening of the Ohio State Fair. Enhanced Security At State Fair By Ohio Public Radio • Jul 22, 2013 Security preparations are under way at the Ohio State Fair. Youth Choir Director Placed On Leave By Jim Letizia • Jul 19, 2013 Columbus police are investigating the director of the State Fair's youth choir.