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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.

Cincinnati Reds

Great American Ball Park (Cincinnati)

The baseball season is off to an exciting start for the Reds who are poised to contend in the tough National League Central Division. Mark your calendars for these special home games against division rivals and others, which will include discounted pricing for state employees: (Check out this link for ordering instructions -
www.reds.com/groupvip )

Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 7:10 p.m.

Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals - Sunday, Sept. 13 at 1:10 p.m.

Columbus Crew

Mapfre Stadium (Columbus)
Crew vs. Portland Timbers - Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

If you have never been out to a Crew game, now is the perfect time. See all-star Kei Kamara, the MLS' leading scorer, 2014 all-star Michael Parkhurst and the rest of the Crew as they take on the Portland Timbers on State Employee Night, Saturday, Sept. 26. The deadline to order is Wednesday, Sept. 16. Get your tickets early as prices are subject to change and the demand for tickets has been high.

Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Nutter Center (Dayton)
Sept. 24-27

The circus is coming to Dayton at the Nutter Center on the campus of Wright State University. For four thrill-packed days from Thursday, Sept 24 through Sunday, Sept. 27, you and your family can enjoy the excitement of the circus at reduced prices when Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus present Legends. Deadline to order discounted seating is Monday, Sept. 21 at Noon so make your plans now to see the Greatest Show on Earth.

Disney Live!
Jerome Schottenstein Center(Columbus)
Sunday, Oct. 25 at 1 p.m., 4 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 is Friday, Oct. 16, so don't miss out.

Marvel Universe LIVE!
Nationwide Arena (Columbus)
Saturday, Dec. 26,  at 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 27, at 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 28 at 1 p.m., 5 p.m.

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.

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

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. Discounted seating is available until Thursday, Oct. 15 at Noon.

Discount Specials

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 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

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RideSolutions - Bike to Work
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RideSolutions Vanpooling
From/To downtown Columbus

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