Less than 100 days until the Iowa State Fair!
Less than 100 days until the 2022 Iowa State Fair and we can't wait to talk about entertainment, competition, special contests and MORE! Concrete statues and parade applications are open. Entries for food, livestock, and family living are coming in. Applications for seasonal employment are being accepted today. Get a couple coupons for buckets or cups of Barksdale's Iowa State Fair cookies or the Sky Glider, Giant Slide, Ye Old Mill. And, save money with a value pack full of discounts, ride wristbands and advance admission tickets.
Check out the list of FREE entertainment below from classic rock and Christian to country and Fair favorites Hairball, Country Gold, Ron Diamond, Bob Dorr and The Nadas. There won't be a night to miss!
You can also find our complete Grandstand list of concerts on sale now.
Susan Knapp Amphitheater sponsored by Prairie Meadows with media sponsor WHO 13
August 11 Ian Munsick
August 12 Adam Doleac
August 13 Frank Ray
August 14 Sammy Kershaw
August 15 Country Gold featuring LeRoy VanDyke with T.G. Sheppard and Kelly Lang
August 16 HAIRBALL
August 17 HAIRBALL
August 18 Wang Chung
August 19 Levi Hummon
August 20 Slaughter
August 21 Casey Donahew
Anne and Bill Riley Stage sponsored by Pepsi with media sponsor iHeart
August 11-12 Liliac
August 13 2022 Iowa State Fair Queen Coronation
August 14 Parranderos Latin Combo & Pillao Rodriguez
August 15-20 Ron Diamond
August 21 Anne Wilson
MidAmerican Energy Stage with Iowa Realty and media sponsor KCCI
August 11 Jason Brown
August 12 The Nadas
August 13 Colt Ford
August 14 Bulletboys
August 15 Stephen Pearcy the Voice of RATT
August 16 Spencer Crandall
August 17 Alana Springsteen
August 18 Resurrection- A Journey Tribute
August 19 Chase Matthew
August 20 Bob Dorr's Iowa Music Revue
August 21 Quiet Riot
Fun Forest Stage sponsored by Community Choice Credit Union
August 11-21 Fantastick Patrick
August 11-21 The Rubber Chicken Show with Greg Frisbee
Other Grounds Entertainment
Chainsaw Artists Gary Keenan and TJ Jenkins - Country School area
Red Trouser Show - Expo Hill
Brian Sobaski's Straw Art - Near Giant Slide
Sandscapes - Thrill Ville Entrance on Grand
Disc-Connected K-9's, sponsored by Mountain Valley Spring Water - Jacobson Building West Lawn
Wheels of Agriculture - Near Gate 15 and Little Hands on the Farm
Bandaloni, Strolling Piano, Robocars - Strolling
All free entertainment is available with admission. Adult advance admission tickets are just $9 in advance ($14 at the gate). Purchase tickets online at iowastatefair.org or beginning July 5, tickets will be available at participating Iowa Hy-Vee, Fareway and Price Chopper locations. The Iowa State Fair Ticket Office also opens Tuesday, July 5 for walk-up orders.
The complete daily program of events and entertainment will be released in July.