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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.

Special Events

Columbus Blue Jackets
Nationwide Arena (Columbus)
Oct. 17, vs. Calgary Flames
Come celebrate “State of Ohio Employee Appreciation Night” with the Columbus Blue Jackets, fresh off their exciting 2013-14 season.  

Cleveland IndiansPhoto credit: Cleveland Indians
Progressive Field (Cleveland)
Sept. 22-24, vs. Kansas City Royals
Sept. 26-28, vs. Tampa Bay Rays

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.

Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival
Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center (
Columbus)
Oct. 26 (Shows at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.)
Ticket order deadline: Oct. 17 at 3 p.m.
Mickey Mouse and friends rock the world with the stars from "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin" and "Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story" in their new touring show "Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival." Disney hits are remixed to the hottest sounds of today featuring hip hop, pop, swing, reggae, rock, country and much more. The irresistible lineup of performers, including Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy; Ariel, Sebastian and Ursula; Jasmine, Aladdin and Genie; plus Woody, Buzz and Jessie, are among the more than 25 Disney stars featured in this jam session fit for the entire family.

Disney on Ice
Nationwide Arena (Columbus)
Thursday, Feb 19, 2015; Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015; Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015
Evening Shows start at 7 p.m.; Weekend afternoon shows start at 11 a.m
Order deadline: Feb. 11, 2015
From wheels to waves, playtime to pixie dust, your family’s favorite Disney moments come to life at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy with dazzling skating, special effects and beloved characters certain to create a lifetime of memories.

Discount Specials

African Safari Wildlife Park
Sandusky
Experience life on the African plains at this 100-acre preserve, African Safari Wildlife Park is home to more than 400 animals. Midwest’s only drive-thru safari also offers daily animal shows and pig races. and camel rides for children The African Safari Wildlife Park is open seasonally March 1 through Nov. 30.

Cedar Point
Sandusky
IMPORTANT: Please read all of the instructions prior to ordering tickets.
Cedar Point's  HalloWeekends has started and will run every Friday evening, Saturdays and Sundays through November 1. HalloWeekends offers family fun scares during the day and then frightful scares at night! Click here for more information about HalloWeekends.

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 OhioPhoto provided by Great Wolf Lodges of Ohio
Mason and Sandusky
Offer based on availability; restrictions apply; must present work ID upon check in.
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.
AND FOR A LIMITED TIME, SAVE UP TO 30% ON BEST RATES. HERE'S HOW!

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.

Kings Island
Mason
IMPORTANT: Please read all of the instructions prior to ordering tickets.
With more than 80 rides and attractions, Kings Island is one of the Midwest's largest amusement parks. Feel the rush and let out a shrieking scream on one of their 14 world-class roller coasters! Let your kids experience a world of unsurpassed fun and adventure in Kings Island's award-winning children's area.

River Expeditions (Rafting)Image provided by River Expeditions
West Virginia
Start planning your wild, wonderful West Virginia vacation and get the most authentic experience at an affordable price with River Expeditions as your host. Take advantage of great whitewater rafting rates and area adventure vacation packages including zip lines, ATV tours, rock climbing, mountain biking and more while making the most of your visit to the scenic and historic New River Gorge National Park. There's nothing like it!


Save on Transportation and Parking
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