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The Iowa State Fair does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the materials provided on this site. The Iowa State Fair has no liability for any errors or omissions in the materials, whether provided by the Iowa State Fair or third parties. Furthermore, the availability of products on this site may change without notice to you at any time in the Iowa State Fair's sole discretion. This site is provided to you without any warranty. The Iowa State Fair, for itself and any other third party providing materials, services, or content to this website, make no representations or warranties in connection with the site including, but not limited to, the quality, suitability, truth, accuracy or completeness of any material information, product, or service contained on the site. All conditions, representations and warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of third-party rights, are hereby disclaimed. The Iowa State Fair will not be liable to you or any third party for any damages of any kind including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising from or connected with the site including but not limited to, your use of this site or your inability to use the site, even if the Iowa State Fair has previously been advised of the possibility of such damages.


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Links to other sites on the World Wide Web that are not under the control of or maintained by the Iowa State Fair do not constitute an endorsement by the Iowa State Fair of any such sites. You acknowledge that the Iowa State Fair is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and you agree that the Iowa State Fair is not responsible for the content or links displayed on such sites.


Except where otherwise explicitly stated, all marketing or promotional materials found on this site are solely directed to individuals, companies or other entities located in the United States. If you use this site from outside the United States of America, you are entirely responsible for compliance with applicable local laws including, but not limited to, the export and import regulations.


Any action related to these Terms will be governed by the law of the State of Iowa, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions of any jurisdiction. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in the State of Iowa, for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to these Terms and/or your use of the site.


Submissions and unauthorized use of any materials contained on this site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, certain communications statutes and regulations and other applicable laws and regulations. You alone are responsible for your actions. As such, you shall indemnify and hold the Iowa State Fair and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors and business partners harmless from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third party that your use of the site violates any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party.


All political candidates are welcome to attend the 2024 Iowa State Fair, August 8-18, with paid gate admission. The Fair is unable to provide on-grounds transportation, security, parking or complimentary admission tickets for candidates, staff, media or supporters. During the Fair, the Fair does not provide space for meet and greets, campaign rallies, fundraisers or other political events. Political signs and picketing are allowed only in designated areas. If you have questions about safety or secret service detail, please coordinate your visit with our Director of Public Safety Randy Jones, 515.262.3111 ext. 226.

Failure to comply with any of these procedures may result in removal from the premises. The Iowa State Fair does not endorse candidates or parties.


The Iowa State Fair’s mission is to celebrate Iowa’s agricultural heritage by providing a quality environment and facilities to further education and to offer entertainment and competition for all ages. We strive to provide opportunities for individual growth for all our Fairgoers. View the Iowa State Fair Social Media Community Guidelines for postings on Iowa State Fair social media pages.


All working media are required to obtain media credentials in the marketing office to film and take photos for commercial, editorial, or news purposes. Permissions per individual outlets may be needed. By purchasing a ticket Fairgoers are agreeing to enter the Fair and agree to the possibility of photos or videos by individuals, companies or media. The Iowa ACLU states, you have the right to photograph or film anything that is in plain view when you are lawfully in a public space. This includes state and federal buildings, transportation facilities, and government officials carrying out official duties. The Iowa State Fair abides by open records rules.


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