Wednesday, August 9, 2017 beginning at 6:15 p.m.

More than 200 floats, animal, marching bands and novelty and performing units will march from the State Capitol, west on Grand to 13th Street.  

Start time: The 2017 Iowa State Fair Parade will begin at 6:15 p.m.

Route:  The parade will travel west on Grand Avenue to 13th Street. 

Television Coverage: Highlights of the parade will be re-broadcast throughout central Iowa on KDSM FOX 17.

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

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