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The Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center is accepting reservations for the rest of the year!

The Campgrounds feature spaces that accommodate full hook-up and primitive camping. Full hook-up sites are available April through October (weather permitting). Electric-only hook-ups are available November through March (weather permitting); during this time, the dump station is closed.

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You must select a campsite before your arrival! Click the button below to reserve your spot.

Check-in is from 1PM - 7PM; those arriving after 7PM will still be assisted. Check-out is 12PM.


For Monon Campgrounds: Enter the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center at Gate 6 (via Fall Creek Parkway) and drive around the roundabout to head west to the campgrounds. Find the numbered spot that you have chosen online through your reservation.

Once parked, call (317) 927-7520 and an employee will come to unlock your electrical box.

QUESTIONS regarding your reservation, campsite or general camping questions? Please contact us at or (317) 927-7503. Leave a message and your call will be returned.

Check-out time is 12PM – if you have not vacated the spot by 12PM, we will charge you for another night of stay.

2023 Camping Release Dates:

There are a few special dates that will be released at the following times:

  • If you want to camp during the 2023 Flyball Competition (October 20-22), reservations will open June 1, 2023 at 9AM
  • If you want to camp during the 2023 4-Wheel Jamboree (September 15-17), reservations will open August 2, 2023 at 9AM
  • If you want to camp during the 2023 Mecum: Fall Special (October 5-7), reservations will open July 5, 2023 at 9AM
For campers who are coming during any of the above dates, these are high volume timeframes. Due to events going on at the Fairgrounds, there will be an increased volume of traffic.


  • If a reservation is cancelled 8 or more days prior to arrival, a flat $10 cancellation fee will be charged (per reservation that is cancelled)
  • If a reservation is cancelled between 1 and 7 days prior to arrival, the first night’s rental fee plus tax will be charged as a cancellation fee (per reservation that is cancelled)
  • If a reservation is cancelled on or after the day of arrival, the customer will forfeit their entire rental fee
  • To formally request a refund or cancellation, please email


  • Year-round camping
  • Indoor showers and flush toilets
  • Washers and dryers
  • Electricity and sewer hook-ups (seasonal)
  • Water at campsites (seasonal)
  • Sanitary dumping station
  • Potable water (seasonal)


The Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center provides 24-hour security. They can be reached at 317-927-7520.

Frequently Asked Questions

Camp Site Information

Is the site full hook-up?

Are there showers available?

Are campfires allowed?

Can I bring my pets?

Can campers have golf carts?

Misc. Information

Are the camping spots pull through?

Can campers have packages delivered to the Fairgrounds?

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