State fair kicks off 17-day run Friday
The 2014 Indiana State Fair opens Friday and will run through Aug. 17. The fair features 17 days of family fun and entertainment.
General admission at fair gates is $10, with children 5 and under admitted free. A parking pass is $5, and midway wristbands will be sold for $30.
Discount tickets are available at Indiana Walmart and CVS pharmacy stores and are also available online at www.in.gov/statefair.
Gates to the fairground open daily at 8 a.m. Admission tickets will no longer be accepted/sold after 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursday and 9:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
General fair hours are Sunday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. - midnight; and Saturday, 8 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Exhibit and building hours are from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Exposition hall hours are 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily.
For a complete list of free entertainment at this year's fair, see today's print or online editions.