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She came bounding into our shared office with high energy and excitement like she always does. With a broad smile on her face, hall-of-fame broadcaster, Terri Stacy, was eager to talk about the Indiana State Fair. She had just come from media day and relished her opportunity to taste test all of the food at the fair.

The Indiana State Fair begins July 29 and runs until August 21, 2022. The are 22 NEW and deliciously wacky food & beverage items added to this year’s State Fair. After you try each entry, you can vote for your favorite.

glass of State fair Bloody Mary

Photo by Indiana State Fair

Terri Stacy’s Top 5 Fair Food Picks

  1. Iced Mocha Coffee Float

    Hook’s Drug Store

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

  2. Sun King Caramel Corn

    Sun King Brewery

    You know they say, there’s more than corn in Indiana? Well, sometimes it is all about the corn in Indiana! Sun King + Indiana State Fair Beer have partnered again for a new 2022 Indiana State Fair beer. This year’s beer is Caramel Corn. There are 100 pounds of Just Pop In Caramel Popcorn in the batch! Fun fact – kernels hail from a local popcorn farmer. You will be able to get your hands on Caramel Corn beer during the 2022 Indiana State Fair and a limited amount will be available on draft at Sun King tap room locations and at Just Pop In! Terri Stacy said the beer was “unbelievable”!

  3. Mint Cookie Milkshake

    American Dairy Association of Indiana

    Mint cookie milkshake served with crumbled Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies.

  4. State Fair Mary

    Urick Concessions

    A delicious 24 ounce Bloody Mary topped with all of 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! Terri Stacy commented that this has “everything”. She exclaimed that it was a full meal!

  5. Pickle Pizza

    Swain’s Concessions LLC

    Homemade dough with a dill ranch sauce topped with mozzarella cheese, dill seasoning and dill pickles. Terri Stacy stated that “she can’t describe it but it’s sooo good.”

Piece of Pickle Pizza on a paper plate

Photo by Indiana State Fair

WIBC’s scout did have a Pepcid tucked into her pocket just in case she was overcome by heartburn, however she returned with a tummy full of Hoosier goodness and zero problems. Listen to the Hammer & Nigel show all next week for your chance to win tickets to the Fair.

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