Missouri State Fair

Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 at 7:30am

Missouri State Fairgrounds
2503 West 16th Street
Sedalia, MO 65301

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Daily Schedule:

Salute to Our Heroes Opening Weekend

Military Appreciation Day

Free gate admission for active military, veterans and delayed entry recruits with appropriate I.D. $1 admission for immediate family members (spouse and dependent children)

$5 after 5 pm (Sunday - Thursday)

Cannot combine with other promotions/coupons

7 pm Motocross, Final Championship Round MO State Fair Cross Series

$7 ticket

Free children 5 and under (must sit on adult’s lap)


Grounds Open Daily

7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. (use Gate 6 after 10 p.m.)

Carnival Midway Hours

The carnival midway opens by noon on weekdays and by 11 a.m. on weekends, weather permitting. The midway closes between 11:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. each day, at the Carnival Company’s discretion and depending on weather.

Wristbands are sold until 10:30 p.m. each day and are valid only on the day of sale (no refunds).

Exhibit Buildings

Most exhibit buildings are open to the public as followed:

Aug 15 - 19: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

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