Tickets go on sale today for the 111th Missouri State Fair. The theme for this year's fair is "Chicks Dig It!", and it will be held August 8-18 in Sedalia, Missouri. The new Jumbo Passes are being sold exclusively at Walgreens stores though August 7. Prices are $45 per ticket, and those are good for four consecutive days of gate admissions and unlimited rides August 12-15. Single day ride tickets are $18.95. Full list of prices and events:
Aug. 8, $2 gate admission all day for ages 6 and older.
Aug. 11, free gate admission for active military, veterans and delayed recruits with appropriate I.D. and $1 gate admission for immediate family members.
Aug. 11-15, $5 gate admission after 5 p.m.
Aug. 15, free gate admission for women of all ages.
Aug. 18, $4 gate admission for ages 13 and older and $1 gate admission for ages 6-12.
Aug. 18, free gate admission for municipal, county and state law enforcement, Missouri firefighters, EMTs, and paramedics with appropriate I.D. and $1 gate admission for immediate family members.
Aug. 18, $15, or half price, carnival ride wristbands will be available at carnival ride ticket booths located on the midway.