Plan Your Visit!

Hotel Accommodations

The following locations have room blocks specifically for the 2018 World Percheron Congress.  Please be sure to ask for the 2018 World Percheron Congress Room Rate!  On-line access to group links provided below!

Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel: $129 – $189/night

2018 WPC Room Rate Code: 10072018

1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona, Iowa, phone: 1-515-967-1000

CLICK HERE for rooms at Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel

7 miles/11 kms from 2018 WPC

Sleep Inn & Suites Pleasant Hill: $119/night

5850 Morning Star Court, Pleasant Hill, Iowa, phone: 1-515-299-9922

CLICK HERE for rooms at Sleep Inn & Suites, Pleasant Hill

4 miles/6 kms from 2018 WPC

Hampton Inn & Suites Altoona: $120 – $140/night

215 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, Iowa, phone: 1-515-967-5774

CLICK HERE for rooms at Hampton Inn & Suites Altoona

8 miles/13 kms from 2018 WPC

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona: $144 – $164

165 Adventureland Drive NW, Altoona, Iowa, phone: 1-515-967-1855

CLICK HERE for rooms at Holiday Inn Express Altoona

8 miles/13 kms from 2018 WPC

MyPlace Altoona: $90 – $100/night, Corporate Code: PERH

2315 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, Iowa, phone: 1-515-348-7161

CLICK HERE for rooms at MyPlace Altoona

6 miles/10 kms from 2018 WPC

Super 8 Altoona: $99 – $115/night

2101 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, Iowa, ph: 1-1515-967-7888

CLICK HERE for rooms at Super 8 Altoona

6 miles/10 kms from 2018 WPC

Homewood Suites by Hilton Des Moines/Ankeny: $139 – $179/night

2455 SE Creekview Drive, Ankeny, Iowa, ph: 1-515-963-0006

CLICK HERE for rooms at Homewood Suites by Hilton DM/Ankeny

9 miles/14 kms from 2018 WPC

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ankeny: $115/night

2402 SE Tones Drive, Ankeny, Iowa, ph: 1-515-965-2400

CLICK HERE for rooms at Holiday Inn Express Ankeny

9 miles/14 kms from 2018 WPC

Fairfield Inn & Suites Ankeny: $139 – $159/night

215 NE Delaware Avenue, Ankeny, Iowa, ph: 1-414-965-8400

CLICK HERE for rooms at Fairfield Inn Ankeny

11 miles/17 kms from 2018 WPC

Camping Accommodations

On-line camping form and rates coming soon!

 

Maps & Directions

For GPS and online mapping services, use the addresses:

Arena: Gate 10: 304 East 30th Street, Des Moines, IA 50317

Barns: Gate 8: 3365 Dean Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317

The Iowa State Fairgrounds are located at East 30th Street and East University Avenue, 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines. The Fair suggests the following routes:

Suggested Routes

Northern Iowa: From I-35, take I-235 to Exit 10A then head east on E University Avenue approximately four miles to the Fairgrounds.

Southern Iowa: From I-35, take IA 5/US 65 to Exit 79 then head west on E University Avenue approximately four miles to the Fairgrounds.

Eastern Iowa: From I-80 take Exit 141 (Hwy. 65 Bypass), travel south on Hwy. 65 to Exit 79 and head west on Hwy. 163 (E University Avenue) approximately three miles to the Fairgrounds. It is suggested that visitors enter the Fair parking lot at E 36th as a left-hand turn may not be allowed into the grounds at E 33rd at certain times.

Western Iowa: From I-235, take Exit 10A then head east on E University Avenue approximately four miles to the Fairgrounds.