Watch the fair parade

The 2019 Iowa State Fair Parade will be broadcast statewide and livestreamed on Facebook and Iptv.org on Wednesday, August 7 at 6:15 p.m.

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See what we're covering as part of this year's Fair highlights program!

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Catch us at our fair booth

We have something for all ages at our booth in the Varied Industries Building.

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Watch live coverage and behind-the-scenes action of our Fair 2019 program.

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Fair 2019 | Saturday, August 17

Fair 2019 | Saturday, August 17

Aug 17, 2019 | 54 min

Kids Joke Telling Contest, Chess Tournament, Rubber Chicken Throwing, Fair by Air, Fair Scavenger Hunt, Fair Flashback, Food Contest — Decorated Cakes, Pie Eating Contest, Elvis Impersonator, 4-H Family Volunteers, Goat Yoga with Kids and 4-H & FFA Sale of Champions.

4H and FFA Sale of Champions

4H and FFA Sale of Champions

Aug 17, 2019 | 5 min

The champions for the finest animals go up for auction at this years 4H and FFA Sale of Champions.

Goat Yoga with Kids

Goat Yoga with Kids

Aug 17, 2019 | 4 min

Find your inner Zen with Yoga and kids.

4H Family Volunteers

4H Family Volunteers

Aug 17, 2019 | 4 min

Meet some family members who help volunteer at the Iowa State Fair.

Elvis Impersonator

Elvis Impersonator

Aug 17, 2019 | 4 min

We meet an Elvis Impersonator at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.

Pie Eating Contest

Pie Eating Contest

Aug 17, 2019 | 4 min

How can shove in the most pie fastest? We find out at the 2019 Iowa State Fair Pie Eating Contest.

Decorated Cakes Competition

Decorated Cakes Competition

Aug 17, 2019 | 4 min

These works of art almost look too good to eat. It's the 2019 Decorated Cakes Competition.

Fair Flashback with Dean Borg

Fair Flashback with Dean Borg

Aug 17, 2019 | 4 min

Dean Borg visits the Iowa State Fair Museum to learn about some interesting historical anecdotes about past fairs.

Fair by Air

Fair by Air

Aug 17, 2019 | 4 min

Check out the fairgrounds from a slightly different vantage point.

Fair Scavenger Hunt

Fair Scavenger Hunt

Aug 17, 2019 | 4 min

Abby Brown takes part in the 2019 Fair Scavenger Hunt

Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament

Aug 17, 2019 | 4 min

An annual tradition at the Iowa State Fair. We meet some of the competitors at the Chess Tournament.

Rubber Chicken Throwing Contest

Rubber Chicken Throwing Contest

Aug 17, 2019 | 4 min

Who can throw these hens the furthest? We find out at the 2019 Rubber Chicken Throwing Contest.