Contests on a full-sized court, basketball-themed movies and exhibits focused on iconic players and visual art will serve as a prelude to the 2024 NBA All-Star Game in Indianapolis.
Indiana State Fair attendance up slightly from a year ago
Attendance at the Indiana State Fair ticked up in its third year under a “post-pandemic” format that added an 18th day to the schedule.Read More
Rudy Sarzo to bring Quiet Riot to Indiana State Fair as a labor of legacy
Bass player Rudy Sarzo is back in the lineup of Quiet Riot, the band that shook up the music scene by emphasizing “Metal Health” in 1983.Read More
National swine show, athletic events announced for new fairgrounds building
Indiana State Fairgrounds officials opened the 196,000-square-foot Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion on Thursday, sharing announcements of national events already scheduled for the venue that has replaced the Swine Barn.Read More
Deep-fried corn on a stick among 30 new vendor items at Indiana State Fair
More than 140 food and beverage stands will serve customers at this year’s fair, which is scheduled July 28-Aug. 20.Read More
The Indiana State Fair on Wednesday announced five concerts and a 1990s-themed dance party as part of the Hoosier Lottery Free Stage series.
The Indiana State Fair on Wednesday announced five concerts and a Taylor Swift-themed dance party as part of the Hoosier Lottery Free Stage series.
A basketball amusement park, storytelling experiences and player meet-and-greet opportunities are planned for 2023 Indiana State Fair.
When completed (just in time for the 2023 Indiana State Fair), the $50 million pavilion will offer 197,000 square feet of interior space.
Chaka Khan collected the second-highest check from the Indiana State Fair, which paid a total of $883,750 for 18 performances at the Free Stage.
After calling off the 2020 fair due to the pandemic, organizers added an 18th day to the event in 2021 and 2021, but spread those days over a longer period than previous fairs by closing on Mondays and Tuesdays. The new format adds an extra weekend to the schedule.
Two alcoholic beverages, Sun King’s Caramel Corn beer & Hi and Mighty’s Lemon ShakeUp, will join the roster of menu items.
Another national headliner and seven Indiana artists have joined the All IN Festival roster, while the Indiana State Fair has added Trace Adkins and other acts to the free-concert lineup.
The Indiana State Fair announced five concerts Wednesday, including appearances by country singer Carly Pearce and the Turtles.
Mitch Frazier succeeds Brad Chambers, who took the role of Indiana secretary of commerce in August.
This year’s fair, which closed Sunday, was extended to 18 days, but saw its second-worst attendance figure since 2007.
The Indiana State Fair is set to offer new food items this year that will be featured in its “Taste of the Fair” contest, includes everything from a funnel-cake-inspired beer to a grilled cheese sandwich made with waffles.
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 Commission announced Tuesday that the fair will be July 30 to Aug. 22 but may look a little different to meet health requirements.
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.