Indiana, Illinois State Fairs set to open soon

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State Fair season is upon us!

Officials in Indianapolis and Springfield are getting last minute things set up before the fairs open.

The Indiana State Fair kicks off on Friday, August 2nd and runs through Sunday, August 18th.

The theme for this year’s state fair is “Hero’s in the Heartland”.

Some of the entertainment scheduled for the fair includes Air Supply, KC and the Sunshine Band, and Boyz 2 Men.

You can find more information about the Indiana State Fair here.

The Illinois State Fair begins on Wednesday, August 8th and runs through the 18th.

Today, the Agriculture Director John Sullivan talked at a state fair press preview along with other Illinois leaders.

Some of the entertainment coming to the fair, includes Reba McIntire, Snoop Dog, and Montgomery Gentry.

More information about the fair can be found on Illinois State Fair website.

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(This story was originally published on August 1, 2019)

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