Friday, July 20, 2018
This event is open to public.


5:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Location & Admission

Parking Lot S3 on the campus of Iowa State University.  Lot S3 is directly east of Jack Trice Stadium on University Blvd.


All activities and entertainment are FREE. Concession prices based on Food Trucks.

Schedule of Events | 2018 Schedule

5:00 – 7:30 PM

Activity Zones (FREE) 
Iowa Food & Family Project’s Food & Family Fair featuring:

Midwest Dairy Association, Iowa Beef Industry Council, Iowa Corn Growers Association, Iowa Pork Producers Association, Iowa Egg Council, Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa Select Farms

Visit each commodity group’s booth for chances to win prizes!

5:00 – 7:30 PM | Local Food Trucks (Food Truck Menu Prices Apply)

6:00 – 7:30 PM | Entertainment

7:30 PM | Parade of Athletes

All Iowa Games Athletes & Coaches are encouraged to walk in the Opening Ceremony Parade of Athletes. At 7:30 PM the entertainment and activities will end in Lot S3 but things will just be getting started inside Jack Trice Stadium. Parade of Athletes will line up on the sidewalk west of Lot S3.

Volunteers will be handing out Parade of Athlete cards for your name/team name & sport to be read as you enter Jack Trice Stadium.  The Parade of Athletes will enter the NW Gate at Jack Trice.

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