The Indiana State Fair is actively hiring seasonal employees to help put on the 166th Great Indiana State Fair, returning July 28-August 20. This is your opportunity to be part of an amazing State Fair team! 

The 14th annual Indiana State Fair Job Fair will be held this Thursday, June 8 from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center in the Blue Ribbon Pavilion, 1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, 46205. 

This year’s 166th Indiana State Fair is seeking hundreds of seasonal employees for positions related to Parking, Gates, Security, Operations, Tractor Shuttles, Information Booths, and Education Exhibits. Positions are ideal for college students, retirees, individuals with full-time jobs who want to earn extra money, and others.

During the event, candidates seeking a seasonal position with the 2023 Indiana State Fair can complete an application and be interviewed onsite. Applicants are asked to bring a positive attitude and a copy of their resume if they have one. Knowledge about the Fair is not a prerequisite – only a willingness to help our guests. If applicants are unable to attend the Job Fair, they may visit the State Fairgrounds’ Employment Office, located in Fall Creek Pavilion beginning June 13 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. For more information on the Job Fair or to download an application for seasonal employment, visit

“Our seasonal employees help make the Indiana State Fair the best in the country,” said Mark Anderson, director of human resources, Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center. “We have many opportunities to be a part of this incredible team producing the State’s largest event!” 

The Great 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 28th – August 20 (closed Mondays & Tuesdays). For information, visit