Kick off your 2017 Iowa State Fair Thrills with the Parade on Wednesday, August 9. Head to downtown Des Moines to get a front row seat of Iowa's largest parade. If you won't be able to make it, you won't miss out!  IPTV will live broadcast the Iowa State Fair Parade starting at 7:30 p.m. on their network as well as on Facebook Live. 

When: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 

Start time: The 2017 Iowa State Fair Parade will begin at 6:15 p.m.  Live coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. on IPTV.

Route:  Starting Point -  Finkbine and WALNUT
Head west (towards downtown) on E. Walnut
Turn Right onto  E 7th Street
Turn Left onto Locust Street
Turn Right onto 2nd Ave
Turn Left onto Grand Ave

2017 Iowa State Fair Parade Map

Be apart of the 2018 Fair by submitting your application when the form is posted on March 15, 2018.  Please email marketing@iowastatefair.org with questions.