Missouri State Fair’s Opening Weekend Highlights

Something Fun for Everyone (SEDALIA, Mo.) – Visitors to the opening weekend of the 114th Missouri State Fair will experience a great selection of exciting events and world-class entertainment. Concert highlights will include Brett Eldredge with Belles & Whistles, and John Kay & Steppenwolf with Foghat and Molly Hatchet performing in the Pepsi Grandstand, and … Continue reading Missouri State Fair’s Opening Weekend Highlights

114th Missouri State Fair Opens its Gates this Thursday

2016 Event Themed “See What Crops Up!” (SEDALIA, Mo.) – The 114th Missouri State Fair, themed “See What Crops Up,” kicks off this Thursday in Sedalia. More than 40,000 visitors are expected through the gates Aug. 11, and many are looking forward to the deals being offered on gate admission and at participating concessions and … Continue reading 114th Missouri State Fair Opens its Gates this Thursday

State Fair Concert and Event Tickets on Sale Soon

Concert tickets on sale starting June 21 (SEDALIA, Mo.) – Tickets to the Missouri State Fair Pepsi Grandstand concert series go on sale starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, through Ticketmaster. All other tickets, including auto races, tractor pulls, State Fair Arena events, the Governor’s Ham Breakfast and $8 advanced gate admission, will go … Continue reading State Fair Concert and Event Tickets on Sale Soon

State Fair Arena

Beware of Ticket Scams. Though many online ticket brokers imply that they are an official website for ticket purchases for our events, only this website and TicketMaster.com are official online ticket purchase points for 2016 Missouri State Fair concerts and events. We cannot guarantee that tickets purchased from other sources are legitimate. We will not … Continue reading State Fair Arena

Daily Highlights

Pick a day, any day, and you’ll find hundreds of things to do at the Missouri State Fair! Complete Daily Schedules Now Available. Thursday, Aug 11 Friday, Aug 12 Saturday, Aug 13 Sunday, Aug 14 Monday, Aug 15 Tuesday, Aug 16 Wednesday, Aug 17 Thursday, Aug 18 Friday, Aug 19 Saturday, Aug 20 Sunday, Aug … Continue reading Daily Highlights


Since its inception, the Missouri State Fair has achieved many interesting and noteworthy milestones. STATE FAIR MILESTONES 1899 The Missouri State Fair is created on April 19, 1899 by the 40th General Assembly. The State Board of Agriculture selects Sedalia Missouri as the location of the Missouri State Fair. The fairgrounds are to be built … Continue reading Milestones