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.

2024 Theme

2024 Theme

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Fair Fever

What's New

2023 Fair Wrap-Up

Find the figures from the 2023 Fair.

2023 Figures

Floriculture Entries

2023 Competition Results

Get competition results for the 2023 Iowa State Fair.

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Image Gallery

2023 Fair Images

Find images from the 2023 Iowa State Fair.

Image Gallery

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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Fair Merchandise

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Iowa State Fair Merchandise