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Iowa State Fair

  • Region: East/Northeast
  • Iowa State Fairgrounds
  • E 30th Street & E University Avenue
  • Des Moines, IA 50317
  • Phone: (515) 262-3111
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“Nothing Compares” to the thrills of a super sensational ride or the thrill of dancing and singing along with your favorite bands. Maybe you prefer the thrill of a blue ribbon or the latest food adventure on-a-stick, Nothing Compares to State Fair Thrills! Make plans now to enjoy all the fun, food, entertainment and thrills of the 2017 Iowa State Fair, August 10-20 in Des Moines.

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General Information
  • Admission Price: Advance Admission, Until August 10: 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 10-20, 2017.

Iowa State Fair

  • August 10, 2017 - August 20, 2017
    Daily

STEM Day at the Iowa State Fair

  • August 20, 2017
    From: 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM

2017 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, & Fossil Show

  • October 21, 2017
    From: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

2017 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, & Fossil Show

  • October 22, 2017
    From: 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM