Iowa State Fair Campgrounds Open
Friday, April 14, 2017 Des Moines, IA
Spring is finally here and now is the perfect time to celebrate the warmer weather by spending a weekend at the Iowa State Fair Campgrounds. Campsites are available beginning this weekend, April 15th, through mid-July. Campers are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Iowa State Fair Campgrounds’ house more than 2,300 sites fully equipped with water and electrical hookups, including 734 sites with sewer and three large bathhouses with clean showers, toilets and sinks. The Campgrounds offer excellent facilities at affordable rates: $28 per night for sites equipped with water, electricity and sewer; $26 per night for sites equipped with water and electricity; and $23 per night for sites without utilities.
The beautiful, 160-acre Iowa State Fair Campgrounds is home to century-old trees, woodland flora and small wildlife. The Campgrounds is easy to find and conveniently located just off Interstates 80 and 35. Just minutes from Des Moines-area attractions like Adventureland Park, Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, the historic East Village and Downtown Des Moines’ dining and shopping options as well as all Fairgrounds events. The Iowa State Fair Campgrounds is the perfect place to enjoy the comforts of home and the excitement of the city.
For questions, call the Iowa State Fair Campgrounds office at 515/262-3111 x284.
In addition, the Iowa State Fair is currently seeking qualified personnel to serve as Campground Host from April – October. The paid Campground Host position includes one free campsite during the camping season as well as during the 2017 Iowa State Fair. If interested please call 515/262-3111 ext. 213.
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.