Welcome to Iowa Public Television! If you are seeing this message, you are using a browser that does not support web standards. This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device. Read more on our technical tips page.

Iowa Public Television

 

Stories Tagged "Iowa State Fair"

Displaying 1 to 3 of 3 results.

The Changing Demographics of Fairs (#103)

posted on October 16, 2007 at 4:33 PM

The county fairs, as well as the State Fair, are considered beloved institutions in the state -- which, like many others, now has a more urban population than when these fairs were established. Tom Barnes, with the Association of Iowa Fairs,... Read More »

Overview of the Economics of Fairs and Festivals (#103)

posted on October 13, 2007 at 4:33 PM

Overview of the Economics of Fairs and Festivals (#103)
Even though Iowans are hard working, they do enjoy having fun. With more than 2000 festivals in the state each year, there's never a lack for entertainment. David Swenson, of Iowa State University, says economists look at these events with an... 03:49 Read More »

Festivals, Fairs & Fun (Full Program) (#103)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Festivals, Fairs & Fun (Full Program) (#103)
Full Program: Can a straight laced, hard working culture like Iowa’s party its way to prosperity? That’s a proposition we’ll address tonight when we examine the hard numbers of fun. We look at the full story, a look behind the headlines, and a warning about the... 27:47 Read More »

Displaying 1 to 3 of 3 results.