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

            August 19, 2017 - Saturday
7:30 am
• Junior Dairy Goat Show (4-H and Open) - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)

8:00 am
• Draft Pony Halter Classes and Draft Pony Youth Showmanship, Belgian Youth Decorating, Belgian Youth Showmanship - Indiana Farmers Coliseum
• Open Yorkshire and Spotted Show and Sale - Swine Barn

9:00 am
4-H Dog Show - West Pavilion (Cattle Barn)
• My American Farm Games Scavenger Hunt for Prize - Farm Bureau Building
• Purdue Extension Display - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
Baird's Exotic Animal Experience - MetroPCS Family Fun Park

• Easy Ride 'Em Ponies - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Glass Barn A Clear Look at Farming - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Tour a Pig Farm via Virtual Reality Glasses - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Indiana Young Farmers Association Exhibits - Farm Bureau Building

World Famous Budwesier Clydesdales - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Shooting Sports - Boy Scouts Area
• Young Hoosier State Piano Competition - Indiana Arts Building
• Second Lady, Karen Pence's Water Color Paintings - Indiana Arts Building



9:00 am (continued)
• Pathway to Water Quality presented by Indiana American Water - Pathway to Water Quality
• Sustainability Activities - Boy Scouts Area
Indiana History Train - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Boy Scout Basecamp - Boy Scouts Area

• Youth Interactive Stations - 4-H Exhibit Hall
• Livestock Nursery - Hoosier Lottery Grandstand Side Lot
Old-time Ice Cream Treats and Antique Pharmacy - Hook's Museum and Soda Fountain
• Indiana Grown Marketplace - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

• CANstruction Display - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
Flag Raising Ceremony - Pioneer Village
• Cheese Sculpture sculpted by The Cheese Lady, Sarah Kaufmann - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• FFA Pavilion Activities - Tractor Supply Co. FFA Pavilion

• Habitat For Humanity AG Home Build - Tractor Supply Co. FFA Pavilion
• STEM Activities - Boy Scouts Area
• Girl Scout Programming - Girl Scout's of Central Indiana Bldg.
• Wonder Trail presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Foundation - Farm Bureau Building



9:00 am (continued)
33rd Annual Farm & Antique Auction - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Photo Stations - Boy Scouts Area
• Indiana State Department of Agriculture - Normandy Barn
• Build Your Creativity with Legos - Indiana Arts Building

• Fishing - DNR Building
• Our Global Kitchen Exhibit: Food, Nature, Culture - Harvest Pavilion
• Goat Mountain
• Purdue Extension-Marion County Demonstration Garden - Purdue Extension Demonstration Garden

• Indiana's Urban Garden: Takeout Garden - Greenhouse
• Little Hands on the Farm pres. by CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Hunter's Honey - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

10:00 am
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
Inkapirka - Sounds of the Andes - Indiana Arts Building
• Go-Karts - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Culinary Stage - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

• Family Fun and Cooling Station - Angie's List Gardens
• Professional Persuasive Presentations - 4-H Exhibit Hall
• Open Rabbit Show - Northwest Pavilion (Rabbit & Poultry Barn)
The Riegle Family Band (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village

• Habitat for Humanity Homes OPEN to view - Build Complete - Habitat for Humanity Build
• Informative 4-H Presentations - 4-H Exhibit Hall
• Snakes Alive Talk - DNR Building



10:30 am
DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Liar's Bench (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

11:00 am
• Broadway Favorites with David Mannell & Friends (Main Stage) - Indiana Arts Building
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• National Belgian Furturity, Haflinger Youth Décor, Haflinger Youth Showmanship - Indiana Farmers Coliseum
• Beef It's What's for Dinner (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

Youth Talent Contest presented by Jack's Pizza - Farm Bureau Building
• The Amazing Honeybee Children's Program - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
State Fairgrounds Architectural Trolley Tour - DNR Building

11:15 am
• Wood and Wire (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village

11:30 am
• Visit with "Sully" 1800's Canal Worker (Front yard) - Pioneer Village

12:00 pm
• Heather Tallman (Indiana Grown Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Pound Fitness - Dance Stage
• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• The Riegle Family Band (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village

Free Popcorn - Farm Bureau Building
Great American SPAM Championship - Indiana Arts Building
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery
• Wood and Wire (Pioneer Stage) - 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



12:30 pm
• Visit with Mrs. Lincoln (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

1:00 pm
Monster Truck Madness - Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
• Pioneer Playtime (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Melody Makers (Main Stage) - Indiana Arts Building
• Kids Craft Corner - Indiana Arts Building

• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Live Veterinary Demo - vet dentistry - Purdue Vet Medicine
• Dans Norden - Dance Stage

1:30 pm
• IYFA Pedal Pull - Registration - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• 4-H Dog Interactive Demonstrations - 4-H Exhibit Hall
• James Whitcomb Riley (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
Bigfoot Yancey - Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage

2:00 pm
Cornfield Cloggers - Dance Stage
• 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
• IYFA Pedal Pull - Registration - MetroPCS Family Fun Park

• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery
• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Cumberland Gap Bluegrass Band (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
• IYFA Pedal Pull - MetroPCS Family Fun Park

2:30 pm
• Featured Farmer Chat sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance

3:00 pm
• Indy Hula - Dance Stage
• Purdue Extension Presents: Be Heart Smart – Recipes for Heart Health (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Blackberry Jam (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Butter Churning Demonstration (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

3:30 pm
Against the Clocks - Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage

4:00 pm
• Indiana Starfire Cloggers - Dance Stage
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Live Veterinary Demo - vet dentistry - Purdue Vet Medicine

• Draft Pony and Belgian Draft Horse Shows - Indiana Farmers Coliseum
• Marion County Health Tomato Magic (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Youth Talent Contest presented by Jack's Pizza - Farm Bureau Building
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
• Fishing for Kids - DNR Building

4:30 pm
• DockDogs - Extreme Vertical Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Take Flight Live Raptor Show, naturalist Mark Booth (Amphitheater) - DNR Building
• Make a Bead Necklace with Johnny Appleseed (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

5:00 pm
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Celtic Motion - Dance Stage

5:30 pm
• Swine Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Swine Barn
The Easthills - Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage
• Dairy Goat Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)

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

6:30 pm
• Dairy Goat 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

7:00 pm
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
• Indy Contra - Dance Stage
• Monster Truck Madness - Hoosier Lottery Grandstand

7:30 pm
• Dairy Goat Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)
WLS National Barn Dance tribute show - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Swine Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Swine Barn
The Why Store - Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage

8:00 pm
• Hymn Sing at the Piano (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village


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