Festivals Fairs Fun

Indiana State Fair 2017 Daily Schedule
    August 4 - 20, 2017
Indiana State Fairgrounds - East 38th Street and Fall Creek Parkway, Indianapolis.

            August 11, 2017 - Friday
7:30 am
• 4-H Breeding Ewe Breed Show - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)

8:00 am
• 4-H Gilt Showmanship - Swine Barn

9:00 am
• CANstruction Display - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Shooting Sports - Boy Scouts Area
Flag Raising Ceremony - Pioneer Village
• Purdue Extension-Marion County Demonstration Garden - Purdue Extension Demonstration Garden
• Tour a Pig Farm via Virtual Reality Glasses - Glass Barn

Old-time Ice Cream Treats and Antique Pharmacy - Hook's Museum and Soda Fountain
• My American Farm Games Scavenger Hunt for Prize - Farm Bureau Building
• Second Lady, Karen Pence's Water Color Paintings - Indiana Arts Building
• Indiana History Train - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Habitat For Humanity AG Home Build - Tractor Supply Co. FFA Pavilion

Baird's Exotic Animal Experience - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Indiana Department of Agriculture - Normandy Barn
• Indiana Young Farmers Association Exhibits - Farm Bureau Building
Livestock Nursery - Hoosier Lottery Grandstand Side Lot
• Boy Scout Basecamp - Boy Scouts Area



9:00 am (continued)
• STEM Activities - Boy Scouts Area
• Youth Interactive Stations - 4-H Exhibit Hall
• Indiana's Urban Garden: Takeout Garden - Greenhouse
• Build Your Creativity with Legos - Indiana Arts Building
• Cheese Sculpture sculpted by The Cheese Lady, Sarah Kaufmann - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

• Free Blood Pressure Screenings pres. by Purdue University Pharmacy Students and Faculty - Hook’s Drug Store & Museum - Hook's Museum and Soda Fountain
• Goat Mountain
U.S. Navy Activities - Boy Scouts Area
• Purdue Extension Display - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Hunter's Honey - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

• Wonder Trail - Farm Bureau Building
• Pathway to Water Quality - Pathway to Water Quality
• Little Hands on the Farm - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Sustainability Activities - Boy Scouts Area
• Girl Scout Programming - Girl Scout's of Central Indiana Bldg.

• Glass Barn A Clear Look at Farming - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Photo Stations - Boy Scouts Area
• Indiana Grown Marketplace - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Fishing - DNR Building
• FFA Pavilion Activities - Tractor Supply Co. FFA Pavilion
Easy Ride 'Em Ponies - MetroPCS Family Fun Park



10:00 am
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
• Culinary Stage - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Family Fun and Cooling Station - Angie's List Gardens
Snakes Alive Talk - DNR Building

• Our Global Kitchen Exhibit: Food, Nature, Culture - Harvest Pavilion
• Indiana State Museum - (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
Go-Karts - Indiana Arts Building
• Inkapirka - Sounds of the Andes - Indiana Arts Building

10:30 am
Design a Quilt Square (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Color a Farm Picture (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

11:00 am
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Beef It's What's for Dinner (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Chelsea House Orchestra - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Roving Naturalist - DNR Building
Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Remains To Be Seen with a Pokagon State Park Interpreter - DNR Building



11:30 am
• The Fun Bunch - Dance Stage

12:00 pm
• Heather Tallman/ISDA (Indiana Grown Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
Free Popcorn - Farm Bureau Building
• Indiana Beer, Wine & Spirits,
Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery

12:30 pm
• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park

1:00 pm
• Little Red Door Cancer Agency's Eat Well, Live Well, Cooking Demos - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Chelsea House Orchestra - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Live Veterinary Surgery (Spay & Castration) - Purdue Vet Medicine
• Hoosier Homestead Awards - Farm Bureau Building

4-H Tractor Operator contests - Indiana Farmers Coliseum
• Kids Craft Corner - Indiana Arts Building
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Pioneer Playtime (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village


  Indiana State Fair 2017 Daily Schedule:


Aug. 4 - Friday     • Aug. 5 - Saturday

Aug. 6 - Sunday     • Aug. 7 - Monday

Aug. 8 - Tuesday     • Aug. 9 - Wed.

Aug. 10 - Thursday     • Aug. 11 - Friday

Aug. 12 - Saturday     • Aug. 14 - Monday

  • Aug. 18 - Friday     • Aug. 19 - Saturday



2:00 pm
• Steve Robins & El Diueago (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
• American Dairy Association of Indiana Inc Delicious Dairy Demos (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery
Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village

2:30 pm
• Featured Farmer Chat sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park

3:00 pm
• Jean Roberts & Leslie Selden (Front Porch) - Pioneer Village
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Four Star Edition - U.S. Navy Band - Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage
• Chocolate for the Spirit (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

• Butter Churning Demonstration (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• King Arthur Flour: The Ultimate Brownie Contest - Indiana Arts Building
Chelsea House Orchestra - Pioneer Village Opry House


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4:00 pm
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Purdue Vet Medicine
• CANstruction Awards - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Purdue Extension Presents: Be Heart Smart - Recipes for Heart Health (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Live Veterinary Surgery (Spay and Castration) - Purdue Vet Medicine

DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery
• Fishing - DNR Building

4:30 pm
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Journal of an Early American Farmer (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Amphitheater: Indiana Birds of Prey, Live Raptors from Hardy Lake Raptor Center - DNR Building

5:00 pm
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
Anderson Folklorico Dance Troupe - Dance Stage
• Tanorria's Table (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

5:30 pm
• Sheep Barn Chats - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)
• Swine Barn Chats - Swine Barn

6:00 pm
• Resource Dog Workout: DNR dogs find illegal game and track poachers - DNR Building
• Beekeepers of Indiana - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
Circle City Cloggers - Dance Stage
• Visit with Raggedy Ann (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

6:30 pm
Indiana State Fair Parade - Main Street • Swine Barn Chats - Swine Barn
• Sheep Barn Chats - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)

7:00 pm
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
Indy's Awesome Dancers - Dance Stage

7:30 pm
• Swine Barn Chats - Swine Barn
Blue October - Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage
• Journal of an Early American Farmer (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Sheep Barn Chats - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)

8:00 pm
4-H Tractor Operator Contests - Awards Program - Indiana Farmers Coliseum
• 4-H Tractor, Lawn & Garden Tractor, and Zero - Turn Radius Operator Contests Awards Program - Indiana Farmers Coliseum

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