Join the Aladdin Shrine Audio Unit for the 34th Annual Columbus Hamfest on August 3, 2024. This ARRL-sanctioned event will take place at the Aladdin Shrine Center in Grove City, OH. Whether you're an amateur radio operator, electronics hobbyist, or just curious, this hamfest offers a unique opportunity to explore, buy, sell, and swap a variety of items.

Event Details:

  • Date: August 3, 2024
  • Location: Aladdin Shrine Center, 1801 Gateway Circle, Grove City, OH 43123 (Behind Tee Jayes restaurant, off of Stringtown Road at I-71)
  • Website: columbushamfest.com
  • Sponsor: Aladdin Shrine Audio Unit
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 146.760 PL 123.0


  • Event Hours: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Vendor Setup: Doors open at 6:00 AM for vendor setup


  • General Admission: $5.00 at the gate
  • Children (12 and under): Free

Vendor Information:

  • Indoor Tables: $10.00 per table
  • Outdoor Space: $10.00 per space
  • Note: No advance ticket, table, or space sales

Activities and Features:

  • Electronics, Audio, Video, and Computer Show: Explore a wide range of items from various vendors.
  • Door Prizes: Participate in door prize drawings (must be present to win).
  • Food: Available on-site for purchase.

Contact Information:

  • Public Contact: Art Wilson (W8FEZ)
  • Address: 1801 Gateway Circle, Grove City, OH 43123
  • Phone: 614-256-5829

Mission: The proceeds from the Columbus Hamfest benefit the Aladdin Shriners Audio Unit. While payments are not deductible as charitable contributions, your participation supports a great cause.

Additional Information:

  • Parking: Ample parking available at the venue.
  • Location: Conveniently located off I-71, making it easily accessible from various parts of Ohio.

Join us for a day of fun, learning, and community at the 2024 Columbus Hamfest. Whether you're looking to buy new equipment, sell your gear, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts, this event has something for everyone. See you there!

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