There are plenty of ways to save money while enjoying Indianapolis attractions and the Indiana State Fair is no exception. From free general admission to discounts on the Midway, these tips are sure to save you some dough.
1. Midway Voucher
Walmart will offer special vouchers for midway wristbands for just $17 prior to August 5. That's a great savings for each wristband purchased! Wristband holders will also receive a free Pepsi and game ticket during their visit.
2. Discount Tickets
Discount tickets are $7. They will be available at all Indiana Walmart stores, CVS/pharmacy stores, Indiana Farm Bureau offices, The Marten House Hotel, and the Indiana State Fairgrounds Box Office.
3. The Indianapolis Star Free Ticket
On Monday, August 8, The Indianapolis Star will print a ticket good for free admission to the fair on the following Wednesday and Thursday, August 10 and 11.
4. Turkey Hill Dairy $2 Tuesdays
On Tuesday August 9 and 16, visitors are admitted for just $2, compliments of Turkey Hill Dairy with voucher printed from the Turkey Hill website.
5. $2 Taste of the State Fair
On both Tuesdays of the fair, August 9 and 16 , concessionaires all over the fairgrounds will have $2 servings available all day long!
6. Free Admission for State Employees
All state employees are admitted to the fair for free on Thursday, August 11, with the presentation of an employee ID card.
7. Free Lottery Ticket
On Hoosier Lottery Day, Saturday, August 13, all guests at least 18 years old can redeem their fair admission ticket stub for a free lottery ticket from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hoosier Lottery Booth at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand. If it's your lucky day, you may go home with a few extra bucks in your pocket!
8. IPL Carload Day
Large families and groups of friends traveling to the fair together will want to take advantage of this great offer on Monday, August 15. Admission is only $15 per vehicle for up to 10 people with voucher printed from the IPL website.
9. Tractor Shuttle Ride Senior Discounts
All seniors, age 55 and older, can ride the tractor shuttles around the Fairgrounds for just $3 per day when they purchase a special wristband at the State Fair Information Booths located in Pioneer Village and on State Fair Blvd. On Golden Hoosiers’ Day, August 16, seniors can ride the tractor shuttles for free!
10. BMV Day
Fairgoers can save $4 off of the $8 gate admission on August 17 by redeeming the voucher available on-line at the BMV website.