100 Days Until the 2024 Iowa State Fair

Fair Fever, August 8-18

DES MOINES, IA (04/30/2024) (readMedia)-- With only 100 days until the gates swing open, it's time to roll out the 2024 Iowa State Fair free entertainment lineup. From rock and roll to up-and-coming country, impeccable tributes, family-friendly entertainment, and beloved Fair favorites, it's a countdown to Fair Fever at the 2024 Iowa State Fair!

With over half a million dollars in FREE entertainment, mark your calendars now for the grooviest celebration this summer.

Susan Knapp Amphitheater sponsored by Prairie Meadows with media sponsor WHO 13

August 8 The Steel Woods (Country), 8 p.m.

August 9 Restless Road (Country), 8 p.m.

August 10 The War and Treaty (Country), 8 p.m.

August 11 Kelsey Hart (Country), 8 p.m.

August 12 49 Winchester (Country), 8 p.m.

August 13-14 Hairball (80s rock tribute), 8 p.m.

August 15 Shaylen (Country), 8 p.m.

August 16 Blake Guyre (Elton John and Billy Joel tribute), 8 p.m.

August 17 Ella Langley (Country), 8 p.m.

August 18 Matt Stell (Country), 7 p.m.

Anne and Bill Riley Stage sponsored by Pepsi with media sponsor iHeart

August 8-9 The Little Mermen (Disney movie hits), 5 & 7 p.m.

August 10 Iowa State Fair Queen Coronation presented by Nature Hill, 7 p.m.

August 11 Salsa del Soul Productions (Latino), 7 & 9 p.m.

August 12 Country Gold with LeRoy Van Dyke and the Malpass Brothers (Country), 5 & 7:30 p.m.

August 13-17 Ron Diamond (Hypnotist), 7 & 9 p.m.

August 18 Cochren & Co. (Christian), 7 p.m.

MidAmerican Energy Stage with Iowa Realty and media sponsor KCCI 8

August 8 The Family Stone (Funk), 8 p.m.

August 9 The Nadas (Folk), 7 & 9 p.m.

August 10 Good To Be King (Tom Petty tribute), 8 p.m.

August 11 Austin Snell (Country), 8 p.m.

August 12 Transit Authority (Chicago tribute), 8 p.m.

August 13 Fuel (Rock), 8 p.m.

August 14 Tayler Holder (Country), 8 p.m.

August 15 The Pork Tornadoes (Pop), 8 p.m.

August 16 Not Quite Brothers (Rock), 8 p.m.

August 17 Jason Brown (Country), 8 p.m.

August 18 RVSHVD (Country), 7 p.m.

Fun Forest Stage sponsored by Community Choice Credit Union

August 8-18 The Chipper Experience (Children's magic show)

August 8-18 The Dollipops (Children's music)

Other Grounds Entertainment (August 8-18)

Chainsaw Artists Gary Keenan, T.J. Jenkins and Clint Henik – Expo Hill

Brian Sobaski's Straw Sculptures – Ruan Plaza and near the Giant Slide

Flying Fools High Dive Show, sponsored by Mountain Valley Spring Water – Jacobson Exhibition Center West Lawn

iFlip, sponsored by Mountain Valley Spring Water – Jacobson Exhibition Center West Lawn

Hot Glass Academy – Heritage Village, next to First Church

Cowboy Boot Camp – North of Little Hands on the Farm

Kids in the Kitchen – Variety Theater

Bandaloni, sponsored by Holt Plumbing & Heating, Inc. – Strolling

The Illuminator – Strolling

The Ice Cream Show – Strolling

FREE entertainment is included with gate admission. Advance discounted admission tickets are on sale now at www.iowastatefair.org.

The complete daily program of events and entertainment will be released in July at www.iowastatefair.org and on the official Iowa State Fair App. Sign up for the Iowa State Fair e-newsletter and text alerts, or App, and follow us on social media for announcements and information as well as giveaways and contests.

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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. Catch Fair Fever at the Iowa State Fair, August 8-18, 2024. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.