• Grandstand

    Tickets for Grandstand concerts and events will go on sale through www.etix.com or by phone at 800.514.3849. All concert seats are reserved. Convenience charges apply. 

    Grandstand tickets do not include admission to the Fair, but admission tickets are on sale at www.iowastatefair.org.


  • Free Entertainment

    From rock legends to country up-and-comers, "Nothing Compares" to this year's entertainment, all free with gate admission. So sit back, relax and enjoy the shows. No matter what time of day it is, you're certain to find something that will entertain everyone in your family. See for yourself when you use the helpful free entertainment guide, posted in July 2021.

    Free entertainment is always a highlight of the Fair. Applications for daytime free entertainment for the 2021 Iowa State Fair will be posted on our website on January 4, 2021.

    Free Entertainment

  • Attractions

    There is plenty of fun, excitement, and thrills to be found at the Iowa State Fair. From Thrill Parks to classic Fair favorites like the Giant Slide and Ye Old Mill, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

    Don't miss the Thrill Parks- Thrill Ville, Thrill Town and Thrill Zone!


  • Fair Schedule

    With livestock shows, entertainment, contests, rides, food and more, it’s easy to spend a day — or even two or three — at the Iowa State Fair.

    Stay tuned for the schedule of events for the 2021 Iowa State Fair!

    Daily Schedule