July 30th - August 4th
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About The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

Are you ready for “The American Way to Play?” Come on down to The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds! Hundreds of thousands gather here every summer for the Mississippi Valley Fair, one of the largest celebrations in the Quad Cities. We look forward to celebrating our 100th anniversary!

In addition to its summertime pinnacle event, the fairgrounds host countless other year-round events and parties in its state-of-the-art facilities, including:

  • Car shows
  • Concerts
  • Dirt Track Racing
  • Weddings
  • Flea Markets
  • Gun Shows
  • Political Events
  • Private Parties
  • Trade Shows

Contact us today to learn more about hosting your next event at The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds! Don’t miss out on the American way to play, start planning today!

Fair Schedule and Map: 

Fair Hours: Business Hours: Monday – Friday (year-round), 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

      Fair Hours:  7:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

      Building Hours: Open at 9:00 a.m.

Parking: Free while available

General Rules: All carry in bags, blankets, sleeping bags and similar items are subject to search when entering the grounds. A list of prohibited items includes, but is not limited to: aerosol cans, alcoholic beverages, bottles, cans, containers, coolers of any style, beverage containers, glass containers, illegal substances, laser pointers, fireworks or missile like objects, noise-making devices, bells, bullhorns, whistles and other items, projectiles of any style, sticks, bats, poles, clubs, video/movie cameras, weapons, guns, knives, mace, handcuffs, knight sticks, blackjacks, all food products. Other items in the judgement of The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Management that may pose a safety hazard or diminish the enjoyment of other fans at our events.

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Fun Cards

You’re set for summer with a Fun Card in your hand!
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Calendar of Events

Your favorite fair festivities and all the information you need to start making plans!
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Make the Most of The Mississippi Valley Fair! Get involved today!

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