15 New Foods Items you Must-Try at the 2022 Indiana State Fair

No one does fun and wacky food better than a fair. And that’s especially true for the Indiana State Fair, which returns to Indy on July 29 through August 21.

The Indiana State Fair unveiled NEW must-have items to try at this year’s state fair. Fairgoers wait annually for the announcement of new fair food favorites, and this year’s items are worth the wait! In addition to these new tasty treats, fairgoers can also expect the classic, crave-able selections across a wide variety of 140+ different food stands. 

New Food at the 2022 Indiana State Fair

Here are just some of the new food offerings you can look forward to at this year’s Indiana State Fair!

Bison Lettuce Wrap –  by Red Frazier Bison

Butter Lettuce filled with Ground Bison, Sweet Onion, Water Chestnut, Ginger, Carrot, Soy, Hoisin Sauce.

Bison Lettuce Wrap -  by Red Frazier Bison
Bison Lettuce Wrap –  by Red Frazier Bison

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos walking taco – by Meatball Factory LLC

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos crushed in the bag with taco meat, shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, pico de gallo and sour cream. 

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos walking taco - by Meatball Factory LLC
Flamin’ Hot Cheetos walking taco – by Meatball Factory LLC

Pickle Pizza – by Swains Concessions

Homemade dough with a dill ranch sauce topped with mozzarella cheese, dill seasoning and dill pickles.

Pickle Pizza - by Swains Concessions
Pickle Pizza – by Swains Concessions

Deep Fried Brownies – by R&W Concessions

Ooey Gooey Brownies dipped in funnel cake batter, deep fried then topped with powdered sugar with a drizzle of chocolate syrup for chocolate lovers’ taste buds.

Deep Fried Brownies - by R&W Concessions
Deep Fried Brownies – by R&W Concessions

Iced Mocha Coffee Float – by Hooks Drug Store Museum

Hand dipped ice cream on top of a chocolate flavored iced coffee, topped with your choice of whipped cream and a cherry. 

Iced Mocha Coffee Float - by Hooks Drug Store Museum
Iced Mocha Coffee Float – by Hooks Drug Store Museum

State Fair Charcuterie Board – by Urick Concessions

Charcuterie, but make it fair themed. We’ve swapped out the traditional cheeses, meats, and nuts for mini funnel cakes, mini corn dogs, salt water taffy, cotton candy, caramel corn and popcorn corn topped with a sprinkle of colored candies – all of your favorite classic Indiana State Fair staples.

State Fair Charcuterie Board - by Urick Concessions
State Fair Charcuterie Board – by Urick Concessions

State Fair Mary – by Urick Concessions

State Fair Mary. A delicious 24 oz Bloody Mary topped with all the State Fair Favorites! 3 skewers of Fair Food Treats like Waffle Fries, Deep Fried Cheese Curds, Deep Fried Mac n Cheese, Mini Corn Dogs, Bacon, Fried Pickles and a BBQ Pulled Pork Slider!

State Fair Mary - by Urick Concessions
State Fair Mary – by Urick Concessions

Vegan Nachos – by Black Leaf Vegan

Our ALL vegan nachos are loaded with our fresh tortilla chips, juicy plant based meat, crispy coleslaw, pico de gallo, and cheese, topped with our creamy ranch, guacamole sauce and sweet teriyaki. Your mouth wants to believe it’s ALL VEGAN and it tastes so good!

Vegan Nachos - by Black Leaf Vegan
Vegan Nachos – by Black Leaf Vegan

Pretzel Nacho Bites – by Wilson Concessions

Fresh pretzel bites covered in nacho cheese, sour cream, jalapenos, and bacon bits. 

Pretzel Nacho Bites - by Wilson Concessions
Pretzel Nacho Bites – by Wilson Concessions

Mexican Street Corn in a Cup – by Wilson Concessions

It is made up of roasted sweet corn, mayonnaise, hot sauce, cheese, and Mexican spices. 

Mexican Street Corn in a Cup - by Wilson Concessions
Mexican Street Corn in a Cup – by Wilson Concessions

New Crispy Chicken Sandwich – by Wilson Concessions

It’s a crispy chicken breast on a fresh bun with your choice of toppings (lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, mayo, mustard). 

New Crispy Chicken Sandwich - by Wilson Concessions
New Crispy Chicken Sandwich – by Wilson Concessions

Pit-tatoes – by Indiana Pork Producers Association

Pit-Tatoes, pulled pork, shredded cheddar cheese, jalapeños, and sour cream.

Pit-tatoes - by Indiana Pork Producers Association
Pit-tatoes – by Indiana Pork Producers Association

Mint Cookie Milkshake – by American Dairy Association Indiana Inc.

Mint Cookie Milkshake served with crumbled Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies.

Mint Cookie Milkshake - by American Dairy Association Indiana Inc.
Mint Cookie Milkshake – by American Dairy Association Indiana Inc.

Quick Quesadilla – by American Dairy Association Indiana Inc.

Quick Quesadilla served with Indiana’s own Red Gold Salsa!

Quick Quesadilla - by American Dairy Association Indiana Inc.
Quick Quesadilla – by American Dairy Association Indiana Inc.

Mac Diggity Corn Dog – by Gobble Gobble Food Truck

The Mac Diggity Corn Dog is an old favorite of our Mac Daddy with a twist…it’s on a Corn Dog!  The crunch of the Corn Dog with the mac is just doggone delightful!

Mac Diggity Corn Dog - by Gobble Gobble Food Truck
Mac Diggity Corn Dog – by Gobble Gobble Food Truck

About the Indiana State Fair

The Indiana State Fair is the state’s largest multi-day event celebrating the Hoosier spirit and agricultural heritage. These 18 days bring all communities together to celebrate all things Indiana and promote it to hundreds of thousands of people across the state, and beyond. Nationally recognized for offering great entertainment, showcasing youth and interactive agriculture educational programs, premiere facilities and a variety of unique, fun foods, the Indiana State Fair has been an annual attraction for generations of Hoosiers since 1852. This year’s Indiana State Fair will take place July 29th – August 21st (closed Mondays & Tuesdays). For information, visit www.indianastatefair.com

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