The 2019 Ohio State Fair opens today and runs through August 4! The Ohio Development Services Agency/TourismOhio booth, located in the Bricker Marketplace, will highlight the 50th anniversary of Ohioan Neil Armstrong landing on the moon as well as the other ways that Ohio continues to play an essential role in space exploration. TourismOhio’s To the Moon and Back campaign, including the road trip by the same name, will be the central focus of the booth.
In a partnership with NASA, artifacts such as rocket models, a space suit, a space capsule, and equipment used in the Apollo missions will be on display. Booth visitors can learn about Ohio’s important role in aerospace and learn about the Ohio companies that are part of the industry.
Ohio Road Trips will also be featured in the visually engaging booth; visitors will have the opportunity to take the Ohio Road Trips quiz, learn about the ten road trips and 84 destinations that crisscross the state, and see video showcasing Ohio. Find It Here. content.
While at the fair, be sure to check out this year’s official Ohio State Fair ice cream flavor – Orange Moon. Created by Velvet Ice Cream, this special flavor will be available in the Taste of Ohio Café and the Dairy Products Building. While in the Dairy Products Building, you can also see the famous Butter Cow which this year pays tribute to the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing.