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Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines
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Iowa State Fairgrounds hosts one of the largest state fairs in the United States. In more than the 180 ha (445 acres) of space, you can view a variety of different exhibits and festivals, ranging from car shows and flea markets to concerts and antique shows. Just outside of the main stages, surrounded by woods and hills, the fairgrounds features 2,300 camping spots with water and electrical hookups. Pitch a tent or bring your RV, play games and have a barbecue, and join some of the most vibrant festivities in the country. To visit Iowa State Fairgrounds and other attractions in Des Moines, use our Des Moines trip itinerary maker.
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  • Nothing like the Iowa State Fair. Good food. Good people. Great times. But bring cash. And wear good shoes. 
  • We visited my parents in Ankeny and attended the Iowa State Fair in August and had a wonderful time! I've been to the Texas State Fair and the Tulsa (Oklahoma) State Fair and they may be just as good ...  more »
  • The Iowa State Fair is held in August every year in the beautiful city of Des Moines over several days . There are a great deal of Sideshow attractions for the young and old and an incredible number o...  more »