Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center

1202 E. 38th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46205

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The Indiana State Fairgrounds offers modern event facilities in a historical setting. The Indiana State Fairgrounds first opened in 1892 and has hosted 115 Indiana State Fairs. Prior to 1892, the first 40 Indiana State Fairs were held at rotating sites around the state.

In 1990, the Indiana State Fairgrounds began its present existence as a year-round events center. In that time, many of our venues have undergone renovations and upgrades that have continued to bring modern comforts to the Indiana State Fairgrounds ability to be a great site for conventions, consumer shows, conferences, sports, concerts, fairs, exhibitions, meetings, weddings, banquets and retreats.

Laid out over 250 acres, the Indiana State Fairgrounds is home to more than 1,000,000 square feet of event space and offers the most flexible event venues in the state of Indiana. Visit for a complete list of venues.

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Indiana State Fair

August 2-18, 2019

Ace Frehley

August 2, 2019

Chase Rice

August 4, 2019

Air Supply

August 5, 2019


August 7, 2019

Pop 2000 Tour

August 9, 2019

David Nail

August 10, 2019

Sixteen Candles

August 13, 2019

Boyz II Men

August 14, 2019

Melissa Etheridge

August 15, 2019


August 16, 2019

Gospel Music Festival Headlined by Mary Mary

August 18, 2019

Indy 1500 Gun & Knife Show

August 23-25, 2019

Indy 1500 Gun & Knife Show

November 8-10, 2019


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