Warren County Fair

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Carnival Wristbands Wed, Jul 26th
12:00pm
Warren County Fairgrounds
Indianola, IA
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Rodeo Wed, Jul 26th
7:00pm
Warren County Fairgrounds
Indianola, IA
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Medieval Jousting Thu, Jul 27th
5:00pm
Warren County Fairgrounds
Indianola, IA
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IAMO Truck and Tractor Pull Fri, Jul 28th
7:00pm
Warren County Fairgrounds
Indianola, IA
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MPA Truck and Tractor Pull Sat, Jul 29th
7:00pm
Warren County Fairgrounds
Indianola, IA
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FAIR HISTORY

In 1845, Iowa was the 29th state to be admitted into the Union. Ten years later, the first Warren County Fair was held October 1-2, 1855 in the southeast part of Indianola. The following year, the fair was held on 20 acres of ground that was purchased by the Warren County Agricultural Society for $320. The fairgrounds looks much different today, but it is still held at this same location. Today the fair combines youth and open class exhibits with delicious fair food, carnival rides, music and grandstand events for an annual event that is “kind of a big deal!”