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The Iowa State Fair, held each August, is Iowa's largest tourism event and the cornerstone event of more than 160 activities held year-round on these 400 acres. The entire district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Off-season events include auto racing, concerts, horse and dog shows, arts and crafts celebrations, trade shows, auctions and livestock judging. The 2006 Fair will run August 10-20.


Admission: Fee
Address: E. 30th & University Ave
Phone: 515-262-3111
Our Email: info@iowastatefair.org
Our Website:www.iowastatefair.org

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Iowa State Fairgrounds

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