Missouri State Fair

Join the Missouri State Fair Aug. 13-23, 2015, in Sedalia, in celebration of our great state’s 113th annual agricultural showcase! The 400-acre fairgrounds will present premier livestock shows and competitive exhibits, and first-class professional entertainment. Mark your calendar for summer’s best family vacation experience!

Missouri Department of Agriculture at the Missouri State Fair
Director Fordyce, and many MDA employees, work day-in and day-out, to make sure the Missouri State Fair runs smoothly. Use this page to get regular updates from the Missouri Department of Agriculture, from livestock exhibitions to the agriculture building. See more…

Governor’s Ham Breakfast
This high-profile event brings together leaders in government, politics and agriculture to benefit Missouri’s Youth in Agriculture, celebrate agriculture’s past and look forward to its future. The Missouri State Fair Foundation hosts more than 1,000 guests at the Director’s Tent on the second Thursday of each fair, highlighting many AgriMissouri products for breakfast. See more…

First Lady’s Pie Contest
Missouri’s First Lady Georganne Nixon invites you to enter your family’s favorite pie in the 2015 First Lady’s Pie Contest at the Missouri State Fair. Find your family’s favorite (or secret) recipe and join us for a spectacular baking event. See more…

Military Appreciation Day
For the sixth year in a row, Governor Jay Nixon and the Missouri Department of Agriculture are joining with military leaders from across the state to pay special tribute to the men and women of our armed services. The official ceremony will be held in the air-conditioned Mathewson Exhibition Center and will include recognition of and remarks from Missouri veterans and current military leaders. This event is free and open to the public. See more…

Agriculture Building
The Agriculture Building at the Missouri State Fair is home to many of Missouri’s commodity groups, educational institutions and outreach programs, as well a wide-variety of AgriMissouri members’ products. Unique to the Agriculture Building is the AgriMissouri Market and local farmers market where you can pick up the latest Missouri Grown and Missouri Made products. See more…

AgriMissouri at the Missouri State Fair
Acquire a taste for local foods at the AgriMissouri Local Foods Showcase. Don’t forget to stroll through the aisles to sample tasty Missouri-made products. We offer anything from great delicious eating products to daily bath and body products. Sampling is offered daily, so stop by and find out what’s made in your backyard!

As a healthy alternative to traditional Fair food, AgriMissouri is offering fresh produce direct from area growers at its Farmers’ Market stand in the Agriculture Building. Discover where farmers’ markets are located in your neighborhood and learn more about where your food comes from and how to get involved in growing fresh fruits and vegetables.

Visit www.AgriMissouri.com for more information.