Camping Information


During the Indiana State Fair (August 3-19, 2018):

  • Full hook up –  $35/night
  • Tent camping –  $25/night
  • Primitive –  $10/night – Motel Lot – located south of 38th Street

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I need a reservation?

A: Reservations are required during the Indiana State Fair. Due to the popularity of camping at the Fair, it is ideal that you make your reservation well in advance. We will begin accepting reservations on May 1, 2018. Payment in full is required at the time of the reservation.  There are no refunds. Please call 317-927-7503 to make your reservation and payment.

Q: How do I check in?

A: Please enter the campgrounds at 1209 E. 46th Street, Indianapolis, and check in at the Pac-Van.

Q: What is the phone number for Security?

A: The number for Security is (317) 927-7520. This number is also posted at each campsite.

Q: Is the site full hook-up?

A: Yes, most sites are full hook-up with 30 & 50 amp services, along with water and sewer. There are electric only as well as primitive camping sites. Water will be turned off from October–March due to freezing temperatures.

Q: Are the camping spots pull through?

A: No, there are no pull through sites available.

Q: Can you have pets?

A: Pets are permitted at the campgrounds but must be leashed when walking inside or outside the buildings. Owners are responsible for pets’ actions and cleanup/disposal of waste. Only Service Animals are permitted on the Fairgrounds and in the Coliseum. Service animals must be properly identified at all times. Service animals must remain on a leash at all times.

Q: Can campers have packages delivered to the Fairgrounds?

A: Yes, but please include a valid phone number and campsite number. ISFC Staff will not be responsible for accepting deliveries.

Q: Can campers have golf carts on the campground?

A: No

Q: Are there showers available?

A: Yes, there are bath houses with showers on-site.

Q: Is there a check out time?

A: Check-out is at 1pm every day.

Q: Are campfires allowed?

A: There is no open flame allowed.