Indiana State Fair | Free Admission, Discounts, Coupons & Deals for 2017

The Indiana State Fair is back August 4-20! You’ll want to make plans to visit and we have your best tips for saving money at the best fair the Indianapolis area has to offer. Looking for free admission? Inexpensive midway rides? Deals on concessions and fair food? We have all the info you need!

This article is sponsored by the Glass Barn at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

Indiana State Fair Midway Ride & Wristband Discounts


Purchase your Midway wristband by August 6th to save $10!
Wristbands $23.00 through August 6th, $30.00 at the Fairgrounds.

 

Tuesday, August 8
$2 Tuesday
All Midway rides are $2 each
No coupon or voucher required

 

 

Tuesday, August 15
$2 Tuesday
All Midway rides are $2 each
No coupon or voucher required

 

 

Indiana State Fair Food & Concession Discounts & Freebies

Pick up your $1 OFF coupon to the beef tent, dairy bar or pork tent from any Glass Barn Volunteer. The Glass Barn is located on the north side of the fairgrounds.

Win free milkshakes and $25 grocery cards at the 11am, 2pm, 2:30pm and 4pm farmer chats.

Get a FREE Fuel Up kids meal at the Dairy Bar when you bring this coloring sheet to the fair. Make sure your kiddos color it in, they might even win a dairy farm experience for four!

Indiana Dairy is happy to fill sippy cups or baby bottles with fresh, cold milk for FREE at the Dairy Bar. Just stop in and ask for your free milk. We do it every year but this is our last fair visit with a baby!

Grab a free bag of freshly popped pop corn at the Indiana Farm Bureau building from 12-5pm.

Every Tuesday, try special items from every concessionaire for only $2.

Indiana State Fair Admission Discounts & Coupons

Purchase tickets online for $8 + $1 fee (save $3). Offer ends August 3.
Children 5 and under are always free.

Super Family 4-Pack
$80 Includes $50 in food vouchers, four admission tickets and one parking pass.
Offer ends August 3.
Children 5 and under are always free.

Family 4-Pack $30
Four admission tickets & one parking pass.
Offer ends August 3.
Children 5 and under are always free.

School and educational groups of 15 or more can get $4 admission and free admission for teachers through the Indiana State Fair Field Trip Experience. This learning experience is self guided to cater the learning experience to YOUR classroom.

Indiana State Fair Field Trips are an opportunity for Classroom and Home Educators to enhance curriculum by utilizing an educational experience that cannot be accomplished in the classroom setting. Learn more about State Fair Field Trips here.

Monday, August 7
Chevrolet Military Day
Free gate admission for current and former members of the armed forces. Must present military ID at the gate.

Tuesday, August 8
$2 Tuesday
presented by IDOE
$2 admission, $2 midway rides and $2 concession food specials.

Wednesday, August 9
Indiana Pork Day
Free admission with the free ticket in the Monday edition of the Indy Star.

Thursday, August 10
myBMV Discount Day
50% off gate admission with voucher from mybmv.com

Tuesday, August 15
$2 Tuesday
presented by IDOE
$2 admission, $2 midway rides and $2 concession food specials.

Wednesday, August 16
Farmers’ Day
Free admission with the free ticket in the Monday edition of the Indy Star.

Thursday, August 17
AAA Day
Free gate admission with a valid AAA membership card. One card per person.

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Katy Mann

My name is Katy Mann, and I'm the creator of Indy with Kids. With over 10 years of experience working with children, and my excitement towards the great city of Indianapolis; I offer readers guidance about great events and activities to do around Indianapolis with their kids and grandchildren. Join us on our family travels and adventures across the country!