STATE FAIR: Line Up Announced

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Tickets for the grandstand concerts at the State Fair will be on sale soon.

The fair is still 165 days away but Channel 13 received an early list of this year’s performers.

The fair opens on August 8th with Casting Crowns on the grandstand stage. Day two brings The Turtles and their Happy Together tour to Des Moines.

On August 13th it’s something for the children with Nickelodeon’s Victoria Justice headlining.

The fair will come to a close on “extreme Sunday” on August 18th with the biggest name to take the stage, country star, Alan Jackson.

State fair tickets are going up this year by $1 but it doesn’t take effect until March 1st.

Until next Thursday you can purchase tickets through the fair’s website for $7, after that, the price goes up to $8.

Tickets at the gate will be $11 this year and runs from August 8th to the 18th.


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