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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. We offer 140 sites on our campus with full seasonal hook-ups (water, electricity and sewer).

You must make a reservation before arriving at the Fairgrounds to camp.

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RESERVATIONS

You must select a campsite! Click the button below and select your camping dates, your trailer type, and your trailer length – you must click on an odd number to select your site! From there please make sure the site you have selected accommodates your length, width, and amperage.


Check-in is from 1PM - 7PM; Check-out is 12PM


2022 Camping Release Dates:

Booking for the 2022 calendar year is open! There are a few special dates that will be released at the following times:

  • If you want to camp during the 2022 Mecum Auto Auction (May 11-22, 2022), reservations will open on February 1, 2022 at 8AM
  • If you want to camp during the 2022 State Fair (July 25-August 25, 2022), reservations will open on May 2, 2022 at 8AM
  • If you want to camp during the 2022 4-Wheel Jamboree (September 12-18, 2022), reservations will open August 1, 2022 at 8AM

**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 you have any questions, please contact us at camping@indianastatefair.com or (317) 927-7503


REFUND & CANCELLATION POLICY

  • 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 camping@indianastatefair.com

CHECK-IN PROCEDURE

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 the phone number on the electrical box and an employee will come to complete your check-in and unlock your electrical box.

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


FEATURES

  • Year-round camping
  • Indoor showers and flush toilets
  • Washers and dryers
  • Electricity and sewer hook-ups
  • Water at campsites (seasonal) - Water is now off until Spring 2022!
  • Sanitary dumping station - Closed until Spring 2022!
  • Potable water (seasonal)

SECURITY

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?


Is there a dumping station?


Can campers have golf carts?

Misc. Information

Are the camping spots pull through?


Can campers have packages delivered to the Fairgrounds?


How full will the campgrounds be for events outside of the State Fair?

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