Motorsports; Aug 14 Highlights

Missouri State Fair Motorsports – Make it a Tradition

Looking for fun for the whole family? Add to your State Fair traditions by attending one (or more!) of the many motorsport entertainment options offered at the 2023 Missouri State Fair. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the State Fair Box Office or online. Some are even free!

This year’s motorsports lineup consists of the following:

Sunday, Aug. 13 – 7 p.m.
Motocross, Final Championship Round Missouri State Fair Cross Series
Tickets: $7 ticket ages 6 & over, FREE ages 5 & under

Monday, Aug. 14 – 7 p.m.
ATV/Dirt Bike Rodeo
Tickets: $7 ages 6 and over, FREE ages 5 & under

Tuesday, Aug. 15 – 12 & 6 p.m.
MSF Truck & Farm Tractor Pull
All Day Ticket: $10 Adult, FREE ages 12 & under

Wednesday, Aug. 16 – 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Antique Classic Tractor Pull
FREE for all ages

Thursday, Aug. 17 – 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Garden Tractor & Mini Rod & Pull
FREE for all ages

Sunday, Aug. 20 – 2 p.m.
Demolition Derby
Tickets: $20 adults, $10 youth ages 6-12, FREE ages 5 & under

STATE FAIR GRANDSTAND, present by CFM Insurance
Sunday, Aug. 13 – 12 & 6 p.m.
Missouri State Fair Shootout Truck & Tractor Pull
All Day Ticket: $35 adults, $15 youth ages 6-12, FREE ages 5 & under

Monday, Aug. 14 – 6 p.m.
Pro Pulling League
All Day Ticket: $35 adults, $15 youth ages 6-12, FREE ages 5 & under

Tuesday, Aug. 15 – 7 p.m.
Outlaw Nationals Monster Truck Show
All Day Ticket: $35 adults, $15 youth ages 6-12, FREE ages 5 & under

Sunday, Aug. 20
Hot Laps 6 p.m. | Heat Races 7 p.m.
POWRi 410 Sprint Cars, B Modifieds & Super Stocks, Show-Me Vintage Race Cars
Tickets: $20 adults, $18 military and seniors (Age 65+), $10 students ages 13-17, $5 youth ages 6-12, FREE ages 5 & under

For more information about and to purchase tickets to 2023 Missouri State Fair motorsports events, visit

Join us Aug. 10-20 in Sedalia at the 2023 Missouri State Fair. We can’t wait to watch your traditions grow!

Celebrate Missouri Farmers on Farm Bureau/Farm Family Day

Farm families all across the state will travel to the Missouri State Fair to celebrate Farm Bureau/Farm Family Day on Monday, Aug. 14! Each family represents the best of Missouri agriculture and was nominated by University of Missouri Extension and Missouri Farm Bureau for this honor. These families will be recognized at a dinner in their honor at the State Fair and their names with respective counties will be on display at an exhibit west of the Historic Administration Building.

Farm Family Day is sponsored by Missouri Farm Bureau, and supported by University of Missouri Extension, the Missouri Department of Agriculture, the Missouri State Fair and the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources.

In addition to celebrating Missouri farm families, the Fair will offer a variety of activities and discounts on Monday, Aug. 14. Free tram rides will be offered to fairgoers of all ages, sponsored by Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council and Soy Checkoff. Fairgoers can get coupons at County Farm Bureau offices good for $1 off adult gate admission, $5 off an unlimited carnival ride wristband and a discount on truck/tractor pull tickets.

Highlights for Aug. 14 Farm Bureau/Farm Family Day include:

  • Livestock shows and competitive exhibit contests for beef cattle, sheep, swine and carcass shows; 4-H Dog Show; Rooster Crowing Contest Finals; 4-H Chicken Barbecue and Home Economics Foods Contests.
  • Apparatus Tours at the State Fair Firehouse, sponsored by Ditzfeld Transfer, Inc. and Eat Smart on the Go Cooking demonstrations happening in the Mo-Ag Theatre.
  • The Budweiser Stage presents the Supermatics performing at 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Catch Helen Russell & Co. and The Wild Bills on the Superior Sleep Stage and Alex Miller and Cirque Zuma Zuma on the Touchstone Energy Stage. The Kids Stage, sponsored by Your Local McDonald’s, will feature Mr. Stinky Feet and the Chicago Honey Bear Dancers.
  • The Military Flag Retreat Ceremony, sponsored by Capital Materials, Starline Brass, and Retrieving Freedom, takes place at 5:30 p.m. by the flagpole located in front of the Historic Administration Building. Robert Bohm of Sedalia (Army) will be honored.
  • Enjoy watching the Pro Pulling League at the State Fair Grandstand and the ATV/Dirt Bike Rodeo in the State Fair Arena. Tickets are available for purchase online and at the Missouri State Fair Box Office, while supplies last.

Help us thank Missouri farmers and ranchers on Farm Bureau/Farm Family Day, Monday, Aug. 14 at the 2023 Missouri State Fair!

Trams & Biodiesel Provided at the State Fair

Start a new tradition with a ride on a State Fair tram, sponsored by Ag-Power, Inc. and Sydenstricker Nobbe Partners during your visit to the 2023 Missouri State Fair.

Tram service is free for transportation to and from parking areas for all, and 50 cents per ride inside the Fairgrounds. Trams are FREE for seniors (60+), sponsored by Bothwell Regional Health Center. Seniors can pick up a free tram ride sticker every day in the Senior Lounge, sponsored by AT&T and Nabholz Construction.

Thanks to the Missouri Soybean Association and Soy Checkoff, fairgoers of all ages can enjoy free tram rides all day on Monday, Aug. 14 in honor of Farm Family Day! Missouri Soybean also provides the biodiesel to fuel our tram tractors during the Fair.

Come on out, and catch a ride “Where Traditions Grow” at the 2023 Missouri State Fair, Aug. 10-20, in Sedalia.