The 2015 Iowa State Fair Parade will begin at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, in downtown Des Moines. 

An estimated 200 floats, animals, vehicles and novelty and performing units will parade down Grand Avenue to herald the start of Fair Tour 2015. 

Staging will take place at the State Capitol complex.  Parade entrants will then travel west on Grand Avenue to 13th Street.  Dispersion will take place between 13th and 18th Streets.

Questions? Contact Tonya Cook at