Hours, Map & Directions

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Hours

Grounds Open Daily
7:30 am to 10 pm
(Gate 6 will be open after 10 pm for exhibitor’s and authorized personnel).

Free Admission/Parking

Admission tickets and parking passes will not be required in 2020 for fairgoers or livestock exhibitors.

Any admission and parking fees already paid for by exhibitors will be refunded. Please allow a minimum of 4 weeks for refunds to be processed.

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.

Gates

All parking is free.

  • Gate 12 (Centennial Gate) and Gate 2 (Main Gate) for general public (Hours – 7:30 am to 10 pm)
  • Gate 6 (24 hour gate for exhibitors and authorized personnel)
  • Gate 8 (Swine and Poultry exhibitors)
  • Gate 7 (exit gate only)
  • Gate 4 (beef and dairy cattle exhibitors)
  • Gate 10A (Sheep exhibitors)

Directions and Map

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 6 entrance – Clarendon Road

Location

Click and drag the map to pan around, or use the controls to zoom in or out.

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 (2) 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

Alternate Transportation

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SIGN UP FOR WEATHER ALERTS

Receive text message updates on weather and other public safety concerns through Pettis County Nixle Alerts. This service is available to help keep fairgoers informed about public safety, such as possible updates of inclement weather, that could arise during the Missouri State Fair. 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 https://bit.ly/2OQm680 and sign up for the email and/or SMS/text messaging options.
    • You’ll have to put in an address. Please use the Missouri State Fair’s listed below:
      2503 W 16TH
      Sedalia, MO 65301
  2. Smart phone users can scan the QR code below to sign up. Choose email and/or SMS/text messaging options and use the address listed above.