Iowa State Fair





What's New

What's New

Find out what's new and exciting at the Iowa State Fair.

    Charcuterie Wreath and Wine Class

    The holiday season is upon us; learn how to make a charcuter-wreath and wow your friends and family this holiday season. Wendy Tinkey from getonboarddsm will be sharing tips & tricks to make the perfect holiday wreath made from meats, cheeses and other delicious snacks.

    Join Wendy on December 11 for an afternoon of fun, friends and festive food arrangements at The Kitchen, located in Maytag Family Theaters on the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Cost to register is $65 per person - registration includes ingredients for one complete wreath, charcuterie board and wine. Space is limited, so register today!

    Charcuterie Wreath and Wine

    The Kitchen, Iowa State Fairgrounds

    Cost: $65

    (Class size limit of 25 people)

    Presented by getonboarddsm

    Sunday, December 11 at 2 p.m. SOLD OUT

    Sunday, December 11 at  5 p.m. REGISTER TODAY!

    Charcuterie Wreath

    2023 Iowa State Fair Tickets and Coupons on Sale NOW

    Begin your holiday gift-giving with Iowa State Fair advance admission and select Fair coupons. On sale now, buy discount admission tickets, ride coupons or vouchers for the Giant Slide, Ye Old Mill and Thrill Parks. Coupons are also available for cups or buckets of the famous Barksdale's State Fair Cookies.

    Buy something for everyone on your list!

    Discount Admission Tickets

    • Advance adult admission tickets are $10 ($5 discount)

    • Advance child tickets are $6 ($3 discount)


    • Giant Slide and Ye Old Mill tickets are available for $3 each

    • Advance Thrill Pass vouchers are $30 for 40 credits (any day for rides or games)

    • Unlimited Ride Wristband vouchers are $40 (Mon-Thurs rides only)


    • Barksdale's State Fair cookie coupons are $5 for a cup or $20 for a bucket

    Tickets, vouchers and coupons are only available online; the Iowa State Fair ticket offices are not open at this time. The deadline to order your printed tickets and coupons for Christmas delivery is December 15, 2022. A small shipping and handling fee will be added to each order. Although we will make every effort to ship orders after December 15, orders cannot be guaranteed for delivery by Christmas due to shipping uncertainties.

    ALERT: The FIRST 2023 Grandstand show will be announced Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 7:00 a.m. Check for when tickets go on sale.