Wednesday, August 10, 2016

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

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.

Interested in being a part of the 2016 Iowa State Fair Parade?  There is a $25 fee for each parade entry. Entries postmarked later than July 1 must include a $15 late fee. No entries will be accepted after July 15.

Floats, Vehicles and Novelty Units
Marching Bands
Walking and Performing Groups

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

Questions? Contact Tonya Cook at