Iowa State Fair Honors Veterans
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Des Moines, IA
On Monday, August 17, the Iowa State Fair will honor active and retired military throughout the day. “Nothing Compares” to the Iowa State Fair, August 13-23.
Veterans will be honored with discounted gate admission on Veterans’ Day, August 17. With a military I.D., retired and active members of the armed forces and their spouses will receive $8 gate admission from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Veterans’ Day will also feature special patriotic programming. Throughout the day Fairgoers can enjoy performances such as a military tribute concert honoring Iowa’s veterans as well as performances by the 34th Army Band and Iowa Military Veterans’ Band.
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.