Ozark Empire Fair at the Missouri Entertainment & Event Center (formerly Ozark Empire Fairgrounds) in Springfield, MO
Located just north of Branson in Springfield, the fair is one of the largest in the area and is fun for all ages. Children will enjoy the Kid's Zone which features face painting, games, farming activities, miniature golf, and more. There are also a variety of demonstrations and displays featuring gardening, woodcarving, quilting, cooking, as well as commercial and competitive exhibits.
A variety of live musical concerts will be featured at the fair including country music superstars Chris Cagle and Blake Shelton. Other events include a truck and tractor pull, antique tractor pull, and lawnmower racing. Livestock competitions and displays are also a major highlight of the far and include poultry, sheep, swine, rabbits, equine, and a variety of beef cattle. With everything from an exciting carnival to livestock competitions, and even pie judging, The Ozark Empire Fair is a great activity for the entire family.
- July 30, 2015 - August 8, 2015
- July 25, 2016 - August 3, 2016