STORIES

As if you were there...at the fair | Varied Industries Building
August 17, 2017 | 1 min

Here is a tour of the Varied Industries Building.

Thrills and Spills with Dean Borg
August 17, 2017 | 3 min

The Fair is always thrilling - and as Dean Borg finds out in tonight’s Fair Flashback - sometimes those thrills were mind-blowing!

I Milked a Cow
August 17, 2017 | 4 min

Milking a cow may be an everyday experience for some Iowans - but as Paul Yeager finds out, for some Fairgoers, it’s actually a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

FFA Family
August 17, 2017 | 4 min

Participating in FFA events at the Fair takes lots of preparation. Here’s a family who loves every minute of it!

Fair 2017 (Thursday, August 17)
August 17, 2017 | 55 min

Information Booth People, 4-H Sheep Contest, Flower & Potted Plant Show, Chainsaw Carver, FFA Family, Veterans Parade, Pedal Tractor Pull, Fairovation, Cookout Contest, Fair Flashback--Thrills,

Legacy Lemonade (Lemonade Stand)
August 16, 2017 | 3 min

The all-American summer drink, lemonade, has been offered here at the Fair for decades. 

As if you were there...at the fair | Pioneer Hall
August 16, 2017 | 1 min

Here is a tour of Pioneer Hall.

Butter Cow & Friends
August 16, 2017 | 4 min

Every year, our own Paul Yeager looks forward to visiting the Ag Building to find out who the famed butter cow is sharing the cooler with.

Queen Contest
August 16, 2017 | 7 min

Meet the ladies competing for this year's title of Iowa State Fair Queen.

Fast Track to Fun (Dan Wardell Visits the Model Railroad)
August 16, 2017 | 2 min

It’s “all aboard” with Dan Wardell as he finds some friends checking out the model railroads at the Fair!