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Iowa State Fair Admission Tickets August 12-22, 2021

Des Moines, IA
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADV ADULT: $9.00
ADV CHILD: $5.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADV ADULT / ADV CHILD Public Onsale: June 12, 2020 10:11 AM to August 11, 2021 11:59 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
2021 Iowa State Fair Admission
Good any one day of the Fair!
The Fair is August 12-22, 2021



$5.00 - $9.00
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STATE FAIR VALUE PACK

Des Moines, IA
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
VALUE PACK: $20.00

TICKET SALE DATES
VALUE PACK Public Onsale: May 3, 2021 9:00 AM to August 11, 2021 11:59 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
State Fair Value Pack - $20
*valued at $34 -
This is a voucher and it must be redeemed during the Fair at the redemption booth on Grand Avenue, by the Pepsi Clock, from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm


The Value Pack Includes:



  • 1 Re-loadable Wristband with 5 Credits

  • 1 Ye Old Mill OR Snakes Alive OR Train Exhibit admission

  • 1 Kids Bungee Jump or Krazy Maze 

  • 1 Giant Slide

  • 1 Sky Glider

  • 4 $1 food/beverage tickets

  • 1 cup of Barksdale's State Fair Cookies




*State Fair Value Packs do NOT include admission into the Fair
*Only available for purchase prior to the Fair


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ADVANCED THRILL PASS WRISTBAND

Des Moines, IA
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADVANCED THRILL PASS WRISTBAND: $25.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADVANCED THRILL PASS WRISTBAND Public Onsale: May 3, 2021 9:00 AM to August 11, 2021 11:59 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

$25 for 35 credits and includes a re-loadable wristband



  • Good any day of the Fair on any ride or game in Thrill Town and Thrill Ville

  • Additional credits can be added during the Fair in the Thrill Parks

  • This is a voucher and it must be redeemed during the Fair at the redemption booth on Grand Avenue, by the Pepsi Clock, open from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm




*Only available for a limited time! Once the Fair starts, this wristband will not be available for purchase. Instead you'll need to purchase credits during the Fair at the Thrill Parks.
**Advanced Thrill Pass Wristband does NOT include admission into the Fair





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UNLIMITED RIDE WRISTBAND

Des Moines, IA
United States
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
UNLIMITED RIDE WRISTBAND: $36.00

TICKET SALE DATES
UNLIMITED RIDE WRISTBAND Public Onsale: May 3, 2021 9:00 AM to August 11, 2021 11:59 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Unlimited Ride Wristband - $36



  • Good for 1 day of unlimited rides

  • Only valid Monday-Thursday until 10:00 p.m. in Thrill Town and Thrill Ville

  • This is a voucher and it must be redeemed during the Fair at the redemption booth on Grand Avenue, by the Pepsi Clock, open from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

  • Wristband is only valid for one person

  • Rider must be present at the time of redemption

  • Does not include games, but credits can be added in the Thrill Parks

  • Wristband is re-loadable after 10:00 p.m. for further rides and games



*Only available for a limited time! Once the Fair starts, this wristband will not be available for purchase. Instead you'll need to purchase credits during the Fair at the Thrill Parks.
**Unlimited Ride Wristbands do NOT include admission into the Fair

Aug
13 Fri
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Cuddles & Snuggles Chore Time

Des Moines, IA
United States
Show at 8:00 AM
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PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
SOLD OUT!

A family adventure like no other!  Cuddles and Snuggles Chore Time is your chance to help with morning chores, grab some baby animal snuggles, check out the behind the scenes action, and meet a veterinarian in the Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center.  This VIP experience is for families who have always wondered what it takes to care for all the mamas and babies during the Fair! 

Spaces are limited and it cost $40 per family (6 members or less). Only need to purchase 1 ticket per family.
Chore Time is from 8 am - 9 am


Does NOT include admission into the Fair


Not On Sale
Aug
14 Sat
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Monster Truck Thunder Car Crushing

Des Moines, IA
United States
Doors at 10:00 AM, Show at 11:00 AM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADV ADULT MONSTER TRUCK: $25.00
ADV CHILD MONSTER TRUCK: $20.00
ADULT - MONSTER TRUCK: $30.00
CHILD - MONSTER TRUCK: $25.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT - MONSTER TRUCK / CHILD - MONSTER TRUCK Public Onsale: August 12, 2021 12:00 AM to August 14, 2021 11:00 AM
ADV ADULT MONSTER TRUCK / ADV CHILD MONSTER TRUCK Public Onsale: June 25, 2021 10:00 AM to August 11, 2021 11:59 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Purchase Before the Fair for a Discount:
        Adult (ages 12+) - $25
        Child (ages 2-11) - $20


