The 163rd Mississippi State Fair returns Thursday, October 6 through Sunday, October 16 with familiar midway rides, games and food, music and exhibits, and additional activities and events.
This year, the Fair will kick off with a ribbon cutting ceremony open to the public at 11 am on Thursday, October 6, at Gate 1 at the corner of Jefferson Street and Amite Street.
The Great American Wild West Show will take place daily at 5:30 pm and 7:15 pm, with additional performances at 2 pm during the weekend. The Show will be located in the Mississippi Frontier Village with the pig races, petting zoo, pony rides, train depot, rattlesnake show and other activities.
On the first weekend of the fair - on October 8 - experience the PRCA X-Treme Bull Riding Fall Nationals and the Tri State Rodeo.
Purchase advance admission tickets at the Coliseum Box Office until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 6. Enjoy free admission every weekday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., except on Monday, October 10, Columbus Day.
Full details are in the Fair Fun Guide!