Will there be an Iowa State Fair in 2020?
The Iowa State Fair Board today made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Iowa State Fair due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Not getting together this August at the Iowa State Fair will be disappointing.
How much does the Iowa State Fair make?
According to the September 2019 audit, the Fair Authority reported revenues for the year ending October 31, 2018 at more than $29.5 million , an increase of 10.1% over the previous year.
Can I buy Iowa State Fair tickets at hyvee?
Get discount tickets in advance $8 for ages 12 and over, $4 for ages 6-11. Advanced admission tickets will be available online and at participating Fareway, Hy-Vee , Hy-Vee Drug, Price Chopper and Cash Saver stores.
What day is Senior Day at the Iowa State Fair?
August 19, 2020
Has Iowa State Fair been Cancelled?
Since its founding in 1854, only five Iowa State Fairs have ever been canceled : in 1898, because of the World’s Fair in neighboring Omaha, Nebraska, and from 1942 to 1945, due to World War II, according to the Iowa State Fair website.
Is Iowa State Fair 2020 Cancelled?
Iowa State Fair canceled for the first time since World War II, will return in 2021. The Iowa State Fair will not be held in 2020 because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, becoming the last big Midwestern fair to decide whether to open for 2020 .
What is Iowa known for?
The Hawkeye State is the nation’s top pork and corn producer. Iowa , also known as the Hawkeye State, became the nation’s 29th state in 1846. Iowa has the most pigs of any state and is the nation’s top pork producer.
How big is Iowa State Fair?
approximately 445 acres
Who runs the Iowa State Fair?
The Iowa State Fair Board consists of the Governor, the Secretary of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, and the President of Iowa State University; two directors from each of six geographic districts; and a secretary/ manager/ CEO.
Where is Iowa State Fair located?
Des Moines, Iowa
Where can I buy Iowa State Fair Grandstand tickets?
Purchase Grandstand tickets online or call Etix at 1-800-514-3849.
Is the State Fair still going on?
Save the Dates! The 2020 edition of State Fair Meadowlands has been cancelled. Join us from in 2021 for summer fun with fantastic food, rides, games, free shows, and more! New dates for 2021 coming soon.
How many foods are on a stick at the Iowa State Fair?
Food is one of the main attractions at the Iowa State Fair. The Fair boasts nearly 200 food stands and over 80 delectable items available on-a-stick.