Ticket Costs Beginning August 12:
        Adult (ages 12+) - $30
        Child (ages 2-11) - $25


*Admission into the Fair is not included and is needed to attend the event

PLEASE NOTE:



  • All Elwell Family Park guests ages 2 and older need a ticket

  • ADA general admission seating is available

  • Approximately 2100 general admission bleacher seats available on a first come basis

  • Approximately 1500 general admission will be located on a mulched hillside

  • Chairs (lawn/folding etc) and bleacher seats are not allowed

  • Umbrellas are not allowed

  • Blankets to sit on are welcome

  • ALL SALES ARE FINAL

  • A confirmation email will come from Etix, along with any print at home ticket purchases





COVID INFORMATION:


The Iowa State Fair Grandstand is located outdoors, and at this time, all tickets are on sale. All safety precautions will be followed per CDC guidelines in August 2021. Visit our website for more information.


 


 


$20.00 - $25.00
Aug
17 Tue
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Cuddles & Snuggles Chore Time

Des Moines, IA
United States
Show at 8:00 AM
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PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
SOLD OUT!

A family adventure like no other!  Cuddles and Snuggles Chore Time is your chance to help with morning chores, grab some baby animal snuggles, check out the behind the scenes action, and meet a veterinarian in the Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center.  This VIP experience is for families who have always wondered what it takes to care for all the mamas and babies during the Fair! 

Spaces are limited and it cost $40 per family (6 members or less). Only need to purchase 1 ticket per family.
Chore Time is from 8 am - 9 am


Does NOT include admission into the Fair


Not On Sale
Aug
17 Tue
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Day 1 - Outlaw Truck & Tractor Pull

Des Moines, IA
United States
Doors at 11:00 AM, Show at 12:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADV ADULT TRACTOR: $30.00
ADV CHILD TRACTOR: $25.00
ADULT - DAY 1 TRACTOR: $35.00
CHILD - DAY 1 TRACTOR: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT - DAY 1 TRACTOR / CHILD - DAY 1 TRACTOR Public Onsale: August 12, 2021 12:00 AM to August 17, 2021 12:00 PM
ADV ADULT TRACTOR / ADV CHILD TRACTOR Public Onsale: June 25, 2021 10:00 AM to August 11, 2021 11:59 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Purchase Before the Fair for a Discount:
        Adult (ages 12+) - $30
        Child (ages 2-11) - $25


Ticket Costs Beginning August 12:
        Adult (ages 12+) - $35
        Child (ages 2-11) - $30

*Admission into the Fair is not included and is needed to attend the event


Classes Pulling on Day 1 Include:



  1. 540

  2. Limited Pro Stock

  3. Light Super Stock

  4. Modified

  5. Naturally Aspirated 2WD

  6. Pro 4X4

  7. Super Farm

  8. Unlimited Super Stock




PLEASE NOTE:



  • Truck & Tractor Pull is a two day event. Tickets are needed for each day if you plan to attend both.

  • All Elwell Family Park guests ages 2 and older need a ticket

  • ADA general admission seating is available

  • Approximately 2100 general admission bleacher seats available on a first come basis

  • Approximately 1500 general admission will be located on a mulched hillside

  • Chairs (lawn/folding etc) and bleacher seats are not allowed

  • Umbrellas are not allowed

  • Blankets to sit on are welcome

  • ALL SALES ARE FINAL

  • A confirmation email will come from Etix, along with any print at home ticket purchases





COVID INFORMATION:


The Iowa State Fair Grandstand is located outdoors, and at this time, all tickets are on sale. All safety precautions will be followed per CDC guidelines in August 2021. Visit our website for more information.


 


 


$25.00 - $30.00
Aug
17 Tue
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Fair After Work - Beef, Beer, & Bingo

Des Moines, IA
United States
Show at 6:30 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
TEAM (21+): $100.00
INDIVIDUAL (21+): $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
TEAM (21+) / INDIVIDUAL (21+) Public Onsale: August 3, 2021 9:13 AM to August 17, 2021 6:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

What more do you want after work than Beef, Beer, & Bingo?  Starting at the new Iowa Craft Beer Tent and ending at the Top of the Vine you and your team will search the Iowa State Fairgrounds learning all about Beef production in Iowa!  Fill your Bingo card learning about beef cattle breeds, meet an Iowa Beef Farmer and even have some beef samples! Tickets are limited.

