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Special Deals at the Indiana State Fair

Next month starts the Indiana Festival of Complete Awesomeness Indiana State Fair, from August 2 – 18. We’re going to be highlighting special days, events, and information on the blog.

These are the special admissions and ticket savings throughout the Indiana State Fair this year. Whether you work for the state, are in the military, visit a website, or buy some popcorn or jeans, you can get into the Fair at a reduced or free price.

Dairy Treats at the Indiana State FairMy favorite day is the Free Admission in the Indianapolis Star. Buy a copy of the Star on Monday, August 5, and attend for free on Wednesday, August 7.

Monday, August 5

Meijer Day - Get 50% off admission ($5 value) for Meijer customers who buy one (1) pair of Falls Creek Jeans July 24th - August 5th. Be sure to bring your Catalina coupon from Meijer.

Free Admission in the Indianapolis Star - The Indianapolis Star will print a ticket good for free admission to the fair on Wednesday, August 7th.

Tuesday, August 6

Turkey Hill Dairy $2 Tuesday - Get into the Fair for only $2 with a voucher from Turkey Hill Dairy.
Visit turkeyhilldairy.com/indianastatefair to download a voucher.

$2 Taste of the State Fair - $2 food specials & $2 midway rides.

Golden Hoosiers Day - Seniors (55+) ride shuttles around the Fairground FREE all day.

Wednesday, August 7

Get into the Fair for free with the ticket you got on Monday the 5th from the Indianapolis Star.

Thursday, August 8

State Employees Day - If you work for the state of Indiana, you get in free with your ID card.

Honoring Our Armed Forces & Veterans Day - All Military personnel or Veterans and their families are admitted FREE with military ID card, DD Form 214 or other recognized Veteran’s organization membership card.

Bring any Pop Weaver box top and receive $5 off gate admission

Saturday, August 10

Hoosier Lottery Day - All guests 18 & older can redeem their Fair admission ticket stub for a FREE Hoosier Lottery ticket (limit one ticket per person) from 10am – 7pm in Lotto Town at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand.

Monday, August 12

IPL Carload Day - Admission only $15 for up to 10 people with an IPL Carload Day voucher. Visit www.iplpower.com to download the voucher.

Tuesday, August 13

Turkey Hill Dairy $2 Tuesday - Get into the Fair for only $2 with a voucher from Turkey Hill Dairy. See turkeyhilldairy.com/indianastatefair to download a voucher.

$2 Taste of the State Fair - $2 food specials & $2 midway rides.

Wednesday, August 14

BMV Discount Day - Admission only $5 today with voucher from www.mybmv.com. One voucher per person.

Thursday, August 15

AAA Day - FREE admission for AAA members with valid AAA membership card. One card per person.

Friday, August 16

Foodie Friday - Concessionaires will offer an item at half price.

Sunday, August 18

Pepsi Day - Bring any Pepsi brand can and receive $2 off gate admission.

 

Photo credit: Erik Deckers (used with permission)

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