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2013 Indiana State Fair Guide

How to Get There, What to See and How to Save Money!


The Indiana State Fair has been entertaining Hoosiers since 1852, making it the 6th oldest state fair in the country. This year's theme is "The Year of Popcorn" and will honor the important Indiana crop with special exhibits, foods and events. Plan your State Fair visit with the helpful links below. Learn how to get there, where to park, how to save money and what to do once you're there.

Directions and Parking Information

The Indiana State Fair is full of exciting exhibits, concerts and more, but you have to get there first! Plan your route or consider taking advantage of the biking trails or park and drive options to relieve some of the headache.

Take the Fair Train!

Half the fun is getting there when you take the Indiana State Fair train. Travel from Fishers to the fair on this historic train ride. Avoid parking hassles and get to the State Fair within 30 minutes. Get the details here.

Save Money at the Indiana State Fair

Attending the Indiana State Fair can be as cheap or expensive as you make it. The Indiana State Fair does offer many great discount days and specials. There are several corporate sponsors who offer free or discounted admission with coupons. And if you're a fan of the midway, there are some special vouchers you might want to take advantage of. Do your research now and plan which day will be the least expensive for your family.

2013 Indiana State Fair Concerts

If you love music, the Indiana State Fair has plenty of great concerts to offer. Enjoy the variety of bands, including The Turtles, KARMIN, Kevin Costner and Modern West, Vertical Horizon, Theory of a Deadman and much more! There are concerts every day at the Marsh free Stage. This year there are no tickets required for any concert! Check out the schedule.

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