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Employee Discounts

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.

Cincinnati Reds
Great American Ballpark (Cincinnati)

Reds fans! Make plans now for eight State of Ohio Employee days at Great American Ballpark this spring and summer. Click on the blue link for additional information.

Reds vs. Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, June 28 at 7:10 p.m.
Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers, Sunday, Jul. 17 at 1:10 p.m.
Reds vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, Jul. 22 at 7:10 p.m.
Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 7:10 p.m.
Reds vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, Aug. 22 at 12:35 p.m.
Reds vs. New York Mets, Monday, Sept. 5 at 1:10 p.m.
Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers, Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 7:10 p.m.
Reds vs. Chicago Cubs, Sunday, Oct. 2 at 3:10 p.m.

Columbus Clippers
Huntington Park (Columbus)

Clippers vs. Toledo Mud Hens
Friday, Aug. 19, Saturday, Aug. 20 at 7:15 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 21 at 1:05 p.m.

It's the last State of Ohio Employee's weekend of the season. Join the Clippers as they take on the Toledo Mud Hens, Friday, Aug. 19 through Sunday, Aug. 21. Friday's game will feature a special appearance by WWE legend Ted DeBiase, the "Million Dollar Man." Saturday night's game will be followed by a spectacular fireworks display and following Sunday's game, fans will be invited to take a fun run around the bases. Order early for best selection

Columbus Crew
Mapfre Stadium (Columbus)

Crew vs. D.C. United
Saturday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Order tickets now for this exciting match-up between the Crew and long-standing rival, D.C. United. Discounted tickets for this $1 beer/$1 brat night are going fast and will only be available through Wednesday, July 13. Prices are subject to change so act fast.

Ohio State
Ohio Stadium (Columbus)
Wednesday, July 27

International Soccer is coming to Columbus. Real Madrid will face Paris Saint-Germain at the Horseshoe on Wednesday, July 27. Discounted tickets may only be purchased by phone at 1-614-292-3862. Varying locations and pricing options are available. Deadline to order: Friday, July 22.

Monster Jam-New Weston

Eldora Speedway (New Weston, OH)
Friday, Aug. 5; Saturday, Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Deadline to Order: Monday, Aug. 1 at 12 noon

Bring your friends and families to Northwest Ohio and enjoy a full weekend watching the Monster Truck series at discounted prices. Follow these directions to the speedway.

Discount Specials

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Zoombezi Bay

Powell Ohio

Half-price tickets for Zoombezi Bay are available from NOW through June. Click on the Zoombezi Bay link for ordering details, Click on the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium link for details to order day tickets to the Zoo, available now through the end of 2016.

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.

For a limited time, save up to 30% off best available room rates at when booking your reservation online at www.greatwolf.com or with a reservationist at 1.800.913.WOLF. 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.

Statehouse Museum Shop

Throughout June, you can show your state employee badge at the Statehouse Museum Shop in the Capitol Building at High and Broad Streets to receive 20 percent off one item or 20 percent off your entire purchase of $40 or more.

Exclusions include postage stamps, wine, The Ohio Statehouse; A Building for the Ages, consignment merchandise, food, nylon flags and statehouse ornaments for a specific year. 

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

Ride Solutions Flier
Informational flier

Ride Solutions Vanpooling
Informational flier

RideSolutions - Bike to Work
Form a team to ride together, ensure safety and enjoy the exercise

RideSolutions Vanpooling
From/To downtown Columbus

RideSolutions Vanpooling 
From/To Clark, Greene and Montgomery Counties

RideSolutions Vanpooling
From/To Newark and Springfield

RideSolutions Vanpooling
From/To Newark/Pataskala