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100 FREE Things To Do at the 2021 Indiana State Fair

1.Challenge your friends to a game of putt-putt golf

  • Corteva Agriscience™ FFA Pavilion
  • Daily, 8AM - 8PM

2.See if your kiddos can reel in the catch of the day at the DNR Fishing Pond

  • DNR Building
  • Daily, 10AM – 1PM, 4PM – 7PM

3.NEW THIS YEAR! Get around the grounds for FREE on the tractor shuttles

  • Around the grounds
  • Dates/Times Vary

4.Decide on your favorite hot air balloon and cheer it on at the PNC Bank Hot Air Balloon Race

  • Infield
  • 7/30 - Sunrise

5.Watch the Indiana State Fair Parade

  • Main Street
  • Daily, 6:30PM - 7PM

6.Discover unique talents during 4-H Performing Arts

  • 4-H Exhibit Halldouble
  • 8/22 – 1PM

7.Visit beautiful butterflies at the Butterfly Exhibit

  • DNR Building
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

8.Meet and pet baby goats

  • Goat Mountain
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

9.Visit Pioneer Village and be transported back into the 1800s!

  • Pioneer Village
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

10. Hop to the Northwest Pavilion to find rabbits & baby bunnies, along with hatching chicks

  • Northwest Pavilion
  • 7/31 – 8/1, 8/6 – 8/8

11.NEW! Come out and watch the Great American Duck Race and see which duck wins

  • Frito-Lay Family Fun Park
  • Daily starting August 4: 10:30AM, 12:30PM, 2:20PM, 4:30PM and 6PM

12.Kiddos getting restless? Take them to the NEW Bubble Tower

  • Frito-Lay Family Fun Park
  • Daily, 9AM-8PM

13.Take a self-guided trail around the Fairgrounds – pick up maps for The Wonder Trail at Animal Town or any State Fair Information Booths presented by Prairie Farms.

  • Around the Grounds
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

14. Tour the Indiana History Train presented by Indiana Historical Society

  • Frito-Lay Family Fun Park
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

15.Let your youngsters take on the role of a farmer for the day by participating in Little Hands on the Farm presented by CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plans

  • Frito-Lay Family Fun Park
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

16. NEW! Come learn all about forest wood with interactive play spaces in Forever Forest presented by Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen's Association

  • Farm Bureau Building
  • Daily, 9AM-8PM

17.Learn about water preservation and conservation at the Pathway to Water Quality Exhibit

  • Pathway to Water Quality presented by Indiana American Water, south of the Frito-Lay Family Fun Park
  • Daily, 9AM - 7PM

18. Meet the Indiana State Fair Queen, Claudia Duncan, at Introduction to Royalty: Our Indiana County Fair Queens!

  • Pioneer Village Opry House
  • 8/15 - 3:00PM

19. Marvel at the giant cheese sculpture sculpted by Sarah Kaufmann “The Cheese Lady” and presented by American Dairy Association Indiana Inc.

  • Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

20.Watch the Deep Fry Dash for Damar and cheer on your favorite runner with your favorite fried food

  • Around the grounds
  • 8/4 – 7:30PM

21.Take in fair festivities as you walk across the scenic Covered Bridge

  • Near the Midway at the west end of the Fair
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM

22.See beautiful works of art created by local artists

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

23.Get creative inspiration with the Make it with Wool Fashion Show

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • 8/1 – 2PM

24.Feeling cozy, stop by and see the Quilting Hall of Fame Exhibit

  • Indiana Arts
  • Daily – 9AM

25.Check out the Championship Rodeo’s Slack Run

  • Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
  • 8/19 - 1PM

26.Watch woodworkers make chairs, toys, and more in Pioneer Village

  • Pioneer Village
  • Dates/times vary

27.Get involved in STEM & FFA interactive activities

  • Corteva Agriscience™ FFA Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

28.Play corn hole or do a scavenger hunt to win a prize

  • Farm Bureau Building
  • Daily, 9AM - 7PM

29.Determine who can spit a watermelon seed the farthest at the Watermelon Seed Catapulting Contest

  • Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
  • Daily, 1PM

30.See your favorite local celebrities at the Celebrity Milking Competition

  • Family Fun Park
  • 8/18 - 11:30AM

31.Witness Vintage Farm Machinery in Action

  • Pioneer Village
  • Daily, times vary

32.Join us for the kick-off to the 2021 Fair at the Opening Ceremonies

  • Hoosier Spirit Park
  • 7/30 - 8:30AM

33.Visit the Purdue Extension-Marion County Demonstration Garden

  • DNR Building
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

34.NEW! City of Bricks featuring Sean Kenney’s Wild Connections: Made with LEGO Bricks!

