Welcome to the Ohio Fair Managers Association
The Ohio Fairs Season is upon us with fairs opening June 12 and running thru mid-October. Our Ohio County Fairs have the most Junior Fair Participation in the Midwest and Ohio Fairs offer a diverse educational experience, family fun and entertainment and quality amusement rides. Please attend our agricultural fairs in your area and Ohio.
Planning for the 2024 Ohio Fairs Convention #99 is underway and the dates are January 4-7, 2024, and the Hyatt Regency Hotel Columbus, Ohio will be the Convention Headquarters. President Paul Harris and the Program team will be developing the 99th Convention Program over the summer. Ohio's Fair Queen Rebekah Hardacre will be attending Ohio's County, Independent and the Ohio State Fair. Dates for future Conventions are January 2-5, 2025 (100th Celebration Convention) and January 14-18, 2026.
The Ohio Fair Managers Association located in the Great Agricultural State of Ohio is a voluntary, not-for-profit Corporation, serving State, Independent and County Agricultural Fairs, shows, exhibitions, and several festivals within Ohio. The associate members of the OFMA associations, corporations, festivals, and individuals engaged in providing products and services to its members, all of whom are interested in the improvement of Ohio's agricultural fairs. The OFMA represents 95 Fairs in Ohio, more than 240 associate members from allied fields, and holds its Annual Convention in Columbus, Ohio in early January. Throughout the years, the OFMA has remained true to its purpose of promoting and encouraging the development and improvement of agricultural fairs, shows, and expositions. The OFMA is actively engaged and supports the International Association of Fairs and Expositions as well as the Federation of State and Provincial Association of Fairs.