Tickets Still Available for Some Iowa State Fair Grandstand and Track Events

There are just a few weeks left to purchase tickets for Grandstand concerts and track events during the 2014 Iowa State Fair. Tickets are selling fast for this year’s “Amazingly Amusing” line-up, set August 7-17.

Seats are still available for Christian artists the Newsboys and special guest Matthew West on August 7, Happy Together Tour 2014 on August 8, A Conversation with Willie, Kori & Si Robertson, the stars of A&E’s Duck Dynasty, on August 10, country artists Jake Owen, Eli Young Band and special guest The Cadillac Three on August 14 and hard rockers Chevelle, Halestorm and special guest Saville Row on August 15.

New this year to the Grandstand is winged sprint car races. Flying into the Fairgrounds on August 10, the races will begin at 11 a.m. with hot laps at 10:30 a.m. Improvements to the track were completed in time for this year’s racing season, including over 150 truck-loads of track resurfacing and improvements to the corner guardrails to allow faster and safer racing. The track will also host the Deery Brothers Summer Series on August 11 and the Grand Outlaw National Tractor and Truck Pull on August 13.

Tickets for all Grandstand events are on sale at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at, by phone at 800/745-3000 and through the Iowa State Fair Ticket Office. Convenience charges apply to all tickets. All concert seats are reserved. All track events are general admission. Grandstand tickets do not include Fair admission. Gate admission must be purchased separately.

The Iowa State Fair Ticket Office, located on the front porch of the Administration Building, will be open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to Noon Saturday through August 6 for walk-up orders only. During the Fair, August 7 through 17, the Ticket Office is open only for will-call pick-ups. Any remaining tickets go on sale at the Grandstand ticket windows, open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. the day of the show.