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Get the latest scoop about what's happening at the Iowa State Fair. You'll find it all right here — stories, photos and more. With all this going on, you'll quickly learn that nothing compares to the Iowa State Fair.

2022 News Releases

08/22/2022

A Look Back at the 2022 Iowa State Fair

08/21/2022

Iowa State Fair Record Breaking One-Day Attendance

08/17/2022

2022 Iowa State Fair People's Choice Best New Food Announced

08/13/2022

Mitchell County's Mary Ann Fox Crowned 2022 Iowa State Fair Queen

08/10/2022

How to Get the Latest Information for the 2022 Iowa State Fair

08/09/2022

Parade Marks 2022 Iowa State Fair Kick Off

08/04/2022

Know Before You Go to the Iowa State Fair

08/02/2022

Fun for Kids at the Iowa State Fair

07/29/2022

Iowa State Fair Deals and Discounts

07/28/2022

Seven Iowa Farm Families Receive 2022 Way We Live Award

07/27/2022

Iowa Link to the Music Man Celebrated in Butter at the Iowa State Fair

07/26/2022

Iowa State Fair Record Breaking Fun

07/19/2022

2022 Iowa State Fair New Foods Announced

07/12/2022

Pop Up Happy Hour Event at the Iowa State Fair

07/11/2022

Top 11 Fun Things to Do at the 2022 Iowa State Fair

07/07/2022

Open Interview Job Fair at the Iowa State Fairgrounds

07/06/2022

Save Money at the Fair

07/05/2022

Nothing Compares to Working at the Iowa State Fair

06/30/2022

Demolition Derby Back in 2022

06/24/2022

Top 5 Reasons to Enter an Iowa State Fair Competition

06/21/2022

First Sensory-Friendly Morning at the Iowa State Fair

06/16/2022

Straight from the Farm to a Dinner at the Fair

06/06/2022

Tickets On Sale for Iowa State Fair Agricultural Experiences

05/26/2022

Motorsport Racing Introduces the First Iowa State Fair Cup

05/02/2022

100 Days Until the 2022 Iowa State Fair

04/12/2022

2022 Iowa State Fair Way We Live Award Entries Now Open

04/06/2022

ZZ Top's Raw Whisky Tour is Coming to the 2022 Iowa State Fair

04/05/2022

100 Days Until the Iowa State Fair Trivia

04/04/2022

The Roar of Truck and Tractor Pulls Return in 2022

03/30/2022

Alanis Morissette is Coming to the Iowa State Fair

03/09/2022

Rock and Pop Acts Added to the 2022 Iowa State Fair Grandstand

02/23/2022

Kane Brown is Coming to the Iowa State Fair

02/09/2022

Two Big Nights Announced on the Iowa State Fair Grandstand

01/24/2022

Skillet Plays Opening Night at the Iowa State Fair Grandstand

01/19/2022

Comedian John Crist and Friends with special guest Dusty Slay Coming to the Iowa State Fair Grandstand

01/12/2022

Superstar Carrie Underwood Coming to the Iowa State Fair

2021 News Releases

12/20/2021

Hairball at the Iowa State Fairgrounds

12/14/2021

Iowa State Fair Board Elections

12/01/2021

Keith Urban Sets '22 For His Return to the Road and the Debut of His 'The Speed of Now' World Tour

11/30/2021

Slater Wins Prestigious IAFE Hall of Fame Award

11/30/2021

Discount Iowa State Fair Admission, Ride Tickets and Cookie Coupons on Sale NOW

11/03/2021

It’s Back! Barksdale's State Fair Chocolate Chip Cookie DOUGH

08/23/2021

Thanks to All Who Made the 2021 Iowa State Fair a Success

08/18/2021

2021 Iowa State Fair People’s Choice Best New Food Announced

08/14/2021

Plymouth County’s McKenna Henrich Crowned 2021 Iowa State Fair Queen

08/11/2021

Iowa State Fair Grandstand Update: Special Guest Tesla to be replaced by Great White on August 18

08/11/2021

Annual Parade to Kick-Off 2021 Iowa State Fair: Joe Barksdale and Al and Nita Fincham selected as Parade Marshals

08/09/2021

Iowa State Fair Deals and Discounts: Buy advanced admission tickets, value packs and more

08/05/2021

Know Before You Go - Iowa State Fair 2021

08/02/2021

Learning Is Fun for Kids at the Iowa State Fair

07/29/2021

Top 11 Things to Experience at the 2021 Iowa State Fair

07/27/2021

Iowa State Fair Giant Slide Celebrates 50 Years in 2021: Giant Slide Commemorated in Butter Too

07/22/2021

Seven Iowa Farm Families Receive 2021 Way We Live Award

07/13/2021

New Iowa State Fair Foods Announced: Iowa State Fair has 63 new foods to try in 2021

07/08/2021

Open Interview Job Fair at the Iowa State Fairgrounds: Nothing Compares to Working at the Iowa State Fair

07/06/2021

Save Money at the Fair: Iowa State Fair Ticket Office Opens Today

06/23/2021

Iowa State Fair to Host Truck and Tractor Pulls, Monster Trucks and a Demolition Derby in 2021: New Events Announced for Elwell Family Park

06/14/2021

Nothing Compares to Working at the Iowa State Fair: Apply today for open positions or attend hiring job fair

06/11/2021

One-of-a-Kind Agricultural Experiences at the Iowa State Fair

06/07/2021

Iowa State Fair Grandstand Change for 2021: Dan + Shay replace Keith Urban on August 21 at the Iowa State Fair

05/27/2021

Iowa Bankers Association Sponsors 2021 Avenue of Breeds, WHO Big Show Signs On as Media Partner

05/24/2021

"How To" List for the 2021 Iowa State Fair

05/14/2021

2021 Iowa State Fair FREE Entertainment

04/07/2021

2021 Iowa State Fair Way We Live Award Entries Are Now Open

03/24/2021

The LAST 2021 Iowa State Fair Grandstand Announcement: Country Artists Cole Swindell and Dustin Lynch Co-Headline

03/10/2021

The Doobie Brothers' 50th Anniversary Tour Featuring Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons, John McFee on the Iowa State Fair Grandstand in 2021

02/17/2021

R&B Groups Boyz II Men and Bell Biv Devoe Are Coming to the 2021 Iowa Sate Fair

02/10/2021

Casting Crowns With Special Guest Jordan Feliz

02/08/2021

Iowa State Fair Board Elections

02/02/2021

Barksdale's State Fair SPECIAL Valentine's Cookies

01/27/2021

Five Finger Death Punch at the 2021 Iowa State Fair

01/06/2021

First 2021 Iowa State Fair Grandstand Announcement – Blake Shelton with special guest Matt Stell

Media Information

If you would like to learn more about the Iowa State Fair, please contact:

Mindy Williamson
515/262-3111 ext. 204