Indiana State Fair Giving Free Military Admission Today

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The Indiana State Fair is celebrating its Chevrolet Military Day on Monday. The fair is giving free admission for military with valid ID.

Here’s a look at some of the other events going on at the fair Monday:

Little Hands on the Farm presented by CollegeChoice 529 – ALL DAY

Little Hands on the Farm presented by CollegeChoice 529 is an interactive mock farm.  Participants within the target range of 2-10 years old are the “farmers.”  They are asked to do chores on the “farm” ranging from gathering an egg from the chicken coop to planting a tomato or pepper seed to milking a “cow”.


Butter Churning Demonstration – 10:30 a.m. -11:15 a.m.

Learn about making butter at the Farmer’s Front Yard of Pioneer Village!

Taste of the Fair – ALL DAY

Participating vendors are helping to Celebrate Indiana’s Bicentennial through food innovation.  Fairgoers will have the opportunity to cast their vote on the NEW Indiana State Fair App presented by WGU Indiana.  The Taste of the Fair “Grand Champion” will be announced on August 17th.

4-H Cat Interactive Demonstrations – 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Meet local 4-H members and interact with their adorable feline friends at the Farm Bureau Building!

SCUBA Demonstration with Indiana Conservation Officers – 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Watch and learn about SCUBA from some Indiana Conservation Officers!

Hunter Smith Band – 6 p.m.

It’s not every day when the front man of a popular country/rock band is also a Super Bowl World Champion graces the Free Stage.  After excelling in football at the University of Notre Dame, Smith was drafted to the Indianapolis Colts.  After 12 years in the NFL, Smith turned his attention to music.  The band consists of four Indianapolis-based musicians.

Aaron Tippin presented by WFMS – 7:30 p.m.

Calling himself “The Luckiest Hillbilly that Ever Lived,” Aaron Tippin’s 25th Anniversary Celebration promises to be an unforgettable evening of music and fun at the Free Stage.

Blue Monkey Side Show – 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
The freaky, the creepy, and incredible is back again this year. Witness the bed of nails, sword swallowing, and other mysterious feats of the Blue Monkey Side Show at the WGU Indiana Main Street Stage.

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