State Fair concert tickets go on sale

Written by Muleskinner Staff

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – Tickets to the Missouri State Fair Pepsi Grandstand concerts, State Fair Arena events and Governor’s Ham Breakfast go on sale Monday through Ticketmaster. The Box Office is scheduled to open at noon Wednesday, according to a news release.
The Box Office, which also sells $6 advanced gate admission tickets, is located on the fairgrounds in Sedalia. The hours will be noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday until Aug. 1, and expanding to 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 4-6 and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily during the Fair Aug. 7-17.
The Pepsi Grandstand is the venue for eight concerts and three tractor pulls this year. Ticket prices do not include fair gate admission:

  • Thursday, Aug. 7 – Scotty McCreery and Kelsey K, 7:30 p.m. $20 grandstand/$25 track
  • Friday, Aug. 8 – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Black Stone Cherry, 7:30 p.m. $20 regular grandstand/$25 premium grandstand and $30 regular track/$35 premium track
  • Saturday, Aug. 9 – Sara Evans and Joe Nichols, 7:30 p.m. $20 regular grandstand/$25 premium grandstand and $30 regular track/$35 premium track
  • Sunday, Aug. 10 – Missouri Association Championship Truck and Tractor Pull Qualifying, 10 a.m., $12 adults/$5 ages 6-12/free ages 5 and under; 7 p.m., $15 adults/$6 ages 6-12/free ages 5 and under; all day, $20 adults/$9 ages 6-12/free ages 5 and under
  • Monday, Aug. 11 – Missouri Association Championship Truck and Tractor Pull Finals, 1 p.m., $12 adults/$5 ages 6-12/free ages 5 and under; 7 p.m., $15 adults/$6 ages 6-12/free ages 5 and under; all day, $20 adults/$9 ages 6-12/free ages 5 and under
  • Tuesday, Aug. 12 – Beatlemania Live!, 7:30 p.m. $10 all seats
  • Wednesday, Aug. 13 – Florida Georgia Line, Here’s to the Good Times Tour 2014, and Colt Ford, 7:30 p.m. $25 regular grandstand/$30 premium grandstand and $35 regular track/$45 premium track
  • Thursday, Aug. 14 – An evening with MercyMe, 7:30 p.m. $20 grandstand/$25 track
  • Friday, Aug. 15 – Jake Owen’s Days of Gold Tour, Starring Jake Owen and Eli Young Band with special guest The Cadillac Three, 7 p.m. $25 regular grandstand/$30 premium grandstand and $35 regular track/$45 premium track
  • Saturday, Aug. 16 – Halestorm and Sevendust, 7:30 p.m. $20 regular grandstand/$25 premium grandstand and $30 regular track/$35 premium track
  • Sunday, Aug. 17 – Missouri State Fair Protect the Harvest Summer Nationals Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League $25 general admission/free ages 5 and under

The State Fair Arena will offer 11 days of action from rodeos to motorsports. Ticket prices do not include fair gate admission:

  • Thursday and Friday, Aug. 7-8 – MRCA Finals Rodeo, 7 p.m., $8 adult/$5 ages 6-12/free ages 5 and under
  • Saturday, Aug. 9 – MRCA Finals Rodeo, 7 p.m., $10 adult/$6 ages 6-12/free ages 5 and under
  • Sunday, Aug. 10 – Knights of Valour – a full-contact joust troupe as seen on History’s “Full Metal Jousting.” Weapons Demonstration – 12 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. and full-contact jousting show at 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Free, no event ticket required.
  • Monday, Aug. 11 – Motocross Final Championship Round of the MO Fair Cross Series, featuring Quads and Motorcycles, 7 p.m. $7 ticket/free ages 5 and under
  • Tuesday, Aug. 12 – Flat Track TT Race Featuring Quads, Motorcycles, Lawnmowers and Outlaw Go-Carts, 7 p.m., $7 ticket/free ages 5 and under
  • Wednesday, Aug. 13 – Antique, Classic and Farm Tractor Pull, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Free, no event ticket required
  • Thursday, Aug. 14 – Garden and Mini Rod Pull; 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Free, no event ticket required. Missouri Stock Antique – Classic Tractor Pullers Association, 1 p.m. Free, no event ticket required
  • Friday, Aug. 15 – Bull Riding Championship, 7 p.m. $12 adult/$6 ages 6-12/free ages 5 and under
  • Saturday, Aug. 16 – Bull Riding Championship, 7 p.m. $14 adult/$7 ages 6-12/free ages 5 and under
  • Sunday, Aug. 17 – Demolition Derby, 2 p.m.$12 adult/$6 ages 6-12/free ages 5 and under

Tickets to concerts, events and the Governor’s Ham Breakfast may be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-796-6776, or by visiting the State Fair Box Office.
The 112th Missouri State Fair, themed “Harvest the Fun!” will be held Aug. 7-17 in Sedalia. For more information about concerts, events and other Fair activities, visit www.mostatefair.com, follow the Fair on Facebook and Twitter, or call 1-800-422-FAIR (3247).