Aug 23, 2021 - News
Worth 1,000 words: Your Iowa State Fair photos
A photo of a man in disguise.
"I guess many people had asked him, so he had to go incognito." — Melissa Myers, of Des Moines. Photo courtesy of Myers

The 2021 Iowa State Fair wrapped up Sunday, but your memories will last forever.

  • We compiled some of our favorite fair photo submissions that we think capture what the state's largest event is all about. Scroll on.
A photo of a man with a cabbage on his head.
"Yes, he has cabbage on his head. Cools the body temp by 10 degrees, he said. I'll take his word for it." — Melissa Myers, of Des Moines. Photo courtesy of Myers
A photo of pie.
Marcia Miller, Jason's neighbor, shared samples of each of these with him. But she wouldn't give up her recipe for black and blueberry cucumber cream pie. (It was delicious.) Photo courtesy of Miller
​​Credit Union Day at the Fair selfie. Photo courtesy of Jessica Maldonado
A photo of a solar exhibit.
Gov. Kim Reynolds declared Aug. 18 as Solar Day at the fair in a proclamation presented by Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg. Left to right: McKinley Conover, Natalie Mahoney, Tim Dwight and Jessica Maldonado. Photo courtesy of Maldonado
A photo of a llama.
A llama who joined in some yoga at the fair. Photo: Linh Ta/Axios
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