WHEN: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12
WHERE: Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers
Conner Prairie hosts its third annual Curiosity Fair from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Last year, more than 4,000 guests enjoyed 150,000 square feet of outdoor interactive exhibits, activities, presentations and hands-on demonstrations as they explored the world around them.
Sponsored by Kroger and Dow Agrosciences, the fair runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days and the cost is included with general admission, which is $17 for adults, $16 for seniors, $12 for youth ages 2-12 and free for members and children under age 2.
New this year, America’s Got Talent semifinalist Tony Hoard and his K9 Crew Trick Show will put on a high-energy thrill show featuring Hoard’s highly-trained dogs leaping, running and catching Frisbees on the go. The new Sports Zone will include activities with the Indianapolis Colts and mascot Blue, Indiana Pacers and mascot Boomer, Indy Eleven, Indiana Fuel and Indianapolis Indians. Other large exhibitors and activities:
- Lilly’s Chemistry is a Blast show
- Kroger’s Crossroad Farms and Pace Diaries experience
- Fair Oak Farms’ Mobile Dairy Unit
- Snake Head Ed and his Snakes
- INFirst Robotics
- Indiana Department of Health’s Mobile Emergency Hospital
- Central Indiana Amateur Radio Association
- Physics Arcade, including mini bungee jumping, base jumping, skydiving, rock climbing and maker spaces
Spanning 800 wooded acres in central Indiana, Conner Prairie welcomes nearly 390,000 visitors of all ages annually. As Indiana’s first Smithsonian Institute affiliate, Conner Prairie offers various outdoor, historically themed destinations and indoor experiential learning spaces that combine history and art with science, technology, engineering and math to offer an authentic look into history that shapes society today.