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Missouri State Fair 2017 Daily Schedule
      Aug. 10 - 20, 2017
2503 W. 16th Street, Sedalia, Missouri


Gates Open Daily - 7:30 am. to 10:00 pm. -- use Gate 6 after 10:00 pm.
Carnival Midway opens by noon on weekdays and by 11:00 am. on weekends, weather permitting.

Friday Schedule - August 11, 2017

Missouri Department of Conservation Day - Fish aquaria, live animal exhibits and demonstrations, Kids’ Discovery Room in the Conservation Building.

Pepsi Grandstand
  Halestorm with Skylar Grey - 7:30 pm $50 / $40/ $35/ $30

State Fair Arena
  MRCA Show-Me State Stampede and Rodeo
  7:00 pm $8 Adults/$5 Ages 6 -12



Cowboy Mounted Shooting
  Mathewson Exhibition Center
  9:00 am - Preliminaries
  6:30 pm - Championship Round

Amazing Anastasini Circus
  1:00, 5:00 & 8:00 pm

Blacksmith Demonstrations
  9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Budweiser Stage
  The Vincents, 2:00 & 6:00 pm
  MSF Idol Preliminary Round, 4:00 pm,
  Sponsored by Bimbo Bakeries USA
  Members Only, 9:00 pm

Flippenout's Extreme
  Trampoline Show - 1:00, 4:00 & 7:00 pm

Ditzfeld Stage
  Dueling Pianos, 11:30 am, 2:30 & 5:30 pm
  Spoon Man, 1:00, 4:00 & 7:00 pm



Hendrick's Racing Pigs Show
  10:00 am, 12:30, 3:00, 5:30 & 8:00 pm

Kids Stage
  Ronald McDonald, 11:00 am & 2:30 pm
  Chicago Honey Bear Dancers, 12:30, 3:30 & 6:00 pm
  Hands-Free Fishing Contest, 2:00 pm
  Professor Farquar, 5:00 pm

Touchstone Energy Stage
  Terry Davolt, Comedy Hypnosis, 1:00 & 5:00 pm
  Vocal Trash, 3:30 & 7:30 pm
  How Well Do You Know Your Spouse?
  Winner goes in the Money Madness Machine, 6:00 pm

State Fair Firehouse
  Fire Extinguisher Demo, 1:30 pm

Strolling Entertainment
  Professor Farquar, Polecat Annie RoboCars, Sponsored by AOK RVs



            Buildings

4-H Building - Show-Me Wares

Assembly Hall - 9 - 9:00 pm Farm Toy Show

Coliseum
  8:00 am Open Angus Show
  11:00 am Let’s Talk Livestock - Beef Cattle
  7:00 pm Draft Mule (In-Hand) Show

Conservation Building
  11:00 and 1:30 pm Fish Cooking & Cleaning

Consumer Showcase Stage
  10:00 am Kids Dress-up Aprons
  10:30 am Using Tupperware
  11:00 am Preparing Beef Entrees
  11:30 am Wellness on a Budget
  12:00 pm In My Sewing Basket
  12:30 pm Cucumber Dill: Dip & Salad Dressing
  1:00 pm Egg Questions - Too Chicken to Ask
  1:30 pm Cooking with Pork
  2:00 pm Tying Fishing Flies
  2:30 pm Cooking Quick & Easy - Pampered Chef
  3:00 pm Planting & Caring for Trees
  3:30 pm Egg Questions - Too Chicken to Ask
  4:00 pm Cooking with Fruit Spreads & Granola
  4:30 pm Scrapbooking Tips

Donnelly Arena
  1:00 pm Open Salers Show

Fine Arts Building
  10:00 - 6:00 pm Artists-in-Residence: Matt Rahner

Floriculture Building
  9:00 am Daylily & Lily Show
  9:00 am African Violet Show
  12:00 pm Bulbs, Tubers & Corms
  3:00 pm Know Your Daylilies

Gerken Dairy Center
  9:00 am Dairy Products

Home Economics Building
  10:00 am Tyson Chicken Recipe Contest
  2:00 pm Bothwell Regional Health Center’s “Baking Sugar Free Recipe Contest”


  Missouri State Fair 2017 Schedule:

  • Aug. 11 - Friday     • Aug. 12 - Saturday

  • Aug. 13 - Sunday     • Aug. 14 - Monday

  • Aug. 15 - Tuesday     • Aug. 16 - Wed.

  • Aug. 17 - Thursday     • Aug. 18 - Friday

  • Aug. 19 - Saturday     • Aug. 20 - Sunday



Mathewson Exhibition Center
  11:00 am “Show-Me State Tailgate Throwdown”
  Barbecue Contest, Sponsored by Central Bank

MEC Building
  9:00 - 4:00 pm Rural Missouri’s “People from Our Pages”
  Bird Enthusiasts Steve & Ann Smith

MFA Livestock Arena
  8:00 am Open Gelbvieh Show
  6:00 pm Miniature Mule

MO-AG Theatre
  10:00 am, 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00 pm Healthy Food Demos
  10:00 - 5:00 pm Missouri Lottery
  Buy a “Lucky for Life” ticket and receive a FREE $1 “Lotto” ticket.
  Enter any Missouri Lottery ticket - purchased at the State Fair Lottery booth - into a 2nd chance drawing   to win The iHeart Radio Music Festival VIP Package in Las Vegas.

MoDOT Highway Gardens / Expo Center
  9:00 - 6:00 pm - AT&T It Can Wait Simulator
  10:00 - 2:00 pm - Halt the Invasion! Let’s Unite Against Invasive Species!

MSF Wine Tent
  12:00 and 2:00 pm Missouri Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Class

Mule Barn
  MU Mule Team on Display

Poultry Building
  8:00 am 4-H/FFA & Open Chicken & Bantam Show

Sheep Pavilion
  8:00 am 4-H/FFA Wether Dam Lamb Show

Swine Barn
  8:00 am 4-H On-Foot Barrow Show (North Arena)
  8:00 am FFA On-Foot Barrow Show (South Arena)
  5:00 pm 4-H/FFA Swine Judging Contest (South Arena)

Womans Building
  9:00 - 4:00 pm DNR’s Missouri’s Aquifers, Minerals & Mining, Environmental Emergency Response, Geological Survey


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