Hours, Map & Directions

Hours

Gates Open Daily
7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. (use Gate 6 after 10 p.m.)

Box Office Hours
June 26 – Aug 4, 12 pm – 6 pm, M – F
Aug 7 – 9, 9 am – 6 pm
Aug 10 – 20, 9 am – 9 pm

Carnival Midway Hours
The carnival midway opens by noon on weekdays and by 11 a.m. on weekends, weather permitting.  The midway closes between 11:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. each day, at the Carnival company’s discretion and depending on weather.

Wristbands are sold until 10:30 p.m. each day and are valid only on the day of sale (no refunds).

Exhibit Buildings
Most buildings are open to the public August 10-19 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  August 20 open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Parking

  • Single day general public parking: Free
  • VIP parking, (donation to support Missouri State Fair Foundation): $5 per Day
  • Exhibitor Admission and Parking: Visit the Exhibitor Admission and Parking page

All parking areas are under police protection and handled by efficient parking attendants. In no event is the Missouri State Fair responsible for theft, accident or loss of property. See the Missouri State Fair Map for additional parking details.  Taxis must enter through Gate 11 and may not go past unloading areas.

Directions and Map

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Getting To Sedalia And The Fairgrounds

The Missouri State Fairgrounds is located at 2503 W. 16th Street, Sedalia, MO 65301, at the intersection of Highway 65 and 16th Street.

Entrances:

  • Centennial Gate entrance – Highway 65
  • Main Gate entrance – 16th Street
  • Gate 11 entrance – Highway 65
  • Gate 6 entrance – Clarendon Road

Location

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Directions To The Fairgrounds

From the north:

  • Travel south on US 65
  • Go through four (4) traffic lights in Sedalia; Centennial Gate entrance is on the right

From the east:

  • Travel west on I-70 to US 65
  • Go south on US 65 (approx. 18 miles).
  • Go through four (4) traffic lights in Sedalia; Centennial Gate entrance is on the right.

From the south:

  • Travel north on US 65
  • Go through two (3) traffic lights in Sedalia; Centennial Gate entrance is on the left.

From the west:

  • Travel east on I-70 to US 65
  • Go south on US 65 (approx. 18 miles)
  • Go through four (4) traffic lights in Sedalia; Centennial Gate entrance is on the right

Sedalia Hotel Information, visit here

Alternate Transportation

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FREE EMAIL / SMS TEXT MESSAGING SERVICE

Receive text message updates on weather and other public safety concerns

The Missouri State Fair offers a voluntary email and SMS/text messaging service through GovDelivery. This service is made available to help keep fairgoers informed about public safety, such as possible updates of inclement weather, that could arise during the Missouri State Fair, Aug. 10-20.  Messages are for informational purposes only and do not replace other warnings or directives in an emergency situation. There is no fee for this service, but individual cell phone text service charges do apply.

Two ways to sign up:

  1. Visit bit.ly/1XYTLbQ and sign up for the email and/or SMS/text messaging options.

or

  1. Smart phone users can scan the QR code below to sign up. Choose email and/or SMS/text messaging options.

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