Kick Up Yer' Heels and Throw Back a Few.

Dance til' the cows come home with live late night DJs, battle wits with old timers during Iowa State Fair Trivia Challenges, and pig out during our Stuff Your Face eatin' contests. (And that's just the start)

Entertainment Schedule

    • 6:00

      Tyler Richton & The High Bank Boys

    • 11:00

      Kelsi Knapp

    • 12:00

      Sarah Routh

    • 3:00

      The Snacks

    • 6:00

      Chris Ranallo

    • 9:00

      Ya Boy Dru Soy

    • 11:00

      School of Rock

    • 1:00

      Royce Johns

    • 3:00

      Kim Olson

    • 6:00

      Swon Brothers

    • 9:00

      DJ Jesse Jamz

    • 11:00

      Plumero

    • 3:00

      Monkey Monkey Monkey

    • 1:00

      Anna Aiello

    • 6:00

      Johnny McGuire

    • 9:00

      DJ Brad Goldman

    • 12:00

      Chili Pepper Eating Contest

    • 1:00

      DDEP

    • 3:00

      The Sheet

    • 6:00

      Dick Danger Band

    • 9:00

      DJ Cheo Pardo

    • 1:00

      Hearts Desire

    • 3:00

      One Dead Two Phish

    • 6:00

      Brett Strafford Smith

    • 9:00

      DJ Zimm

    • 1:00

      Andrew Holt

    • 5:00

      Leradee & The Positives

    • 9:00

      DJ Zimm

    • 3:00

      Eli Alger

    • 11:00

      School of Rock

    • 1:00

      Owen Justice

    • 3:00

      Fancy Pants

    • 6:00

      Stark Raving Madge

    • 9:00

      DJ Jimmy Jim

    • 1:00

      Eric Kent & Jennifer Marasco

    • 6:00

      Tyler Richton & The High Boys

    • 9:00

      Iowa Chill DJ

    • 3:00

      River City Opry All Stars

    • 11:00

      School of Rock

    • 1:00

      Damon Dotson

    • 3:00

      The Snacks

    • 6:00

      Chris Ranallo & Micah of Decoy

    • 9:00

      Jesse Jamz

    • 12:00

      Chili Pepper Eating Contest

    • 1:00

      Anna Aiello

    • 3:00

      The K.B.’s

    • 9:00

      Ya Boy Dru Soy & Friends

    • 1:00

      Owen Justice

    • 3:00

      The Sheet

    • 7:00

      Allie Colleen

    • 10:00

      DJ Zimm

    • 9:00

      Allie Colleen

  • Hearts Desire

    08/16 - 1:00 pm

  • Ya Boy Dru Soy & Friends

    08/21 - 9:00 pm

  • Dick Danger Band

    08/15 - 6:00 pm

  • Allie Colleen

    08/22 - 7:00 pm

  • One Dead Two Phish

    08/16 - 3:00 pm

Loosen up that buckle.

Taste the never-before-seen sweet treats and homemade dishes everyone is talking about this year. (Yep, even that uncle who hates everything.)

Iowa State Fair
Countdown

August 11-21, 2022

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Giddyup!

JR’s SouthPork Ranch is open regular fair hours. Don’t make your stomach wait. 7am-12am, August 12-22, 2021

We’re looking for a few reliable Ranch Hands.

SouthPork Ranch Hands are the friendliest folks this side of the Mississippi. (And they make good money, too.) Do you have what it takes to join our classy—and sassy—crew during the Iowa State Fair? (We betcha’ do.)

We're Hiring!

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