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Bag Policy

All permitted bags, purses and fanny packs are subject to search upon entry and within the Indiana State Fairgrounds. All entrances may utilize “Bag Search Areas” for guests carrying a permitted bag.

  • Strongly encourage (but do not require) clear bags.
  • Strongly encourage (but do not limit) smaller bag sizes. We recommend guests do not bring bags bigger that 16” x 16” x 8”

Prohibited Items

All guests entering through gates are subject to search. To ensure guests have a safe and enjoyable visit, the following items are not permitted at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center:

  • Aerosol Cans
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Animals (service animals allowed)
  • Balloons
  • Beach Balls
  • Commercial A/V Equipment
  • Coolers
  • Fireworks
  • Glass Bottles
  • Illegal Substances
  • Lasers
  • Noisemakers
  • Sticks, Bats, Poles
  • Weapons, Firearms, Knives

Designated Smoking Areas

To create a healthier environment for everyone at the Fairgrounds Fun Park, there are designated smoking areas stationed around the Fairgrounds. The areas will be clearly marked with protection from the elements and a receptacle for all discarded smoking materials.


With the exception of Service Animals, pets and animals are not permitted


No person in possession of a deadly weapon shall be permitted onto or be permitted to remain on the Fairgrounds (including knives); any person properly licensed to carry a firearm must secure the firearm in a locked compartment of his/her vehicle and it shall not be visible to a passerby.

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