2010 Indiana State Fair Highlights for Tuesday August, 10, 2010

It is going to be a hot one today at the 2010 Indiana State Fair in the Circle City capital of Indianapolis. But that is no excuse to keep you and your family away from the Indiana State Fairgrounds to take in all of the great deals, shows and food this year’s fair has to […]

The Indiana State Fair’s Friday Night Opening Festivities

The 2010 Indiana State Fair has finally arrived. So it is time for every Hoosier in and around Indianapolis to get down the Indiana State Fairgrounds for some fun in the pleasant not-so-hot sun. Each day we here at FunCityFinder.com will break down the upcoming action for all Indiana to enjoy. First up is opening […]

Free Entertainment is Everywhere at the 2010 Indiana State Fair

INDIANAPOLIS – Everybody loves a bargain and at the 2010 Indiana State Fair there’s a bargain just about everywhere you go.  Free concerts, free kids shows, free exhibits and more are all daily occurrences at the 17-day event, proving once again that you don’t have to break the bank to make memories that last a lifetime at […]

Special Values Abound at 2010 Indiana State Fair

INDIANAPOLIS – Double-dips can be fun when you’re talking about ice cream cones or roller coasters, but not when referring to a recession.  Indiana’s economy is still trying to rebound, and the Indiana State Fair knows Hoosiers need all the help they can get when trying to stretch their family entertainment dollar. The 2010 Indiana State […]

The Indiana State Fair – There’s an App for That

INDIANAPOLIS – Ever wondered where all the Pork Tents are at the 2010 Indiana State Fair?  Have you been curious what others have thought of a particular midway ride?  Now that information is as close as your cell phone. Thanks to the 2010 Indiana State Fair’s move to social media, Hoosiers all over the Indiana State fairgrounds […]

‘American Gothic’ Sculpture Coming To the State Fair’s Celebration Park

INDIANAPOLIS – A 25-foot-tall sculpture inspired by Grant Wood’s iconic painting “American Gothic” will stand guard in Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park during the Great 2010 Indiana State Fair, Aug. 6 – 22, just north of downtown Indianapolis at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The Indiana State fair has long been an annual tradition for Hoosier families all over the state of […]

Boy Scouts and Indiana State Fair Honor 100 Years of Scouting

INDIANAPOLIS – In celebration of its 100th anniversary, The Boy Scouts of America is teaming up with the Indiana State Fair to offer several scouting displays and demonstrations during the state’s largest multi-day event. The scouting displays dispersed about the Indiana State Fairgrounds are just some of the must see Indianapolis events at this year’s Indiana State […]

Pigs and Pork to be Featured at 2010 Indiana State Fair

INDIANAPOLIS – Bacon for breakfast, a ham sandwich for lunch, ribs for dinner. Pigs play a versatile and important role in our diets and our economy here in the Circle City. In fact, pigs play a huge part of industry throughout the Hoosier State as Indiana is the fifth largest pork producer in the United […]

New food, Great Entertainment, Plenty of Pigs at 2010 Indiana State

INDIANAPOLIS – Just like the Indy 500 or Hoosier Hysteria, the Indiana State Fair is an annual tradition for Hoosier families from Albany to Zionsville.  This year’s 17-day celebration Aug. 6 – 22 brings with it more foods to tempt the taste buds, world-renowned musicians for the masses and a cultural exhibit that is sure to make an international […]

Indiana State Fair Adds New Name to Celebration Park

Celebration Park renamed in recognition of support from Indianapolis-based company INDIANAPOLIS – Celebration Park has long been one of the busiest areas at the Indiana State Fair, drawing in 4-H families, music lovers and fairgoers looking for a shady spot to rest.  Now, visitors to this area in the northwest corner of the Indiana State Fairgrounds will see a […]

1980s Heartthrob Rick Springfield Performs Free Show at Indiana State Fair

INDIANAPOLIS – He told fans “don’t talk to strangers,” but fairgoers might want to avoid this Aussie singer’s advice and spread the word about the free Rick Springfield concert presented by the Hoosier Lottery Aug. 12 at the Indiana State Fair. The Rick Springfield show is just one of over a dozen awesome shows that will be staged […]

Drake Headlines the Indiana State Fair Music Acts

INDIANAPOLIS – Drake is “The New Face of Hip-Hop” according to the New York Times, which also states that “emotions are what fuel (him).”  Now, the up-and-coming rapper brings his act to the Indiana State Fair’s Hoosier Lottery Grandstand on Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Drake released his highly anticipated debut […]

Indians Blow Big Lead as IronPigs Feast on Bullpen

The Indianapolis Indians were back at Victory Field for the first time in two weeks as they welcomed the Lehigh Valley IronPigs to the Circle City for a four-game series. This was the Tribe’s longest stay away from downtown Indianapolis thanks to the Triple-A All-Star game that was held this past week in Allentown, Pa. […]

The Fever Fall in Wednesday Matinee

Fresh off the WNBA All-Star break, the Indiana Fever took to the floor at Conseco Fieldhouse on Wednesday afternoon for a special 1:00 p.m. tip-off against Connecticut Sun. The 77-68 defeat is not how the Indianapolis based women’s basketball team had hoped to start their second half. It was a close contest throughout with the […]

Indiana Fever-vs-Connecticut Sun Photo Gallery

The Indiana Fever took to the floor of Conseco Fieldhouse on Wednesday afternoon to kick off the second half of their season after Tamika Catchings and Katie Douglas returned from the WNBA All-Star game last weekend. The Indianapolis sports women’s basketball franchise looked to keep their winning ways at home going as they welcomed the […]

Indians Catcher Erik Kratz Receives Call of a Lifetime

Regardless if we remember them or not, everyone dreams. On a sunny Wednesday afternoon in Allentown, Pa., while participating in his second straight Triple-A All-Star Game, Indianapolis Indians catcher Erik Kratz had his dream come true. In the time it took Indianapolis manager Frank Kremblas to utter one sentence, the 6-foot-4 gentle-giant Kratz went from […]

Indians Win Big in Record Setting Day at Victory Field

It got ugly early at Victory Field in downtown Indianapolis Sunday afternoon as the Indians gave the fans a treat like nothing seen before at the Vic. All kinds of season and stadium records were set for the Indianapolis Indians as the team explodes for one of their biggest offensive days in club history. Tribe […]

Morton Goes the Distance in Indians Win

Thursday night was a good night to be an Indianapolis sports fan. The sun was shining bright, the heat was almost enjoyable and Victory Field was rocking as the Indianapolis Indians dismantled the Durham Bulls 9-1 to gain a 2-2 series spilt. The tribe delighted the nearly 10,000 fans in downtown Indianapolis on both sides […]

Indians Beat Up Bulls, Win 9-1

It was a rough homecoming for the visiting Durham Bulls starting pitcher Heath Phillips at Victory Field on Tuesday night in downtown Indianapolis. Phillips, a native of Evansville, Indiana, gave up ten hits, four homers and eight runs to the Tribe. It was the opposite story for  Indianapolis starting right-hander Hayden Penn (6.0 IP, 4 […]

Indians Return Home, Lose 2-0 in One Hitter

After an eight game road trip, in which the Indianapolis Indians lost four straight to the Scranton/Wilkes Barre Yankees before taking three of four games from the Buffalo Bisons to finish 3-5, the Tribe returned home with a bunch of new faces in their dugout. No longer will the crowd at Victory Field in downtown […]