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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.

Blue Ribbon Quilts

Blue Ribbon Quilts

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

To display a quilt at the state fair and win a ribbon is a truly prestigious goal for quilters.

Artist Rose Frantzen

Artist Rose Frantzen

August 15, 2016 | 2 min

Charity Nebbe interviews artist Rose Frantzen, and sits for a portrait.

Henna Tattoo Art

Henna Tattoo Art

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

Beautiful, intricate, and best of all…temporary.

Animal I Spy with Dan Wardell

Animal I Spy with Dan Wardell

August 15, 2016 | 3 min

Dan Wardell tries to figure out what animals kids can find at the Iowa State Fair.

FFA Sheep Show

FFA Sheep Show

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

Through hard work and dedication, these young Iowans showcase their sheep during the FFA Sheep Contest.

Opening Day Stroll

Opening Day Stroll

August 15, 2016 | 3 min

Take a highlight tour of the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Decorated Cakes Competition

Decorated Cakes Competition

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

Bakers are only limited to their imagination for this competition. Discover some of the amazing things you can do with frosting and cake during the Decorated Cakes Competition.

4-H Artist

4-H Artist

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

4-H artist Hannah Feilmeier is featured.

Ladies Chicken Calling Contest

Ladies Chicken Calling Contest

August 15, 2016 | 3 min

Women assemble at Pioneer Hall to see who can create the best chicken call.

Ice Carving

Ice Carving

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

In the August heat, these sculptures only last so long. Watch hunks of ice take on new shapes and forms.

State Fair Parade

State Fair Parade

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

Every year, the State Fair kicks off the celebration with a parade through downtown Des Moines. Enjoy some highlights from this year's parade.