Directions

The Ohioana Book Festival will take place at Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center, 546 Jack Gibbs Blvd., Columbus, Ohio 43215. Located in the Discovery District, Fort Hayes is just a short distance from some of Columbus’ best and most exciting attractions! The Arena District, just blocks away, is filled with fun shops and exceptional dining! Check out Experience Columbus, to make the Ohioana Book Festival part of a great weekend in Columbus, Ohio!

Scroll down to the bottom of this page for a map of Fort Hayes’ campus.

From the North Take I-71 S. to Exit 110A (E. 5th Ave.). From the exit, turn left onto E. 5th Ave.  Turn right St. Clair Ave., then bear right past the highway onto Jack Gibbs Blvd/ I-670 Bikeway. Fort Hayes will be on your right. Follow Jack Gibbs Blvd. around the campus and turn right (north) onto Cleveland Ave. Turn right into Fort Hayes and follow the signs to the festival building and parking.

From the South Take I-71 N. Take exit 106A-106B on the left to merge onto OH-315N towards Worthington. Exit onto I-670E. Take exit 4C for OH-3/Cleveland Ave. Turn left onto OH-3/Cleveland Ave. Fort Hayes MEC is on the left. Follow the signs to the festival building and parking.

From the East Take I-70 W. Take exit 101A to merge onto I-71 N toward US-40/Broad St/Cleveland Ave. Take exit 108B for US-40/Broad St. Turn right onto Cleveland Ave. Fort Hayes will be on your right; follow the signs to the festival building and parking.

From the West Take I-70 E. to 670 E. Take exit 4C for OH-3/Cleveland Ave. Turn left onto OH-3/Cleveland Ave. Fort Hayes will be on your right; follow the signs to the festival building and parking.

campus map 2013

The areas in red are where Ohioana Book Festival activites will be taking place!