Buy your 2018 tickets online!

Buy Tickets Online

A ticket includes:
  • Admission to the show for Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Free Parking (see Parking page for locations)
  • All testing sessions
  • All forums and special speakers in the show
  • Prize Drawing

Student Tickets – Good for all three days!

All persons over 12 years of age attending Hamvention® are required to have an admission ticket. Age 12 years and under are admitted free without a ticket if accompanied by a valid ticket holder. Junior High thru High School students can obtain a free ticket at the Will Call window at the pedestrian entrance. Teachers may order student tickets by making their request on school letterhead and sending to or mailing to PO Box 1446, Dayton, OH 45401-1446.

Student Ticket Drawings

You must deposit your registration stub in the student ticket drum to be eligible. The student drum is located in Building 1.

Mail Ticket Orders Open

2018 Mail Order Form

Any orders postmarked after April 30 will be returned unopened.

Most foreign orders received after April 30 will be held at will call including online orders as there may not be sufficient time for them to be received via postal service.  If you want us to mail it anyway please indicate so in the order comment box.

Questions??? Contact information for the respective committees (Tickets, Flea Market & Inside Exhibits) can be found on the contact us page!

If you have ordered online and did not receive a email confirmation or anything in the mail please contact


Purchase Tickets In Person:

Tickets will be available at local vendors: Anticipated date of availability at local vendors is Feb 1, 2018.

Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center during regular office hours.
Debco Electronics & Computers Inc, Cincinnati, OH
DX Engineering, Tallmadge, OH
Mendelson’s Liquidation Outlet, Dayton, OH
Midwest Surplus, Fairborn, OH
R&L Electronics, Hamilton, OH
Universal Radio, Columbus, OH

Purchase Tickets during Hamvention:

Last day of advance ticket sales and start of Will Call pickup at the pedestrian entrance ticket booth Thursday May 17 11 am to 5 pm. Will Call tickets available through Sunday May 20 during Ticket Booth Hours shown below.
o Friday May 18 7:30 am to 6 pm
o Saturday May 19 7:30 am to 5 pm
o Sunday May 20 8 am to 1 pm