  • Harvest Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

35.Let your kiddos design or color their very own quilt square

  • Pioneer Village
  • Dates/times vary

36.Learn more with the Indiana State Police K-9 Program

  • Gate 12
  • Dates/Times Vary

37.Watch the POWERFUL Mighty Mike Show

  • Frito-Lay Family Fun Park (7/30 – 8/1) WGU Indiana Parklet (8/4 – 8/22)
  • Daily, 1PM, 2:30PM, 4PM, 5PM & 6:30PM

38.If you’re feeling brave, come see the Roving Naturalist

  • DNR Building
  • Daily, 11:30AM

39.See how butter is churned!

  • Pioneer Village
  • Dates/times vary

40. Find out the difference between a llama and an alpaca at the 4-H Llama and Alpaca Show

  • Champions Pavilion
  • 8/7 – 8AM

41. Enjoy some of your favorite LEGO movies at the State Fair Cinema

  • Harvest Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM-8PM

42.Experience the Take Flight Raptor Show with Naturalist Mark Booth

  • DNR Building
  • Dates/times vary

43.Come people watch at The Backyard Outdoor Bar

  • Next to Hoosier Spirit Park
  • Daily – 12PM – 9PM

44.Get a new look at livestock with the Mule & Donkey Performance

  • Indiana Farmers Coliseum
  • 7/31 – 9AM

45.Watch and learn from the best at the Youth Talent Contest

  • Farm Bureau Building
  • Dates/times vary

46.Feel protected from the sun with the FREE sunscreen provided by the Fair!

  • Indiana State Fair Information Booths pres. by Prairie Farms
  • All Day

47.Love horses? Come see the 4-H Horse & Pony Contesting

  • Indiana Farmers Coliseum
  • 8/5 – 8AM

48.NEW! Come jam with the Street Drum Corps

  • Gate 12
  • Daily, 11AM, 1PM, 3PM & 4:30PM

49.Visit the Indiana State Department of Agriculture Exhibit to learn more about agriculture in Indiana in an exciting way

  • Normandy Barn
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

50.Get crafty and make Nebula Spin Art

  • DNR Building
  • 8/6 – 3PM

51.See what Indiana Birds of Prey are all about

  • DNR Building
  • Daily - 4:30PM

52.Feel the beat with the UIndy Jazz Performances every Sunday!

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22 – 3PM

53.Attend the Baton Twirling Contest

  • Farm Bureau Building
  • 8/20 - 9AM

54.Enjoy family time at the Kids’ Zone

  • Gate 12
  • Daily, 9AM – 8PM

55.Cheer on your favorite horse & jockey at Grand Circuit Harness Racing featuring the Fox Stake

  • Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
  • 8/11 - 6PM

56.Visit the livestock and learn at the Children’s Barnyard

  • Corteva Agriscience™ FFA Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM – 8PM

57.Enjoy the wonderful world of bees with the Beekeepers of Indiana

  • Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
  • Daily, 9AM -8PM

58.Fulfill your cravings at Taste from Indiana Farms featuring Indiana commodity groups

  • Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
  • 8/18 – 8/23, 9AM – 6PM

59.See more animals with the Reptiles Rule! LIVE Reptile Program

  • Dept. of Natural Resources Building
  • Daily – 11AM

60. Love fossils? Come see Fred the Mastodon

  • Dept. of Natural Resources Building
  • 7/31 – 1PM

61. Relax and unwind with hands-on activities at the WGU Indiana Parklet

  • East end/side lot of Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM

62.Browse the merchandise and apparel at the new and improved Indiana State Fair gift shop locations

  • Hoosier Lottery Expo Hall
  • West end of the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

63.View LIVE nature shows at the DNR Amphitheater

  • DNR Building
  • Dates/times vary

64.Take a stroll through Hoosier Lottery Expo Hall and browse the various vendor booths

