Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What are the Indiana State Fair dates for the upcoming years?
A: August 1-17, 2014
August 7-23, 2015
August 5-21, 2016
Q: What time do the gates open? Close?
A: Gates open at 8am; 6am on Saturday, August 10. Gates Close - Admission tickets will no longer be accepted/sold after 9:30 pm
Q: What are the Midway Specials?
A: You can check out the specials on the Midway page.
Q: Where can we rent wheelchairs / strollers?
A: We rent strollers, wheelchairs and motorized carts at Gate 1, Gate 12 & near Grand Hall. Rentals are on a first come, first serve basis and some items require a deposit. Prices are as listed: Strollers $9.00; Wagons $13.00; Wheelchairs $15.00; EVC (electric motorized cart) $45.00. (Prices subject to change)
Q: Is alcohol sold or permitted?
A: No, alcohol is neither sold nor permitted on the Fairgrounds during the State Fair.
Q: What type of lodging is close by?
A: The Marten House Hotel located on W. 86th St. is the official hotel of the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Call 1-800-736-5634 for reservations or visit The Marten House Hotel.
Q: What are the Healthy Food Options at the Indiana State Fair?
A: The Indiana State Fair has a variety of Healthy Food Options available during the Fair. Click here to see all of the healthy that are under 350 Calories!
Q: Will I be able to go inside the Coliseum during the Fair?
A: Yes. Learn more about the Coliseum Project and Register to Win by clicking here.
Q: What’s the best way to spend my time at the State Fair?
A: Whether your with the family, on a date or want a farm tour, we’ve got a plan for you! Click here to see some Trip Tips.