Local Video - Clips

FFA Family Effort

FFA Family Effort

August 20, 2016 | 4 min

Learn more about an FFA family rooted in the clubs traditions.

Quiet Places and People-Watching

Quiet Places and People-Watching

August 20, 2016 | 4 min

We show you some of the quieter, relaxing, and more peaceful areas around the fairgrounds.

Tractor Pull

No "Weighting" in Aisle Two

August 19, 2016 | 5 min

Part 1 highlights from the 2016 Tractor Pull competition.

Going for Gold

Going for Gold

August 19, 2016 | 4 min

The Iowa State Fair puts on its own great competition.

Running with the Bull

Running with the Bull

August 19, 2016 | 4 min

One artist is making sculptures out of straw.

4-H Grand Champion Steer

4-H Market Beef Show

August 19, 2016 | 5 min

Students take part in the Grand Champion Steer Competition at the Iowa State Fair.

Ladies Rubber Chicken Throwing

Ladies Rubber Chicken Throwing

August 19, 2016 | 4 min

Women hurl hens dazzling distances during this year's Rubber Chicken Throwing competition.

Sheep Shearing Contest

Sheep Shearing

August 19, 2016 | 4 min

See who shear sheep the fastest at this year's Iowa State Fair.

Wood Sawing Contest

Manual Timber Sports

August 19, 2016 | 4 min

Who can chop and saw wood the fastest?

Breakfast with the Queens with Dan Wardell

Dining with Royalty

August 19, 2016 | 3 min

Dan Wardell enjoys breakfast with this year's various queens at the Iowa State Fair.

Cow Chip Throwing Contest

Cow Chip Throwing Contest

August 19, 2016 | 4 min

See who can chuck cowchips the furthest up at Pioneer Hall.

Art Attack!

Art Attack!

August 19, 2016 | 4 min

Who is ready to get their art on? This activity is awesome art project for kids to take part in.

Cookout Contest

Cookout Contest

August 19, 2016 | 4 min

See who can grill the best at the 2016 Cookout Contest.

Photography Salon

Capturing a Moment in Time

August 19, 2016 | 4 min

Check out some of the stunning images from the photography salon at the Cultural Center.

A Conversation With Charity

A Conversation With Charity

August 19, 2016 | 3 min

A conversation with Don Greiman - Iowa State Fair Ambassador.

That's a Big Ol' Pumpkin!

That's a Big Ol' Pumpkin!

August 18, 2016 | 3 min

Dan Wardell learns what it takes to grow the biggest pumpkin.

Veterans Parade

Veterans Parade

August 18, 2016 | 4 min

Enjoy highlights from the 2016 Iowa State Fair Veterans' Parade.

A Conversation with Charity

A Conversation with Charity

August 18, 2016 | 3 min

Harmonica Contest

Harmonica Contest

Visit Pioneer Hall and sample the sounds of this year's Iowa State Fair Harmonica Contest.

Des Moines Storytellers Project

Des Moines Storytellers Project

August 18, 2016 | 3 min

Find inspiration with the Des Moines Storytellers Project.