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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.


Ohio State Fair

It is once again time to turn our thoughts to animal attractions, corn-hole tournaments, elephant ears and exciting musical acts under the stars. The Ohio State Fair offers fun and excitement for the entire family. The dates are Wednesday, July 29 through Sunday, August 5. Click on the Ohio State Fair link to find the Order Form. The deadline to submit is 4 p.m., July 10, so hurry and make your ticket arrangements now.

Cincinnati Reds

Great American Ball Park (Cincinnati)

The baseball season is off to an exciting start for the Reds who are poised to contend in the tough National League Central Division. Mark your calendars for these special home games against division rivals and others, which will include discounted pricing for state employees: (Check out this link for ordering instructions -
www.reds.com/groupvip )

Reds vs. Minnesota Twins - Tuesday, June 30 at 7:10 p.m.
Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers - Sunday, July 5 at 1:10 p.m.
Reds vs. Chicago Cubs - Tuesday, July 21 at 7:10 p.m.
Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals - Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 7:10 p.m.
Reds vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 7:10 p.m.
Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 7:10 p.m.

Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals - Sunday, Sept. 13 at 1:10 p.m.

Cirque Du Soleil
1155 W. Mound Street (Columbus)

Cirque du Soleil is presenting KOOZA in Columbus from June 4 to July 5. Enjoy excitement under the Big Top for the whole family at discounted prices. KOOZA tells the story of The Innocent, a melancholy loner in search of his place in the world. KOOZA is a return to the origins of Cirque du Soleil: It combines two circus traditions - acrobatic performance and the art of clowning.

Columbus Crew

Mapfre Stadium (Columbus)
Crew vs. Toronto FC - Saturday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Join the Crew when they take on Toronto FC, Saturday, July 25. Discounted tickets are available for all state employees, friends and family. A post match PK for kids 14 and under will follow the match, so order early because prices may change.

NASCAR

Kentucky Speedway (Sparta KY)

Racing fans will have a hot weekend on the track during Quaker State 400 weekend. A discounted Tower ticket will treat you to one of the signature events of the NASCAR Sprint Cup series. Ohio state employees attending this exciting event should take Interstate 71/75 south and merge on I-71 towards Louisville at Exit 173. The Speedway can be accessed by taking either Exit 57 (Ky State Highway 35 North) or Exit 55 (Ky Route 1039).


Discount Specials

Columbus Zoo and AquariumPhoto by: Grahm S. Jones
Powell (near Columbus)
IMPORTANT: Please read all of the instructions prior to ordering tickets.
It’s a wild world of fun at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – named the No. 1 zoo in America by USA Travel Guide. Visit Polar Frontier to see the polar bears as they frolic underwater and swim overhead. Plus, journey through the African Forest surrounded by leopards, okapis, bonobos and the world-famous family of western lowland gorillas including Colo, the first gorilla born in human care and the oldest in any zoo.

Great Wolf Lodges of Ohio
Mason and Sandusky Ohio

Offer based on availability; restrictions apply; must present valid work ID or documentation upon check in.Valid through Dec. 30, 2015.

Clear your calendar, pack your swim suits, and head to Great Wolf Lodge at Cincinnati/Mason or Sandusky! Just imagine … a colossal indoor water park, 100-game arcade, Scoops Kid Spa 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 20 percent off the best available room rates.

GREAT WOLF LODGE MASON:  The 79,000-square-foot indoor waterpark boasts 12 waterslides, 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 waterpark resort built with families at the core of its concept. In addition to the grand-scale indoor waterpark, 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 and Museum
1100 Rock and Roll Blvd (Cleveland)
Now through December 31, take advantage of an opportunity to walk through corridors of music history at a discounted price.

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