How to get tickets to the 2013 Iowa State Fair

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Tickets are on sale for the 2013 Iowa State Fair, and will be available from the State Fair Ticket Office beginning Monday, July 8.

The office will be open from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 – noon on Saturday for walk-up orders only, according to the event website. It is located on the front porch of the Administration Building on the Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Tickets are also available online or at participating Hy-Vee stores, Dahl’s Foods and Fareway Stores (without fees).

If you purchase tickets online you can either print them at home or have them mailed to you. If you print them yourself, read the ticket printing guide. If you have them mailed a 5-percent processing fee applies.

The fair begins August 8, 2013 and goes through August 18.

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