Free professional performances, included in our low-price gate admission!
Amazing Hands-On Science Fun
AGRICULTURE SCIENCE STREET FAIR
10 am – 6 pm , Saturday, Aug 22, VIP Tent
Celebrate rural contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) with Family Interactive Experiences! FREE hands-on exhibits & experiments to inspire.
SHOW-ME ROBOTICS COMPETITIONS
10 am – 5 pm, Sunday, Aug 16, Lowell Mohler Assembly Hall
Robot leagues are planning rumbles for FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, FIRST Robotics Competitions, and VEX teams. 4-H and other groups will offer additional robot challenges, contests and demonstrations. Click here for more information.
The Holy Rocka Rollaz
An authentic trip back to the ‘50s with the rock ‘n’ roll music of Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash, Brenda Lee, Patsy Cline, Eddie Cochran, Bill Haley & The Comets.
C. Willi Myles – America’s Everyday Comedian
C Willi Myles combines his quick wit and great sense of humor to deliver an audience-driving interactive performance that will keep you laughing.
Hotel California “A Salute To The Eagles”
For more than two decades, HOTEL CALIFORNIA has touched the hearts of fans all over the world, by faithfully and accurately reproducing the Grammy award winning sounds of the Eagles.
Comedian Scott Novotny
Armed with only great comedy material, a wonderful sense of timing, and some physical comedy, it is sure to make you laugh.
Show-Me Blue Grass Festival
Mama Lou: American Strong Woman
This show features amazing feats of strength, comedy, and a strong feel good message.
Chicago Honey Bear Dancers
KIDS DANCE JAMS is a high-energy variety song & dance show for kids of all ages!
Kids love to be happy and to have lots of fun – who better than Ronald McDonald himself to make that happen! Using magic, music and comedy, Ronald makes learning fun for kids of all ages!
Scott’s Magic Show
This show features an ever popular mix of magic, comedy, audience participation & family fun. With its’ own battery powered music, light, and sound system… “It’s a Production on Wheels”
This young barbershop quartet delivers a fun, high-energy performance that comes with a variety of great music and lots of laughs for all ages.
Aug. 13, 16, 23
The Baker Family Band
The Baker Family made their Missouri State Fair debut at Bluegrass Day in 2012. Trustin (16), Carina (13), Elijah (11) and Mother, Carrie, have been winning fans and awards across the country.
Blend – A Cappella 50’s at its Best!
This A cappella quartet brings back the fun loving memories of the 50’s and 60’s with a twist of fun.
Show-Me Blue Grass Festival
GROUNDS AND STROLLING
World Renowned Budweiser Clydesdales
West of the Womans Building
First introduced in 1933 after the repeal of Prohibition, the Clydesdales have served as a living symbol of not just Budweiser, but the unconquerable American spirit as well for over 80 years.
Famous worldwide for their appearances in parades, television broadcasts and even Presidential inaugurations, they’re now set to make their most important appearance yet – the one with you!
Amazing Rainforest Experience
The Amazing Rainforest Experience provides not only a show but an ongoing display, featuring a unique collection of 20 different species.
The Amazing Anastasini Circus
Since 1877, Anastasinis have been delighting audiences all over the globe. Comedy, juggling, thrill acts and more – it’s a Big Top Spectacular you won’t want to miss!
Hedrick’s Educational Petting Zoo
An interactive presentation of global animal education and agriculture that will enrich your Fair experience!
See – animals move and interact
Hear – sounds animals make
Taste – feed the animals and watch them eat
Touch – feel the animals’ coats
Hedrick’s Racing Pigs Show
A knee-slapping, smile inducing, American family tradition! Entertainment for the whole family!
Professor Farquar & Polecat Annie
Professor B. T. Farquar sets entertainment back more than a century, to the days of the old-time medicine show. Professor peddles no elixirs or patent pills, instead he dispenses copious amounts of laughter – the best medicine of all! Polecat Annie roams through the countryside, pulling an antique farm wagon full of archaic artifacts telling tales.
Get an up close look at Missouri agriculture in the Children’s Barnyard.
Animal feed provided by Kent Feed, Inc.
Family Fun Center
Hands-on interactive play for kids ages 2-10. Baby feeding and changing area available.
Aug 13-22: 9 am – 9 pm
Aug 23: 9 am – 6 pm
Missouri State Fair Fire Department Demonstrations
Saturday 8/15 – Car Fire Demonstration, 1:30 PM at the Firehouse
Sunday 8/16 – Fire Extinguisher Training, 1:30 PM at the Firehouse
Wed 8/19 – Fire Extinguisher Training, 1:30 PM at the Firehouse
Thursday 8/20 – Stop Drop and Roll Training, 1:30 PM at the Firehouse
Friday 8/21 – Mock Vehicle Accident/Vehicle Extrication Demo, 1:30 PM southwest side of the Grandstand
Saturday 8/22 – Car Fire Demonstration, 1:30 PM at the Firehouse
NASCAR display south of Box Office