General Information

The 38th annual Iowa Horse Fair brought to you by our sponsors

March 25-27, 2022

Please see the following information to make your visit more enjoyable. If you have any questions regarding general information, please contact us here

Or you can contact Chis Austin at 515-708-1817 or at iahorsefair@gmail.com

Thank you to our sponsors

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Location

Iowa State Fairgrounds

3000 E Grand Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50317

For directions, see below.

Admissions

Children 12 & under are free when accompanied by an adult

Daily Pass

Friday - $10, Friday is "Veterans Day" at the IHF! Veterans with a Military ID get in for free, 12-6 pm

Saturday - $15

Sunday - $15

3 Day Pass - $30

Iowa Horse Fair Rodeo Tickets

Due to limited seating, all tickets are adult prices

Children 3 & under are free sitting on adult lap

Friday - $15 per person

Saturday - $18 per person

Hours

Friday

Horse Fair & Trade Show 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

IHF Rodeo 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Saturday

Horse Fair 8:30 am - 7:00 pm

Trade Show 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

IHF Rodeo 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Sunday

Cowboy Church 8:00 am

Horse Fair 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Trade Show 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Directions to the Fairgrounds

For GPS and online mapping services, use the address 3000 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317. 

The Iowa State Fairgrounds are located at East 30th Street and East University Avenue, 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines. Please see the suggested following routes:

NORTHERN IOWA
From I-35, take I-235 to Exit 10A then head east on E University Avenue approximately four miles to the Fairgrounds.

SOUTHERN IOWA
From I-35, take IA 5/US 65 to Exit 79 then head west on E University Avenue approximately four miles to the Fairgrounds.

EASTERN IOWA
From I-80 take Exit 141 (Hwy. 65 Bypass), travel south on Hwy. 65 to Exit 79 and head west on Hwy. 163 (E University Avenue) approximately three miles to the Fairgrounds. It is suggested that visitors enter the Fair parking lot at E 36th as a left-hand turn may not be allowed into the grounds at E 33rd at certain times.

WESTERN IOWA
From I-235, take Exit 10A then head east on E University Avenue approximately four miles to the Fairgrounds.