Iowa State Fair

Location

E. 30th and E. University Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50317
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Contact

Phone: 800-545-FAIR

Nothing compares to the annual August extravaganza that inspired the novel State Fair and is featured in the New York Times best-seller 1000 Places to See Before You Die. The Iowa State Fair features free entertainment, one of the world’s largest livestock shows and countless zany contests. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. Sign up to receive our e-newsletter or text FAIR to 75782 for the latest updates.

Hours:

During non-fair time, the fairgrounds are open for events or a nice stroll in the gardens. During fair dates, the grounds are open 7:00 am to midnight.

Admission:

Visit iowastatefair.org for adult and child admission prices and special discounts.

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