Local Video - Clips

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.

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.

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.

Chicken Washing and Blow Drying

Chicken Washing and Blow Drying

August 18, 2016 | 4 min

Learn how people wash and clean their chickens to get them show ready for upcoming competitions.

4-H Market Swine

4-H Market Swine

August 18, 2016 | 3 min

Young Iowans compete to see who has the finest swine at the 4-H Swine Contest at the Iowa State Fair.

70th Anniversary TV Demo at the Fair

70th Anniversary TV Demo at the Fair

August 18, 2016 | 5 min

Learn the history behind the television at this Iowa State Fair exhibit.

Battle of the Beards

Battle of the Beards

August 18, 2016 | 3 min

Who will have the finest beards at this year's Iowa State Fair Bear Growing Contest?

Miniature Farm Display

Miniature Farm Display

August 18, 2016 | 4 min

Enjoy the fine attention to detail with these miniature farm displays.

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.

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.

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.