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Twins, Triplets, and More
Aug 13, 2018 | 3 min

Dan Wardell is seeing double, triple, and more at the Twins and Triplets Contest.

Mountain Man Skills Demo
Aug 13, 2018 | 4 min

Rugged outdoorsmen show off their skills at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

Photo Salon
Aug 13, 2018 | 4 min

One of the largest photo exhibits in Iowa happens each year at the Iowa State Fair. Take a look at what these photographers have to offer.

FFA Sheep
Aug 13, 2018 | 4 min

Delaney Howell visits the FFA Sheep contest at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

New Fair Foods
Aug 13, 2018 | 4 min

Charity Nebbe samples some of the new flavors at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

2018 Iowa State Fair Parade
Aug 13, 2018 | 4 min

Every year, the State Fair kicks off the 10 day event with a parade through downtown Des Moines. Enjoy some highlights from this year's celebration.

Fair 2018 | Saturday, August 18
Aug 18, 2018 | 60 min

Mutton Bustin’, Iowa History 101 Mobile Museum, Fair Booth, Tractor Display, Kids Joke Telling Contest, Clydesdales, Percherons & Draft Ponies, Food contest—Innovative Chocolate, Fair Flashback–Themes of the Past, Harmonica Contest, Blue Ribbon Bricks, Big Wheel Races, 4-H & FFA Sale of Champions

Fair 2018 | Wednesday, August 15
Aug 15, 2018 | 57 min

Big Pumpkin Contest, Fiddlers’ Championship, Quilts, Little Hands on the Farm, Chatting at the Grill, Queen Contest & Interview, 4-H Sisters, Governor’s Charity Steer Show, Fair Flashback–Fair Fashion, Food Contest–Frosted Sugar Cookie, Butter Cow

Fair 2018 | Tuesday, August 14
Aug 14, 2018 | 58 min

Sheep Shearing Contest, Vet Camp, Cowgirl Queen Contest, Fair Flashback–Grandstand Entertainment, Potter Profile, Big Animals, Food contest–Cinnamon Roll Contest, FFA Parade of Champions, Red Trouser Show, FFA Urban Kids, Cowboy Mounted Shooting Contest

Fair 2018 (Monday, August 13)
Aug 13, 2018 | 59 min

State Fair Parade, New Fair Foods, FFA Sheep, Photo Salon, Mountain Man Skills Demo, Twins, Triplets & More Contest, Concrete Pigs, Grape Stomping, Dollhouses & Miniatures, Fair Flashback—Fairgrounds Map, Food Contest–Canned Vegetables, Chainsaw Carver, Tall Corn Contest