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Event Dates: September 12, 2015 - September 13, 2015
Location: Fishers, Indiana
The second annual Festival of Machines at Conner Prairie ( is Sept. 12-13 and will feature rare automobiles and hundreds of vintage machines, including steam engines, aircraft, military vehicles, rescue vehicles, tractors and more.

The festival focuses on sharing how curiosity, technology, human ingenuity and innovation have shaped the evolution of transportation. Throughout the weekend, family friendly activities, including pedal and Soap Box Derby car courses for young children, hay rides, food, games and more will be popular among attendees. Attendees can also experience a ride in a two-seat Dallara IndyCar through a portion of Conner Prairie’s grounds for an additional charge.

Admission is $16 for adults, $15 for seniors age 65 and older and $11 for children ages 2-12. The festival is free for museum members.

Among this year’s collectors showcasing their vintage automobiles at Festival of Machines will be John Gambs of Lafayette, Ind.; John Elliot of Noblesville, Ind.; Donn Wray of Carmel, Ind.; Russell Cameron of Westfield, Ind.; Richard Clapper, John Klein and Andy Wolf of Indianapolis; Steve Ortman of Kokomo, Ind.; Larry Pumphrey of Greensburg, Ind.; Dennis Sobieski of Downers Grove, Ill.; and Allen Strong of Urbana, Ill.

The collectors will be honored at an exclusive reception and media sneak peek Sept. 11 hosted by the Voice of the Indianapolis 500, Paul Page.

Conner Prairie is located at 13400 Allisonville Road in Fishers, Ind.
Coordinator Details
Email: Chris Petrelli
Phone: 317-776-6000
Web Site: Event Web Site
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