When, Where, What and How . . . What You Need to Know to Go

Equine Affaire will take place at the Ohio Expo Center located at:
Address: 717 East 17th Ave, Columbus, OH 43211
GPS Coordinates 40.0010493, -82.9875838

Click here for driving directions to the Ohio Expo Center

Dates & Hours:

  • Thursday, April 2
  • Friday, April 3
  • Saturday, April 4
  • Sunday, April 5

  • 9:00am-7:00pm
  • 9:00am-7:00pm
  • 9:00am-7:00pm
  • 9:00am-5:00pm


The Ohio Expo Center will charge for parking: $7/entry or $20/four-day pass

All event entrances will be on 17th Ave. on the north side of the Ohio Expo Center; 11th Ave. gates on the south side of the facility will be closed. On Thursday through Sunday you can drive through the main gate (Gate 3) and park on the south side of 17th Ave. On Friday and Saturday you will also have the option to park in the large lot on the north side of 17th Ave. and walk through pedestrian Gate 2 near the Bricker Annex. If you park on the south side of 17th Ave. you will exit this lot via Gate 4 on 17th Ave. at the northeast corner of the lot. The Ohio Expo Center campground is on Korbel Avenue on the west side of the north parking lot.

Please Note: Gate 1 on 17th Avenue at the west end of the facility will be an exhibitor entrance and should not be used by attendees.


We love our pets as much as you love yours. However, we cannot make any pets welcome at Equine Affaire. To maintain a professional environment in the trade show and educational venues and ensure the safety of all event participants, we do not allow any pet inside any building at Equine Affaire—including the barns. Please do not bring a dog or other pet to the event which may be obliged to spend the day locked in your vehicle during hot or inclement weather.

Golf carts
Golf carts are available for rent through Eagle Golf Cars, LLC. Golf carts are not permitted inside any building at Equine Affaire.
Reserve a cart!

Electric scooters are available for rent through McCabe Outdoor Mobility, located on site on the east side of the Bricker Annex just inside Gate 2. $55/day or $35/half day. Wagons available for rent at $15. Cash or card accepted. For more information visit McCabe Outdoor Mobility or call (937) 533-5419 or (937) 733-0927.

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