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The Bicentennial Experience Debuts at the Indiana State Fair

Do you know Indiana’s tie to North America’s longest underground river, the Empire State Building, space travel and a popular gum that doubles your chewing pleasure? You can find out the answers to these questions and more in The Bicentennial Read more >

200 Free Things to Do at the Indiana State Fair

The 2016 Indiana State Fair is less than a month away (August 5-21)! In honor of our state’s 200th birthday, this year’s fair theme is “Celebrating Indiana’s Bicentennial”. In that theme, the State Fair staff compiled a list of 200 FREE Read more >

2013 Indiana State Fair Reaches New Record for Attendance

Several weeks ago, Andy Klotz told me he thought we would never beat 2009’s record attendance of nearly 974,000. “School starts early, and the weather was really nice that year,” he said. “Plus the Coliseum is under construction. I don’t Read more >

Styx Puts On An Awesome Show at Indiana State Fair

Last night I finally got to see my first rock concert when I was 14. Let me explain that: when I was a kid, I was never allowed to go to concerts. There were — allegedly; I never found out Read more >