Get your tickets for the show!

Online ordering is offline, please get your tickets in person at the gate!

Buy Tickets Online

A ticket includes:
  • Admission to the show for Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Free Parking (see Parking page for locations)
  • 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 4.

Mail Order Tickets

All Tickets Held at Will Call

Jim Storms, AB8YK, Ticket Committee Chairman, has announced that anyone not receiving tickets ordered for Hamvention should come to the will call window on arrival at Hamvention. He said that anyone who placed an order but did not receive it by departure time should bring proof of purchase to the will call window which is located near the main pedestrian entrance. Please do not send further email requests for information since the ticket committee will be busy relocating to the Greene County Fairgrounds in Xenia.

Online order are processed up to Thur May 16th at 6 pm est. All online orders will be held in will call.

All foreign orders 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.

Any orders postmarked after April 30th will be returned unopened.

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 anything in the mail please contact


Purchase Tickets In Person:

Tickets are available at the following local vendors.

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 16 11 am to 5 pm. Will Call tickets available through Sunday May 19 during Ticket Booth Hours shown below.
o Friday May 17 7:30 am to 5 pm
o Saturday May 18 7:30 am to 5 pm
o Sunday May 19 8 am to 1 pm