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. 

Click on the links below to apply for a spot in this year's parade. Applications are due by July 1. Late entries will be accepted through July 15 with a $15 late fee. 

Questions? Contact Tonya Cook at