Missouri State Fair Grandstand
The State Fair Grandstand, presented by CFM Insurance, is the venue for seven concerts, two tractor pulls, one monster truck show and one auto race this year. Children two and under are free to all Grandstand concerts, but must sit on adult’s laps. Ticket prices do not include Fair gate admission.
- THURSDAY, AUG. 10 – TYLER HUBBARD OF FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE WITH PARMALEE
- SOLD OUT!! FRIDAY, AUG. 11 – LAINEY WILSON WITH JACKSON DEAN
- SATURDAY, AUG. 12 – 3 DOORS DOWN – AWAY FROM THE SUN ANNIVERSARY TOUR WITH CANDLEBOX
- SUNDAY, AUG. 13 – MISSOURI STATE FAIR SHOOT OUT TRUCK & TRACTOR PULL
- MONDAY, AUG. 14 –PRO PULLING LEAGUE
- TUESDAY, AUG. 15 – OUTLAW NATIONALS MONSTER TRUCK SHOW
- WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16 – CORY ASBURY AND CAIN
- THURSDAY, AUG. 17 – THE COUNTRY COMEBACK TOUR FEATURING SHENANDOAH, BILLY DEAN & WADE HAYES
- FRIDAY, AUG. 18 – NELLY WITH RAHZEL
- SATURDAY, AUG. 19 – RILEY GREEN WITH RANDY HOUSER
- SUNDAY, AUG. 20 – POWRi 410 SPRINT CARS, B MODIFIEDS & SUPER STOCKS, SHOW-ME VINTAGE RACE CARS
Learn more about our security policy, prohibited items and more on the Grandstand Event Policies page.
Missouri State Fair Arena
The State Fair Arena is another popular venue on the fairgrounds, offering 11 days of action including rodeo, bull riding and motorsports. Children five and under are free to all events at the State Fair Arena, but must sit on an adult’s lap. Ticket prices do not include Fair gate admission:
- THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, AUG. 10-12 – MRCA SHOW-ME STATE RODEO
- SUNDAY, AUG. 13 – MOTOCROSS, FINAL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND OF THE MO STATE FAIR CROSS SERIES
- MONDAY, AUG. 14 – ATV/DIRT BIKE RODEO
- TUESDAY, AUG. 15 – MSF TRUCK & FARM TRACTOR PULL
- WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16 – ANTIQUE CLASSIC TRACTOR PULL
- THURSDAY, AUG. 17 – GARDEN TRACTOR AND MINI ROD AND TRUCK PULL
- FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, AUG. 18-19 – BULL RIDING COMPETITION
- SUNDAY, AUG. 20 – DEMOLITION DERBY
Advance Carnival & Admission Ticket
Purchase admission and carnival tickets early and save! Head on over to your local Break Time Convenience Store, Bomgaars or online to get yours today!
The saving are worth it! Check out the prices below:
- Advance adult admission tickets – $12 ($15 value) – Purchase at State Fair Box Office, Break Time Convenience Stores and Bomgaars
- Advance Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristband ticket – $25 ($40 value) – Purchase online
- Advance Unlimited Daily Deal (includes one-day unlimited carnival ride wristband and one-day adult admission) – $37 ($53 value) – Purchase online, Break Time Convenience Stores and Bomgaars
Get ahead of the game and plan your visit! Get your advance tickets by Aug. 9 to enjoy your favorite family traditions.
Governor’s Ham Breakfast
The 2023 Governor’s Ham Breakfast is a traditional gathering of Missouri elected officials, leaders in agriculture and supporters of the Missouri State Fair. The Breakfast features Missouri country cured ham and other Missouri Grown products. Tickets are $50 per plate and includes Aug. 17 gate admission to the Fair. Purchase tickets at mostatefair.com or etix.com.