10 NEW experiences at your 2021 Indiana State Fair

INDIANAPOLIS – Yoga sessions with goats and pigs, a strongman bending horseshoes, and a new Backyard Outdoor Bar – The Indiana State Fair is back in an even bigger way and has something for everyone!

Known for their extreme strength and striking appearance, the iconic Budweiser Clydesdales are some of the most recognizable animals in the country and now you can see them while visiting your 2021 Indiana State Fair from July 30 through August 8. Visit these majestic horses located just inside Gate 12 north of the Farm Bureau Building or catch them in the Daily Parade.

The 2021 Indiana State Fair will feature a brand, new ride – it’s the Double Decker Carousel. Located just west of the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand, the Double Decker Carousel features two levels of beautifully handcrafted figures, completed with tigers, zebras, and giraffes. Don’t miss a ride on this timeless classic, now twice as nice!  

Step right up! The Mighty Mike Show is coming to the 2021 Indiana State Fair. Witness Mighty Mike juggles bowling balls and sledgehammers as if light as a feather while dressed in a 1920s-style bathing suit. Prepare to be amazed as he bends horseshoes and tears decks of cards but try not to laugh at his goofy dance routines. Shows will take place daily in Hoosier Spirit Park at 1 p.m. 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6:30 p.m.

Looking for a shady spot to sit back and relax during your visit to the 2021 Indiana State Fair? Located in Hoosier Spirit Park, Backyard Brats and Brews is the perfect place to grab a cold beverage, grilled brats, and other snacks while enjoying live music and yard games. With its unique “backyard barbeque” atmosphere, this family-friendly area is great for all ages. Stop by Backyard Brats & Brews open from Noon until 9 p.m. daily during the Fair.

The Indiana State Fair is excited to offer animal yoga this year, featuring some of your favorite animals including goats, pigs, bunnies, and lambs! These cute animals will climb, cuddle, and entertain as you partake in a 45-minute beginner-level yoga session. Yoga sessions will take place July 31 at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., August 1 at 10 a.m. and Noon, August 12 at 6 p.m., August 18 at 6 p.m., and August 19 at 6 p.m. Each session costs $35 per ticket and includes admission to the Fair. Space is limited, so make sure to register today at IndianaStateFair.com and secure your spot.

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