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Save on Rides at the Midway (#INStateFair)

Experiencing the thrills, spins, swirls, drops, and rush of the rides on the Midway is a highlight of any trip to the Indiana State Fair, especially if you’re bringing along your kids. My 3-year-old still remembers riding some little cars Read more >

Concerts at the Indiana State Fair (#INStateFair)

Each and every year the Indiana State Fair brings Hoosiers exciting and entertaining concerts. This year, don’t miss a beat of it. Headliners perform at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Downtown Indianapolis and other entertaining acts grace the free stage at the Read more >

Discount Days at the Indiana State Fair (#INStateFair)

Experience all that the Indiana State Fair has to offer, on a budget. Soak up all of the fun of the State Fair, Aug. 3-19, 2012, without breaking the bank. With special days and frequent discounts, the Indiana State Fair can Read more >

Hot Air Balloon Rides in Indiana

As I was driving home from a meeting tonight, I saw the most beautiful hot air balloon floating in the sky in the distance. It seemed like such a lovely way to spend a summer evening, and it got me Read more >

Countdown to the Indiana State Fair

6.85 weeks 48 days 1,152(ish) hours until the Indiana State Fair: Celebrating the Hoosier Spirit opens in Indianapolis. It’s something my family looks forward to all summer.  We all have our favorite reasons to love the Indiana State Fair: Ice Read more >

State Fair Says “Thank You” – Free Admission Tonight and Friday (#INStateFair)

Indiana State Fair officials have been overwhelmed with the outpouring of support and good wishes from people all over Indiana and the nation since Saturday’s tragedy in the Grandstand. As a way to thank them, the fair is offering visitors free Read more >

The Great Indiana State Fair (#INStateFair)

The 2011 Indiana State Fair is here and there’s still plenty of time to see and do all the great things at the fair. Check out this video below (put together by our friends at 12 Stars Media) that shows Read more >

“Year of Soybeans”: Foods Not to Pass Up this Year at the State Fair

Having been surrounded by state and county fairs my entire life (as is the case with every true Hoosier), it’s not the rides, the livestock or even the entertainment that keep me coming back to the fairgrounds each year (although Read more >

Beating the Heat at the State Fair

In the midst of August each year, fairgoers parade to the State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis to enjoy their annual traditions of 4-H, fair food and entertainment. August not only brings the State Fair to Indiana each year, but a whole Read more >

Ways to be Healthy (And Still Have Fun) at the Indiana State Fair (#INStateFair)

This morning I heard that Dr. Oz is visiting the Indiana State Fair this afternoon. I’m guessing he’ll have a few things to say about all the fried, sugary foods available. And while these tasty treats are certainly part of the Read more >