Mitch Frazier succeeds Brad Chambers, who took the role of Indiana secretary of commerce in August.
Indiana State Fair sees slump in attendance despite adding extra day
This year’s fair, which closed Sunday, was extended to 18 days, but saw its second-worst attendance figure since 2007.Read More
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After year off, Indiana State Fair will return this summer
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The pigs at the Indiana State Fair are officially getting a new place to stay after the state released $50 million to replace the almost century-old swine barn with a multiuse facility that will also be able to host large sporting events.
The Indiana State Fair has been called off this year, but the fairgrounds will still feature dozens of rides and vendors selling fair food this summer.
Storms and severe weather warnings held back crowds at the Indiana State Fair on closing weekend.
This aerial view of the Indiana State Fair—taken on Sept. 5, 1938—showcases the midway as well as the Indiana Department of Conservation tent, which is touting its successful raccoon restocking program.
Some of the Indiana State Fair’s food vendors venture each year into new or new-ish territory, whether simply for novelty or to actually try to find a new way to satisfy the hunger of Hoosiers.
Organizers are hoping for a repeat of last year's string of dry, sunny days that helped boost attendance to nearly 907,000 people.
The Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center is set to host a six-week festival that has attracted as many as 100,000 visitors in other markets.
A string of dry, sunny days contrasted with the rainy and hot weather during last year's fair that knocked crowds down.
Officials from Fishers and Noblesville, which share ownership of the 37-mile railroad corridor with Hamilton County, voted Monday morning to select the only bidder that plans to use just the northern part of the track. Hamilton County officials abstained from the vote.
Nearly all of the proposals submitted to operate the Nickel Plate Railroad line in Hamilton County would use the entire corridor, despite plans from local governments to rip up a major section of the rails for a recreational trail.
The Subaru Skyride will rise about 35 feet above the ground and travel east and west between the Swine Barn and the Midway.
This year’s attendance was hampered by excessive heat and nine days of precipitation that brought more than 4 inches of rain, officials said. Sunday, however, brought a record final-day crowd.
The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that the state is not liable to pay damages incurred by a company that provided stage rigging that collapsed and killed seven people during the 2011 state fair.
The Indiana State Fair Commission said that this year’s attendance total is the fifth highest on record. The fair closed out its 17-day run Sunday.
The Indiana State Fair starts its 17-day run Friday. A different Indiana farm operator will be highlighted each day until activities wrap up Aug. 23.