Marion County Fair hosts “Halfway to Christmas Eve” celebration

INDIANAPOLIS – Sunday, June 24 is the last day of the Marion County Fair as well as the Halfway to Christmas Eve celebration.

From 1 to 5 p.m. at the fairgrounds there will be a Halfway to Christmas Eve extravaganza, featuring Santas walking around the fair and greeting the guests!

Later that evening the Indianapolis Municipal Band will be performing on the Park Stage from 3 to 4 p.m., the Apple Pie Contest will be held at 3 p.m., and at 4 p.m. the 4-H closing ceremonies will commence.

The celebration will be held at the Marion County Fairgrounds, 7300 East Troy Avenue, located just east of I-465 & Southeastern Avenue interchange. Gates open at 5 p.m. on weekdays and 12 noon on weekends. General Admission to the grounds is $5 per person; children 5 and under are free, military members with a valid ID are free, and parking is free in convenient fairground lots.

General admission fair tickets can be purchased online at For more information about the Marion County Fair Halfway to Christmas Celebration, visit

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For further information contact:

Sally Bonneau, 317.846.8965/office, 317.965.5566/cell,