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 14, 2017 - Monday
8:00 am
• Percheron Halter Classes - Indiana Farmers Coliseum

8:30 am
• Open Sheep Show - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)

9:00 am
• STEM Activities - Boy Scouts Area
• Indiana History Train - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Clydesdale Halter Classes - Indiana Farmers Coliseum
• Indiana State Department of Agriculture - Normandy Barn
• Girl Scout Programming - Girl Scout's of Central Indiana Bldg.
• Little Hands on the Farm pres. by CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
Easy Ride 'Em Ponies - MetroPCS Family Fun Park

• Hunter's Honey - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• CANstruction Display - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Youth Interactive Stations - 4-H Exhibit Hall
• Purdue Extension Display - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Cheese Sculpture sculpted by The Cheese Lady, Sarah Kaufmann - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
Baird's Exotic Animal Experience - MetroPCS Family Fun Park


9:00 am (continued)
• Our Global Kitchen Exhibit: Food, Nature, Culture - Harvest Pavilion
• Sustainability Activities - Boy Scouts Area
• Livestock Nursery - Hoosier Lottery Grandstand Side Lot
• Boy Scout Basecamp - Boy Scouts Area
Goat Mountain
• Indiana Young Farmers Association Exhibits - Farm Bureau Building
• Tour a Pig Farm via Virtual Reality Glasses - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance

• Wonder Trail presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Foundation - Farm Bureau Building
• Photo Stations - Boy Scouts Area
• Fishing for Kids - DNR Building
• Indiana Grown Marketplace - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Pathway to Water Quality presented by Indiana American Water
• Build Your Creativity with Legos - Indiana Arts Building
• FFA Pavilion Activities - Tractor Supply Co. FFA Pavilion
• My American Farm Games Scavenger Hunt for Prize - Farm Bureau Building

• Shooting Sports - Boy Scouts Area
• Indiana's Urban Garden: Takeout Garden - Greenhouse
• Glass Barn A Clear Look at Farming - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Purdue Extension-Marion County Demonstration Garden - Purdue Extension Demonstration Garden
Flag Raising Ceremony - Pioneer Village
• Second Lady, Karen Pence's Water Color Paintings - Indiana Arts Building
• Habitat For Humanity AG Home Build - Tractor Supply Co. FFA Pavilion
• Old-time Ice Cream Treats and Antique Pharmacy - Hook's Museum and Soda Fountain

10:00 am
• Family Fun and Cooling Station - Angie's List Gardens
• Nickel Plate Arts Group - WGU Indiana Parklet
• Go-Karts - Habitat for Humanity Build
Snakes Alive Talk - DNR Building
• Mac Bellner & Friends - Pioneer Village
• Making Yarn Dolls (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Culinary Stage - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
Inkapirka - Sounds of the Andes - Indiana Arts Building



10:45 am
• Tall Tales with Uncle Don (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

11:00 am
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• The Amazing Honeybee Children's Program - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Beef It's What's for Dinner (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Film Flick - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Roving Naturalist - DNR Building
• The Fun Bunch - Dance Stage
• Indy Shakes Theatre Group - WGU Indiana Parklet
Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park

12:00 pm
• Indiana Beer, Wine & Spirits, presented by Visit Indiana
• Film Flick - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Heather Tallman (Indiana Grown Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• DockDogs - Training Seminar - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
Free Popcorn - Farm Bureau Building
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery



1:00 pm
Live Jazz Music - WGU Indiana Parklet
• Live Veterinary Demo - pocket pets - Purdue Vet Medicine
• Little Red Door Cancer Agency's Eat Well, Live Well, Cooking Demos - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Pioneer Playtime (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Kids Craft Corner - Indiana Arts Building

2:00 pm
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
• American Dairy Association of Indiana Inc Delicious Dairy Demos (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Live Farmer Chats - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
White River Jazz Band (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery

2:30 pm
• Featured Farmer Chat sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Garden Plants the Attract Bees & Butterflies (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



3:00 pm
• Film Flick - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Brandon Meeks - WGU Indiana Parklet

4:00 pm
Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Baking with Frank the Bread Guy - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Fishing for Kids - DNR Building
• Live Veterinary Demo - pocket pets - Purdue Vet Medicine
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery
• Burton's Maplewood Farm: Cooking with Maple Syrup Contest - Indiana Arts Building

4:30 pm
• Indy Parks Birds of Prey (Amphitheater) - DNR Building
• Making Prairie Dolls (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

5:00 pm
• Film Flick - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Live Jazz Music - WGU Indiana Parklet
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park


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5:30 pm
• Cattle Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - West Pavilion (Cattle Barn)
K & C Country Kickers - Dance Stage
• Sheep Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)
• Swine Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Swine Barn

5:45 pm
• Tall Tales with Uncle Don (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

6:00 pm
• Beekeepers of Indiana - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Percheron and Clydesdale Eight Horse Hitch - Indiana Farmers Coliseum

6:30 pm
• Sheep Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)
• Swine Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Swine Barn
Indiana State Fair Parade - Main Street
• Cattle Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - West Pavilion (Cattle Barn)
• Garden Plants the Attract Bees & Butterflies (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

7:00 pm
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Rob Dixon Jazz Trio - WGU Indiana Parklet
• Circle City Cloggers - Dance Stage

7:30 pm
Happy Together Tour - Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage
• Cattle Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - West Pavilion (Cattle Barn)
• Swine Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Swine Barn
• Making Paper Flowers (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Sheep Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)

8:00 pm
Common Ground - Dance Stage



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