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Indiana State Fair Announces Grand Champion Brewery at 20th Annual Indiana Brewers’ Cup

July 16, 2018, INDIANAPOLIS, IN- The 20th annual Indiana Brewers’ Cup, the Indiana State Fair’s craft beer competition, was held at the Indiana Farmer’s Coliseum on Saturday, July 14. After a weekend full of tasting and judging, Daredevil Brewing Company was named Grand Champion Brewery.

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Five NEW Attractions Coming to the 2018 Indiana State Fair

July 10, 2018, INDIANAPOLIS, IN- The Indiana State Fair is full of traditions and memories for Hoosiers statewide, and this year Fair organizers are adding additional exciting features to enjoy. With a new interactive animal exhibit, a new roller coaster and popular Big Top Circus entertainers, you won’t want to miss this year’s Fair!

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Indiana State Fair Announces Taste of the Fair + Super Family 4-Pack

July 3, 2018, INDIANAPOLIS, IN- The animals are a tradition, the Midway is a blast and the wide variety of circus performers will be spectacular, but one of the best parts of the Great Indiana State Fair is the wide variety of fair foods that are featured. And this year, there will be even more wacky, fun fair foods that are better than ever!

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INDIANA STATE FAIR ANNOUNCES COMPLETE AND FINAL LINEUP AS PART OF THE 2018 INDIANA STATE FAIR

Indianapolis, IN – Today the Indiana State Fair rolled out the final and complete lineup of 17 concerts that will be part of the Chevrolet Free Stage headline entertainment at the 2018 Indiana State Fair, which returns August 3-19. Each night of the fair features a concert that is free with paid fair admission. Today’s final announcement includes the solo band of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and guitar legend Robby Krieger of The Doors as well as support artists that will perform on select days.

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Indiana State Fair Announces New Big Top Circus Acts

June 26,2018, INDIANAPOLIS, IN- Plan to Step Right Up to the Greatest 17 Days of Summer, August 3-19 at your Indiana State Fair! In addition to the “World’s Greatest Comic Daredevil” Bello Nock, the fair has announced additional performers who will delight fairgoers at The Big Top Circus presented by Bee Window.

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Indiana State Fair Announces Five Additional Shows As Part of the 2018 Indiana State Fair

Indianapolis, IN – Today a third wave of five of 17 concerts were announced that will be part of the Chevrolet Free Stage headline entertainment at the 2018 Indiana State Fair, which returns August 3-19. Each night of the fair features a concert that is free with paid fair admission.

The third wave of shows announced today include:

Natalie Stovall – Saturday, August 4

Anthony Hamilton – Monday, August 6

Warrant with FireHouse – Saturday, August 11

Dirty Deeds USA: Xtreme AC/DC Tribute – Tuesday, August 14

Here Come The Mummies – Friday, August 17

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2018 Indiana State Fair Competition Entry Fast Approaching

June 18, 2018, Indianapolis, IN- With more than 8,200 blue ribbons and cash prizes to be awarded, individuals interested in competing at the 2018 Indiana State Fair, August 3-19, should register by July 1 at 11:59 p.m., as entry fees will rise at midnight.

Entries are currently being accepted for all Livestock departments, Agriculture & Horticulture, Indiana Arts, Brewers Cup, Baton Twirling, Cheerleading, Youth Talent, Fiddle Competition and Indiana Bred and Owned.

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INDIANA STATE FAIR ANNOUNCES FIVE ADDITIONAL SHOWS AS PART OF THE 2018 INDIANA STATE FAIR

Indianapolis, IN – Today a second wave of five of 17 concerts were announced that will be part of the Chevrolet Free Stage headline entertainment at the 2018 Indiana State Fair, which returns August 3-19. Each night of the fair features a concert that is free with paid fair admission.

The second wave of shows announced today include:

Why Don’t We– Sunday, August 5

Tyler Childers – Tuesday, August 7

Randy Houser with special guest Nora Collins – Wednesday, August 8

Kool & The Gang– Thursday, August 9

Happy Together Tour– Monday, August 13 featuring: The Turtles, Chuck Negron (formerly of Three Dog Night), Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Association, Mark Lindsay (formerly of Paul Revere & The Raiders and The Cowsills

Additional Chevrolet Free Stage Shows will be announced soon

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INDIANA STATE FAIR ANNOUNCES FIRST SIX OF 17 CONCERTS TO BE PART OF THE 2018 INDIANA STATE FAIR

Indianapolis, IN – Today the first six of 17 concerts were announced that will be part of the Chevrolet Free Stage headline entertainment at the 2018 Indiana State Fair, which returns August 3-19. Each night of the fair features a concert that is free with paid fair admission.

The first six shows announced today include:

Rick Springfield – Friday, August 3

HANSON – Friday, August 10

for King & Country – Sunday, August 12

Grand Funk Railroad – Wednesday, August 15

An Evening with Hunter Hayes – Thursday, August 16

Kirk Franklin – Sunday, August 19

Additional Chevrolet Free Stage Shows will be announced soon

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More than 1,000 seasonal jobs available for 2018 Indiana State Fair

INDIANAPOLIS (May 24, 2018) Every year the Indiana State Fair hires more than 1,000 seasonal employees to help put on the Great Indiana State Fair, returning August 3-19. This is your opportunity to be part of an amazing State Fair team!

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