There are thousands of ways to get involved in the Fair from volunteers to sponsors, and we couldn't do it without you. If you already volunteer or serve as a sponsor, thank you. If you are looking for a place to get involved, there are opportunities waiting for you! Check back to learn how you can take part in helping!
Group Fundraising - Gate Admission
The Iowa State Fair is looking for civic and community groups to help with gate admissions at the Iowa State Fair, August 12-22, 2021 as a fundraiser. Volunteers can raise money for their organization by welcoming Fairgoers, scanning admission tickets and providing hand stamps for guests. Each volunteer will receive admission, a parking pass and $5 in food coupons per day. For more information or to reserve your spot, please contact Colton Lullmann at 515.401.1503 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Garden presented by Corteva Agriscience
The Iowa State Fair is seeking volunteers for the debut year of The Garden presented by Corteva Agriscience. Come answer questions and talk to Fairgoers about gardening in Iowa. The Garden will feature fruit trees, vegetable gardens, a history of corn display, soybeans and agricultural cover crops, pollinator gardens and composting displays. Volunteer for a morning or afternoon and receive free Fair admission. Email email@example.com or call 515-401-1544 for more information.
Little Hands on the Farm
Little Hands on the Farm teaches children about the importance of agriculture and how it impacts their daily lives in a fun and interactive way. Children ages 2 to 10 become farmers at this popular free, hands-on exhibit and volunteers are needed throughout the exhibit each day. For more information, contact Emily Wynn at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515.401.1544.
Have You Herd?
The Iowa State Fair wants to showcase youth exhibitors in both 4-H and FFA and provide livestock education! Exhibitors may be from a variety of backgrounds and ages and will be giving live animal demonstrations about raising and showing sheep, swine, beef, dairy, goats and rabbits. Exhibitors must be exhibiting at the Iowa State Fair. Demonstrations are around 30 minutes, including time for question and answer. For more information, contact Emily Wynn at email@example.com or call 515.401.1544.