It's never been easier to stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest activities and news at the Iowa State Fair August 9-19, 2018. For convenience, our daily program is online at as well as on the new Official Iowa State Fair App. For updates about parking lots, Grandstand acts, baby animal births, schedule changes, and family fun sign up for Iowa State Fair Text Alerts too at 75782.
Planning your day at the Fair is made easy with our interactive online daily program and new Official Iowa State Fair App. Fairgoers can search by date, location, or keyword to create their own personal itinerary on both platforms. Visit or download the Official Iowa State Fair App for a full list of daily activities.
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Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa's greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. "Nothing Compares" to State Fair Moments, August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit