The Indiana State Fair will run July 28 – August 20 this year. The fair will be open every day, except Mondays and Tuesdays. The first five acts to take the Hoosier Lottery free stage have been announced and it all begins with country legend Clint Black on July 28. Bring the kids for Peppa Pig Live on July 30. R&B legend Keith Sweat takes the stage on August 2. Christian pop artist Toby Mac will perform on August 6. Calling all Swifties! The Taylor Party: Taylor Swift Night happens on August 12 and Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy will perform on August 18. All shows start at 7:30pm. Fair admission is $11 this year. Kids younger than 5 are free.