HEROES IN THE HEARTLAND
PRESENTED BY INDIANA DONOR NETWORK
The 2019 Indiana State Fair will salute our Heroes in the Heartland, including Hoosier Farmers, First Responders, Educators, members of the Armed Forces, and many others who keep us safe and make us proud. Join us in celebrating the heroism of Hoosiers whose exceptional commitment and caring enrich our lives!
The Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center offers modern event facilities in a historical setting. The Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center first opened in 1892 and has hosted more than 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 & Event Center began its present existence as a year-round events center. Since that time, many of our venues have undergone renovations and upgrades that have continued to bring modern comforts to the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center’s 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 & Event Center 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.
The Indiana State Fair Commission oversees management of the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center.
The Indiana State Fair Board manages the Indiana State Fair, held annually at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center.