Antiques Roadshow to visit Iowa this summer

A blue graphic with white text reading "Urbandale, Iowa" featured prominently in the center. A teal Antiques Roadshow tour logo on the left. The logo includes an open trunk with the letters "AR" on the front and "2024 tour" below the trunk. The graphic also contains "June 10" in a yellow text box in the upper right corner.

The hit PBS series will visit Iowa as part of its 2024 five-city production Tour to film season 29. Fans can enter to win tickets to visit Roadshow on-set and have their items appraised! 

Part adventure, part history lesson and part treasure hunt, PBS’s most-watched ongoing series Antiques Roadshow heads in 2024 to capture tales of family heirlooms, flea market finds, and items saved from attics and basements. The pop-culture phenomenon series will film for season 29 in five cities including a stop in Urbandale on Monday, June 10! 

“We can’t predict the items that will make their way to Roadshow each tour,” said Executive Producer Marsha Bemko. “It’s that magic mix of serendipity and personal stories, with a little history thrown in, that makes each must-watch season and keeps fans craving more. I am thrilled for the show to visit Urbandale for the first time and can’t wait to see what local treasures await!” 

Antiques Roadshow 2024 Production Tour Dates and Cities: 

  • Wednesday, May 1 — Las Vegas, NV 
  • Tuesday, May 14 — Bentonville, AR 
  • Wednesday, May 29 – Littleton, CO 
  • Monday, June 10 — Urbandale, IA 
  • Tuesday, June 18 — Baltimore, MD 

Roadshow will reveal the distinctive and historic venues for each event closer to the beginning of the tour. 

At each appraisal event, guests will receive free verbal evaluations of their antiques, art, and collectibles by experts from the country’s leading auction houses and independent dealers. Each ticketed guest is invited to bring two items for appraisal. 

From each of the 2024 events, three episodes of Roadshow per city will be created for inclusion in the 21-time Emmy® Award nominated production’s 29th broadcast season, to air on PBS in 2025. 

Admission to Antiques Roadshow is free but tickets are required and must be obtained in advance. Fans can enter for a chance to win one pair of free tickets per household. The 2024 Antiques Roadshow Sweepstakes opens Monday, January 29. To enter for a free pair of tickets to a 2024 Roadshow event and to see complete entry rules, go to Deadline for entries is Monday, March 18, 2024 at 11:59pm PT. For more information you may also call toll-free 888-762-3749. 

Also, on social media, a small number of free tickets will be available to fans who enter on Instagram. Social media entries will be accepted beginning January 29, with an entry deadline of Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 11:59pm PT. More information and complete rules for social media entries can be found at the 2024 Tour Complete Rules page

For both sweepstakes, no purchase is necessary, restrictions apply, you must be 18 or age of majority. For the Antiques Roadshow sweepstakes you must be a resident of US or Canada (excluding Quebec). All Social Media Sweepstakes entrants must be US residents only. Void where prohibited. 

To see FAQs about Antiques Roadshow events, go to

Produced by GBH, Antiques Roadshow is seen by around 5 million viewers each week, airing Mondays at 7 p.m. on Iowa PBS. 



About Antiques Roadshow

Part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt, 21-time Emmy® Award nominated Antiques Roadshow began its 28th broadcast season in 2024 and is the most-watched ongoing primetime PBS series. The series is produced by GBH for PBS under license from the BBC. The executive producer is Marsha Bemko. Antiques Roadshow is sponsored by Ancestry and American Cruise Lines. Additional funding is provided by public television viewers. Antiques Roadshow press materials, including streaming video and downloadable photos, are available at For moreAntiques Roadshow — including streaming episodes, searchable archive, web-exclusive video, in-depth articles, owner interviews and more — visit You can also find Roadshow on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, X (formerly known as Twitter) and TikTok.

About GBH

GBH is the leading multiplatform creator for public media in America. As the largest producer of content for PBS and partner to NPR and PRX, GBH delivers compelling experiences, stories and information to audiences wherever they are. GBH produces digital and broadcast programming that engages, illuminates and inspires, through drama and science, history, arts, culture and journalism. It is the creator of such signature programs as Masterpiece, Antiques Roadshow, Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Arthur and Molly of Denali, as well as WORLD Channel and a catalog of streaming series, podcasts and on-demand video. With studios and a newsroom headquartered in Boston, GBH reaches across New England with GBH 89.7, Boston’s Local NPR®; CRB Classical 99.5; and CAI, the Cape and Islands NPR® station. Dedicated to making media accessible to and inclusive of our diverse culture, GBH is a pioneer in delivering media to those who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind and visually impaired. GBH creates curriculum-based digital content for educators nationwide with PBS LearningMedia and has been recognized with hundreds of the nation’s premier broadcast, digital and journalism awards. Find more information at

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