Media Room

Welcome! Journalists are encouraged to use any information found on this site when reporting on the Indiana State Fair. This includes logos, graphics and photographs (please credit “Indiana State Fair” on all photos). If you need a higher resolution photograph or have any other questions, please contact

Media Relations Contacts

For additional information and/or interview requests, please contact:

Sharon Smith
Communications Manager

Requesting Media Credentials 

Thank you for your interest in covering the Indiana State Fair! Applications are currently closed and will re-open Spring of 2019.

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2019 General Fair Hours

Gate Hours

Sunday – Thursday: 9AM – 9PM
Friday – Saturday: 9AM – 9:30PM
Opening Day Friday, August 2: 6AM – 9:30PM


Gate admission tickets will not be sold or accepted after the gates close.

Building & Exhibit Hours

Daily: 9AM – 9PM

Gate Admission Tickets

Advanced Discount Tickets: $8 (+ convenience fee) if purchased before August 1, 2019, at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum Box Office or online here.

General Admission Tickets: $13.00 if purchased after August 1, 2018

Children 5 years of age and younger: FREE