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Iowa State Fair

  • Iowa State Fairgrounds, E 30th Street & E University Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50317
  • Phone: (515) 262-3111
  • Toll-free: (800) 545-FAIR
  • Region: East/Northeast
  • Overview

    The internationally acclaimed 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.With over 1 million attendees and 11 days, there are many things to celebrate for agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement at the Iowa State Fair, August 8-18, 2019.

  • Amenities
    Attraction Information
    General Information
    • Admission Price: Advance Admission, Until August: Adults, $8; Ages 6-11, $4; Ages 5 and under, free; Regular Gate Admission: Adults, $12; Ages 6-11, $6; Ages 5 and under, free. Prices are subject to change.
    • Group Rates: Groups & Tours information can be found at www.iowastatefair.org/visit/groups-tours/corporate-outings
    • Hours of Operation: Grounds: 7 a.m. - 1 a.m.; Buildings: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Iowa State Fair Thrill Parks - Thrill Ville opens at 10 a.m., Thrill Town opens at 9 a.m., Thrill Zone opens at 10 a.m.
    • Season: August 8-18, 2019
  • Events

    August 8, 2019

    For King & Country

    Doors open 7pm; Show 8pm

    Iowa State Fair - Grandstand

    August 10, 2019

    Slipknot- SOLD OUT

    Doors open 7pm; Show 8pm

    Iowa State Fair - Grandstand

    August 11, 2019

    Zac Brown Band/The Owl Tour

    Doors open 7pm; Show 8pm

    Iowa State Fair - Grandstand

    August 13, 2019

    Dan + Shay

    Doors open 7pm; Show 8pm

    Iowa State Fair - Grandstand