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Address: 3001 N Grant Ave, Springfield, MO 65803-1021
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+1 417-833-2660
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:00

A multi-purpose venue. Host to annual Ozark Empire Fair and promoter events...

A multi-purpose venue. Host to annual Ozark Empire Fair and promoter events like rodeos, car shows, antique sales, tradeshows, wedding receptions, RV/boat sales, livestock/animal events, liquidation sales, employee picnics, and community events. Interior has 80,000+ sq. feet throughout 3 halls with common lobby, convenient load-in, Wi-Fi, 24’ ceilings, 379 booth spaces and more. Exterior has 72 acres, parking for 4,000, 5 barns, 2 arena spaces, camping for 81 with facilities and grandstand that seats 7,000+.

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Very interesting and entertaining!

I have visited the Fairgrounds for Fairs, Gun shows, Rodeos and other things. Just go to their website and plan you next visit! Something for everyone!

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Frank M
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This was one of the most boring Rodeos i have ever been too! Not worth the $40 to see! Even the rode clown was not that great.

Thank Kevin R
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have visited the Fairgrounds for Fairs, Gun shows, Rodeos and other things. Just go to their website and plan you next visit! Something for everyone!

Thank Frank M
Springfield, Missouri
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our most recent visit at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds was to attend the 37th annual Ozarks Fall Farmfest about three weeks ago. If you live in the area or find yourself visiting in early October, you're a farmer or rancher or just interested in that sort of thing, then you'll enjoy this popular three day event. Both the show and... More 

Thank Bill C
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71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We love the Ozark Empire Fair! They have great shows each year in the grandstands & the carnival is awesome! We also had an amazing time at the Monster Trucks!

Thank skeeter716
Walcott, Iowa
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60 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I can't wait for the fair this year! They always have a good one here! Everything is great except parking!

Thank Days Inn W
Branson, Missouri
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65 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I have always loved coming to the Ozark Empire Fair. There is so much to do whether it is for the fair or a car show to crafts and antiques. Love coming to the rodeo and love the grandstand!

Thank Amy B
Topeka, Kansas
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84 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I do trade shows, and I've been to this venue several times. Overall good parking for vendors, good access to loading doors for bringing product in and out, and plenty of decently equipped bathrooms. Show food is typically pricey, but everything that I've tried is actually better quality than a lot of show venues, so there's that.

Thank kansasccw
Springfield, Missouri
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78 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Going to the Fair is great, but the fairgrounds stays busy all of the time. Antique shows, gun shows, farm shows and much more give the place a good use all year long.

Thank OzarkTraveler2010
Independence, Missouri
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392 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I was here, with a volunteer from our agency, at the biannual Convoy of Hope. It looked like a lot of needy people were able to get help at a central place

Thank osanida
Fulton, Missouri
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2016

My wife and I attended the Gourd Festival for the first time. She took several classes on crafting with gourds, and was able to make connections with other crafters and vendors. Great experience. Amazing creations out of gourds!

Thank kevinbF618YE

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