Food is one of the main attractions at the Iowa State Fair

The Fair boasts nearly 200 food stands and over 80 delectable items available on-a-stick.

2018 Food Vendors

Food & Beer

food finder

The Des Moines Register partners with the Iowa State Fair to provide a Fair Food Finder app compatible with all devices. The app's functionality is also available as a mobile webpage: Food Finder.


With the help of the Central Iowa Celiac Connection below is a list of specific vendors that offer some gluten free options at the 2018 Iowa State Fair:

Iowa Pork Producers
Iowa Fruit/Vegetable Growers
Midwest Dairy Association
Hill Concessions 
Iowa Turkey Federation
The Salad Bowl/Applishus
It’s Chicken City
Beattie’s Melon Patch
The Rib Shack
G’Mig’s 5th Street Pub
Dawghouse Concessions