  • Hoosier Lottery Expo Hall
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

65.Learn more with Indiana State Museum Mindboggling Science Show

  • DNR Building
  • 8/15 – 1PM

66.Come out to see the Indiana Fashion Foundation Marketplace

  • Indiana Arts
  • Dates/Times Vary

67.Want to cool off? Come over to the NEW TapRoom

  • Grand Hall
  • Daily – 12PM – 9PM

68.View historical artifacts and exhibits, along with old-time ice cream treats and an antique pharmacy

  • Hook’s Museum & Soda Fountain
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

69.Watch a home be constructed for a family in need

  • Habitat for Humanity AG Home Build, north of Corteva Agriscience™ FFA Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM - 7PM

70.Watch how the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show can speed through their challenges

  • Hoosier Spirit Park
  • Daily, 12:30, 2, 3:30, 5:30 & 7PM

71.Visit Indiana’s Urban Garden/Take-Out Garden and complete the scavenger hunt to receive a free garden kit to take home and plant!

  • Greenhouse
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

72.Come on down to see the Indiana State Museum Fiber Arts

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • Dates/Times Vary

73.Come watch a variety of dancers and try to dance along

  • Dance Stage
  • Daily, times vary

74.Explore Hoosier Lottery Town underneath the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand

  • Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM

75.See some more furry friends with the Open Rabbit Show

  • Northwest Pavilion
  • 7/31 – 10AM

76.Appreciate various sweet cars during the Indiana State Fair Open Car Show

  • Hoosier Spirit Park
  • 8/15 – 9:30AM

77.Get a photo for the ‘gram! Check out the NEW flower wall in the Indiana Arts Building

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • Daily, 9AM – 8PM

78.Come sit and relax in the Indiana State Fair Wine Garden presented by Indiana Grown

  • Outside the Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
  • Daily, 12AM – 9PM

79.Work and view an old thrasher farm machine and much more in Machinery Field

  • Pioneer Village
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

80.Seek greater heights at the Over the Top Pole Vaulting Competition

  • Hoosier Spirit Park
  • 8/7 - 8AM

81. It would be baaad if you missed the 4-H Market Lamb Show

  • Blue Ribbon Pavilion
  • 8/7 - 8AM

82.Watch the Pedal Tractor Pull to see all the amazing tractors

  • Indiana Young Farmers Building
  • 8/7 – 2PM

83.Step back in time and browse the Country Market to get your shopping in!

  • Corteva Agriscience™ FFA Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM

84.See what all the farmers have to say with the Live Farmers Chat

  • Glass Barn
  • Daily, 11AM, 2PM, & 4PM

85.You won’t want to miss the Indiana Livestock Hall of Fame & 4-H Grand Drive presented by Farm Credit Mid-America

  • Indiana Farmers Coliseum
  • 8/8 – 6PM

86.Visit and pet an array of livestock animals at Animal Town

  • Frito-Lay Family Fun Park
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

87.Show your patriotism at the Daily Flag Raising Ceremony

  • Pioneer Village
  • Daily, 9AM

88.Try to take a selfie with the NEW Giant Wheel (150’ tall!)

  • Hoosier Spirit Park
  • Daily, times vary

89.Be smart, stay safe, and wash your hands! Visit one of our hand-sanitizing stations or restrooms

  • Around the Grounds
  • Daily

90. Come learn more about milk firsthand with the Dairy Cattle Milk Out

  • West Pavilion
  • 8/11 – 8/15 – 10AM

91. Immerse yourself in Youth Interactive Stations

  • 4-H Exhibit Hall
  • Daily beginning August 6, 9AM - 6PM

92.Attend the Liar’s Contest presented Storytelling Arts of Indiana

  • Pioneer Village
  • 8/6 - 7PM

93.Hear a variety of entertainment and music acts on the Free Stage

  • Free Stage
  • Daily, times vary

94.Learn more about breakfast sweets with Burton’s Maplewood Farm: Cooking with Maple Syrup Contest

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • 8/14 – 4PM

95.Get hungry and healthy with the Giant Vegetable Contest

  • Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
  • 8/14 – 11AM

96.See all of your favorite animals at the Petting Zoo

  • Corteva Agriscience FFA Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

97.Love science? Come check out Indiana State museum Chemistry is Colorful

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • Dates/Times Vary

98.Take a picture under the famous Midway sign and post it on social media for all your friends to see. Don’t forget to hashtag #indystatefair!

