DES MOINES, IA (01/09/2019) (readMedia)-- Picture yourself walking down Grand Avenue. You can feel the warm sunshine on your face. You hear music playing, children laughing, and animal noises coming from the barns. Your mouth starts to water as you inhale the unmistakable aroma of your favorite food-on-a-stick. Sound great? Stop imagining and join the Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation as we fast-forward to August!
The Blue Ribbon Foundation is celebrating Iowa's favorite summertime tradition six months early at the Halfway to the Fair Happy Hour Fundraiser. Make plans to join us on Friday, February 8th in the Elwell Family Food Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds.
The evening will include live music from Dueling Pianos of Andy Anderson and Mike Leeds, appetizers and fundraising. Admission tickets are $50 each and can be purchased online at www.BlueRibbonFoundation.org or at the door the night of the event. Doors open at 5:30 pm.
Raising $150 million since 1993, the Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation has played a crucial role in generating funding for improvements to the historic Iowa State Fairgrounds. The Iowa State Fair is a salute to the state's best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. The Blue Ribbon Foundation is dedicated to continuing the tradition by providing high-quality facilities. With your support of Halfway to the Fair Happy Hour Fundraiser, we can ensure that Fairgoers will continue to create lifelong memories.
The Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Additional information about the Halfway to the Fair Happy Hour Fundraiser can be found at www.BlueRibbonFoundation.org. For questions, please email Info@BlueRibbonFoundation.org or call (515) 262-3111, Ext. 371.