Marion County Fair Kid’s Days Celebrations

Indianapolis – The Marion County Fair is hosting two Kid’s Days in 2018. The day was so popular last year we just had to bring it back for double the fun this year thanks to our sponsor MetroPCS! Both Kid’s Days will be taking place on each Saturday of the fair, June 16 & June 23. Kid’s Day is dedicated to all the great kids out there by providing non-stop fun and excitement!

A big highlight is the many princesses & superheroes that will be in attendance. Princesses & superheroes are performing throughout both days, singing and telling stories. They will be available after each performance to meet fans and take pictures! There will be different princesses & superheroes both kids days allowing you to come both days and see double the princesses!

You can also enjoy the many shows and special features taking place around the fair. On the first Kid’s Day there will be a watermelon seed spitting contest at 3pm, a cheerleading competition at noon, truck drag racing at 7pm, Daniel Lusk doing close up magic at 4pm and so much more! Bear Hollow Chainsaw Carving will also have multiple performances at 2p, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm. During the fair Jason Emmons will professional carve all sizes of wood into beautiful art! The Elite Performance K9’s – Frisbee & Trick Dogs will also have multiple shows throughout the day at 3:30p, 5:30p and 7:30p. All of the dogs are rescues and will be doing entertaining and high energy shows and tricks! As if that wasn’t enough, Twiggy the waterskiing squirrel will also be in attendance doing shows at 2:30p, 5p, 6:30p and 9p. Twiggy has been in movies, on TV and has performed for thousands around the country. This summer is Twiggy’s final year of traveling performances so you won’t want to miss one of Twiggy’s final stops before retirement!

The second Kid’s Day is just as packed full of entertainment as the first! There will be a 4-H dog show at noon, a baby contest at noon, Silly Safari will even have exotic animals at 1:45pm! The Demolition Derby will be at 6p at the fairs grandstands and the Minute to Win It games start at 3:00pm. The Elite Performance K9s-Frisbee & Trick Dogs will be back for multiple shows as well at 1p, 3:30p, 6p and 8:30p. Pork Chop Revue will be doing shows at 2:30p, 5p and 7p. Pork Chop Revue is a comedy/variety show featuring pigs! The little pigs do amazing stunts and laughable tricks! They jump hurdles, waltz and even sing!

Both Kid’s Days also align with the unlimited rides deal for just $25! You can ride from the opening of the fair until close! We will have roller coasters, swings, a ferris wheel and much more! There will be rides, games and food for the whole family!

This will be taking place at the 123-acre Marion County Fairgrounds, 7300 East Troy Avenue, located just east of I-465 & Southeastern Avenue interchange. Gates open 5pm 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 always is free in convenient fairground lots.

Visit for a complete schedule of events, including exact days and times. Meet you at the Marion County Fair!org.

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For further information contact:

Sally Bonneau, 317.846.8965/office, 317.965.5566/cell,