WROI Entertainment Archives for 2022-07

Great deals, values at the 2022 Indiana State Fair

The Indiana State Fair returns in just nine days and there are many ways to save on the State Fair experience.


The State Fair offers deals and discounts throughout the 18 day Fair, including 100+ free things to do once you’re there. The State Fair is open Friday, July 29 through Sunday, August 21 (closed Mondays & Tuesdays).


Fairgoers are encouraged to buy tickets early to save up to 40%. Tickets are currently available to purchase online at www.IndianaStateFair.com. All advance discounts end Thursday, July 28 at 11:59pm.


Advance Admission Discounts - the following discounts are available now at IndianaStateFair.com


Advance Discount Fair Admission Tickets. $10 advance discount State Fair Tickets are available through July 28 at 11:59PM ET - SAVE 29% off gate admission


Advance Discount Fair Parking Pass. $8 discount State Fair parking is available through July 28 at 11:59PM ET - 20% savings


Advance Discount Midway Wristbands. $25 midway wristbands available through July 31 at 11:59PM ET - 38% savings


Advance Discount Family 4-Pack. Includes 1 parking pass and 4 admission tickets to the 2022 Indiana State Fair. Available now through July 28 at 11:59PM ET - 40% savings Daily Gate Discounts - discounts listed available on select days:


Daily Gate Discounts - discounts listed available on select days:


BMV Discount Day, Wednesday, August 3. $7.00 gate admission with printed or digital voucher from IN.GOV/BMV (50% savings on admission)


$3 Thursdays presented by the Indiana Secretary of State, Thursday, August 4, 11, and 18. $3 admission, $3 Midway Rides, and $3 food options at each food stand


Free IndyStar Ticket Union Carpenters’ Day, Wednesday, August 10. Grab a copy of the IndyStar on Thursday, August 4th for a FREE admission ticket to the Fair - valid ONLY at the State Fair on Wednesday, August 10 for FREE admission


AAA Day, Wednesday August 17. AAA Cardholders receive FREE State Fair admission with a valid AAA membership card presented at the gate. One valid card per person.


Military & First Responders’ Day presented by Peterman Brothers, Friday August 19. First responders, current and former Military, and their families receive FREE admission with valid ID presented at the gate. Additional Daily Deals & Value:


Free Tractor Shuttle Rides. Travel around the fairgrounds for FREE this year on the tractor shuttles


Additional Daily Deals & Value:

Free Entertainment and Activities at Every Turn. Visit IndianaStateFair.com to view the Top 100 Free Things to Do DAILY at the 2022 Indiana State Fair


Free Entertainment Every Day at The Hoosier Lottery Free Stage. Visit IndianaStateFair.com to see the full Hoosier Lottery Free Stage line up - All Concerts are FREE with paid fair admission


Pedal and Park. Save $1.00 off Fair admission when you ride your bicycle to the Fair and use one of the free secured bike racks on the Monon Trail north of 38th St.

Indiana State Fair unveils 2022 new culinary favorites

The Indiana State Fair unveiled new must-have items to try at this year’s State Fair.


In addition to these new tasty treats, fairgoers can also expect the classic must have selections across a wide variety of 140+ different food stands.


The 2022 Indiana State Fair returns July 29 - August 21 (closed Mondays & Tuesdays).


Bison Lettuce Wrap (Offered by Red Frazier Bison)

Butter Lettuce filled with Ground Bison, Sweet Onion, Water Chestnut, Ginger, Carrot, Soy, Hoisin Sauce.


Flamin’ Hot Cheetos walking taco (Offered by Meatball Factory LLC)

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos crushed in the bag with taco meat, shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, pico de gallo and sour cream.


Carmel Corn (Offered by Sun King)

You know the say, there’s more than corn in Indiana? Well, sometimes it is all about the corn in Indiana! Sun King + Indiana State Fair Beer have partnered again for a new 2022 Indiana State Fair beer. This year’s beer is Caramel Corn. There are 100 lbs of Just Pop In Caramel Popcorn in the batch! Fun fact - kernels hail from a local popcorn farmer. You will be able to get your hands on Caramel Corn beer during the 2022 Indiana State Fair and a limited amount will be available on draft at Sun King tap room locations and at Just Pop In.


