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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. Milwaukee Bucks, Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m.
Cavs vs. Indiana Pacers, Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m.
Cavs vs. Dallas Mavericks, Monday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m.

The Wine & Gold return to Quicken Loans Arena this October for three (3) home preseason games. Tickets are limited and will sell out, so use your exclusive pass code to secure your seats. Don't miss your chance to see the Cavs play for the first time in the 2015-16 season!

Columbus Blue Jackets
Nationwide Arena (Columbus)
Jackets vs. Toronto Maple Leafs, Friday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.

The first "State of Ohio Appreciation Night" of the regular season is scheduled on Friday, Oct. 16 when the Jackets take on one of their former stars, Nathan Horton and the Toronto Maple Leafs. For all of you long-time fans, that's an Original 6 team out of the old school. All State of Ohio employees, friends and families in attendance will receive a special rate. The Blue Jackets have an exciting young cast including Captain Nick Foligno, goalie Sergei Bobrovsky and high-flying Brandon Saad, a recent arrival from the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks.

Columbus Crew
Mapfre Stadium (Columbus)
Crew vs. D.C. United  - Sunday, Oct. 25 at 5 p.m.

See all-star Kei Kamara, the MLS' leading scorer, 2014 all-star Michael Parkhurst and the rest of the Crew as they take on D.C. United, Sunday Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. in the season's final State of Ohio Employee event. Make your ticket plans early as prices are subject to change and the demand for tickets has been high.

Disney on Ice
Nutter Center (Dayton)
Oct. 21-25

Disney on Ice
Covelli Centre (Youngstown)
Dec. 10-13

Make plans now to see Mickey, Minnie, Woody, Buzz and all of your family's favorite Disney stars when Disney on Ice brings Treasure Trove to the Nutter Center in Dayton from Wednesday, Oct. 21 through Sunday. Oct. 25, and to the Covelli Centre in Youngstown from Thursday, Dec. 10 through Sunday, Dec. 13. Discounted seating is available for the Dayton presentation until noon, Thursday, Oct. 15 and for the Youngstown show until noon, Monday, Dec. 7.

Disney on Ice
Nationwide Arena (Columbus)
Feb. 4-7, 2016

Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with the Disney Princesses, including Cinderella, Ariel and Tiana; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; a Halloween haunt with the Disney villains and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivities from around the globe. Deadline to order is Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 at 3 p.m.

Disney Live!
Jerome Schottenstein Center (Columbus)
Sunday, Oct. 25 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m.

Disney Live!
Covelli Centre (Youngstown)
Friday, Oct. 30 at 4 p.m., 7 p.m.

Three Classic Fairy Tales are brought to life by your favorite classic Disney stars. Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy tell the stories of "Cinderella," "Beauty and the Beast," and "Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs" in true Disney fashion. Bring the whole family to this magical event. The deadline to order discounted tickets for the Columbus presentation is 3 p.m, Friday, Oct. 16, and  noon, Tuesday, Oct. 27 for Youngstown, so don't miss out.

Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Covelli Centre (Youngstown)
Nov. 19-22

For state employees living in or near the Youngstown area, the circus is coming to the Covelli Centre for four thrill-packed days from Thursday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 25. Enjoy the excitement of the circus at reduced prices when Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus present Legends. Tickets start as low as $10. Discounted seating is available until Monday, Nov. 16 at Noon.

Marvel Universe LIVE!
Nationwide Arena (Columbus)
Dec. 26-28

A wonderful Christmas treat for the entire family. See Marvel's most iconic heroes and scariest villains in a live-action arena thriller including state-of-the-art special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts and martial arts. The deadline to order discounted tickets is Friday, Dec. 18, so make your plans now.

Discount Specials

Ohio Statehouse Museum Shop

During October, state employees will get 20 percent off one item or 20 percent off their total purchase of $40 or more at the Statehouse Museum Shop on the ground floor of the capitol. Museum Shop hours are Mon-Fri 9-5:30 and Sat 11:30-3:30.  Show your ID to receive discount.

Exemptions are food, 2015 holiday ornament, the book The Ohio Statehouse; A Building for the Ages, wine, consignment and stamps.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Photo 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.

Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Powell (near Columbus)

For a limited time only, you can purchase tickets bring your family to the spectacular Wildlights display at the Columbus Zoo for HALF-PRICE. The offer is good from now through Oct. 31. The tickets are valid between Nov. 20, 2015 and Jan. 3, 2016. Come out to the Zoo and see the lights!

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.

Enjoy thrills and chills as Great Wolf Lodges celebrate Howl-O-Ween. This October, grab your costume and head to Great Wolf Lodges for a spooktacular time. Howl-o-ween festivities include a trick or treat trail, Monster Bash Dance Party, and Costume Parades. Enjoy 20% off room rates at Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio when booking online at www.greatwolf.com or with a reservationist at 1.800.913.WOLF. Offer based on availability, restrictions apply, must present work ID upon 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 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.

Save on Transportation and Parking

Ride Solutions Flier
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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

RideSolutions Vanpooling 
From/To Clark, Greene and Montgomery Counties

RideSolutions Vanpooling
From/To Newark and Springfield

RideSolutions Vanpooling
From/To Newark/Pataskala