Iowa State Fair

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At the Iowa State Fair

The internationally acclaimed Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines is Iowa’s great celebration, a salute to the state’s best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement.

Cornhole Tournament

Cornhole

Find how to take part in the Cornhole Tournament Aug. 20.

Cornhole Tournament

Fair Schedule

Fair Schedule

Check out the daily program and list of events for the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Fair Schedule

What's New

What's New

Find out what's new and exciting at the Iowa State Fair in 2022 and what you need to know before you go to the Fair.

What's New

Grandstand

Grandstand

Iowa State Fair Grandstand presented by Homemakers Furniture on the Kum & Go Stage

Iowa State Fair Grandstand

Free Entertainment

Free Entertainment

Check out the 2022 Free Entertainment line-up.

Free Entertainment

Show Programs

Show Programs

Find 2022 Iowa State Fair livestock show programs.

Show Programs

Results

Competition Results

Find the results for Iowa State Fair contests and competitions.

Competition Results

Competitions at the Fair

Merchandise

Fair Merchandise

Get your favorite souvenirs from the Blue Ribbon Foundation Online Store.

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Iowa State Fair Merchandise

Iowa State Fairgrounds

Year Round Events

For 11 days in August, it’s a fairground, but for the other 354 days of the year, the Iowa State Fairgrounds is home to auto shows, livestock exhibitions, flea markets, antique shows, concerts, trade shows and more.

Fairgrounds Event Calendar

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