  • Midway presented by Indiana 811
  • Daily

99.Come out to see the Indiana State Museum Animal Adaptations

  • DNR Building
  • Dates/times vary

100. Cool off on a hot, summer day at the giant mist fans!

  • Around the Grounds
  • Daily

11. NEW! Come out and watch the Great American Duck Race and see which duck wins

  • Frito-Lay Family Fun Park
  • Daily starting August 4: 10:30AM, 12:30PM, 2:20PM, 4:30PM and 6PM

12. Kiddos getting restless? Take them to the NEW Bubble Tower

  • Frito-Lay Family Fun Park
  • Daily, 9AM-8PM

13. Take a self-guided trail around the Fairgrounds – pick up maps for The Wonder Trail at Animal Town or any State Fair Information Booths presented by Prairie Farms.

  • Around the Grounds
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

14. Tour the Indiana History Train presented by Indiana Historical Society

  • Frito-Lay Family Fun Park
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

15. Let your youngsters take on the role of a farmer for the day by participating in Little Hands on the Farm presented by CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plan

  • Frito-Lay Family Fun Park
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

16. NEW! Come learn all about forest wood with interactive play spaces in Forever Forest

  • Farm Bureau Building
  • Daily, 9AM-8PM

17. Learn about water preservation and conservation at the Pathway to Water Quality Exhibit Pathway to Water Quality presented by Indiana American Water, south of the Frito-Lay Family Fun Park

  • Daily, 9AM - 7PM

18. Meet the Indiana State Fair Queen, Claudia Duncan, at Introduction to Royalty: Our Indiana County Fair Queens!

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • 8/15 - 3:00PM

19. Marvel at the giant cheese sculpture sculpted by Sarah Kaufmann “The Cheese Lady” and presented by American Dairy Association Indiana Inc.

  • Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

20. Watch the Deep Fry Dash and cheer on your favorite runner with your favorite fried food

  • Around the grounds
  • 8/4 – 7:30PM

21. Take in fair festivities as you walk across the scenic Covered Bridge

  • Near the Midway at the west end of the Fair
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM

22. See beautiful works of art created by local artist

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

23. Get creative inspiration with the Make it with Wool Fashion Show

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • 8/1 – 2PM

24. Don’t miss the 4-H Fashion Revue!

  • 4-H Exhibit Hall
  • 8/6 – 10AM

25. Check out the Championship Rodeo’s Slack Run

  • Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
  • 8/19 - 1PM

26. Watch woodworkers make chairs, toys, and more in Pioneer Village Pioneer Village

  • Dates/times vary

27. Get involved in STEM & FFA interactive activities

  • Corteva Agriscience FFA Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

28. Show off your creative side with the Indiana State Museum Nebula Spin Art

  • DNR Building
  • 8/6 - 3PM

29. Determine who can spit a watermelon seed the farthest at the Watermelon Seed Catapulting Contest

  • Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
  • Daily - 1PM

30. See your favorite local celebrities at the Celebrity Milking Competition

  • Family Fun Park
  • 8/18 - 11:30AM

31. Witness Vintage Farm Machinery in Action

  • Pioneer Village
  • Daily, times vary

32. Join us for the kick-off to the 2021 Fair at the Opening Ceremonies

  • Farm Bureau Building Parking Lot (Hoosier Park)
  • 7/30 - 8:30AM

33. Visit the Purdue Extension-Marion County Demonstration Garden

  • DNR Building
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

34. NEW! City of Bricks featuring Sean Kenney’s Wild Connections Made with LEGO Bricks!

  • Harvest Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

35. Let your kiddos design or color their very own quilt square

  • Pioneer Village
  • Dates/times vary

36. The 4-H Cat Show is the PURR-fect way to start the day

  • Champions Pavilion
  • 8/4 – 10AM

37. Watch the POWERFUL Mighty Mike Show

  • Family Fun Park (7/30 – 8/1) WGU Indiana Parklet (8/4 – 8/22)
  • Daily, 1PM, 2:30PM, 4PM, 5PM & 7PM

38. Come see who gets crowned the winner of the King Arthur Baking: Muffin Contest

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • 8/13, 3PM

39. See how butter is churned!

  • Pioneer Village
  • Dates/times vary

40. 4-H winners from across the state will be judged in the 4-H Foods Judging – come cheer them on!

