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2021 Indiana State Fair is Now Accepting Requests for Media Credentials

Applications for media credentials are now open to personnel currently working in print, online or broadcast news media producing original content for the purpose of reporting on the 2021 Indiana State Fair, July 30-August 22 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center, 1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205. To access the Indiana State Fair Media Credential request form, please click on the following link:

Indiana State Fair - Media Application Link

Once an application has been received, a confirmation email will be sent regarding its status. Submitting an application does not guarantee its approval as requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

To receive credentials by mail, you must apply by Monday, July 26th. Credentials requested after July 26th will need to be picked up at the Indiana State Fairgrounds’ Communications Building located at 1202 E, 38th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46205. Please call ahead to schedule a pick-up time. All media credentials MUST be picked up by Wednesday, July 28th. For more information, contact:

Please note: The Indiana State Fair will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays throughout the Fair. Media coverage should not occur on these days.

Thank you for your interest in covering the 164th Indiana State Fair!

Media Relations Contacts

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

Sharon Smith
Director of Communications

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