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Little Hands on the Farm presented by CollegeChoice 529

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Located in the Indiana State Fair’s MetroPCS Family Fun Park, Little Hands on the Farm, presented by CollegeChoice 529, is an interactive, mock farm experience encompassing 13 interactive barns that offer a hands-on activity at each stop.  Every year, nearly 26,000 young ones visit the exhibit. Three-fourths of these visits occur during the Indiana State Fair.

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New World Record Set at Prairie Farms World’s Ice Cream Eating Championship at the Indiana State Fair

Indianapolis, IN, 8/13/17 –A new world record was set today in front of a group of enthusiastic fairgoers when the world’s top competitive eaters gathered in Indianapolis for the first-ever Prairie Farms Worlds Ice Cream Eating Championship at the Indiana State Fair. Miki Sudo, a top-ranked competitive eater from Las Vegas, NV, set a new world record by downing an astounding 16 pints of ice cream in six minutes. Sudo received $2,000 of the total $4,000 Championship purse.

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Major League Eating to Host First-Ever Prairie Farms World’s Ice Cream Eating Championship at the Indiana State Fair

Indianapolis, IN, 8/11/17 –The world’s top competitive eaters will gather in Indianapolis for the first-ever Prairie Farms Worlds Ice Cream Eating Championship at the Indiana State Fair at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 13th, at ENOUGH Plaza in front of the Indiana Farmers Coliseum during the Indiana State Fair. As part of its “Wonderful World of Food” theme, the Indiana State Fair is celebrating ice cream on and honoring the Indiana dairy farmer throughout the day on Sunday.

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The Indiana State Fair offers Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature Culture Organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – At the 2017 Indiana State Fair, the Wonderful World of Food is being celebrated and taking fairgoers on a journey throughout the Fairgrounds and around the globe. As part of this year’s theme, the fair is offering a museum-quality exhibit, Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture. Organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York, the experience is unlike any other at the Fair. The classic Harvest Pavilion has transformed into a museum, taking all who enter back through time to experience the challenges humankind has faced with feeding the masses. When visiting the exhibit, fairgoers can visit an ancient market place, prepare a virtual meal, and learn where their food comes from.

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Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champions Crowned at 4-H Grand Drive

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, August 6, 2017- Six exhibitors finished as Grand and Reserve Grand Champions this evening in the 2017 Indiana State Fair Grand Drive, presented by Farm Credit Mid-America. Hardworking 4-H Members showed livestock of various species, weights, and classes while battling it out in the Indiana Farmers Coliseum during the Indiana State Fair. Categories included Dairy Steer, Meat Goat Wether, Market Lamb, Rabbit Meat Pen, Market Barrow, and Beef Steer.

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Noblesville High School Wins 2017 State Fair Band Day

Congrats to Noblesville High School on winning the 2017 Music for All Indiana State Fair Band Day, presented by Music Travel Consultants!

Here is the Top 10:

10th Place – Muncie Central High School
9th Place – Decatur County High School
8th Place – Hagerstown High School
7th Place – Centerville High School
6th Place – North Eastern High School
5th Place – Anderson High School
4th Place – Kokomo High School
3rd Place – Jay County High School
2nd Place – Winchester High School
1st Place – Noblesville High School

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Music for All Indiana State Fair Band Day Presented by Music Travel Consultants Announces Sweet Sixteen

Indianapolis, IN – 8/5/17 After countless hours spent preparing for today’s competition, Indiana high school bands, both large and small, have battled for a position in tonight’s Sweet 16. These 16 finalists will compete for the prestigious first-place trophy and the honor of being named “Indiana’s Best Band.”

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Daredevil Brewing Company Announced Grand Champion Brewery at 19th Indiana Brewers’ Cup

INDIANAPOLIS – After a weekend full of tasting, judging and celebration at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center, Daredevil Brewing Co. swept the professional division at the 19th Indiana Brewers’ Cup picking up the title of Grand Champion Brewery, Indiana Brewery of the Year, and Best in Show.  Located in Speedway, Indiana, Daredevil operates the first purpose-built production brewery built in Indianapolis since Prohibition.  The brewery and taproom are located just four blocks from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and feature Daredevil’s four production beers as well as a selection of limited releases.

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Bret Michaels Just Added to the 2017 Indiana State Fair Concert Lineup

Legendary Rocker and Television Personality Just Added to Recently Announced List of Shows

Indianapolis, IN – Today the Indiana State Fair announced the addition of Bret Michaels to its 2017 lineup set to take place at the Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage. The 2017 Indiana State Fair is August 4-20, and each night of the fair features a concert that is free with paid fair admission.

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Indiana State Fair Announces Third Wave of Concerts To Be Part of the 2017 Indiana State Fair

Wildly Popular Mummies, multiple Festivals featuring Gospel, Hispanic, Contemporary Christian
music, A day highlighting Hoosier musicians, and tribute to one of Rock’s most legendary bands all
part of third round of concert lineup announcements

Indianapolis, IN – Today details were announced for six more concert events that will be part of the
Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage lineup at the 2017 Indiana State Fair, which will take place August 4-
20. Each night of the fair features a concert that is free with paid fair admission.

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