Wednesday, August 9, 2017 

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

Route:  The parade route will start at the State Capital Complex and continues on East Grand turning at East 7th Street to East Locust through the East Village to 2nd Avenue and back to Grand. The parade ends on 13th Street downtown. 

The parade will be live on IPTV starting at 7:30 p.m. 

The 2017 Iowa State Fair parade applications.

Marching Band and Drum Line
Walking and Performing Group
Floats, Vehicles and Novelty Units

Please return completed application, liability release and applicable entry fee, by mail or email, no later than July 1.

Tonya Cook
Iowa State Fair Parade
PO Box 57130
Des Moines, IA 50317
515.262.3111 ext. 215

Questions? Contact Tonya Cook at