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There are a variety of great events that take place outside on the grounds.

Mariachi Divas

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, strolling the fairgrounds daily

Blacksmith Demos

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Visit their booth east of the Mathewson Exhibition Center
Aug 8-17, 9 am - 7 pm
Aug 18, 9 am - 6 pm

iFlip

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, three shows daily

Hedrick's Racing Pigs Show

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, five shows daily

Hedrick's Educational Petting Zoo

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-17, 9 am-9 pm
Aug 18, 9 am-6 pm

Kids Zone

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, all day

World Renowned Budweiser Clydesdales

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, stop by their booth east of the Mathewson Exhibition Center

Military Flag Retreat Ceremony

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8, 5 pm
Aug 9-13, 6 pm
Aug 14, 7:15 pm
Aug 15-17, 6 pm
Aug 18, 5 pm

MSF Mascot, BARTholomule

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, Bart will make multiple appearances around the fairgrounds.

Main Gate Tribute

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, all day

Professor Farquar & Polecat Annie

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, strolling the fairgrounds daily

Selfie Spots

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, all day

Let's Talk Livestock

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, multiple times a day

Agriculture Education Trading Cards

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, all day

Photo Stations

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, all day

Missouri Grown Trivia Challenge

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, four times per day

Opening Day Parade

Thursday, Aug 8
Aug 8, 6 pm

Join us on State Fair Blvd for Opening Day Parade!

Find more information on the online Premium Guide.

Dan-Dan the Farmer Man

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Aug 8-18, three shows daily west of the Agriculture Building
Aug 8-18, stolling the fairgrounds

Find the Missouri Wine Giveaway

Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18
Multiple times and days throughout the Fair, stay tuned on Facebook!

Come Home Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, Aug 10
Pick up your copy of the Scavenger Hunt at any Information Booth and be sure to return to the Touchstone Energy Stage by 6 pm!

Missouri's Farm Families

Monday, Aug 12
If you see someone with a green ribbon on Monday, Aug 12, Farm Bureau/Farm Family Day, be sure to thank them for all they do for Missouri Agriculture.

Drive to Feed Kids

Tuesday, Aug 13
Aug 13, activities all day