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Farm Bureau/Farm Family Day Monday, Aug. 13, the Missouri State Fair will celebrate the Annual Farm Bureau/ Farm Family Day. Farm families were nominated by University of Missouri Extension and Missouri Farm Bureau to represent all 114 counties in Missouri plus St. Louis City. Farm Family Day is sponsored and supported by Missouri Farm Bureau, University … Continue reading “Missouri State Fair Celebrates Missouri Farm Families and Seniors”

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Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 The Budweiser Stage The Budweiser Stage offers an awesome variety of live music every day during the Missouri State Fair! This year’s line-up includes: Thursday, Aug 9 The Nace Brothers: 2 pm & 6 pm Mad Hoss Jackson: 9 pm Friday, Aug 10 The Nace Brothers: 2 pm & 6 pm Queens … Continue reading “Come Home for Music & Entertainment; Aug 10/17 Highlights”

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$2 TUESDAY TO BENEFIT FEEDING MISSOURI AT THE 2018 MISSOURI STATE FAIR Opening Day of the 2018 Missouri State Fair is a little less than a month away! We’re excited to tell you about a new promotion offered in 2018 – Tuesday, August 14 is Missouri Farmers Care Food Drive $2 Tuesday.  With a minimum donation of … Continue reading “$2 Tuesday to Benefit Feeding Missouri at the 2018 Missouri State Fair”

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The Missouri State Fair prides itself in offering agriculture educational opportunities for fairgoers each year. Fun-filled events, activities, and competitions throughout the Fair are aimed to keep Missouri’s number one industry in the forefront. Here’s a snapshot of some of the agriculture education opportunities you’ll find in 2018: Let’s Talk Livestock, sponsored by Tractor Supply … Continue reading “Missouri State Fair is the state’s premier agriculture showcase”

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Save Money on Wristbands and Gate Admission Want to save some money this summer? Purchase your State Fair tickets in advance! Discounted admission tickets and carnival wristbands will be available for purchase starting in July. Ticket retailers include Break Time Convenience Stores, Orscheln Farm and Home Stores, Menards, and Missouri State Fair Box Office. Find … Continue reading “Save Money on Wristbands and Gate Admission”

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State Fair Concert and Event Tickets on Sale Now (SEDALIA, Mo.) – Tickets to all Missouri State Fair events are on sale to the public starting today through Ticketmaster and the Missouri State Fair Box Office. This includes the Pepsi Grandstand concert series, auto races and tractor pulls; State Fair Arena events; the Governor’s Ham Breakfast and $8 advanced gate admission.  These tickets will … Continue reading “State Fair Concert and Event Tickets on Sale Now”

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Important Deadlines The 2018 Missouri State Fair is quickly approaching and so are many competition deadlines. June 22: Missouri Top 50 June 29: Society Horse Show July 2: 4-H/FFA Livestock Entries July 2: Open Livestock Entries July 2: Mule Show July 15: State Fair Queen Contest July 20: Country Hams July 20: Home Economics July … Continue reading “Important State Fair Competition Deadlines Approaching”

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Frank Foster opening for Hank Williams, Jr. on the Pepsi Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 11. $57 premium track $47 regular track $35 premium grandstand $25 regular grandstand Children 2 & Under Free – must sit on adult’s lap PUBLIC ON SALE FOR CONCERT TICKETS Starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 through Ticketmaster online or by phone at 800-796-6776/800-745-3000. All concerts seats are reserved. … Continue reading “Frank Foster opening for Hank Williams, Jr. at the 2018 Missouri State Fair”

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Montgomery Gentry with Whiskey Myers to perform on the Pepsi Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, August 9. $35 Track $25 Grandstand Children 2 & Under Free – must sit on adult’s lap PUBLIC ON SALE FOR CONCERT TICKETS Starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 through Ticketmaster online or by phone at 800-796-6776/800-745-3000. All concerts seats are reserved. Convenience charges apply to all tickets. … Continue reading “Montgomery Gentry with Whiskey Myers to perform on Opening Day at the 2018 Missouri State Fair”

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Hank Williams, Jr. to perform on the Pepsi Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 11. $57 premium track $47 regular track $42 premium grandstand $37 regular grandstand Children 2 & Under Free – must sit on adult’s lap PUBLIC ON SALE FOR CONCERT TICKETS Starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 through Ticketmaster online or by phone at 800-796-6776/800-745-3000. All concerts seats are reserved. Convenience charges … Continue reading “Hank Williams, Jr. to perform at the 2018 Missouri State Fair”

