By attending Hamvention®, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By attending Hamvention®, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and covenant not to sue and agree not to hold the Dayton Amateur Radio Association, Hamvention®, American Radio Relay League, Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center or any of their directors, officers, employees, contractors, vendors or volunteers liable for any illness or injury. While the Dayton Amateur Radio Association implements preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in accordance with Federal, State and Local guidelines, we cannot guarantee that attendees will not become infected with COVID-19 as a result of attendance.

If you opted to roll over your 2020 Hamvention General Admission tickets, you will be mailed your 2021 tickets very soon and need do nothing. If you have not received them by December 31, please email and we will research it.

Get your tickets for the show!

Online Orders Open

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.

2021 Mail Order Tickets

Now available!

Mail Order Form

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

**You may need a PDF reader such as Adobe Acrobat to view the form

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:

We are not sure whether our normal local vendors will have showrooms open to purchase tickets but we will update as soon as more information is available.

Purchase Tickets during Hamvention:

Last day of advance ticket sales and start of Will Call pickup at the pedestrian entrance ticket booth Thursday May 20th 11 am to 5 pm. Will Call tickets available through Sunday May 23rd during Ticket Booth Hours shown below.
o Friday May 21 7:30 am to 5 pm
o Saturday May 22 7:30 am to 5 pm
o Sunday May 23 8 am to 1 pm