Iowa State Fair

Find Your Fun

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.

Grandstand

Grandstand

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

Iowa State Fair Grandstand

Iowa State Fair Camping

Camping

Find more information about camping at the Iowa State Fair Campgrounds!

Start Camping

Free Entertainment

Free Entertainment

Check out the 2022 Free Entertainment line-up.

Free Entertainment

Buy Tickets

Buy Tickets

Advance tickets and select products on sale now!

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Employment

Employment

Learn about Iowa State Fair employment opportunities.

Employment

What's New

What's New

Find out what's new at the Iowa State Fair.

What's New

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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