For immediate release: Aug 18, 2011
Posted by: [Statefair]
Contact: Andy Klotz
Phone: (317) 927-7577

State Fair says "thank you," offers free admission

INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana State Fair officials have been overwhelmed with the outpouring of support and good wishes from people all over Indiana and the nation since Saturday's tragedy in the Grandstand.  As a way to thank them, the fair is offering visitors free admission after 4 p.m. today and free admission all day on Friday, Aug. 19.

To gain free admission on Thursday, visitors will need to print the voucher available on the State Fair web site at  The voucher is not valid on any other day and each person needs a voucher to gain free admission.  There is no voucher required for free admission on Friday.

As a reminder, ticket holders to tonight's Train and Maroon 5 concert at Conseco Fieldhouse can use their ticket stub for admission into the fair on any remaining day of the fair, which runs through Sunday.

About Indiana State Fair

The Indiana State Fair is the state's largest multi-day event attracting more than 900,000 people annually. Nationally recognized for offering the best in entertainment, showcasing youth, interactive agriculture education programs, premiere facilities and a variety of unique, fun foods, the Indiana State Fair is an annual tradition for generations of Hoosiers. Admission is $7 in advance, $8 at the gate - kids 5 and younger are free. For more information, please visit



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