Fair Admission

Advance Admission

Buy Tickets Early & Save

$12 advanced adult admission (available July 1 – Aug 9)

Purchase at: Box Office, Break Time Convenience Stores, Bomgaars and Etix.com

(Etix advance admission ticket sales end at 9 am July 28 so that tickets arrive via mail prior to the Fair).

Regular Gate Admission

2023 Missouri State Fair, Aug 10-20

  • Single Day Adult: $15
  • Seniors (age 60 & over): $10
  • Youth (ages 6-12): $4
  • Kids (age 5 & under): FREE

Grandstand tickets do not include admission to the Fair.

Bart the Mule at the fair
Children showing sheep

Exhibitor Admission

Available for purchase by exhibitors when entering shows/contests

  • Daily admission $6 tickets available through August 9.
  • Must be purchased from the Missouri State Fair’s Business Office (these tickets are not available at the gate).
  • Maximum purchase of 40 tickets per exhibitor.
  • Youth exhibitors age 12 & under receive free Fair admission wristband with date of birth properly entered on entries submitted.
  • Exhibitor admission tickets do not include exhibitor parking. See the Parking page for details.
  • See Deals & Specials for daily admission specials.

Daily Schedules

Discover new events and specials every day!

Events will be added as they are confirmed. Comprehensive schedules will be available closer to Fair time.

Additional Information

Deals & Specials

Visit the Deals & Specials page for the latest specials and ways to save.

Groups & Tours

Visit the Groups & Tours page for information about group pricing.


Visit the Parking page for more information on parking at the fair.

Additional Resources

View the Visit page for additional information, or contact the team for additional assistance.