Free carnival returns to Fayette Campus 

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 5, 2019) – The North Fayette Valley Fine Arts Boosters and Iowa National Guard are once again partnering with Upper Iowa University to provide activities during the annual UIU Carnival Saturday, April 13. The 2019 free event will be held from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at UIU’s Fayette Campus.

This year’s midway will include the popular Tornado and Sizzler carnival rides, a mechanical bull, bounce house and an inflatable obstacle course. Among the many additional games and activities to be located just east of the UIU Student Center will be live music, face painting, cookie decorating, kids’ DIY art booth, finger painting, a dunk tank, sumo wrestling, lacrosse shoot, ladder golf, football toss and a petting zoo. Local vendors will also be on hand offering food, home goods, apparel, art, unique gifts and other items.

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About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to about 5,200 students–nationally and internationally–at its Fayette campus, 21 U.S. locations, as well as a location in Hong Kong. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree program. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit

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