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February at Indiana State Fairgrounds, 2012 Events and Expos

The Indiana State Fairgrounds offers a wealth of fun to Indianapolis people with Indianapolis events and expos all February long. Become master of home improvement. Pick up a piece of antique furniture. Marvel at talented dogs. Get up on the latest in the deer and turkey sport world. And so much more at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Head to this Indianapolis events venue north of Indianapolis downtown to take advantage of these informative and fun things to do. Here is a preview of what to expect at the Indiana State Fairgrounds this February.

Expos at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

Indianapolis Home Show, IndianaIndianapolis Home Show – The Indianapolis Home Show has become an amazing tradition for homeowners in Indianapolis. No matter what kind of Indianapolis real estate you own, there is always space for customization in your little corner of the world. Hear from celebrity guests including Kathy Ireland, John Gidding from HGTV’s “Curb Appeal” and Andrew Downward of HGTV’s “Divine Design.” Plus, explore show highlights including a Centerpiece Home, Greenery Galore!, an antique show and the lecture from New York Times bestseller Robert Whittman, who wrote Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures. Find out how to take your home’s interior, exterior and landscape to the next level. Be the envy of your neighbors!

Boat, Sport and Travel Show – Though the weather outside might be frightfully cold, its never to early to start planning your warm weather adventure. Whether by boat or RV, the Boat, Sport and Travel Show is for Indianapolis people who want to commune with the outdoors. Outdoor enthusiasts will marvel at more than 650,000 square feet dedicated to pure, outdoor excitement. Get great deals on boats, RVs, fishing tackle, hunting gear, outdoor destinations, paddle sports equipment and more. Attend seminars and meet celebrities at this Indianapolis expo that will prepare you in full for camping season. Highlights include ultimate camp cooking, Brody the Kodiak Grizzly, a Swampmaster Alligator Show, a Dog Dock Diving demonstration, fishing seminars and more. Don’t miss this exciting event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

Deer and Turkey Expo – Anchoring the opening weekend of the Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show is the Indiana Deer, Turkey and Waterfowl expo. The Indiana State Fairgrounds have truly created an outdoors-men’s paradise, falling just short of the great outdoors, of course. This show is designed for both passionate hunters and those looking to get started in the world of sport hunting. Featuring celebrity speakers like Dave Canterbury of the Discovery channel’s hit show Dual Survival and an Indiana Waterfowl Calling Championship, there is plenty to explore at this amazing Indianapolis event.

Motorcycle Expo – Motorcycling is more than a way of life. Some might argue that its a spiritual belief. Regardless of your views on the nature of motorcycle culture, this expo features the best choppers, hogs and bikes around. Meet dealers, get the gear and accessories and marvel at hot bikes. Highlights include Hardee’s Thickburger Fashion Showcase, Vintage Motorcycle Displays, Tiny Tots Test Track, Abate Motorcycle Classes and more. Don’t miss this hot Indianapolis event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

World of Wheels, Indianapolis, IndianaWorld of Wheels – Set to take over the Marsh Blue Ribbon Pavilion, the Champions Pavilion and the South Pavilion February 10 to 12, World of Wheels is a auto wonderland for car hounds. See new and restored vintage cars. Featured events include America’s Top Hot Rods, Customs and Trucks, a Competition for the Circle City and Hoosier Award, a Custom Bike Show presented by Harley-Davidson of Indianapolis, a special presentation from Gauge Magazine, handmade automotive art, drag city USA featuring cars from Lucas Oil Raceway and more. More than just for fun, World of Wheels also features a Pinstripe Charity Auction to benefit the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana. Don’t miss this exciting event featuring the hottest wheels around.

Competition at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

Winter Classic Dog Show – The Hoosier Kennel Club and the Central Indiana Kennel Club team up to produce this Winter Classic Dog Show. Find out who is top dog in a variety of categories including toy, sporting, hound, working, terrier, non-sporting and herding. These best in each breed will then compete for the coveted Best in Show prize. These beautiful breeds will astound viewers in every division from obedience to appearance. Plus, peruse the pet vendors to bring a prize home for your pooch. Dog lovers will enjoy this fun filled weekend of competition.

Specialty Shopping Opportunities at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

State-Fair-Covered-Bridge-540Stewart’s Indiana Flea Market – Stewart’s Indiana Flea Market is a treasure hunter’s heaven. For more than three decades, Stewart’s has been the go-to flea market for buyers and sellers in Indianapolis. With more than 250 booths at each show in the Agriculture Building, this Indianapolis event offers free admission. Find a piece of unique art to complete your interior design. Discover vintage clothing and jewelry. And marvel at handmade items. This Indianapolis shopping event is famous for great deals. But be sure to bring cash, as many booths cannot process credit cards.

Midwest Reptile Show – Reptile lovers of Indiana this is the event for you. With more than thirty vendors on hand at the Midwest Reptile show, you will find everything for your reptile under one roof. From American Rodent Supply with top quality feeder animals to Mushu Cages with the most advanced reptile cages to Aubrey Reptiles specializing in Geckos, every aspect of the reptile world will be represented. Find African fattail geckos, bearded dragons, chameleons, tree frogs, all varieties of snakes, invertebrates, and boas just to name a few.

Head to the Indiana State Fairgrounds for any or all of these Indianapolis events. With both Indianapolis downtown and the Indianapolis cultural district, Broad Ripple Village, nearby, there is plenty to do near the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Rehash your experience at these Indianapolis events over dinner and drinks at any of these Indianapolis restaurants or Indianapolis bars.

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Indiana State Fairgrounds
1202 East 38th St
Indianapolis, IN 46205
317.927.7500