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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.

2021 News Releases

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

2019 News Releases

12/17/2019

Iowa State Fair Board Recognition

12/16/2019

Hairball to Return to the Jacobson Exhibition Center

12/12/2019

Iowa State Fair Earns International Industry Honors

11/25/2019

Chris Stapleton at the Iowa State Fair Grandstand

11/21/2019

Barksdale's State Fair Cookie Tradition Continues

08/19/2019

Iowa State Fair Attendance Records Crushed in 2019

08/18/2019

Records Set at 2019 Iowa State Fair Sale of Champions

08/14/2019

2019 Iowa State Fair People's Choice Best New Food Announced

08/10/2019

Mahaska County’s Hannah Koellner Crowned 2019 Iowa State Fair Queen

08/08/2019

DLH Angus Farm Tops Iowa State Fair Super Bull Competition

08/08/2019

Captain Claims Iowa State Fair Big Boar Title

08/08/2019

State Center Ram Wins State Fair Big Ram Title

08/07/2019

Annual Parade to Kick-Off 2019 Iowa State Fair: Roger Miller selected as Parade Marshal

08/01/2019

It's Almost Fair Time – Everything You Need to Know to Get to the Iowa State Fair

07/26/2019

Iowa State Fair Activities and Entertainment for Kids

07/22/2019

Iowa State Fair Food Finalists

07/18/2019

You Can't Miss Agricultural Education at the Iowa State Fair

07/16/2019

Find a New Fair Favorite Food: 2019 New Fair Foods Announced

07/11/2019

Six Iowa Farm Families Receive 2019 Way We Live Award

07/09/2019

Top 11 Things to Experience at the 2019 Iowa State Fair

07/08/2019

Iowa State Fair Deals and Discounts

06/26/2019

Goat Yoga Returns to the Iowa State Fair

06/24/2019

Competition and Parade Entries Deadline July 1

06/19/2019

We Couldn't Do It Without You!

06/17/2019

Sesame Street Characters Join the Butter Cow This Year at the Iowa State Fair

06/06/2019

Straight from the Farm to a Dinner at the Fair: Enter to Win a Free Dinner Brought to You by Iowa's Farmer

06/03/2019

Iowa State Fair Summer Savings

05/28/2019

Last Concert Announced for the 2019 Iowa State Fair: Toby Keith with special guest Jimmie Allen

05/08/2019

Iowa State Fair Entries Available Online

05/01/2019

Iowa State Fair's Fair After Dark Returns with Two New Special Events

04/30/2019

"Nothing Compares" to Iowa State Fair FREE Entertainment

04/26/2019

Iowa State Fair Parade Applications Available Now

04/24/2019

Iowa State Fair Campgrounds Open

03/04/2019

The Chainsmokers to Perform at the 2019 Grandstand

03/01/2019

2019 Iowa State Fair Way We Live Award Entries Are Now Open

02/18/2019

Two More Concerts Announced: Dan + Shay, Foreigner at the 2019 Iowa State Fair

02/17/2019

Pentatonix Comes Back to the 2019 Iowa State Fair

02/01/2019

Zac Brown Band Tour Coming to the 2019 Iowa State Fair

01/31/2019

2019 Iowa State Fair Concrete Statue Contest Opens

01/07/2019

Luke Bryan 'What Makes You Country Tour' Coming to the 2019 Iowa State Fair

Media Information

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