When State Fair Grandstand Tickets go on Sale

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DES MOINES, Iowa – Tickets for the Iowa State Fair Grandstand shows will go on sale Saturday, April 18, at 10 a.m.

Print at home discounted admission tickets are on sale now at www.iowastatefair.org. Fairgoers can purchase gate admission tickets online and print their own tickets at no extra charge. Fairgoers can also purchase punch cards online and have them mailed to them directly.

All concert events are reserved seating; track events are general admission. Beginning July 6, the Fair’s Ticket Office will be open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to Noon on Saturday for walk-up orders only (assuming tickets remain; no mail, phone or fax orders). Convenience charges will apply to all tickets. Grandstand tickets do not include Fair admission. Gate admission must be purchased separately.

A complete listing of event dates, times and ticket prices follows:

2015 Iowa State Fair Grandstand Line-up

  • Thursday, Aug. 13 Casting Crowns with special guest for KING & COUNTRY 8 p.m. $32
  • Friday, Aug. 14 Justin Moore with special guest Easton Corbin, 8 p.m., $35
  • Saturday, Aug. 15 Def Leppard with special guests Styx and Tesla, 7 p.m. $53
  • Sunday, Aug. 16 REBA with special guest Caroline Kole, 8 p.m., $45
  • Monday, Aug. 17 Carrie Underwood with special guest Michael Ray, 8 p.m., $60
  • Tuesday, Aug. 18 To Be Announced
  • Wednesday, Aug. 19 Grand Outlaw National Tractor and Truck Pull sponsored by Iowa Farmer Today, 2 p.m.; $20 Adults, $10 children ages 6-11, free for ages 5 and under
  • Thursday, Aug. 20 Alabama
    and special guest Chris Janson, 8 p.m., $40
  • Friday, Aug. 21 To Be Announced
  • Saturday, Aug. 22 Meghan Trainor with special guest to be announced, 8 p.m., $40
  • Sunday, Aug. 23 ROCK-A-THON starring: Dee Snider, Dokken, Warrant, Firehouse and Eddie Trunk, 6 p.m., $30


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