Homegrown Singer Contest; Budweiser Stage Line Up; Win Free Stuff


We’re Looking for Homegrown Singers!

The Missouri State Fair Homegrown Singer Contest is something fairgoers won’t want to miss! Sponsored by Bimbo Bakeries and located in the Budweiser Tent, the live singing competition brings loads of fun family entertainment. Singers from all over the state will compete in this exciting vocal talent event. Auditions are currently being accepted through July 19.

While at the Fair, stop by and listen to all of the talented individuals who are in competition for the grand prize of $500 and a chance to sing at the 2020 Fair. Preliminary rounds take place at 4 p.m. on Aug. 8-11, semifinal rounds are at 4 p.m. on Aug. 15-17, and the final round is at 2 p.m. on Aug. 18.

Enjoy Live Entertainment on the Budweiser Stage

Stop by the Budweiser Stage and enjoy free live entertainment at the Fair. The Budweiser Stage has daily live entertainment featuring artists and bands that will have you singing and dancing along. Here’s the line up:

Thursday, Aug. 8  –  Nace Brothers, 2, 6 & 9 pm
Friday, Aug. 9 – Cedar Creek Band, 2 & 6 pm; Members Only, 9 pm
Saturday, Aug. 10 – Jason Brown, 2 & 6 pm; Broseph, 9pm
Sunday, Aug. 11 – The Supermatics, 2, 6 & 9 pm
Monday, Aug. 12 – Full Moon Band, 2, 6 & 9 pm
Tuesday, Aug. 13 – The Supermatics, 2, 6 & 9 pm
Wednesday, Aug 14 – Big Riggs, 2 & 6 pm; The Stolen Winnebagos, 9 pm
Thursday, Aug. 15 – Retroactive, 2 & 6 pm; Platinum Rock Legends, 9 pm
Friday, Aug 16 – Little Dixie Revival, 2 pm; Brandon Lay, 6 pm; Dirt Road Addiction, 9 pm
Saturday, Aug. 17 – Jeremiah Johnson Band, 2 & 6 pm; Dirt Road Addiction, 9 pm
Sunday, Aug 18 – Little Dixie Revival, 4 pm

Win Free Stuff

It’s almost Fair time – which means it’s time to learn about all of the fun activities you can do to win free stuff at the Fair!

Fun can be found all across the grounds, and it’s even more fun when there are prizes involved. Check out these opportunities made possible by some of our awesome sponsors:

Missouri Grown Trivia Challenge: Look for the Missouri Grown Trivia Challenge team on the fairgrounds. Four times each day they will select fairgoers to answer a question about the Missouri history, agriculture or the State Fair. Answer correctly and win official Missouri Grown prizes!

Casey’s Selfie Spots: “Let me take a selfie!” Snap a picture on one of the Casey’s General Store selfie spots scattered throughout the Fair and post it using #MyMSFSelfie for your chance to win a large 1 topping pizza from Casey’s General Store!

Find the Missouri Wine Challenge: Follow us on Facebook and look for the Find the Missouri Wine posts during the Fair. Find the wine logo on the fairgrounds and win Grandstand and State Fair Arena tickets! But don’t wait, you have to make it there first to be the ticket winner!

Missouri Lottery Giveaways: Play to win with the Missouri Lottery! Head over to the MO-Ag Theater for giveaways and lots of fun. Enter any Missouri Lottery ticket purchased at the Fair into a 2nd chance drawing to win the “Rock’n New Year’s Eve with Ryan Seacrest” promotion: an all-expense paid trip to New Year’s Eve in NYC!

Look for these and other awesome chances to win during your visit to the 2019 Missouri State Fair, Aug 8-18, in Sedalia!