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For 11 days in August, it’s a fairground, but for the other 354 days of the year, the Iowa State Fairgrounds is home to auto shows, livestock exhibitions, flea markets, antique shows, concerts, trade shows and more. See what’s happening this month...more
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First time going to the Iowa State Fair, it was enjoyable. The parking was ample and clean. Plenty of staff to direct traffic. Easy access to the entrance with rides available. The walk ways were wide and clean. Wide variety of food to try. Sweets...More
August may be very hot and humid in Iowa, but you must make a trip to the Iowa State Fair! It's one of the biggest state fairs in the whole United States.Great food, with new items added every year. Great concerts every year. The butter...More
This year was at least the third time we’ve made the three-plus hour trek from Kansas City to this fair. Each time, it’s been on a Sunday,, and we had to drive back that evening to get to work the next day.
It’s worth the...More
I'm going to try to keep this simple and to the point! The fair is expensive, you have to pay to get there. You have three options when it comes to getting there you can pay to park at the fair which is crazy expensive...More
We came to the fair to see the 2018 cowgirl queen coordination and was surprised at how expensive the food was at the fair. We really didn't get much chance to walk around since we only got their in time for this event. Need to...More
My advice is to buy an admission ticket early, at reduces rate. Show your admission ticket to the bus gate keeper, You will get a half price ride on the DART bus. Enjoy a no stress ride in a clean comfortable bus with a safety...More
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Thank you for reaching out with your question. A Grandstand ticket for a concert during the Iowa State Fair does not include admission, however, if you purchase your admission ticket before August 10 you can receive a... More
Thank you for reaching out with your question. A Grandstand ticket for a concert during the Iowa State Fair does not include admission, however, if you purchase your admission ticket before August 10 you can receive a discounted rate. For more details visit our website.