Media Room

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Media Relations Contacts

For additional information and/or interview requests, please contact:

Sharon Smith
Communications Manager

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2017 General Fair Hours

Gate Hours

Sunday – Thursday: 8AM – 9PM
Friday – Saturday: 8AM – 9:30PM

Gate admission tickets will not be sold or accepted after the gates close.

Building & Exhibit Hours

Daily: 9AM – 9PM

Gate Admission Tickets

Advanced Discount Tickets: $8 (+ conveniece fee) if purchased before August 4, 2017, at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum Box Office or online here.

General Admission Tickets: $12.00 if purchased after August 3, 3017

Children 5 years of age and younger: FREE