Archives For County Fairs

Family Fun at the County Fair in Central Iowa - dsm4kids.com

As we reach mid-summer, county fairs across Central Iowa will be taking place. Most people know county fairs have livestock like cows, pigs, horses, chickens and turkeys.  But they also have carnival rides, concessions, games and entertainment…packing a whole lot of family entertainment in one spot!  And, the best part is that admission is FREE.  Here’s your guide to county fairs happening this summer in Central Iowa. Continue Reading…

Enjoy Old-Fashioned Fun at the County Fair - dsm4kids.com

There is something old-fashioned and quintessentially “summer” about going to a county fair. Even if you didn’t grow up in the country, a visit to a county fair can make you feel like a kid again.  You’ll also be happy to hear that the price of admission (which is FREE) includes carnival rides, concerts, exhibits, livestock shows, talent shows, kids’ activities, fireworks and more.   This is your complete guide to county fairs in Central Iowa. Continue Reading…

Family Fun at the County Fair - dsm4kids.com

County fairs aren’t just for 4-Hers & FFAers. These carnival-ride-filled festivals are a great way to introduce your kids to the sights and sounds of your childhood. While our urban diversions draw us away from country livin’ most of the year, summertime is the perfect season to revisit the sweet farm animals, pies, projects, Bill Riley Talent Shows, fair queens and more. Plan ahead, as this fair-goodness is jam–packed into just a few short weeks. Continue Reading…