  1. 4-H Exhibit Hall
  2. 8/4, 9AM

41. Enjoy some of your favorite LEGO movies at the State Fair Cinema

  • Harvest Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM-8PM

42. Experience the Take Flight Raptor Show with Naturalist Mark Booth

  • DNR Building
  • Dates/times vary

43. Come people watch at The Backyard: Brats & Brews

  • Next to Farm Bureau Building Parking Lot
  • Daily, 12PM – 9PM

44. Let the Indiana State FFA teach you how to come the best you with Build a Leader! Corteva Agriscience FFA Pavilion

  • Daily, 9AM-8PM

45. Indiana's got talent! Come watch the best of the best at the Youth Talent Contest

  • Farm Bureau Building
  • Dates/times vary

46. Feel protected from the sun with the FREE sunscreen provided by the Fair!

  • Indiana State Fair Information Booths pres. by Prairie Farms
  • All Day

47. A Fair favorite! Don’t miss the EXCITING Ice Cream Crank-off

  • Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
  • 8/15, 11AM

48. NEW! Come jam with the Street Drum Corps

  • Gate 12
  • Daily, 11AM, 1PM, 3PM & 4:30PM

49. Visit the Indiana State Department of Agriculture Exhibit to learn more about agriculture in Indiana in an exciting way

  • Normandy Barn
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

50. Join us as we recognize farm families with the Indiana State Department of Agriculture at the Hoosier Homestead Awards

  • Pop Weaver Youth Pavilion
  • 8/18, 10AM and 1PM

51. See what Indiana Birds of Prey are all about

  • DNR Building
  • Daily, 4:30PM

52. Feel the beat with the UIndy Jazz Performances every Sunday!

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22 – 3PM

53. Attend the Baton Twirling Contest

  • Farm Bureau Building
  • 8/20, 9AM

54. Enjoy family time at the Kids’ Zone

  • Gate 12
  • Daily, 9AM – 8PM

55. Cheer on your favorite horse & jockey at Grand Circuit Harness Racing featuring the Fox Stake Hoosier Lottery Grandstand

  • 8/11, 6PM

56. Visit the livestock and learn at the Children’s Barnyard

  • Corteva Agriscience FFA Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM – 8PM

57. Enjoy the wonderful world of bees with the Beekeepers of Indiana

  • Purdue Extension AG/Hort Building
  • Daily, 9AM -8PM

58. Fulfill your cravings at Taste from Indiana Farms featuring Indiana commodity groups

  • Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
  • 8/18 – 8/23, 11AM

59. See more animals with the Reptiles Rule! LIVE Reptile Program

  • Dept. of Natural Resources Building
  • Daily, 11AM

60. Love fossils? Come see Fred the Mastodon

  • Dept. of Natural Resources Building
  • 7/31, 1PM

61. Relax and unwind with hands-on activities at the WGU Indiana Parklet

  • East end/side lot of Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM

62. Browse the merchandise and apparel at the new and improved Indiana State Fair gift shop locations

  • Hoosier Lottery Expo Hall
  • West end of the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

63. View LIVE nature shows at the DNR Amphitheater

  • DNR Building
  • Dates/times vary

64. Take a stroll through Hoosier Lottery Exposition Hall and browse the various vendor booths

  • Hoosier Lottery Exposition Hall
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

65. Don’t miss the Indiana State Fair Governor’s Cup Series Harness Racing!

  • Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
  • 8/12, 11AM and 6PM

66. Join us as we honor friends of the Fair at the Lifetime Pass Presentation

  • Pioneer Village
  • 8/11, 2:30PM

67. Want to cool off? Come over to the NEW TapRoom

  • Grand Hall
  • Daily – 12PM – 9PM

68. View historical artifacts and exhibits, along with old-time ice cream treats and an antique pharmacy

  • Hook’s Museum & Soda Fountain
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

69. Watch a home be constructed for a family in need

  • Habitat for Humanity AG Home Build
  • North of Corteva Agriscience FFA Pavilion Daily, 9AM - 7PM

70. Watch how the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show can speed through their challenges

  • Family Fun Park
  • Daily, 12:30, 2, 3:30, 5:30 & 7PM

71. Visit Indiana’s Urban Garden/Take-Out Garden and complete the scavenger hunt to receive a free garden kit to take home and plant!

