SEPT 13th – 16th, 2018

Gate Admission and Information

ADULT: $11.00
SENIOR (60+): $9.00
KIDS (7-17): $6.00
KID’S Day Friday, Sep. 14 Special (7-17): $3.00

FAIR CLOSES:  Midnight (6:00 PM on Sunday the 16th)

IOWA RODEO COWBOYS ASSOCIATION FINALS, FREE Fairgrounds Entertainment, LIVE Music Stages, Exhibit Halls, Motocross, Livestock Shows, Tractor Pulls, FAIR FOOD and More!

SUPERPASS Good for all 4 days of FAIR

Single Day Tickets available

ALL TICKETS are available online, in advance or at the Gates

For more information contact us at 319-234-7515

Carnival Information

Opens Daily at 11:00 AM

Wristbands – $25.00
Wristband Special Times

Thursday – 5pm – 10pm

Friday – 12pm – 5pm & 6pm – 11pm

Saturday – Noon – 5pm

Sunday – Noon – 5pm


Estel Hall Fair Food

4 – Monster Cookies – Wide Variety of Cookies and Bread

19 – Orht’s Smokehouse – Jerky’s, Smoked Meat Sticks

22 – 4 Queens – Ice Cream, Shakes, Hot Fudge Sundae’s & Ice Cream Novelties

Outside Fair Food

1 – Noodle Nook sponsored by the AMVETS – Homemade Chicken & Noodles served Family Style with potatoes, rolls and choice of milk or water. All Proceeds go to the Am Vets

2- Family Fun Concessions – Corn Dogs, Funnel Cakes Fried Pickles, Nachos, Walking tacos, Snow Cones, Bacon wrapped Tator Tots and MORE

3 – Good Times Concessions – Chalupa’s, Hand Breaded Tenderloins, Chicken Sandwich,Fries, Nacho’s & Cheese,  Ham & Cheese Sandwich, Fried Oreo’s, Fried Snickers, Fried PB&J Fried Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Fried Milky Way

5 – Nona’s Concessions – Lemonade, Funnel Cakes, Tater Ribbons and Pulled Pork

6 – Roadrunner Concessions – Philly Cheese Steak, Pita’s, Pickle on a Stick, Lemonade, Walking Taco’s, Soft Pretzel, Burgers, Iced Tea, Hot Dogs, Chili Dogs, Wraps and Blooming Apples

7 – Eatery Island – Funnel Cakes, Ribbon Fries, Walking Tacos, Corn Dogs, Hot Dogs & Popcorn Chicken

8 – Domino’s –Assorted Pizza sold by the Slice

9 – Tom Thumb – Mini-Donuts a National Cattle Congress Tradition

10 – The Lemonade – Homemade Fresh Lemonade

11 – Okoboji Soda Company – Old Fashion Soda’s and Souvenir Copper Mugs

12 – Star Beck’s Smokehouse – Pulled Pork, Brisket Sandwich, Burnt End Sandwich, Hot Links, St. Louis Style Ribs, Baked Beans, Mac & Cheese, Coleslaw, Potato Salad and Fresh Cut Fries

13 – Classic Kitchen – Hot Beef Sundae, Philly Sandwich, Deep Fried Wings

14 – The Lemonade– Homemade Fresh Lemonade

15-A – Taco Shack– Taco’s, Super Taco, Burrito’s, Super Burrito’s, Nacho’s, Super Nacho’s, Walking Taco’s, Tostada’s, Quesadilla, Taco Salad, Large Dill Pickle

15-B – Island Grill – Filipino BBQ, Filipino Chicken BBQ, Spring Rolls, Filipino Rice Noodles, Egg Rolls & Fried Rice

16 – Uncle Zorba’s – Gyro’s, Greek Shish Kebob’s, Greek Platter, Lemonade & Iced Tea

17 – McMeen’s Taffy & Candy – State Fair Salt Water Taffy

18 – The Pie Lady – Wide Variety of Pies and Homemade Ice Cream

19. Sugar Box Treats – Mini Donuts, Funnel Cake, Walking Tacos, Brats, Fries, Nachos and Fried Cheese Curds

23. Hy-VeeBreakfast until 10 am, Burgers, Brats, Hot Dogs and Noon Specials

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