Free Admission and Healthy Activities Kick Off Iowa State Fair Opening Day
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Des Moines, IA
WHAT: Fairgoers can take part in healthy activities and free admission on the Fair’s opening day. A coupon featured in the August 5Des Moines Sunday Registeror the Wednesday, August 8Des Moines Registerfull page Hy-Vee ad is required for free admission 6- 9 a.m. WHO Radio’s Van and Bonnie will broadcast their show live from the Grand Concourse. Healthiest State Initiative activities will be ongoing between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. Opening ceremonies will begin at 8 a.m., followed by Iowa’s Largest ZUMBA® class. ZUMBA® is a Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness program. Other activities will include yoga by Hy-Vee Fitness, healthy breakfast demonstration by a Hy-Vee Chef, Fuel Up to Play 60 Kid Demo by the Dairy Council, ZUMBA® warm-up with Hy-Vee Triathlon, Iowa Senior Olympians, as well as giveaways and prizes.
WHEN: 6 – 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9
WHERE: Iowa State Fairgrounds
Grand Concourse in front of The Des Moines Register Service Center
East 30thand East University, Des Moines
WHO: Iowa State Fair
Healthiest State Initiative www.IowaHealthiestState.com
Hy-Vee, Inc. www.Hy-Vee.com
Media note: Iowa State Fair CEO and Manager Gary Slater, Ric Jurgens, Chairman, Healthiest State Initiative, Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, former NFL Player and Fuel Up to Play 60 spokesperson Eddy Kennison will be available for interviews following the event.
About Iowa State Fair
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair, located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines, is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. Nothing Compares to Fair Favorites, August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.