Pickle Pizza (Offered by Swains Concessions)

Homemade dough with a dill ranch sauce topped with mozzarella cheese, dill seasoning and dill pickles.


Deep Fried Brownies (Offered by R&W Concessions)

Ooey Gooey Brownies dipped in funnel cake batter, deep fried then topped with powdered sugar with a drizzle of chocolate syrup for chocolate lovers' taste buds.


Deep Fried Cheese Stick (Offered by R&W Concessions)

Mozzarella cheese dipped in corn dog batter then deep fried to a golden brown.


Peach Shake Up (Offered by R&W Concessions)

Fresh lemons, sugar, ice, and water along with peach flavoring for a great summertime taste.


Iced Mocha Coffee Float (Offered by Hooks Drug Store Museum)

Hand dipped ice cream on top of a chocolate flavored iced coffee, topped with your choice of whipped cream and a cherry.


Boba Fun Cup (Offered by Goodwin’s Pork-N-More)

Vanilla Ice Cream layered with Strawberry Boba balls, Sliced Strawberries and Gummy Bears


Nitro Fuel (Offered by Goodwin’s Pork-N-More)

Fresh Brewed Lipton Iced Tea mixed with our World Famous Blue Raspberry Lemon Twister.


State Fair Charcuterie Board (Offered by Urick Concessions)

Charcuterie, but make it fair themed. We’ve swapped out the traditional cheeses, meats, and nuts for mini funnel cakes, mini corn dogs, salt water taffy, cotton candy, caramel corn and popcorn corn topped with a sprinkle of colored candies - all of your favorite classic Indiana State Fair staples.


State Fair Mary (Offered by Urick Concessions)

State Fair Mary. A delicious 24 oz Bloody Mary topped with all the State Fair favorites! 3 skewers of Fair Food Treats like Waffle Fries, Deep Fried Cheese Curds, Deep Fried Mac n Cheese, Mini Corn Dogs, Bacon, Fried Pickles and a BBQ Pulled Pork Slider!


The Original Cowpie (Offered by Indiana Ribeye)

It’s a delicious homemade chocolate chip cookie with creamy vanilla ice cream in the center and another chocolate chip cookie to top it off!


Vegan Nachos (Offered by Black Leaf Vegan)

Our all vegan nachos are loaded with our fresh tortilla chips, juicy plant based meat, crispy coleslaw, pico de gallo, and cheese, topped with our creamy ranch, guacamole sauce and sweet teriyaki. Your mouth wants to believe it’s all vegan and it tastes so good!


Pretzel Nacho Bites (Offered by Wilson Concessions)

Fresh pretzel bites covered in nacho cheese, sour cream, jalapenos, and bacon bits.


Mexican Street Corn in a Cup (Offered by Wilson Concessions)

It is made up of roasted sweet corn, mayonnaise, hot sauce, cheese, and Mexican spices.


New Crispy Chicken Sandwich (Offered by Wilson Concessions)

It’s a crispy chicken breast on a fresh bun with your choice of toppings (lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, mayo, mustard).


Lemon Shake Up Canned Cocktail (Offered by Hi and Mighty)

Made by Hi & Mighty, a new craft spirits distillery on the Indiana State Fairgrounds. This bubbly refresher will remind you of the fair during the magic hour in the waning days of summer. Tough day? Shake it off. Good day? Shake it Up!


Pit-tatoes (Offered by Indiana Pork Producers Association)

Pit-Tatoes, pulled pork, shredded cheddar cheese, jalapeños, and sour cream.


Mint Cookie Milkshake (Offered by American Dairy Association Indiana Inc.)

Mint Cookie Milkshake served with crumbled Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies.


Quick Quesadilla (Offered by American Dairy Association Indiana Inc.)

Quick Quesadilla served with Indiana’s own Red Gold Salsa!