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Amy Bickel, Kansas State Fair Marketing Director, amy.bickel@ks.gov or 620.669.3600 (main office line) or 620.860.9433 (cell)



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08/06/2020 -

Kansas State Fair to have ‘Food and Tunes’ weekend Aug. 21-22
Event includes 12 Fair food vendors, American Idol’s Makayla Brownlee, plus other Kansas talent.

07/21/2020 -

07/16/2020 -

07/13/2020 -

Kansas State Fair to have 2020 Special Edition Livestock Show
Grand Drive, open shows, to be held in September

07/13/2020 -

06/30/2020 -

Kansas State Fair Board gives green light for 2020 Fair
The Kansas State Fair is Sept. 11-20

06/22/2020 -

Monster truck, motocross action to invade 2020 Kansas State Fair
Dirt events to kick off Fair's first weekend.

06/22/2020 -

Monster truck, motocross action to invade 2020 Kansas State Fair
Dirt events to kick off Fair's first weekend.

06/15/2020 -

06/05/2020 -

Meet Ike – the newest member of the Kansas State Fair family
Kansas State Fair and KEY Apparel unveil the Fair’s first-ever mascot — Ike the American Bison.

06/01/2020 -

06/01/2020 -

05/22/2020 -

Traveling tribute coming to 2020 Kansas State Fair
Remembering Our Fallen memorializes more than 5,000 who have lost their lives since 9-11.

04/27/2020 -

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02/03/2020 -

Hip-Hop Rapper Nelly to Heat Up Kansas State Fair
Nelly, with rising country star Wille Jones, to perform Saturday, Sept. 19

01/13/2020 -

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12/10/2019 -

11/27/2019 -

10/08/2019 -

10/03/2019 -

09/04/2019 -

08/26/2019 -

New! Kansas State Fair Mobile App- And it's free!
Find your way. Plan your visit. Have more fun.

09/01/2019 -

09/01/2019 -

Here is your guide to everything new at the 2019 Kansas State Fair
From brews and butter sculptures to monster trucks and food, learn more!

08/10/2019 -

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07/26/2019 -

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06/20/2019 -

06/07/2019 -

Kansas State Fair unveils new Explore Kansas Festival
Festival a highlight of Kansas culture, history and attractions

05/15/2019 -

05/08/2019 -

Kansas State Fair now taking applications for Grand Drive Scholarship
Fair to award 10 students $1,000 scholarships

05/08/2019 -

The trams will be back at the Kansas State Fair
Westar sponsorship is bringing popular ride back to the Kansas State Fair.

04/06/2019 -

03/29/2019 -

City Beverage to sponsor new grandstand experience
Bud Light Party Pit offers fairgoers best seats in the house.

03/29/2019 -

Mirrorball champion and a collection of other entertainers slated for Nex-Tech Wireless Grandstand
Kansas’ native and successful songwriter Nicolle Galyon to kick off the Sept. 6-15 state fair.

02/19/2019 -

02/19/2019 -

12/12/2018 -

After 43 fairs, longtime Kansas State Fair carpenter retiring
State Fair has been a big part of Bill Hildebrandt's entire life

09/20/2018 -

Revenue, attendance numbers, are up for the 2018 Kansas State Fair
Fair officials see increases across all departments in 2018

09/08/2018 -

Kansas State Fair Grand Drive Committee Announces Scholarship Program
Ten $1,000 scholarships to be awarded on Grand Drive’s 20th anniversary, with vision to expand

09/04/2018 -

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12/19/2018 -

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06/05/2018 -

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11/21/2018 -

05/09/2018 -

05/02/2018 -

The Beach Boys Coming to Kansas State Fair on September 15
Iconic band to close the 2018 Fair with beloved summertime hits

04/27/2018 -

2018 Kansas State Fair Grandstand Concerts to Showcase Variety of Fan-Favored Artists
Bret Michaels, Dan+Shay, Aaron Tippin, Sammy Kershaw, and Collin Raye join Trace Adkins as headlinin

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