Celebrating the Olympics Iowa State Fair Style
DES MOINES, Iowa –The fairgrounds are buzzing as the Iowa State Fair is now just a couple days away. It runs Thursday, Aug. 11 through Sunday, Aug. 21. The 11 days of food and fun take place during the 2016 Olympics in Rio, and you can celebrate the Olympics fair style. “We did this last Olympics, it was a huge hit. We kind of went fair style with the Olympics,” said Iowa State Fair Marketing Director Mindy Williamson.