Employee Discounts

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.

Ohio State Buckeyes - Men's Basketball
Value City Arena (Columbus)
Buckeyes vs. Purdue, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Buckeyes vs. Penn State, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Buckeyes vs. Wisconsin, Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

The nationally-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes are offering three State of Ohio Employee Nights during the 2018-19 season. Click on the blue "Ohio State Buckeyes - Men's Basketball" link for ordering information.

Cleveland Cavaliers
Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland)
Cavs vs. Golden State Warriors, Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.
Cavs vs. Washington Wizards, Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Cavs vs. Philadelphia 76ers, Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3:30 p.m.
Cavs vs. Chicago Bulls, Sunday, Dec. 23 at 6 p.m.
Cavs vs. Miami Heat, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Cavs vs. New Orleans Pelicans, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Cavs vs. Indiana Pacers, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Score Big Savings On the Biggest Cavs Games. You can also visit the QPass site to save on upcoming Monsters games and arena shows! Click on the blue "Cleveland Cavaliers" link for ordering information.

Playhouse Square 
Tickets to "Dear Evan Hansen," winner of 6 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award, are available to state employees at reduced rates, before going on public sale. For locations and ordering details, click on the blue "Playhouse Square" link

Playhouse Square - HoliDeals
Save up to 15% off the price of regular tickets when you use the link and promo code to purchase seats to a number of exciting productions. For locations and ordering details, click on the blue "Playhouse Square - HoliDeals" link.

Fort Wayne Mad Ants
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum (Fort Wayne, IN)
Mad Ants vs. Delaware Blue Coats, Friday, Dec. 28 at 7 p.m.
Mad Ants vs. Lakeland Magic, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 at  7 p.m.

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the NBA G-league affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, are offering two Ohio State Employee Nights, one during the holiday season and the other in January. Attending employees will receive a $50 value for the $20 cost of a ticket. Click on the blue "Fort Wayne Mad Ants" link for ordering information.

Cirque Du Soleil CRYSTAL
Nationwide Arena (Columbus)
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Deadline to Order: Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 3 p.m.

Cirque Du Soleil CRYSTAL is coming to Nationwide Arena. Performances are scheduled from Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 through Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Crystal is not just an ice show, it’s the very first experience on ice from Cirque du Soleil. Watch world-class ice skaters and acrobats claim their new frozen playground with speed and fluidity as they challenge the laws of gravity with never-before-seen acrobatics. A new kind of performance as Cirque du Soleil meets the ice to defy all expectations. .For ordering instructions, click on the blue Cirque Du Soleil CRYSTAL link. Order early for the best seats and best discounts.

World's Toughest Rodeo
Nationwide Arena (Columbus)
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Deadline to Order: Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 at 3 p.m.

The CINCH World's Toughest Rodeo will appear at Nationwide Arena in Columbus for one night, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Click on the blue "World's Toughest Rodeo" link for discounted prices and ordering instructions.

Schottenstein Center (Columbus)
Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Deadline to Order: Monday, March 18, 2019 at 3 p.m.

Seven-time Grammy winner Toby Mac will bring his nationwide Christian hip-hop tour to the Schottenstein Center on Sunday, March 31, 2019. Click on the blue "TobyMac" link for discounted prices and ordering instructions.

Discount Specials
Columbus Zoo - Wildlights
The Columbus Zoo is offering a one-day "Holiday Special" at Wildlights for state employees.The package includes admission to Wildlights, free parking, a meal voucher, beverage and hot chocolate. Click on the blue "Columbus Zoo-Wildlights" for odering information.

African Safari Wildlife Park
Port Clinton, Ohio

Buckle up for the adventure of a lifetime. Bring your family on a safari through the deepest corner of the African continent. African Safari Wildlife Park is currently open. Dates, hours, shows, exhibits, and rates subject to change without advance notice. Click here for ordering information.

Great Wolf Lodges of Ohio
Mason and Sandusky, Ohio

Clear your calendar, pack your swim suits, and head to Great Wolf Lodge! 

Just imagine … a colossal indoor water park, 100 game arcade, Scooops Kids Spa, Glow Golf 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.

Book your reservation online at greatwolf.com or with a reservationist at 1.800.905.WOLF (9653). Work ID must be presented at 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.

Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay
Louisville, Kentucky

If you are looking for an extended weekend getaway, consider Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay has more than 70 thrilling rides – including five world-class roller coasters, two wave pools, water slides, and lots of children`s rides - plus food, games, shows and more! Click on the blue "Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay" link for more ordering information.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Cleveland, Ohio

Walk through the corridors of rock and roll history at discounted prices. Use the attached promo code and purchase adult general admission tickets at a 28 percent savings. 

Save on Transportation and Parking
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Ride Solutions Vanpool Referral Promotion
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RideSolutions - Bike to Work
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RideSolutions Vanpooling
From/To downtown Columbus

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From/To Clark, Greene and Montgomery Counties

RideSolutions Vanpooling
From/To Newark and Springfield

RideSolutions Vanpooling
From/To Newark/Pataskala