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Iowa Diecast Toy Show

Event Location: Elwell Family Food Center

Event Schedule

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

January 06, 2024

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

January 07, 2024

Event Description

Don't miss the largest gathering of diecast toy enthusiasts in central Iowa! The annual Iowa Diecast Toy Show is back for its 12th year, and it's better than ever.

We are excited to announce on January 6th & 7th, 2024 (Saturday 8-5 & Sunday 9-4) we will be back at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. Dealers from around the Midwest set up and sell a wide variety of die-cast toys and related memorabilia. This is a family friendly event, and there is a huge selection of toys to appeal to all ages.

This year again we will be in the Elwell Family Food Center Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

With toy dealers specializing in die-cast farm toys, semi's, trucks, cars and so much more this event is a dream come true for collectors, hobbyists, and enthusiasts alike.

Explore an extensive selection of toys in all scales and memorabilia from reputable dealers. Discover rare and limited-edition pieces to add to your collection. Find that missing piece for your display that you have been searching for. Find a great piece that you didn't know you needed.

Quench your thirst with an Iowa State Fair lemonade or enjoy a fair corndog.

For more information and vendor inquiries, please contact us through our website or call our store.

Join us for a day of diecast delight and immerse yourself in the world of miniature collectibles at the annual Iowa Diecast Toy Show. Mark your calendars and bring your fellow enthusiasts for a memorable day of exploring, buying and indulging in state fair treats. We can't wait to see you there!


Adult General Admission $5

Teens aged 13-17 $3.

Children under 12 enter for free.

Free parking available at the fairgrounds

**Once again, this year on Saturday we are offering the option to purchase a wristband for an additional $1. above the general admission cost to gain admission to the toy show on Sunday (i.e. you can attend the show both days for an additional $1.).

We also have hourly drawings for toys. Sign up at the entrance door to participate.

For more information, please contact Tracy Johnson, Iowa Diecast Toys. 

P: 563-423-5128


Event Category: Other

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