Traffic this morning around S. Limit Ave. near the Missouri State Fairgrounds has been flowing, though the right lane has been congested with campers and trailers waiting in line to move on to the fairgrounds.

The Missouri State Fair’s website shows that the public campground opens tomorrow, but the public camping line up process started this morning. Missouri State Highway Patrol and Sedalia Police were directing traffic around the fairgrounds.

The Missouri State Fair is August 9-August 19 in Sedalia. 

Thursday, August 9: Come Home for Family Value Day. $4 gate admission all day age 13+, $2 age 6-12. Opening Day specials at select concessions & vendors

Friday, August 10: Missouri Department of Conservation Day.

Saturday, August 11: So-da-riffic…Pepsi Day. $1 off adult gate admission with coupon on special 2-liter Pepsi products. Law Enforcement/Firefighter Appreciation Day – Free gate admission for Law Enforcement/Firefighters-EMTs-Paramedics with appropriate I.D. $1 gate admission for immediate family members (spouse & dependent children)

Sunday, August 12: Military Appreciation Day. Free gate admission for active military, veterans & delayed entry recruits with appropriate I.D. $1 admission for immediate family members (spouse & dependent children). $5 after 5 p.m. Cannot combine with other promotions/coupons Gate admission $5 after 5 pm, Aug 12-16.

Monday, August 13: Farm Bureau/Farm Family Day. $1 off adult gate admission with coupon available at County Farm Bureau offices. $5 after 5 p.m. Cannot combine with other promotions/coupon Gate admission $5 after 5 pm, Aug 12-16.

Tuesday, August 14: Missouri Farmers Care Food Drive. $2 Tuesday with canned food donations to benefit Feeding Missouri. Adult & Senior Admission Discount: Bring a minimum donation of 2 cans of food to support the food drive and receive $2 admission, ages 13+. Regular admission prices apply with no can donation ($10, ages 13+). Carnival Discount: Most carnival rides $2 all day * some exclusions may apply
Vendor/Concession Discount: $2 specials at select concessions & vendors. $5 after 5 p.m. Cannot combine with other promotions/coupon. Gate admission $5 after 5 pm, Aug 12-16.

Wednesday, August 15: Senior Appreciation Day. $2 off adult & senior gate admission with special front page sticker available in the Sedalia Democrat newspaper. $5 after 5 p.m. Cannot combine with other promotions/coupon. Gate admission $5 after 5 pm, Aug 12-16.

Thursday, August 16: Governor’s, Legislators’ & Judges Day. Governor’s Ham Breakfast, 8 am Director’s Tent. Throwback Thursday. $5 gate admission all day age 13+ FREE kids 12 & under. Throwback specials at select concessions and vendors. $5 after 5 p.m. Cannot combine with other promotions/coupon. Gate admission $5 after 5 pm, Aug 12-16.

Friday, August 17: Missouri’s Electric Cooperatives Day. MEC will be giving away FREE 9 WATT LED light bulbs to the first 1,500 visitors that come into their building on Aug 17. Rural Missouri Magazine Coupon – $5 off unlimited carnival ride wristband, Aug 17 only, with coupon available in Rural Missouri Magazine.

Saturday, August 18: Youth in Agriculture Day. $1 off adult gate admission with coupon available at Missouri County Extensions office. Specials Just for Kids at Select Vendors/Concessions. Sale of Champions, 1:30 pm, Lowell Mohler Assembly Hall.

Sunday, August 19: Fair Finale/Half Price Day. $5 gate admission all day age 13+
$1 age 6-12. Fair Finale/Half Price Specials at Select Vendors/Concessions.