Don't miss the 151st edition of this longest running family event in the Heartland. The fair plays host to 100,000 people annually. From the midway operated by the Lowery Family Carnival to the music found all over the fairgrounds there is something for everyone.
This year's Kids Zone features free face painting, free farm fun station, free arts activities, and so much more.
Scheduled to appear at the grandstand will be the crowd pleasing Dual Demo Derby with a move to a new night on Tuesday.
There will be two nights of Outlaw Tractor and Truck Pulling on both Saturday and Monday.
Wednesday evening will see the return of the 6th edition of the River Radio/SEMO District Fair Heartland Idol Star Search. Thursday evening, September 14th, country music legend Ronnie Milsap will be performing. Friday, September 15th, country star Josh Gracin will entertain and on Saturday, September 16th, American Idol rock star Bo Bice will rock the crowd as he rounds out this year's musical entertainment.
More free stuff around the fairgrounds include Marcos the Magnificent strolling magician, Tropical Illusion Family Theatre, Woody's Menagerie Wildlife Educational Exhibit, Musical entertainment at the activities tent, livestock, horticulture, floriculture, homemaking, crafts, and commercial exhibits in the Arena Building, 4-H exhibit building, fireworks, etc.
Tickets for all events, gate admissions, and season passes will be available beginning July 19th at the fairgrounds ticket office.