Indiana State Fair unveils 2024 theme

The Indiana State Fair unveiled a preview for the 167th edition of the favorite summertime tradition by dedicating the theme to “The Art & Nature of Fun, presented by Newfields.’

This immersive theme will be activated through a celebration of art and nature, promising an unforgettable experience for all, according to a news release from the state fair issued Friday. The 2024 Indiana State Fair Will be Aug. 2 to 18 (closed Mondays).

“We are thrilled to preview next year’s theme just months after wrapping our 2023 marquee event,” said Cindy Hoye, executive director of the Indiana State Fair. “The art and nature theme reflects our commitment to bringing together the creativity of art and the wonders of nature to inspire and engage our visitors. We are so grateful for our neighbors at Newfields and are beyond thrilled to bring our community together and create a true Hoosier masterpiece next summer.”

As the presenting partner of the 2024 Indiana State Fair, Newfields, an internationally renowned art institution with 152 acres of park and gardens, shares the vision of celebrating the convergence of art and nature. The partnership between Newfields and the Indiana State Fair will provide multiple new, unique experiences for fairgoers.

“Newfields is excited and proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 2024 Indiana State Fair,” said Colette Pierce Burnette, president and CEO of Newfields. “It is an honor to be a part of what the fair does best — showcasing what makes our state a wonderful place to live, work and play. The Indiana State Fair is a staple summer destination. Everyone visiting the fairgrounds during the state’s largest attended event has the opportunity to engage in exceptional experiences, something Newfields commits to in everything we do. Newfields’ mission is to enrich lives through exceptional experiences with art and nature. This partnership is a wonderful opportunity for us to bring the beauty and magic of Newfields to the wider community, celebrating all things Indiana.”

For information on the 2024 Indiana State Fair, visit Further details on what guests can expect for next summer will be unveiled in the coming months.