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Heroes in the Heartland

presented by Indiana Donor Network

This year we will pay serious tribute to the heroism of everyday Hoosiers whose exceptional commitment and caring enrich our lives without the benefit of capes, costumes or superpowers. They are our nurturers, protectors, guardians, and guides – our support and our strength. They grow our food. They feed our minds. They keep us safe and free.

Here’s to our Hoosier farmers, first responders, teachers, law officers, firefighters, and Armed Forces members past and present— our Heroes in the Heartland!

Who’s Your Hero?

Join us as we salute our friends, family, neighbors and everyday heroes who give so much of themselves.

Click Here to upload a photo telling us who YOUR hero is!

Super City: Where Heroes Unit!

This year we’re bringing all of your favorite super heroes to YOU! This hands-on, interactive exhibit will let you feel like a super hero while being immersed into a world of everyday heroes, crime-fighters, and more. Join us in the Harvest Pavilion to meet-and-greet with your favorite super heroes EVERYDAY of the Fair!

OPEN DAILY: 9AM – 9PM
HARVEST PAVILION

August 2 – Spider-Man
August 3 – Black Panther
August 4 – Iron Man
August 5 – Captain America
August 6 – Star-Lord
August 7 – HULK

August 8 – Thor
August 9 – Ant-Man
August 10 – Spider-Man
August 11 – Black Panther
August 12 – Superman
August 13 – The Flash
August 14 – Wonder Woman

August 15 – Wonder Woman
August 16 – Batman
August 17 – Green Lantern
August 18 – Batman

Cultural Heroes  

Join us daily to honor and celebrate our cultural heroes! From those that feed our minds or bodies to those that protect us and keep us safe.

August 2 – HEROES OF THE HEART
August 3 – HEROES OF THE CLASSROOM
August 4 – HOMETOWN HEROES
August 5 – HEROES OF FREEDOM
August 6 – CARE GIVER HEROES
August 7 – HEROES OF HISTORY

August 8 – HEROES OF BRAVERY
August 9 – HEROES OF JUSTICE
August 10 – FAMILY HEROES
August 11 – HEROES OF HOPE
August 12 – HEROES BEHIND THE BADGE
August 13 – HEROES OF MEDICINE

August 14 – HEROES OF THE FIELD
August 15 – 4-LEGGED HEROES
August 16 – HEROES OF COURAGE
August 17 – HEROES OF SPORTS
August 18 – HEROES OF GIVING


Special thanks to our presenting sponsor – Indiana Donor Network! A particular type of hero we are honoring this year are Indiana organ, tissue and eye donors, who save and heal thousands of lives each year. Be a hero! Click Here to learn more about donor registration today.