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Three On Thursday: Indiana State Fair!

2010 Indiana State FairWelcome to Three On Thursday. Each week, we’ll give you a head-start on your weekend and show you three offers that you can take advantage of or events you can attend this weekend. Here are this week’s Three On Thursday. This week, we focus on some great discounts for the 2010 Indiana State Fair (Aug. 6-22).


  • Indiana State Fair Coupon Book – $5 – Indianapolis, IN (8/6-22) – Save money on everything from corn dogs to sunglasses by purchasing this book of coupons for just $5. More than $100 in deals and discounts are being offered by dozens of fair vendors. The books are available in the State Fair Gift Shop presented by Indiana Pork Farmers.
  • Shuttle Discounts for Seniors – $3 – Indianapolis, IN (8/6-22) – All seniors age 55 and older can ride the tractor shuttles around the Fairgrounds for just $3 per day when they purchase a special wristband at the State Fair Information Booths located in Pioneer Village and on State Fair Boulevard. On Golden Hoosiers’ Day, Aug. 17, seniors can ride the tractor shuttles for free!
  • IndyGo Downtown Lunch Bunch – $1.75 – Indianapolis, IN (8/12) – On Thurs., Aug. 12, downtown workers who take the IndyGo Route 39 bus for $1.75 from 11am-2pm will receive free admission to the fair through Gate 1A on 38th Street. For trip planning assistance, visit or call 317.635.3344.


  • Turkey Hill $2 Tuesdays – Indianapolis, IN (8/10 & 8/17) – Turkey Hill is sponsoring $2 Tuesdays at the 2010 Indiana State Fair. Simply print off this voucher (PDF) and get into the fair on either Tuesday (8/10 or 8/17) for just $2! There will also be vendors throughout the fair that will sell $2 samples of food all day. I went during last year’s $2 Tuesday and was able to split lots of samples with my family.

You can always find more discounts & packages and festivals & events on and you can read about some great Indiana Trip Ideas or plan your next trip to or within Indiana using our interactive Trip Planner.

We also send out Discount and Event focused emails every month, so if you want to receive those in your email, click here to subscribe and sign up for the Big Idea (our trip ideas email), the Big Deal (our discounts email) or the Big To Do (our festival and events email).

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