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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.


Buckeye Football
Ohio Stadium (Columbus)
Spring Football Game - Saturday, Apr. 18 at 1:30 p.m.

The annual Buckeye Spring Game will be here before you know it and discounted tickets have been made available for state employees. Come out and enjoy your defending National Champions as they conclude spring practice with a spirited scrimmage between the Scarlett and the Gray.

Cleveland Cavaliers
Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland)

Cavs v. Boston Celtics - Tuesday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m.
Cavs v. Phoenix Suns - Saturday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Cavs v. Brooklyn Nets - Wednesday - March 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Cavs v. Indiana Pacers - Friday - March 20 at 7:30 p.m.

Take advantage of this exclusive combo offer to see the Cavaliers live in action at The Q. With a purchase to any of the Cavs upcoming games listed above, a free ticket to the Gladiators 2015 April 24 home opener against the Tampa Bay Storm will be included

Columbus Blue Jackets
Nationwide Arena (Columbus)
Jackets v. Edmonton Oilers - Friday, Mar. 13 at 7 p.m.

 
Celebrate the next "State of Ohio Employee Appreciation Night" when Cam Atkinson, Ryan Johansen and the rest of the exciting young Jackets take on the division rival Philadelphia Flyers at Nationwide.

Columbus Crew SC
Mapfre Stadium (Columbus)
Crew vs. Toronto FC
- Saturday, Mar. 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Hard to believe but  2015 marks the 20th anniversary season for the Columbus Crew SC. Celebrate the occasion on opening night which is also State of Ohio Employee Appreciation  Night. Watch for discount ticket offers throughout the season.

Ohio State Hockey
Schottenstein Center (Columbus)
Buckeyes vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers - Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015

If you've never seen Ohio State hockey live and in person, you're in for an exciting treat. Bring out your friends and family to State of Ohio Employees Night when the Buckeyes face the traditionally tough Minnesota Golden Gophers.

Detroit Pistons
Palace of Auburn Hills, (Auburn Hills, MI)
State employees can save up to 30% on select Detroit Pistons' games during the 2014-15 season, including the Cavaliers.

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

Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Schottenstein Center (Columbus)
Friday, April 24 at 7 p.m
Saturday, April 25 at 11 a.m.
Saturday, April 25 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 5 p.m.

ORDERING DEADLINE: Monday, April 13 at 3 p.m.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME. The multi-year tour offers extreme thrills, exotic animals
and extraordinary performers that add up to the ultimate family entertainment experience.

Monster Truck Nationals 2015
Schottenstein Center (Columbus)
Saturday, April 11, 2015

ORDERING DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 1 at 3 p.m.

For those who enjoy demolition derbies, this is your show. Watch as three BIGFOOT trucks demolish cars before your eyes and battle each other in an incredible thrill show!

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.

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. This year the museum features a new exhibit about the life of the legendary Paul Simon as told through interviews and video.

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