Governor Mike Parson’s Schedule for the 2019 Missouri State Fair

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, and Thursday, August 15, 2019, Governor Mike Parson will visit the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. 

Wednesday evening, Governor Parson will attend the Governor’s Dinner and Wine Reception. Following the reception, the Governor will participate in a Military Flag Retreat Ceremony. 

Thursday morning, Governor Parson will speak at the Governor’s Ham Breakfast. After the Ham Breakfast, the Governor will make several stops throughout the day, including a press conference on flooding and disaster recovery at the Missouri Farm Bureau building. 

Governor Parson will also visit with leaders from the Missouri FFA Association and Missouri 4-H on Thursday to discuss how the Show-Me State is helping develop the next generation of Missouri agriculture.


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Governor Parson to attend Governor’s Dinner and Wine Reception at the Missouri State Fair

          When:    5:00 - 7:00 p.m. 

          Where:   Missouri State Fairgrounds - Director’s Tent

              2503 W 16th St, Sedalia, MO 65301   

          Media:   Closed


Governor Parson to participate in Military Flag Retreat Ceremony at the Missouri State Fair

          When:    7:15 - 7:30 p.m. 

          Where:   Missouri State Fairgrounds - Centennial Gate  

          Media:   Open


Thursday, August 15, 2019

Governor Parson to make several stops at the Missouri State Fair 

          When:    7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

          Where:   Missouri State Fairgrounds

          Media:    Open

                          *A map of the fairgrounds, directions, and parking information can be found here.


Scheduled Stops: 

Governor’s Ham Breakfast 

          When:     7:30 - 9:40 a.m.  

          Where:    Director’s Tent

          Details:    Governor Parson will speak at the Ham Breakfast and take photos with the 

                           Grand Champions of State Fair contests. 

                           *Media avail with Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn will take place from

                            9:30 - 9:40 a.m. in the press tent. 


Missouri State Highway Patrol Building 

          When:     9:45 - 10:05 a.m.  

          Where:    Main Gate


Missouri Farmers Care Drive to Feed Kids

          When:     10:15 - 10:30 a.m.  

          Where:    Agriculture Building

          Details:    Governor Parson and the First Lady will pack buddy packs for Drive to Feed Kids

                          *The press conference from 10:30 - 10:40 a.m. has been cancelled.


Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives  

          When:    10:45 - 10:55 a.m. 

          Where:   MEC Building


State Fair Fire Department

          When:    11:05 - 11:15 a.m.  

          Where:   Fire House


Missouri Farm Bureau Press Conference on Flooding and Disaster Recovery 

          When:    11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

          Where:   Farm Bureau Building

          Details:   Governor Parson will speak to the Missouri Farm Bureau in a press conference regarding

                          flooding and disaster recovery


Lunch at the Beef House

          When:    12:10 - 12:45 p.m. 

          Where:   Beef House


Missouri FFA Building Visit

          When:   1:00 - 1:20 p.m. 

          Where:  FFA Building


Youth in Agriculture Panel  

          When:   1:45 - 2:30 p.m. 

          Where:   Swine Barn

          Details:   Governor Parson and the First Lady will participate in a Youth in Agriculture panel

                          discussion with FFA and 4-H students 


Pork Place Visit

          When:    2:45 - 3:00 p.m. 

          Where:   Pork Place


Draft Horse Barns Visit

          When:    3:05 - 3:25 p.m. 

          Where:   Horse Barns


Gerken Dairy Center Visit

          When:    3:30 - 3:50 p.m. 

          Where:   Gerken Dairy Center