indiana state fairgrounds & event center


About the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center – The Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center is a modern public event facility that annually hosts more than 400 meetings, shows, sports and agricultural events, including the annual Indiana State Fair. The year-round management of the Fairgrounds is overseen by the Indiana State Fair Commission which is a quasi-governmental agency that was established in 1992, with the mission to preserve and enhance the Indiana State Fairgrounds.


Venue Information

Indiana FAIRGROUNDS and event center

  • Offers modern event facilities with the ability to host conventions, consumer shows, conferences, sports, concerts, fairs, exhibitions, meetings, weddings, banquets, retreats and more. 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.

    There is Something Happening Here. All Year.

  • Uses exclusive licensed food service companies to handle all food and beverage sales. Concessionaires may vary by venue.

list of SPORTING events held at indiana fairgrounds and event center

  • Indy Fuel Hockey

  • IUPUI Basketball

  • 2020-2022 NCAA Horizon League Men’s & Women’s Basketball Championships

  • Volleyball Tournaments

  • Mecum Auctions Indy  (auto)

  • Standardbred Harness Racing

  • Gymnastics Tournaments

  • Golf Show

  • Boat, Sport & Travel Show

  • 5K Run/Walks

  • Public Ice Skating / Junior and Adult Hockey Leagues



upcoming events


Contact Us

Indiana State Fair Commission
1202 E. 38TH ST.
PHONE | 317-927-7500
FAX | 317-927-7695

Jackie Lewis
Director of Sales