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Themes of the Past

Themes of the Past

August 18, 2018 | 3 min

Dean Borg visits the Iowa State Fair Museum to learn about past fair themes.

Innovative Chocolate

Innovative Chocolate

August 18, 2018 | 4 min

Travis Graven visits the Elwell Family Food Center for the Innovative Chocolate Competition.

Fair Booth

Fair Booth

August 18, 2018 | 3 min

Dan Wardell visits the IPTV Fairbooth.

Mutton Bustin'

Mutton Bustin'

August 18, 2018 | 5 min

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

Harmonica Contest

Harmonica Contest

August 18, 2018 | 4 min

Musicians compete at Pioneer Hall for the 2018 Harmonica Contest.

Blue Ribbon Bricks

Blue Ribbon Bricks

August 18, 2018 | 5 min

Learn about the bricks laid through the Iowa State Fairgrounds

4H Grand Champion Steer

4H Grand Champion Steer

August 17, 2018 | 5 min

Delaney Howell meets with this year's 4H steer competitors.

Auctioneers Contest

Auctioneers Contest

August 17, 2018 | 5 min

Try to keep up with these fast talkers during the 2018 Iowa State Fair Auctioneers Contest.

History of Horses at the Fair

History of Horses at the Fair

August 17, 2018 | 4 min

Dean Borg visits the Iowa State Fair museum to learn about the history of horses.

Micro Mini Tractor Pulls

Micro Mini Tractor Pulls

August 17, 2018 | 5 min

It's just like the big tractor pulls...but on a smaller scale.

Rubber Chicken Throwing Competition

Rubber Chicken Throwing Competition

August 17, 2018 | 5 min

Fair goers compete to see who can fling the furthest flung fowl.

What is the Sale of Champions?

What is the Sale of Champions?

August 17, 2018 | 5 min

Learn what the Sale of Champions is and what it means to the students who compete.

Outhouse Races

Outhouse Races

August 17, 2018 | 4 min

Meet some of the competitors of the 2018 Iowa State Fair Outhouse Races.

Animals After Dark

Animals After Dark

August 17, 2018 | 4 min

Get up close and personal with the Fair’s newest and cutest baby animals.

As If You Were There: Ralph H. Deets Historical Museum

As If You Were There: Ralph H. Deets Historical Museum

August 17, 2018 | 2 min

Take a stroll through the Ralph H. Deets Historical Museum at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Beard Growing Contest

Beard Growing Contest

August 17, 2018 | 5 min

Who has the best beard at the fair? Judges at Pioneer Hall decide.

Super Special Corn Creations

Super Special Corn Creations

August 17, 2018 | 5 min

Travis Graven stops by the Food Center to meet the winners of the Super Special Corn Creation Competition.

Fruit and Vegetable Identification Contest

Fruit and Vegetable Identification Contest

August 17, 2018 | 4 min

Sluethy fairgoers learn how to identify a variety of fruits and vegetables.

DNR Junk Art

DNR Junk Art

August 17, 2018 | 3 min

Dan Wardell visits the DNR building to check out the Junk Art Exhibit.

Fair Fans

Fair Fans

August 17, 2018 | 3 min

Charity Nebbe interviews some of the biggest fans of the Iowa State Fair.