Ride to the Iowa State Fair in style and comfort! The new State Fair Express provides round trip transportation to the Fair from 75 locations throughout the state. A partnership between the Iowa State Fair and Windstar Lines, the State Fair Express transports Fairgoers on a deluxe motor coach and drops them off in the Fair's North Lot at Gate 15.
The State Fair Express will pick up Fairgoers in Cherokee on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 7:15 a.m. State Fair Express riders will be picked up at Faraway at 205 West Bluff Street.
Each State Fair Express ticket includes:
* Round trip transportation from Cherokee to the Fair on a deluxe Windstar Lines motor coach.
* Fair admission.
* A complimentary bottle of water.
* Fair coupon book offering food and drink discounts with more than $30 in savings.
* Daily Program with map of the Fairgrounds.
* Easy pickup and drop off in the Fair's North Lot at Gate 15.
The State Fair Express will arrive at the Fair at approximately 10 a.m. and will depart at 5 p.m. The cost to ride the State Fair Express is $43 for Adults and $39 for Children. Adult Fare includes ages 12+, child fare includes ages 5-11 and children under 5 ride free. Persons under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
To book your trip on the State Fair Express, please call Windstar Lines at 888-494-6378. Reservations will be taken Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Payment must be made in full at the time of reservation. Windstar accepts Visa and MasterCard.
Reservations can be made up to one week prior to departure. No refunds will be issued. The State Fair Express runs rain or shine. A minimum of 30 people must book for the trip to run, cancellation of the trip will occur seven days prior to departure and you will be notified by Windstar Lines if this occurs. If the trip is cancelled refunds will be given.
The Iowa State Fair is set for "Non Stop Fun" August 12-22, 2010. For more information, call 800-545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org.