Grandstand events will go on as scheduled, rain or shine. If lightning is detected within 8 miles by the National Weather Service, the event will be delayed until there have been no lightning strikes for 30 minutes. More info will be provided if the show cannot happen.
If eminent weather is forecast, evident or indicated by Doppler radar or issued by the National Weather Service an announcement will be made by the attendants. This may delay the start or require temporary relocation by Grandstand event staff.
Grandstand Ticket Information
Only iowastatefair.org and etix.com sell official online tickets for the Iowa State Fair Grandstand. Although other online ticket brokers may imply they are an official seller, we can’t guarantee tickets purchased from other sources are legitimate. Children under the age of 2 do not need a Grandstand ticket. Please see concert maps for reserved and seated or standing pit area. Convenience charges apply to all tickets. Grandstand tickets do not include Fair admission.
For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.