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Learn more about Missouri's State FairJoin us at the Missouri State Fair Aug. 10-20, 2017, in Sedalia, in celebration of our great state’s 115th annual agricultural showcase! The 400-acre fairgrounds will present premier livestock shows, 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 of Agriculture Chris Chinn, and many Missouri Department of Agriculture employees, work day-in and day-out, to make sure the Missouri State Fair brings the best that our state has to offer! Here’s some of the excitement planned for the 2017 Missouri State Fair:

Governor’s Ham Breakfast
This high-profile event brings together thousands of 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 guests at the Director’s Tent on the second Thursday of each fair, highlighting many Missouri Grown products for breakfast. See more…

Military Appreciation Day
Military Appreciation Day at the Missouri State Fair provides an opportunity for the Missouri Department of Agriculture to join 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 is a full-out showcase of the agriculture industry in the Show Me State. With a layout that welcomes audiences to come in and explore, fairgoers will have an opportunity to meet, interact and learn about the industry which drives our state’s economy. Farmers, ranchers and commodity group representatives will be on site throughout much of the Fair. Don’t miss it! See more…

Missouri Grown Bistro & Market
Treat your taste buds with a meal or a snack at the Missouri Grown Bistro and Market. A full service farm to table restaurant and market on the fairgrounds in the Taylor Woods Youth Building, the Bistro serves breakfast and lunch with ingredients grown and made right here in Missouri. See more…