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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 things to do at this year's fair! Some of our favorites are…

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Indiana State Fair - 2015 Highlights

So I blogged about some tips for visiting the Indiana State Fair last week. Today was the third day of the fair and with two trips under my belt already I thought I should mention a few of the highlights. Animals ... depending on when you visit you might see different animals (some barns rotate…

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Indiana State Fair!

As I sit here and write this I can hardly contain my excitement. The Indiana State Fair starts tomorrow! I grew up going to fairs. My Mom loves fairs and she has (thankfully) passed down that love to me. Since living in Indy I have not missed the state fair. In fact, I go multiple times (last year…

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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 know if we'll ever beat 974,000." Except we did this year. The…

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United State of Indiana

As you may know, the Indiana State Fair ended this weekend with a record setting 978,296 visitors! Were you one of them? If so, did you stop by the Indiana Office of Tourism Development’s booth? If yes, then you probably noticed the cool shirts we were wearing (and everyone was asking about), which…

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