Iowa State Fair





Free Entertainment

Free Entertainment

What are the the things you can’t miss, the things you always need to eat or see or do? 

With over 1 million attendees and 11 days, there is so much to see and do at the Iowa State Fair, August 11-21, 2022.

Free entertainment with gate admission is always a highlight of the Fair. 

Susan Knapp Amphitheater sponsored by Prairie Meadows with media sponsor WHO 13

Thursday August 11

Ian Munsick

Friday August 12

Adam Doleac

Saturday August 13

Frank Ray

Sunday August 14

Sammy Kershaw

Monday August 15 through Monday August 15

Country Gold featuring LeRoy VanDyke with T.G. Sheppard and Kelly Lang

Tuesday August 16 through Wednesday August 17


Thursday August 18

Wang Chung

Friday August 19

Levi Hummon

Saturday August 20


Sunday August 21

Casey Donahew

Anne and Bill Riley Stage sponsored by Pepsi with media sponsor iHeart

Thursday August 11 through Friday August 12


Saturday August 13

2022 Iowa State Fair Queen Coronation

Sunday August 14

Parranderos Latin Combo

Monday August 15 through Saturday August 20

Ron Diamond

Sunday August 21

Anne Wilson

MidAmerican Energy Stage with Iowa Realty and media sponsor KCCI

Thursday August 11 through Thursday August 11

Jason Brown

Friday August 12 through Friday August 12

The Nadas

Saturday August 13

Colt Ford

Sunday August 14


Monday August 15

Stephen Pearcy the Voice of RATT

Tuesday August 16

Spencer Crandall

Wednesday August 17

Alana Springsteen

Thursday August 18

Resurrection - A Journey Tribute

Friday August 19

Chase Matthew

Saturday August 20 through Saturday August 20

Bob Dorr's Iowa Music Revue

Sunday August 21

Quiet Riot

Fun Forest Stage sponsored by Community Choice Credit Union

August 11-21 Fantastick Patrick

August 11-21 The Rubber Chicken Show with Greg Frisbee

Other Grounds Entertainment

Chainsaw Artists Gary Keenan and TJ Jenkins - Country School area

Red Trouser Show - Expo Hill

Brian Sobaski’s Straw Art - Near Giant Slide

Sandscapes - Thrill Ville Entrance on Grand

Disc-Connected K-9’s, sponsored by Mountain Valley Spring Water - Jacobson Building West Lawn

Wheels of Agriculture - Near Gate 15 and Little Hands on the Farm

Bandaloni, Strolling Piano, Robocars - Strolling