Mitch Frazier succeeds Brad Chambers, who took the role of Indiana secretary of commerce in August.
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Deer Creek founders reunite to launch Labor Day weekend music festival
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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
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 dinosaur show is among the largest public events to be scheduled at the fairgrounds since the pandemic began
Constructed so Monon Trail users could avoid crossing six lanes of busy traffic, the project required coordination with neighboring community groups, the Indiana State Fairgrounds, the Indiana Department of Transportation, and the Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Anderson-based Renfro Productions Inc., which produces and manages the show and several related events, said it would bring back the events in 2022.
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.
Gov. Eric Holcomb initially proposed spending $291 million from the state’s reserves on five major capital projects, including the new barn at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. But a bill recently filed by House Ways & Means Chairman Tim Brown left it out.
The $50 million project, which Gov. Eric Holcomb has suggested be funded through the state’s reserves, would demolish most of the existing structure and replace it with a new 170,000-square-foot, climate-controlled facility that will be called the Fall Creek Pavilion.
More than 860,000 visitors entered the fair over the 17-day run that ended Sunday, a far cry from recent highs.
Indiana Chinese Latern Festival joins lineup of well-lit family offerings.
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.
An agency that oversees the Indiana State Fair train is looking for a new partner to operate the 37-mile route.
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 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.
General admission tickets for the August fair will be $12, up from $10 last year. Advance ticket prices will rise from from $7 to $8.