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RaeLynn opening for Cole Swindell on the Pepsi Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 18. $50 premium track $40 regular track $35 premium grandstand $25 regular grandstand Children 2 & Under Free – must sit on adult’s lap PUBLIC ON SALE FOR CONCERT TICKETS Starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 through Ticketmaster online or by phone at 800-796-6776/800-745-3000. All concerts seats are reserved. Convenience … Continue reading “RaeLynn opening for Cole Swindell at the 2018 Missouri State Fair”

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Aaron Watson with Tim Montana to perform on the Pepsi Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m., Friday, August 17. $30 track $20 grandstand PUBLIC ON SALE FOR CONCERT TICKETS Starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 through Ticketmaster online or by phone at 800-796-6776/800-745-3000. All concerts seats are reserved. Convenience charges apply to all tickets. The Missouri State Fair Box Office opens at noon … Continue reading “Aaron Watson with Tim Montana to perform at the 2018 Missouri State Fair”

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Cole Swindell with Opener TBA to perform on the Pepsi Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 18. $50 premium track $40 regular track $35 premium grandstand $25 regular grandstand Children 2 & Under Free – must sit on adult’s lap PUBLIC ON SALE FOR CONCERT TICKETS Starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 through Ticketmaster online or by phone at 800-796-6776/800-745-3000. All concerts seats are … Continue reading “Cole Swindell to perform at the 2018 Missouri State Fair”

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For Immediate Release: Friday, April 13, 2018   (SEDALIA, Mo.) – Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced today that 36 youth, selected from Missouri 4-H and FFA, will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Foundation Youth in Agriculture (YIA) committee. These students are seeking higher education at a Missouri university/college, and will … Continue reading “Missouri State Fair Scholarships Awarded to 4-H and FFA Youth”

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Rock of the Seventies featuring Foghat, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Firefall and Pat Travers Band to perform on the Pepsi Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m., Friday, August 10. $30 track $20 grandstand Children 2 & Under Free – must sit on adult’s lap. PUBLIC ON SALE FOR CONCERT TICKETS Starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 through Ticketmaster online or by phone at 800-796-6776/800-745-3000. All concerts seats … Continue reading “Rock of the Seventies featuring Foghat, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Firefall and Pat Travers Band to perform at the 2018 Missouri State Fair”

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Roots & Boots Tour featuring Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin & Collin Raye to perform on the Pepsi Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 14 $30 track $20 grandstand Children 2 & Under Free – must sit on adult’s lap PUBLIC ON SALE FOR CONCERT TICKETS Starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 through Ticketmaster online or by phone at 800-796-6776/800-745-3000. All concerts seats are reserved. Convenience … Continue reading “Roots & Boots Tour featuring Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye to perform at the 2018 Missouri State Fair”

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Contemporary Christian band Casting Crowns with Zach Williams to perform on the Pepsi Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, August 16. $25 track $20 grandstand Children 2 & Under Free – must sit on adult’s lap PUBLIC ON SALE FOR CONCERT TICKETS Starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 through Ticketmaster online or by phone at 800-796-6776/800-745-3000. All concerts seats are reserved. Convenience charges … Continue reading “Christian Band – Casting Crowns with Zach Williams to perform at the 2018 Missouri State Fair”

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You asked and we listened! Southern Uprising Tour: A Southern Rock Revival featuring Travis Tritt, The Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band and The Outlaws is back on the Pepsi Grandstand Stage at 6 p.m., Wednesday, August 15. $50 premium track $40 regular track $35 premium grandstand $30 regular grandstand Children 2 & Under Free – must sit on adult’s lap PUBLIC ON SALE … Continue reading “Southern Uprising Tour: A Southern Rock Revival to perform at the 2018 Missouri State Fair”

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The Missouri State Fair, along with our advertising partner, Callis Integrated Marketing, received two honors at the Region II Best of NAMA Awards Celebration in the Consumer Audiences category. Merit Awards Company or Producer-Funded Advertising Campaign Directed to Consumers Website Directed to Consumers CHECK OUT THE WINNING CAMPAIGN

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Our “Come Home” theme was such a hit in 2017, we decided to bring it back for the 2018 Fair! We changed up the look – making it brighter and trendier.  The arrows in the graphic remind fairgoers that Fair time is circling back around and that it’s time to head home to the Fairgrounds in … Continue reading “You’re Invited to Come Home to the 2018 Missouri State Fair”