Iowa State Fair

Nothing Compares to the State Fair. Ride a jaw-dropping roller coaster,  share a corn dog, earn a purple ribbon, see the Fair. With over 1 million attendees and 11 days, you can’t miss the Iowa State Fair, August 8-18, 2019. Iowa State Fair

There is plenty of fun, excitement, and thrills to be found at the Iowa State Fair. From Thrill Parks to the classic Fair favorites like the Giant Slide and Ye Old Mill, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


Tickets for all concerts and events go on sale here or by phone at 800.514.3849.
Convenience charges apply. Note that your grandstand ticket does not include admission to the Fair and must also be purchased to attend the concert.


From rock legends to country up-and-comers, “Nothing Compares” to this year’s entertainment, all free with gate admission. So sit back, relax and enjoy the shows. No matter what time of day it is, you’re certain to find something that will entertain everyone in your family. See for yourself when you use the helpful free entertainment guide here.



Buckle your seat belt for the newest, fastest and most thrilling amusement rides. Thrill Ville offers a clean and family-friendly atmosphere but focuses on the spectacular, jaw-dropping and super-speed screams of the best of today’s rides. Thrill Ville is located between the Grandstand and Ye Old Mill.


Little Fairgoers and their families will find loads of fun and stroller parking with the addition of Thrill Town. Thrill Town features kid-friendly rides in a fun, clean and convenient location without having to navigate the larger Thrill Park areas. Thrill Town is located east of Gate 10 and directly north of the Richard O. Jacobson Exhibition Center Lawn.


Fairgoers seeking breathtaking, heart-stopping, hair-raising adventure will find it in the Thrill Zone. These unforgettable attractions will have you talking about the Iowa State Fair for months to come. Thrill Zone is located north of Gate 11 on the Fairgrounds.


Join H&S Feed and Country Store at the Iowa State Fair this year from August 8th through August 18th. Can’t wait to see you there.

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