Food Vendors During Covid-19

The Iowa State Fair would like to give a shout-out to the Fair partners who are offering carry-out or call-in orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

-G. Mig's 5th Street Pub (DSM): Call 515-255-4550 or 515-975-3053 to order.

-Court Avenue Restaurant & Brewing Company (DSM) : Visit or call 515-822-BREW for curbside pick-up.

-Gilroy's Kitchen (DSM): Visit or call 515-809-1727 for curbside to-go.

-Great Caterers Of Iowa: Call 515-264-8765 for orders.

-A&W Drive-In (Indianola): Call ahead at 515-961-3553 to order or visit the store for carry-out or drive-up.

-Iowa Orchard: Call 515-276-0852 for take and bake pies and homemade preserves.

-Kippy's Place (Elkhart, IA): Order online at or call 515-367-3104.

-Turkey Time Concessions and Brenda Smith Concessions: Visit or call 515-745-6601 to order.

2019 New Fair Foods

The Iowa State Fair is known for fun, interesting and delicious food. Each year, a list of new culinary adventures from sweet to salty, to strange and tasty are announced. 

2019 Iowa State Fair New Foods Brochure

Here is a list of the past winners:

  •  2013 Leslie Soukup - Shrimp Corn Dog
  • 2014 Arnold Blewer - Funnel Sticks 
  • 2015 Rib Shack - Ultimate Bacon Brisket Bomb
  • 2016 Iowa Turkey Federation - Not Your Mama’s Taco
  • 2017 Steer n Stein – Pork Almighty
  • 2018 Applishus – Apple Eggrolls
  • 2019 G Mig's Wrap Stand - Georgie's Roast with the Most Wrap