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The State of Ohio does not solicit discounts. Discounts are offered solely at the discretion of the vendor and approved by the Ohio Department of Administrative Services. Posted discount offers are limited to attractions, recreational facilities, and entertainment and sporting events.

Cleveland Cavaliers

Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland)

Cavs vs. New York Knicks, Thursday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m.
Cavs vs. Milwaukee Bucks, Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.

The NBA Champion Cavaliers have continued their winning ways in pursuit of a defense of their title. Do not miss your chance to get in on the action at discounted prices for any of the above games in February. Just click the blue "Cleveland Cavaliers" link for ordering information but hurry, because these tickets will go fast.

Buckeye Spring Football
Ohio Stadium (Columbus)
April 15, 2017

Tickets have just gone on sale for the annual Buckeye spring football game, scheduled Saturday, April 17. Last season, the Scarlet and Gray attracted a record crowd of more than 100,000 fans so tickets can be expected to go fast. All seating is general admission with prices starting at $4.50. Click on the blue "Buckeye Spring Football" link for more ordering details.

Ohio State Buckeye Hockey
Schottenstein Center (Columbus)

Buckeyes vs. Michigan State, Saturday, March 4 at 8 p.m.

OSU Hockey fans! SAVE THE DATE for  State of Ohio Employee family night with Ohio State Men’s Hockey. The Buckeyes will be taking on Michigan State on Saturday, March 4.  For more ordering information, click on the blue "Ohio State Buckeye Hockey" link above

Major League Lacrosse
Fortress Obetz (Columbus)

Have you ever seen a live professional lacrosse game? Here is your chance to get in on the action of one of America's fastest growing sports, up close and personal at the brand-new Fortress Obetz in Southeastern Columbus. Tickets for the 2017 schedule including seven exciting home games, beginning May 6, are now available. For more ordering information, click on the blue "Major League Lacrosse" link above.

WWE Raw
Schottenstein Center (Columbus)

WWE returns to Columbus for the first time in 2017 with Monday Night RAW. Join in the fun of the watching the WWE Superstars in action on Monday, Apr. 17. For ordering information, click on the blue "WWE Raw" link above this offer. The deadline for ordering is Tuesday, Apr. 4 at 3 p.m.


Monster Jam 2017
Schottenstein Center (Columbus)

Saturday, April 22 at 1 p.m., 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 23 at 1 p.m.

Monster Jam 2017 is coming to the Schott in April. Don't miss a chance to see the most action-packed live event on four wheels. World class drivers compete in monster truck racing and freestyle competition. Take advantage of this opportunity to purchase pit passes on the order form (located behind the blue "Monster Jam 2017" link). Pit passes are available only if you purchase tickets for one of the 1 p.m. shows.

Cirque du Soleil
Schottenstein Center (Columbus

Wednesday, May 17, Thursday, May 18, and Friday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 20 at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 21 at 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.

This spring, Cirque Du Soleil presents OVO, a world where colorful insects come to life and experience a journey of discovery. This exciting show will be coming to the Schottenstein Center from May 17 through 21. Take advantage of this opportunity to purchase discounted tickets by locating the special Order Form behind the blue "Cirque Du Soleil" link. Those purchasing student, senior (ages 65 and older) and/or military discount tickets should bring their valid IDs (student, military and/or driver's licenses).

Circus Xtreme
U.S. Bank Arena (Cincinnati)

Friday, March 10 at 7 p.m..; Saturday, March 11 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, March 12 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, March 18 at  11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, March 19 at 1 p.m.

State employees will have one final chance to experience the unique magic of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus when the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati presents "Circus Xtreme" for two weekends in March. The deadline to order for the March 10-12 shows is Monday, March 6 at noon, while the deadline to order for shows dated from March 16-19 is Monday, March 13 at noon. These deadlines are strictly enforced, so act now. For ordering information, click on the blue "Circus Xtreme" link above this offer.

Discount Specials

Statehouse Museum Shop

The Statehouse Museum Shop has a special 20 percent discount for state employees during the Month of March.  

State employees can show their ID badge to get 20% off one item or total purchase of $40 or more. The Statehouse Museum Shop is located on the ground floor of the Ohio Statehouse at Broad and High Streets, Columbus, OH 43215.

This offer cannot be combined with any other discounts.  Offer not valid on dated Statehouse Ornaments, postage stamps, wine or food.


Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Powell, Ohio


Click on the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium link for details to order day tickets to the Zoo and Aquarium, available now through the end of 2017. Click on the Winter Season HALF PRICE admission link for half-price admission between now and March 17, 2017. Children under 3 are admitted for free.

African Safari Wildlife Park
Port Clinton, Ohio

Buckle up for the adventure of a lifetime. Bring your family on a safari through the deepest corner of the African continent. African Safari Wildlife Park is currently open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last car admitted at 4 p.m. Dates, hours, shows, exhibits, and rates subject to change without advance notice.

Great Wolf Lodges of Ohio

Mason and Sandusky, Ohio

Clear your calendar, pack your swim suits, and head to Great Wolf Lodge! 

Just imagine… a colossal indoor water park, 100 game arcade, Scooops Kids Spa, Glow Golf and fantastic restaurants- all under one roof!  A trip to Great Wolf Lodge creates family memories that last a lifetime for children of all ages.

Save up to 30% off best available room rates at when booking your reservation online at www.greatwolf.com or with a reservationist at 1.800.905.WOLF (9653). Book early and save more! Now is the time to start making your plans before the summer heat sets in. Offer based on availability and restrictions apply. Work ID must be presented at check in.

GREAT WOLF LODGE MASON:  The 79,000-square-foot indoor water park boasts 12 water slides, six pools (including a wave pool), a lazy river and adult and family whirlpools. The resort also features restaurants, the MagiQuest live-action fantasy adventure game, adult and children’s spas, a confectionery brimming with homemade fudge and baked goodies, a gift emporium, an 18-hole mini-golf course, an animated Great Clock Tower, Starbucks, Pizza Hut Express and an outdoor pool (open seasonally).

GREAT WOLF LODGE SANDUSKY: Great Wolf Lodge is an all-suites, full-service, indoor water park resort built with families at the core of its concept. In addition to the grand-scale indoor water park, notable amenities include: family restaurants, a game arcade, gift shops and Cub Club, a dedicated arts and crafts center for kids. The lodge's Grand Lobby serves as the property's 'living room' where guests can gather in front of a roaring fireplace to experience activities such as nightly Story Time while watching the animated show of the Grand Clock Tower come to life.


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Cleveland, Ohio

Walk through the corridors of rock and roll history at discounted prices. Use the attached promo code and purchase adult general admission tickets at a 25 percent savings. The tickets never expire and are valid any day and any time during regular Museum operating hours. 

Save on Transportation and Parking

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Ride Solutions Vanpooling

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RideSolutions - Bike to Work

Form a team to ride together, ensure safety and enjoy the exercise

RideSolutions Vanpooling

From/To downtown Columbus

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From/To Clark, Greene and Montgomery Counties

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From/To Newark and Springfield

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From/To Newark/Pataskala