Iowa State Fair

Aug 10 - Aug 20

Surety Hotel • Des Moines

Child with temporary tattoos and a corn dog at the Iowa State Fair

This year’s Grandstand acts include New Kids On The Block, Eric Church, The Black Keys, Lindsey Stirling, Ludacris, The Chicks, and more!

The Iowa State Fair is an annual event that has been entertaining and delighting visitors since its inception in 1854. This iconic fair draws people from across the state and beyond to celebrate the best of Iowa’s culture, agriculture, and entertainment.

At the Iowa State Fair, there is truly something for everyone. From thrilling carnival rides to mouth-watering fair food, live music to agricultural exhibits, and so much more. Attendees can also experience traditional competitions and contests, such as pie baking, quilting, and livestock shows.

The Iowa State Fair is not only a celebration of Iowa’s rich heritage but also a showcase of the best of American agriculture. Visitors can explore the exhibits and learn about the latest technologies and practices in farming, livestock, and horticulture.

Beyond the educational aspects, the Iowa State Fair is also an opportunity for visitors to have fun and make memories. Attendees can enjoy live performances by top musicians, watch exhilarating sporting events, and participate in interactive activities and games.

If you’re looking for a fun and exciting event that showcases the best of Iowa’s culture and entertainment, the Iowa State Fair is an event that you won’t want to miss. Come join us for a week of delicious food, thrilling rides, and unforgettable memories.

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