Event Calendar

Iowa State Fairgrounds Event Calendar

Welcome to the picturesque Iowa State Fairgrounds, a versatile and iconic venue that seamlessly blends historic charm with modern amenities, making it an ideal choice for YOUR next event. Nestled in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa, these fairgrounds boast a rich tradition of hosting memorable events throughout the year. See below for our latest events.

Upcoming Events

Please check below for up-to-date information regarding events on the Fairgrounds. On behalf of our event promoters, participants, and attendees, check individual events below for more specifics on ticketing, open and closed times, and dates.

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There is a lot to see and do at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. After all, when it comes to variety, nothing compares to the Iowa State Fair.

The Iowa State Fair is not responsible for the planning or programming of non-Fair events hosted on the Fairgrounds. All non-Fair events are solely the responsibility of the contracted event organizer and said organizer should be contacted for specific event information.