2020 Special Features
Special Features Overview
Each year the fair brings in special features, events, acts and/or performers to delight the crowds. Often these special features are new to the fair, but they also could be returning acts that have been recent crowd favorites! Either way, there is no guarantee these events will return next year, so make sure you come see them while you can!
2020 Special Features Lineup
While more acts may be added as the fair draws near, our current special event lineup for the fair includes…
- Dino-ROAR (Interactive show & exhibit)
- Robot Rangers
- Norsewoodsmen- Demos
- Elite Performance K9s (Frisbee, obstacle course & trick dogs)
- Fireworks- Circle City Pyrotechnics Inc.
- Car Show
To learn when each of these special features will be at the fair, check out the descriptions, details and photos below!
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Dino-ROAR will be at the fair all 10 days! They will perform multiple roaming shows each day!
Monday – Thursday
6p & 8p
7p & 9p
Saturdays & Sundays
1:30p, 4:30p & 7p
The Dino-ROAR shows feature 8, life-like, animatronic dinosaurs! The dinosaurs and their puppeteer handlers will roam the admin plaza area multiple times each day of the fair. This educational & interactive show teaches kids fun facts about dinosaurs in a captivating manner.
Between shows fairgoers can browse the fossil tent, featuring fossils from all types of dinosaurs. Written descriptions are provided for each fossil so that fairgoers can look & learn about our prehistoric friends!
Visual Sneak Peak
Elite Performance K9s
The Elite Performance K9’s will be at the fair for 5 days, performing multiple shows each day! Below are the dates & times they’ll be on-site.
- Saturday, July 4
- Sunday, July 5
- Friday, July 10
- Saturday, July 11
- Sunday, July 12
Elite Performance K9’s is a family owned company from the Indy area. All of our dogs were rescued and are part of our family. We use positive training techniques which shows when our dogs are performing. We all love what we are doing. This passion and enjoyment carries over to make our shows fun and enjoyable for everyone. Our shows are scripted, high energy and entertaining for all! We pride ourselves on having a show with a variety of rescued breeds!
Visual Sneak Peak
Fireworks – Circle City Pyrotechnics Inc.
July 4th & July 5th
Time: 10:00-10:30pm both days!
Fireworks: Saturday, July 4th 10pm-10:30pm & Sunday, July 5th 10pm-10:30pm
The Robot Rangers will be at the fair each day July 4-12th!
- 3 Strolling Sessions Per Weekday- 45 min Performances
- 4 Strolling Sessions Per Weekend-45 min Performances
Walking around the Fairgrounds!
Car Show July 5th. Time is TBD. Check back for updates!
Baird Petting Zoo
The Baird Petting Zoo will be on-site all 10 days of the fair!
Community Youth Building
The Baird Petting Zoo is a free attraction with optional costs for feed bags. The building is full of a wide variety of farm and exotic animals! Check out everything from sheep, cows, goats and more! Past exotic animals have included camels, zebra, kangaroos, etc. Who knows what surprises will be there this year!