Iowa State Fair
- Region: East/Northeast
- Iowa State Fairgrounds
- E 30th Street & E University Avenue
- Des Moines, IA 50317
- Phone: (515) 262-3111
Nothing Compares to State Fair Moments. The moment you ride the big slide, the moment you share a corn dog, the moment you earn a purple ribbon, the moments are endless and unique. With over 1 million attendees and 11 days, there are billions of moments at the Iowa State Fair, August 9-19, 2018.
- 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 9-19, 2018.