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SEDALIA, Mo. — The Missouri State Fair is gearing up to kick off with Opening Day today in Sedalia, Missouri.

According to a news release, tents big and small, concession and vendor stands, the carnival and buildings are beginning to come to life all around the fairgrounds. 

Livestock also has started to move into the barns, and competitive exhibit buildings are filling up with award-winning entries. 

The fair will run for 11 days.

Grandstand tickets are on sale at www.Etix.com.

Dwight Yoakam with King Leg kicks off the fair tonight at the Pepsi Grandstand. 

Foreigner with Night Ranger is scheduled for the Friday Aug. 16 show.

Check out the fair’s website at www.mostatefair.com for daily schedules and trip planning before heading to “Come Home” at the 2019 Missouri State Fair, set for Thursday, Aug. 8 through Sunday, Aug. 18 in Sedalia, Missouri.

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