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Dig-IN: A Taste of Indiana [CONTEST CLOSED] (#DigIN11)

Dig Indiana 2011This weekend marks the second annual Dig-IN: A Taste of Indiana event. From its humble beginnings in 2008 to the annual food festival it has now become, Dig-IN is a great way for the entire family to sample some of Indiana’s best food and drinks, learn more about the growing slow food movement and hear knowledgeable food-related speakers talk about food issues.

Dig-IN takes place on August 28th from noon to 5PM at White River State Park (map). Advanced general admission tickets are $20 ($30 at the gate), youth general admission (5-15) is $7 and children under 4-years old get in for free. Advanced tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite here.

Dig-IN, Indianapolis’ gateway to uncovering the true taste of Indiana, celebrates Indiana food and the people that contribute to expanding Hoosier cuisine each and every day. You’ll be guided by Indiana agricultural and culinary experts as they take you a journey through the everyday processes of creating Indiana’s favorite dishes – from field to table top.

Join world-class chefs, leaders in the Indiana food community and fellow Hoosiers in an array of appetizing activities that will have your stomach more than satisfied by the end of the day. Activities include educational discussion panels, cooking demonstrations, urban gardening exhibits, local chef question and answer sessions, wine tasting and beer & food pairing classes.

Need to give your stomach a break? Relax in the shade as you kick back to the tunes of local music bands and acts throughout the park.

For more information on Dig-IN or to purchase tickets in advance, visit the Dig-IN website here.


We’ll select three (3) winners just after noon EDT on Wednesday, August 24th. Each winner will be contact via the method they entered the contest (Facebook, Twitter or on the Indiana Insider Blog) and will receive two (2) tickets to the 2011 Dig Indiana event (held at White River State Park on Sunday, August 28th from noon to 5pm). Winner’s names will be at will-call and winners can redeem their tickets at the event. There will be no physical tickets sent to winners.

There are three different ways you can enter to win:

  1. Leave a comment on this blog post (either on the actual blog comments or on the Facebook comments just below the post) telling us your favorite Indiana food (corn, wine, tomatoes, etc).
  2. Share this post (click here) with your Facebook Friends, then leave a comment on the post letting us know what your favorite Indiana food is.
  3. If you use Twitter, either click on the Twitter Retweet button at the top of this post or retweet this: RT @VisitIndiana: Check out Dig-IN: A Taste of Indiana this weekend. Retweet & you could win a prize: #DigIN11 #contest

That’s all there is to it, be sure to leave your comment here, share the post on Facebook or retweet the message above and we’ll pick the three winners on Wednesday, August 25th just after noon (EDT)! Come back to this blog on Wednesday around 1:00 PM and we’ll have the winners listed!

Good Luck!

UPDATE: The contest has ended and here are the winners! If you’re one of the winners listed below you have until Thursday 8/25 at Noon EDT to email us with the name you want to have listed at will-call.

  1. Joann Knight from Facebook
  2. @airthom from Twitter
  3. @sandrulee from Twitter
  4. @JustSayRay from Twitter
  5. @sx2 from Twitter
  6. Thom Coleman from our blog comments section.

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