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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 Read more >

Fort Wayne’s Regional Maker Faire Highlights Do-it-Yourselfers

Fort Wayne, and northeast Indiana, is home to innovation. But what good is innovation if it’s not exhibited? The purpose of the second-annual Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire, held in Fort Wayne’s Headwaters Park East, is to showcase Makers and Read more >

Favorite FREE Kid Activities at the State Fair! (#INStateFair)

I’m heading to the fair several times this week with my 3-year-old and have already scoured the program for the free activities to make the most of our visit. Wonder Trail – Pick up your kit at the Indiana Farm Read more >

State Fair Discounts and Freebies (#INStateFair)

Are you headed to the fair this year? If so, you need to be aware of some cost-saving tips before you leave … and remember it is the year of the Dairy Cow so you’ll be seeing plenty of “Buttercup” Read more >

Conner Prairie Country Fair Kicks Off September 17 & 18

Conner Prairie is hosting its annual Country Fair on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18. If you want to see what kinds of foods we ate, games we played, and fun we had in the 1860s, this is your Read more >

The Great Indiana State Fair (#INStateFair)

The 2011 Indiana State Fair is here and there’s still plenty of time to see and do all the great things at the fair. Check out this video below (put together by our friends at 12 Stars Media) that shows Read more >

Indiana County Fairs

While it is probably too early in the summer to proclaim that fair season has arrived, given that the Indiana State Fair doesn’t kick off for another few weeks, July is the month many of Indiana’s county fairs take place. Read more >

Conner Prairie Headless Horseman Tix On Sale September 27

The Headless Horseman is returning to Conner Prairie in October (15 – 17, 21 – 24, 28 – 30), but you can buy the hotly anticipated tickets starting September 27. According to the CP press release I just received, that gives you about Read more >

Conner Prairie Celebrates the Country Fair, 1880s Style

Did you get a chance to visit your county fair or the state fair? Conner Prairie doesn’t want you to forget the experience. They are hosting their 12th annual Country Fair on Saturday, September 18, and Sunday, September 19, so Read more >

Indiana Humanities Council encourages Hoosiers to Share Food Stories at Indiana State Fair

The great thing about the Indiana State Fair is that it’s a chance to celebrate Indiana’s cultural roots: food. You can see the best cows, pigs, sheep, and goats raised by 4-H kids. The best pies, pickles, honey, and vegetables Read more >