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 12-22, 2021.

Free entertainment is always a highlight of the Fair. 

Susan Knapp Amphitheater sponsored by Prairie Meadows with media sponsor FOX 17

Thursday August 12

Niko Moon

Friday August 13

Alex Hall

Saturday August 14

Noah Guthrie

Sunday August 15


Monday August 16


Tuesday August 17

Larry Fleet

Wednesday August 18

Hailey Whitters

Thursday August 19

Blanco Brown

Friday August 20 through Friday August 20

Country Gold featuring LeRoy VanDyke, The Malpass Brothers and Dallas Wayne

Saturday August 21

Broadway's Rock of Ages Band

Sunday August 22

Ross Ellis

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

Thursday August 12 through Friday August 13

Renata the Band

Iowa State Fair Queen Coronation

Saturday August 14

2021 Iowa State Fair Queen Coronation

Sunday August 15 through Sunday August 15

Latino Celebration with Andy William & Nebraska All Stars

Monday August 16 through Friday August 20

Ron Diamond

Saturday August 21

Jake Hoot

Sunday August 22

We The Kingdom

MidAmerican Energy Stage with Iowa Realty and media sponsor KCCI 8

Thursday August 12 through Sunday August 22

Vocal Trash

Thursday August 12 through Thursday August 12

The Nadas

Friday August 13

Josie Dunne

Saturday August 14 through Saturday August 14

The Lettermen

Sunday August 15

Skid Row

Monday August 16

Tony! Toni! Toné!

Tuesday August 17

Riley's L.A. Guns

Wednesday August 18

Color Me Badd/Tag Team

Thursday August 19

Colter Wall

Friday August 20


Saturday August 21 through Saturday August 21

Bob Dorr's Iowa Music Revue

Sunday August 22

"I Am, He Said" Celebrating the Music of Neil Diamond

Fun Forest Stage sponsored by Community Choice Credit Union

Thursday August 12 through Sunday August 22

Allez OOPS!

Thursday August 12 through Sunday August 22

The Rubber Chicken Show with Greg Frisbee

Other Grounds Entertainment

Chainsaw Artists Gary Keenan and TJ Jenkins

Brian Sobaski’s Straw Art sponsored by Simpson College

Sandscapes sponsored by Simpson College


Kachunga and the Alligator Show

Wool Riders Only Mutton Bustin’

Disc-Connected K-9’s sponsored by Mountain Valley Spring Water

Doc Snooker’s “To the Moon!"