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Iowa State Fairgrounds - Convention Space

The Iowa State Fairgrounds offers more than a dozen major facilities for year-round events. Options are endless with the Varied Industries Building, 4-H Exhibits building, and 18 other venues on-site. Enjoy the versatility of the state-of-the-art, climate controlled Richard O. Jacobson indoor arena that can host events ranging from livestock shows to intimate concerts. Experience the Varied Industries Building which features 110,400 square feet and multiple meeting rooms. By utilizing the Iowa State Fairgrounds facilities your guests can enjoy free parking, with 10,000 available spots throughout the property. Take advantage of picnic shelters, or the 160-acre campground. The Iowa State Fairgrounds makes Des Moines an easy choice for your next event.