$100 for a team of 4 OR
$30 for an individual


Prizes will be awarded and two drink tickets (per person) are included in your registration. 


Must be 21 years of age or older. IDs will be checked. No children allowed. Event time is 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM.

Does NOT include admission into the Fair


This event is sponsored by the Iowa Beef Industry Council

      

$30.00 - $100.00
Aug
18 Wed
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Day 2 - Outlaw Truck & Tractor Pull

Des Moines, IA
United States
Doors at 11:00 AM, Show at 12:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADV ADULT TRACTOR: $30.00
ADV CHILD TRACTOR: $25.00
ADULT - DAY 2 TRACTOR: $35.00
CHILD - DAY 2 TRACTOR: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT - DAY 2 TRACTOR / CHILD - DAY 2 TRACTOR Public Onsale: August 12, 2021 12:00 AM to August 18, 2021 12:00 PM
ADV ADULT TRACTOR / ADV CHILD TRACTOR Public Onsale: June 25, 2021 10:00 AM to August 11, 2021 11:59 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Purchase Before the Fair for a Discount:
        Adult (ages 12+) - $30
        Child (ages 2-11) - $25


Ticket Costs Beginning August 12:
        Adult (ages 12+) - $35
        Child (ages 2-11) - $30


*Admission into the Fair is not included and is needed to attend the event


Classes Pulling on Day 2 Include:



  1. 2WD

  2. 3200 Pro Farm

  3. 4WD

  4. Diesel Super Stock

  5. Light Limited Pro Stock

  6. Pro Stock




PLEASE NOTE:



  • Truck & Tractor Pull is a two day event. Tickets are needed for each day if you plan to attend both.

  • All Elwell Family Park guests ages 2 and older need a ticket

  • ADA general admission seating is available

  • Approximately 2100 general admission bleacher seats available on a first come basis

  • Approximately 1500 general admission will be located on a mulched hillside

  • Chairs (lawn/folding etc) and bleacher seats are not allowed

  • Umbrellas are not allowed

  • Blankets to sit on are welcome

  • ALL SALES ARE FINAL

  • A confirmation email will come from Etix, along with any print at home ticket purchases





COVID INFORMATION:


The Iowa State Fair Grandstand is located outdoors, and at this time, all tickets are on sale. All safety precautions will be followed per CDC guidelines in August 2021. Visit our website for more information.


 


 


$25.00 - $30.00
Aug
18 Wed
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Barnyard Yoga - GOATS

Des Moines, IA
United States
Show at 7:00 PM
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PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Goat Yoga! This won’t be the most physically intensive workout, but it is guaranteed to be an experience loaded with giggles, cuddles and just the right amount of cuteness to put you in a good mood. Tickets are required for each class.

$20 includes - Iowa State Fair Barnyard Yoga mat along with a swag bag from Iowa Healthiest State Initiative including fruit from Capital City Fruit and much more!

Class will be held in the goat show ring located in the Swine Barn.

Does NOT include admission into the Fair

This event is sponsored by the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative



Not On Sale
Aug
19 Thu
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Cuddles & Snuggles Chore Time

Des Moines, IA
United States
Show at 8:00 AM
 More Information

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
SOLD OUT!

A family adventure like no other!  Cuddles and Snuggles Chore Time is your chance to help with morning chores, grab some baby animal snuggles, check out the behind the scenes action, and meet a veterinarian in the Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center.  This VIP experience is for families who have always wondered what it takes to care for all the mamas and babies during the Fair! 

Spaces are limited and it cost $40 per family (6 members or less). Only need to purchase 1 ticket per family.
Chore Time is from 8 am - 9 am


Does NOT include admission into the Fair



Not On Sale
Aug
20 Fri
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Barnyard Yoga - LLAMAS

Des Moines, IA
United States
Show at 6:00 PM
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PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Llama Yoga! This won’t be the most physically intensive workout, but it is guaranteed to be an experience loaded with giggles, cuddles and just the right amount of cuteness to put you in a good mood. Tickets are required for each class.

$20 includes - Iowa State Fair Barnyard Yoga mat along with a swag bag from Iowa Healthiest State Initiative including fruit from Capital City Fruit and much more!

Class will be held on the north side of the Cattle Barn, in the grass.

