Iowa State Fair Parade Photo Gallery
photos by Bryon Houlgrave
If you missed the 2023 Iowa State Fair parade on Aug. 9, 2023, enjoy the full program below, or check out some highlights with our photo gallery.
Parade performer riding horseback in a colorful dress and hat.
Dance team showing off their skills throughout the parade.
2022 Iowa State Fair Queen Mary Ann Fox riding in the parade.
Rose royalty enjoying a convertible ride.
A gentle horse enjoying a peaceful moment before the parade.
A masked performer making their way down the street in the parade.
Low rider enjoying showing off his wheels.
Young dancers wave from their parade float.
An unexpected rider gets the passenger seat in a classic ride.
A determined young dancer showing off her moves.
A Submarine Veterans of Iowa representative on their float.
Des Moines public school students and staff walking the parade.
The Marching Scarlets from East High School.
Clowns entertaining the crowd as part of the Za-Ga-Zig Shriners.
Tweety Bird enjoying the convertible ride.