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State Fair Parade
Aug 12, 2019 | 4 min

Check out some highlights from the 2019 Iowa State Fair Parade.

Kachunga & the Alligator
Aug 12, 2019 | 3 min

From deep in the swamps of Florida comes Kachunga, a real American Bushman who dares to step foot into the wet domain of the alligator.

Mutton Bustin' with Dan Wardell
Aug 12, 2019 | 3 min

Dan Wardell meets some super brave kids competing at the Iowa State Fair Mutton Bustin Contest.

Butter Sculpting
Aug 12, 2019 | 4 min

A butter sculpting contest held at the Iowa State Fair.

Fair 2019 | Monday, August 12
Aug 12, 2019 | 58 min

State Fair Parade, New Fair Foods, FFA Swine, Butter Sculpting Contest, Kachunga & The Alligator, Mutton Bustin’, Iowa State Fair Volunteers, Food Contest — Ugliest Cake, Iowa Honey Producers, 4-H Horse Show, Fair Flashback, Open Air Painting at the Fair, Woodcarving, As If You Were There … At the Fair

Fair 2019
Aug 12, 2019 | 57 min

Watch the Iowa State Fair Parade, ALL six of our nightly shows, features from our 2019 coverage, and see the Photo of the Day picks!

2019 Iowa State Fair Parade
Aug 7, 2019 | 1 hr 50 min

Iowa's largest parade features high school marching bands, floats, animals, vehicles and more as the procession makes its way through downtown Des Moines.

Blue Ribbon Bricks
Aug 18, 2018 | 5 min

Learn about the bricks laid through the Iowa State Fairgrounds

Harmonica Contest
Aug 18, 2018 | 4 min

Musicians compete at Pioneer Hall for the 2018 Harmonica Contest.

Mutton Bustin'
Aug 18, 2018 | 5 min

Daring Kids ride sheep to see who can hold on the longest.