Iowa State Fair Honors Veterans

Written by Theresa Rose on August 12, 2015

On Monday, August 17, the Iowa State Fair will honor active and retired military throughout the day. “Nothing Compares” to the Iowa State Fair, August 13-23.

Veterans will be honored with discounted gate admission on Veterans’ Day, August 17. With a military I.D., retired and active members of the armed forces and their spouses will receive $8 gate admission from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Veterans’ Day will also feature special patriotic programming. Throughout the day Fairgoers can enjoy performances such as a military tribute concert honoring Iowa’s veterans as well as performances by the 34th Army Band and Iowa Military Veterans’ Band.