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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.

Discounts to Events

Ohio Renaissance Festival
Renaissance Park (Harveysburg, Ohio -- near Wilmington)
Through Oct. 31
Promo Code: ohio21

Cheer your favorite knight to victory as he competes for the queen’s honor in the thrilling full-armored joust. At the Ohio Renaissance Festival, the lanes are bustling with storytellers, strolling musicians, singers, dancers, and villagers welcoming you to a festive day of living history. Feast like royalty on juicy roasted turkey legs, fresh-baked bread bowl stews, fish ‘n chips, steak-on-a-stake, and a variety of the finest beers and wines. The sprawling landscape includes 12 stages and a unique open-air shopper’s marketplace with more than 130 merchants and demonstrating craftsmen. Visitors of all ages will be amused by the games of skill and human-powered rides. Try your hand at archery and see if you’re a modern-day Robin Hood, or climb the castle tower and rescue the lovely damsel in distress. 

Gold Over America Tour Starring Simone Biles
Nationwide Arena (Columbus)
Oct. 19

Gold Over America Tour Starring Simone Biles
Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse (Cleveland)
Oct. 20
Pass Code: STATEOFOHIO

The Gold Over America Tour starring Simone Biles is a celebration of powerful female athletes who, together, are a united force proudly representing the sport of women’s gymnastics and inspiring the next generation of female athletes. Biles and an all-star team of gymnasts featuring Jordan Chiles, MyKayla Skinner, Laurie Hernandez, Katelyn Ohashi, Peng Peng Lee, and Morgan Hurd among others will be coming to Columbus to celebrate world-class gymnastics in the afterglow of the world’s preeminent international competition, the Olympics. The Gold Over America Tour will be a high-octane, fun-filled experience that will not only showcase athletic brilliance but also showcase each athlete's own inspiring championship journey and bring you closer to the action.

Playhouse Square – Shows and events at Cleveland's premier theater district
Playhouse Square (Cleveland)
Upcoming shows:
The Prom, Nov. 2-21
Disney's The Lion King, Oct. 1-15
Wicked, Dec. 8, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022
Jesus Christ Superstar, Feb. 2-20, 2022
And more!

See the top national touring Broadway and off-Broadway shows, comedy troupes, and more in Cleveland's premier theater district, Playhouse Square. Enter promo code: ODAS to get the State of Ohio discount to the shows. 

MercyMe
Nationwide Arena (Columbus, Ohio)
Nov. 7

Grammy®-nominated, American Music Award, Billboard Music Award, and Dove Award-winning band MercyMe has announced their fall 2021 "inhale (exhale)" tour. MercyMe will be joined by artist Micah Tyler.

Discounts to Attractions and Destinations

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 
Powell, Ohio

It's a great time to treat the family to a day at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, one of the top zoos in America. State employees are eligible to receive admissions at discounted prices. Click the blue "Columbus Zoo and Aquarium" link for details about how to access your discounts. No matter the season, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is a premier opportunity to see unique and sometimes even rare animals from throughout the world. 

COSI (Center of Science and Industry) 
Columbus

Discover the fun at COSI – the dynamic hands-on science center! COSI brings science to life through more than 300 interactive experiences, world-class exhibitions, the American Museum of Natural History Dinosaur Gallery and the American Museum of Natural History Special Exhibition Gallery, the National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, The Planetarium, an outdoor science park, a special area for young explorers from birth through kindergarten, and the country's only high-wire unicycle. COSI features something new to discover every day, including live shows, special events, family programs, overnight and summer camps, and challenging workshops for students and teachers. COSI was voted the Reader's Choice Award for "Best Science Center" by USA Today's 10 Best

Great Wolf Lodge
Mason, Ohio and Sandusky, Ohio

Enjoy a get-away in a climate-controlled environment with no chance of sunburn, flies, or mosquitos, and a 100% chance of fun, escitement, and quality time with family and friends. Great Wolf Lodges, located near Cincinnati in Mason and on the north coast in Sandusky, offers 30% off your next stay. Perfect for all seasons, Great Wolf Lodge offers a unique combination of crazy fun activity and dining all under one roof. 

River Expeditions
Oak Hill, West Virginia

Experience nature’s playground in West Virginia's New River Gorge. Enjoy a 20% discount on rafting, zipline tours, and cabin rentals. River Expeditions also offers rock climbing and mountain biking. Start planning your wild, wonderful West Virginia vacation and get the most authentic experience at an affordable price with River Expeditions as your host.  

Playhouse Square (Enter code: ODAS)
Cleveland

Ordering discounted tickets for upcoming shows at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, Ohio is easy and convenient using the 24/7 online Corporate Ticket Program. Keep checking the website as new shows are consistently being added!

For questions or for a group of 8 or more, email hannah.sekerak@playhousesquare.org. For locations and ordering details, click on the blue "Playhouse Square" link.



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