Does NOT include admission into the Fair


This event is sponsored by the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative



Not On Sale
Aug
20 Fri
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Fair After Dark - Moos & Brews

Des Moines, IA
United States
Show at 9:00 PM
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PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Get up close and personal with the dairy cows and calves in the Boulevard of Dairy Breeds as you will have a fun evening learning about the Dairy industry in Iowa!  From Butter Sculpting to baby calf selfies to cow judging to boozy milkshakes there is something for everyone! This event will be held in the North Annex of the Cattle Barn (Boulevard of Dairy Breeds).
Tickets are limited.

$30 Includes: VIP Access,  2 drink tickets & prizes will be awarded



Must be 21 years of age or older. IDs will be checked at the door. No children allowed. Event will run from 9:00 PM until 11:00 PM.

Does NOT include admission into the Fair


This event is sponsored by Midwest Dairy

      

Not On Sale
Aug
21 Sat
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Cuddles & Snuggles Chore Time

Des Moines, IA
United States
Show at 8:00 AM
 More Information

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
SOLD OUT!

A family adventure like no other!  Cuddles and Snuggles Chore Time is your chance to help with morning chores, grab some baby animal snuggles, check out the behind the scenes action, and meet a veterinarian in the Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center.  This VIP experience is for families who have always wondered what it takes to care for all the mamas and babies during the Fair! 

Spaces are limited and it cost $40 per family (6 members or less). Only need to purchase 1 ticket per family.
Chore Time is from 8 am - 9 am


Does NOT include admission into the Fair


Not On Sale
Aug
21 Sat
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Domination Motorsports Demolition Derby

Des Moines, IA
United States
Doors at 10:00 AM, Show at 11:00 AM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT DEMO DERBY: $15.00
ADV CHILD DEMO DERBY: $10.00
ADV ADULT DEMO DERBY: $20.00
CHILD - DEMO DERBY: $15.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADV ADULT DEMO DERBY / CHILD - DEMO DERBY Public Onsale: August 12, 2021 12:00 AM to August 21, 2021 11:00 AM
ADULT DEMO DERBY / ADV CHILD DEMO DERBY Public Onsale: June 25, 2021 10:00 AM to August 11, 2021 11:59 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Purchase Before the Fair for a Discount:
        Adult (ages 12+) - $15
        Child (ages 2-11) - $10


Ticket Costs Beginning August 12:
        Adult (ages 12+) - $20
        Child (ages 2-11) - $15


*Admission into the Fair is not included and is needed to attend the event

PLEASE NOTE:



  • All Elwell Family Park guests ages 2 and older need a ticket

  • ADA general admission seating is available

  • Approximately 2100 general admission bleacher seats available on a first come basis

  • Approximately 1500 general admission will be located on a mulched hillside

  • Chairs (lawn/folding etc) and bleacher seats are not allowed

  • Umbrellas are not allowed

  • Blankets to sit on are welcome

  • ALL SALES ARE FINAL

  • A confirmation email will come from Etix, along with any print at home ticket purchases





COVID INFORMATION:


The Iowa State Fair Grandstand is located outdoors, and at this time, all tickets are on sale. All safety precautions will be followed per CDC guidelines in August 2021. Visit our website for more information.


 


 


$10.00 - $15.00
Aug
22 Sun
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Barnyard Yoga - BUNNIES

Des Moines, IA
United States
Show at 9:00 AM
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PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Bunny Yoga! This won’t be the most physically intensive workout, but it is guaranteed to be an experience loaded with giggles, cuddles and just the right amount of cuteness to put you in a good mood. Tickets are required for each class.

$20 includes - Iowa State Fair Barnyard Yoga mat along with a swag bag from Iowa Healthiest State Initiative including fruit from Capital City Fruit and much more!

Class will be held outside the Rabbit and Poultry building.

Does NOT include admission into the Fair


This event is sponsored by the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative



Not On Sale
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FOOD TICKETS - Box Office Only

Des Moines, IA
United States
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PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Though not mandatory, food tickets may be purchased in packs of five for $5. Each food ticket is good for $1 toward food or beverage purchase on the Fairgrounds.

Food tickets are not available for purchase online; however, they are available for purchase at the Iowa State Fair Ticket Office starting July 6, while supplies last. (Typically sold out prior to the start of the Fair.)
Not On Sale

E. 30th Street & E University Avenue
Des Moines, IA
United States
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. For more information please visit our website at www.iowastatefair.org.