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Missouri State Fair :

The Missouri State Fair has been held annually for two weeks during the middle of August since its induction in 1901. This fair, which takes place in Sedalia, Missouri is not only family friendly but wallet friendly as well. From concerts and rides to live stock, corn dogs and rodeos...the Missouri State Fair is a must-do for all Missourians.

Quick Facts:

When: August 11-21, 2011
Time: Gates are open from 7:30am-10pm.
Admission: Single day is $8, ages 6-12, $2 and those 5 and under are FREE.
Seniors are $5, and there are special discounts available throughout the fair. Please check website for details.
Website mostatefair.com

Location:

The 2011 Missouri State Fair will take place August 11th-August 21st in Sedalia, Missouri. Sedalia is located 95 miles from Kansas City and about 200 miles from St. Louis.

According to the Missouri State Fair website: 'The Fairgrounds are located at the intersection of Highway 65 and 16th Street. While the Centennial Gate entrance (main gate) is on Highway 65 just south of 16th Street, other general admission gates are located on 16th Street, Highway 65 and Clarendon Road, west of the Fairgrounds.'

See complete Mapquest directions here: http://www.mostatefair.com/directions.html

Tickets and Parking:

Parking is FREE at the Missouri State Fair

Children 5 and Under are free
Ages 6-12, $2
Adults, $8

Seniors, $6

Opening day tickets are $2. There are also many more ticket promotions offered throughout the fair, check their website for more details.

Entertainment 2011:

The Missouri State Fair brings world-class entertainment each and everyday at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Both free and ticketed events are available each day.

2011 Free Things:

  • AMAZING ANASTASINI CIRCUS
  • COWBOY MOUNTED SHOOTING
  • SHOW-ME BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
  • Pig Races

2011 Headliners

  • Doobie Brothers
  • Lynard Skynard (cancelled due to illness)
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd
  • Jason Aldean

For more information on the 2010 Missouri State Entertainment Schedule and ticket prices visit http://www.mostatefair.com/grandstand.html#

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