Christian music Fair favorite Casting Crowns will be kicking off the 2021 Iowa State Fair Grandstand lineup presented by Homemakers Furniture on opening night, August 12, 2021.

Having sold more than 11 million albums, Casting Crowns has remained Billboard's top-selling Christian music act since 2007. Last on the Iowa State Fair Grandstand in 2018, Casting Crowns' remake of their hit, "Start Right Here" in early 2021 is a testament to change after COVID-19.

Casting Crowns with special guest Jordan Feliz will perform Thursday, August 12, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 12, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.

Iowa State Fair Grandstand

presented by Homemakers Furniture

Kum & Go Stage

Casting Crowns with special guest Jordan Feliz

Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets: $25 - $50

Tickets On Sale: Friday, February 12, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at or 800-514-3849

*All safety precautions per COVID-19 will be taken as required in August 2021

Previously announced Iowa State Fair Grandstand show tickets are available now for: Blake Shelton with special guest Matt Stell (Aug. 13), Sam Hunt with special guest Kip Moore (Aug. 14), The Beach Boys with special guest Hanson (Aug. 17), Styx with special guest Tesla (Aug. 18), Chris Stapleton with special guest Nikki Lane (Aug. 19), Five Finger Death Punch with special guest to be announced (Aug. 20), Keith Urban with special guest Russell Dickerson (Aug. 21). Tickets can be purchased at

Only and sell official online tickets for the Iowa State Fair Grandstand. Although other online ticket brokers may imply they are an official seller, we can't guarantee tickets purchased from other sources are legitimate. Children under the age of 2 do not need a Grandstand ticket. Please see concert maps for reserved and seated or standing pit area. Convenience charges apply to all tickets. Grandstand tickets do not include Fair admission.