Tickets for the 2013 Missouri State Fair country acts, including Toby Keith, The Oak Ridge Boys, Gary Allan and Chris Cagle tickets will go on sale for the general public on Tuesday, March 5.  Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-796-6776.

Here is the schedule for the 2013 State Fair acts:

  • Chris Cagle and Will Hoge - Thursday, Aug. 8
  • Gary Allan and Randy Houser - Saturday, Aug. 10
  • The Oak Ridge Boys - Wednesday, Aug. 14
  • Toby Keith and Kelsey K - Friday, Aug. 16

Registered Missouri State Fair fans can purchase tickets one week before the public on ticketmaster.com, starting Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 9 a.m.   A special link and password will be emailed to Fair Fans soon.  This pre-sale ends at March 4 at 4 p.m.  You can sign up to be a Fair Fan at the Missouri State Fair website.

The 2013 Missouri State Fair will have new promotions, including "Celebrate Women in Agriculture" and "Dream Big in '13." The fair is also accepting nominations for the new Missouri Women in Agriculture Contest.  Some new, free entertainment fairgoers can expect includes Welde's Big Bear Exhibit and Those Funny Little People.

Fair dates are Aug. 8-18, in Sedalia.  More details will be added to the Missouri State Fair website, and printed publications will be available early this summer.  The Fair can also be contacted at 1-800-422-FAIR.