Local Video - Clips

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.

Fitness on the Hill - Yoga

Fitness on the Hill - Yoga

August 18, 2016 | 4 min

Find your inner zen with Yoga at the Iowa State Fair.

Heirloom Tomato Contest

Heirloom Tomato Contest

August 18, 2016 | 4 min

Enjoy these homegrown heirloom tomatoes and find out which is the best at this year's Iowa State Fair.

Youth Rooster Crowing

Youth Rooster Crowing

August 18, 2016 | 3 min

Kids compete to see who has the best rooster crow.

The Gantry Show

The Gantry Show

August 17, 2016 | 4 min

This pedal powered theatrical circus towers over the crowd on an 18 foot high structure. Acts such as contortion, Chinese poles and trapeze will be featured on the large structure, strolling down the...

Sand Sculpture

Sand Sculpture

August 17, 2016 | 3 min

You don't have to go to the beach to enjoy amazing sand sculptures. The Iowa State Fair has them too.

Regina Pirtle | Pioneer Hall Superintendent

Regina Pirtle | Pioneer Hall Superintendent

August 16, 2016 | 3 min

Charity Nebbe interviews Pioneer Hall Superintendent, Regina Pirtle.

4-H Working Exhibits

4-H Working Exhibits

August 16, 2016 | 3 min

Dan Wardell visits the Activities Center to see what fun kids can have.

Big Animals

Big Animals

August 16, 2016 | 4 min

These are the biggest of the big. Meet the big boar, ram, and bull.

Classic Cars

Classic Cars

August 16, 2016 | 3 min

Auto enthusiasts show off their restored, classic cars at the Iowa State Fair.

My Favorite Frosted Sugar Cookie Contest

My Favorite Frosted Sugar Cookie Contest

August 16, 2016 | 4 min

Judges decide what the best frosted sugar cookie is at the Iowa State Fair.

FFA Parade of Champions

FFA Parade of Champions

August 16, 2016 | 6 min

Students from a variety of competitions gather to show off their prize-winning animals during the Iowa State Fair Parade of Champions.

Cowgirl Queen Contest

Cowgirl Queen Contest

August 16, 2016 | 6 min

Each year, the cowgirl queen contest shows off the poise, elegance, and presence of these inspirational woman.

Egg Rolling Contest

Egg Rolling Contest

August 16, 2016 | 3 min

Kids see who can push their wobbly egg the furthest during the Iowa State Fair Egg Rolling Contest.

Butter Sculpting 101

Butter Sculpting 101

August 16, 2016 | 4 min

Learn the ins and outs of creating your very own Butter Cow during Butter Sculpting 101 at the Iowa State Fair.

The Bistrevsky Brothers Variety Show

The Bistrevsky Brothers Variety Show

August 16, 2016 | 3 min

Enjoy the variety circus entertainment duo as they perform dazzling feats for fairgoers.