Nothing Compares to Working at the Iowa State Fair

Apply today for open positions or attend hiring job fair

DES MOINES, IA (06/14/2021) (readMedia)-- Are you or someone you know looking for a fun job? The Iowa State Fair is hiring for the 2021 Iowa State Fair! Working at the Fair is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to be a part of Iowa's greatest celebration. Positions are available for all ages and levels of experience. Plus, benefits include valuable experience, making friends, having fun, FREE Fair admission and parking, just to name a few.

Applications are available online at

Current Positions Include:

  • Admission Ticket Sellers and Takers
  • Barksdale's State Fair Cookie Production and Cashiers
  • Thrill Parks Cashiers
  • Giant Slide Cashiers and Workers
  • Maintenance
  • Parking
  • Bank Tellers
  • Communications Assistant

An open interview job fair will be held July 8 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Service Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds Grand Concourse.

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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. How Do You Fair?, August 12-22, 2021. For more information, visit