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!
Warren County Fair
Jo Reynolds 515-961-6687 701 W. 2nd Ave. Indianola, Iowa 50125
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During the fair, the grounds open at 6 am and close at 11 pm.