  • Greenhouse
  • Daily, 9AM - 8PM

72. Come on down to see the Indiana State Museum Fiber Arts

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • Daily – 1PM

73. Come watch a variety of dancers and try to dance along

  • Dance Stage
  • Daily, times vary

74. Explore Lotto Town underneath the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand

  • Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM

75. See some more furry friends with the Open Rabbit Show

  • Northwest Pavilion
  • 7/31 – 10AM

76. Appreciate various sweet cars during the Indiana State Fair Open Car Show

  • Outside of the Farm Bureau Building
  • 8/19, 10AM - 3:30PM

77. Get a photo for the ‘gram! Check out the NEW flower wall in the Indiana Arts Building

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • Daily, 9AM – 8PM

78. Come sit and relax in the Indiana State Fair Wine Garden

  • Outside the Purdue Extension AG/Hort Building
  • Daily, 12AM – 9PM

79. Work and view an old thrasher farm machine and much more in Machinery Field

  • Pioneer Village
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM

80. Seek greater heights at the Over the Top Pole Vaulting Meet mighty

  • State Fair Blvd
  • 8/4, 8AM - 8PM

81. It would be baaad if you missed the Open Sheep Show

  • Blue Ribbon Pavilion
  • 8/18-8/20, times vary

82. Register your little farmer in the IYFA Pedal Tractor Pull

  • Indiana Young Farmers Building
  • 8/7, 8/14, 8/21 – 2PM

83. Step back in time and browse the Country Market to get your shopping in!

  • Corteva Agriscience FFA Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM

84. See what all the farmers have to say with the Live Farmers Chat Glass Barn

  • Daily, 11AM, 2PM, & 4PM

85. Watch the best of the best compete at the 4-H Grand Drive pres. by Farm Credit Mid-America

  • Indiana Farmers Coliseum
  • 8/8 – 6PM

86. Visit and pet an array of livestock animals at Animal Town

  • Animal Town pres. by Indiana Farm Bureau, east end of Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM

87. Show your patriotism at the Daily Flag Raising Ceremony

  • Pioneer Village
  • Daily, 9AM

88. Try to take a selfie with the NEW Giant Wheel (150’ tall!)

  • Farm Bureau Building Parking Lot
  • Daily, times vary

89. Be smart, stay safe, and wash your hands! Visit one of our hand-sanitizing stations or restrooms

  • Around the Grounds
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM

90. Come learn more about milk firsthand with the Dairy Cattle Milk Out

  • West Pavilion
  • 8/11 – 10AM

91. Immerse yourself in Youth Interactive Stations

  • 4-H Exhibit Hall
  • Daily beginning August 6, 9AM - 6PM

92. Attend the Liar’s Contest presented Storytelling Arts of Indiana

  • Pioneer Village
  • 8/3 - 7PM

93. Hear a variety of entertainment and music acts on the Free Stage

  • Free Stage
  • Daily, times vary

94. Learn more about breakfast sweets with Burton’s Maplewood Farm: Cooking with Maple Syrup Contest

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • 8/14 – 4PM

95. Get hungry and healthy with the Giant Vegetable Contest

  • Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
  • 8/14 – 11AM

96. See all of your favorite animals at the Petting Zoo

  • Corteva Agriscience FFA Pavilion
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM

97. Love science? Come check out Indiana State Museum Chemistry is Colorful

  • Indiana Arts Building
  • Daily, 9AM-8PM

98. Take a picture under the famous Midway sign and post it on social media for all your friends to see. Don’t forget to hashtag #indystatefair!

  • Midway presented by Indiana 811
  • Daily

99. Join us as we honor top 4-H members at the Celebration of Champions

  • Indiana Farmers Coliseum
  • 8/22, 6PM

100. Cool off on a hot, summer day at the giant mist fans!

  • Around the Grounds
  • Daily, 9AM - 9PM
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