Admission & Parking
Admission is FREE!
Special Event Exceptions: Mercuria NCHA World Series of Cutting, PBR, Freestyle Reinging, and Congress Masters.
Traffic and Parking
Entire Event: $75
Attendees who purchase one-time admissions must park north of 17th Avenue. All commercial exhibitors, horse show exhibitors and whole-show pass spectators may park on the main fairgrounds (south of 17th Avenue). These exhibitors and spectators with whole-show passes may also park trucks and cars on top of the Gilligan Barn, but no trailers are permitted on top of the barn. There will be only one-way traffic around the Gilligan Barn. Any vehicle, including trailers, trucks, cars or golf carts, that parks in an unauthorized area, or without proper stickers/permits, will be towed by the Ohio State Highway Patrol at the owner's expense.
Contact Standard Parking with questions:
PLEASE NOTE: Admission and restricted parking rules will be enforced starting the first day of the Congress Horse Show.
Horse Trailer Parking
All horse trailers parked south of 17th Avenue will be subject to the daily camping fee of $40 per day from the date of arrival. Trailers not being used for camping can park in the designated parking area north of 17th Avenue at no charge.
Other Motorized Vehicles
No small, motorized vehicles (except golf carts or handicapped scooters) are allowed on the Ohio Expo Center grounds. No Gators, Mules, Mopeds or similar type vehicles are permitted on the show grounds by non-approved show personnel. Golf carts will not be allowed in barns or in restricted areas after the start of the show. A golf cart permit is required for all golf carts, and a valid driver's license is required. Golf carts will have limited access in some areas, and signs will be posted. Those violating the golf cart rules will be subject to a fine.
The Ohio Quarter Horse Foundation will present The Congress Derby: A Night at the Races on October 22, 2017more