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Fair 2009: 100th Anniversary of Grandstand

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: 100th Anniversary of Grandstand
Iowans prize their heritage. We're proud to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Iowa State Fair Grandstand – and all the events it has witnessed. 05:06 Read More »

Fair 2009: Corn Dog Kickoff

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Corn Dog Kickoff
Since 1993, the Blue Ribbon Foundation has raised over 80 million dollars for the Iowa State Fair. The Corn Dog Kickoff is one of its fundraising events. 03:49 Read More »

Fair 2009: Side Roads - Such a Winer

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Side Roads - Such a Winer
Wineries are sprouting all over Iowa. So Paul Berge took a Side Road to the Elwell Family Food Center and got the low down on judging wine. 03:16 Read More »

Fair 2009: Chainsaw Carving

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Chainsaw Carving
Heritage Village showcases our ancestors skills. Now we know they had axes and knives and handsaws. But we're just not sure about chainsaws. 02:56 Read More »

Fair 2009: Parade

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Parade
Start your State Fair experience the same way the Fair starts, with the State Fair Parade, as Iowans from all over the state strut their stuff through Des Moines. 06:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Hog Calling Contest

(Aug 22, 2008)
Fair 2008: Hog Calling Contest
It's another favorite from Pioneer Hall, time to call the hogs. We don't know why pigs would respond to these sounds, but it's fun listening to humans make them. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Husband Calling and Mom Calling Contest

(Aug 22, 2008)
Fair 2008: Husband Calling and Mom Calling Contest
Strange sounds are coming out of Pioneer Hall again. The kids are calling their moms; the moms are calling their husbands; and Peter Hamlin is listening. 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Demolition Derby

(Aug 21, 2008)
Fair 2008: Demolition Derby
It’s been a few years since we last saw this at the Fair. Get ready to collide, crash and smash. The Demolition Derby at the Grandstand is making a comeback. 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Decorated Diaper Contest/Diaper Derby

(Aug 21, 2008)
Fair 2008: Decorated Diaper Contest/Diaper Derby
It really doesn't matter what these contestants do at the Riley Stage. They're cute no matter what, whether they're racing in diapers or sitting around in decorated ones. It's a fun time. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Tractor Pulls - 7,400 Lbs. Modifieds

(Aug 17, 2008)
Fair 2008: Tractor Pulls - 7,400 Lbs. Modifieds
They're revving up the engines getting ready to pit unbridled horsepower against an immovable object. Once again, it's the gear-grinding tractor pulls at the Grandstand Track. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Cow Chip Throwing Contest

(Aug 17, 2008)
Fair 2008: Cow Chip Throwing Contest
Up at Pioneer Hall, it's the cow chip throwing contest. 03:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Side Roads - Our State Fair on the Silver Screen

(Aug 17, 2008)
Fair 2008: Side Roads - Our State Fair on the Silver Screen
Paul Berge takes a Side Road where the Grand Concourse and Hollywood Boulevard meet and learns how a book put "our state fair" on the silver screen. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Tractor Pulls - 6,500 Lbs. Super Stocks

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Tractor Pulls - 6,500 Lbs. Super Stocks
It's smoke-blowing, mud-throwing, heavy metal time at the Grandstand Track. Some of the best drivers in the nation come here for the tractor pulls. It's what we like to call the "battle of the behemoths." 06:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Hobby Stock Racing

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Hobby Stock Racing
If speed is what you like, our next item is right up your alley. Toby Kruse has the call for some more dirt track racing on the Grandstand track for the A Main feature for Hobby Stocks. It's the Deery Brothers Summer Series. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Rubber Chicken Throwing Contest

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Rubber Chicken Throwing Contest
They used to use a rolling pin, but that proved a bit hazardous in some people’s hands. So today contestants are throwing rubber chickens up at Pioneer Hall. 03:30 Read More »
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