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Iowa State Fair 2024

Iowa State Fair

Date:

August, 2024

Location: Des Moines

, Iowa

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Note: For the most updated information on this event’s dates, schedule, location, and tickets, please also check the official references below.

About the Event

The Iowa State Fair in Des Moines is a colossal celebration that stands as a testament to the rich agricultural heritage and vibrant culture of the state. This annual extravaganza features an incredible array of events and activities that cater to a diverse audience.

 

Events and Activities

Livestock competitions showcase the finest examples of Iowa’s farming prowess, while the Grandstand hosts headline concerts, thrilling rodeos, and motorized spectacles that keep the energy levels high. Culinary enthusiasts can indulge in the famous food-on-a-stick tradition, sampling everything from deep-fried delights to innovative culinary creations. The fairgrounds come alive with amusement rides, games, and a bustling midway, creating a carnival atmosphere that delights visitors of all ages.

 

Nearby Attractions

The Des Moines Art Center beckons with its impressive collection of modern and contemporary art, providing a serene contrast to the lively fairgrounds. Downtown Des Moines, with its eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, and cultural venues, is a vibrant area to explore. The Pappajohn Sculpture Park is a must-visit destination, showcasing a stunning outdoor exhibit of contemporary sculptures.

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FAQ

Where is the event located?

3000 East Grand Ave Des Moines, Iowa 50317

How much is admission?

  • Adult Admission (Ages 12 and up): $11 ($5 discount)
  • Child Admission (Ages 6-11): $7 ($3 discount)

Location

Festival Poster

Official References

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