Iowa State Fair 2020

  • Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Aug 13 - 23, 2020

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Why Attend

Event Overview:

Amazingly Amusing!

Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls - come one, come all to the greatest state fair in our fair state. Enjoy the unparalleled grandeur - full of amazing things to see and amusing things to do. Witness jaw-dropping entertainment and fantastic talent, enjoy astonishing culinary marvels on-a-stick and experience the matchless wonder that is the 2020 Iowa State Fair.

Happiness is the Iowa State Fair!

Smile. Whether it's the happiness of a day at fair with your family or winning a ribbon, enjoying your favorite bands or snacking on your favorite food on a stick, nothing compares to the Iowa State Fair.

The internationally acclaimed Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines is Iowa’s great celebration, a salute to the state’s best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. It is the true heartbeat of the Midwest, unequaled and unduplicated.

The Iowa State Fair, the inspiration for the original novel "State Fair" by Iowan Phil Stong, three motion pictures and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway musical, is without a doubt the country’s most famous state fair.

Looking for something special at the Iowa State Fair?  A certain type of food you enjoy?  A specific product you want to learn more about? A favorite exhibit you want to share with your family? Nothing compares to the range of vendors and exhibitors you’ll find at the Iowa State Fair.

Exhibitor Information:

The Iowa State Fair is the state’s largest event, making it a desirable spot for businesses to exhibit.  Companies can get involved by either renting space on the grounds or by partnering with the Fair’s sponsorship program.

Put The State Fair In Your Marketing Mix!

Exhibiting at the Iowa State Fair offers you an unequaled opportunity to make direct, person-to-person contact with prospects on all levels. No other single event in the state offers you as much potential as the Fair because no other event attracts as many people... more than a million. Exhibit areas are traditionally one of the most popular attractions of the Fair. Most visitors make it a point to find out what's new, interesting and innovative in the agricultural, industrial and commercial areas.

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Future and Past Event Dates

Event Name City State Atendance Exhibitors Date
Iowa State Fair 2021 Des Moines Iowa verified
- Aug 12, 2021
Iowa State Fair 2020 Des Moines Iowa Estimated
- Aug 13, 2020
Iowa State Fair 2019 Des Moines Iowa Estimated
- Aug 08, 2019
Iowa State Fair 2018 Des Moines Iowa Estimated
- Aug 09, 2018
Iowa State Fair 2017 Des Moines Iowa - - Aug 10, 2017
Iowa State Fair 2016 Des Moines Iowa - - Aug 11, 2016
Iowa State Fair 2015 Des Moines Iowa - - Aug 13, 2015
Iowa State Fair 2014 Des Moines Iowa - - Aug 07, 2014
Iowa State Fair 2013 Des Moines Iowa - - Aug 08, 2013

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