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Marion County Fair - 2014

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The Marion County fair in Indianapolis is going on this last week of June. The dates for the faiar are June 20 - 29, 2014. Going to the 84th annual MarIon County AgrIcultural & 4-H FaIr would be an entertaining and exciting day trip or evening trip. The fairgrounds is located at 7300 E. Troy Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana.

The fair gate hours are from Monday to Friday 5pm - 11pm and Saturday and Sunday 10am - 11pm. Admission to the Marion County Fair is $5 and the parking is free. Bring a non-perishable food or pet food donation for the Fairs Care program, and receive $1 off admission throughout the fair. Other discounts include Senior Night presented by OASIS on Monday, June 23 when fairgoers age 55-plus receive $1 off admission with ID, and Ladies’ Night on Wednesday, June 25, when all female fairgoers regardless of age receive $2 off admission. (Only one discount option per person will be accepted.)

Featured attractions for this years fair are the always fun Midway rides, which are ran by North American Midway Entertainment, they are the world’s largest traveling outdoor amusement park. They bring a thrilling midway experience to the fair. Along with the rides you can expect to find carnival games and lots of different kinds of food. A Demolition Derby, Fireworks, Horse Arena Events, Family Arts Events, Car Show and Talent Shows are also planned.

New events planned for this years fair include Elephant Encounters, Health and Safety Day / Demonstrations, Disney artist Megan Nicole in concert, Peaceful Grounds Farm Activities, Indy Riders Barrel Show (Horse), R/C Airplane Demos & Simulator, Circle City Stompers, Clown Band, Fred Astaire Dance Party - featuring the Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra, Robotics Competition, Color Me Green 4-H Fun Run and Walk, Blue Monkey Side Show Ride and Banjo Wizard, Latino Music Special and Oasis Senior Night Activities.

The Marion County fair should be lots of fun. For a complete list of happenings visit the fair website at marioncountyfair.org/wp/.

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