Your Guide to the 163rd MS State Fair!

October 6th - October 16th

Mississippi State Fair daily schedule!

JACKSON, Miss. (MISSISSIPPI WEEKEND) -

The 163rd MS State Fair is next week - and it’s PACKED with fun for the whole family!

That gives you about two weeks to plan for your favorite rides, concerts, and did you really go to the fair if you didn’t eat fair food?


Ticket Information

Rides | 1 ride- $1.50 | 20 coupons- $25 | 50 coupons - $60

Gate Admission | $5.00 per person | Free for kids 6 and under

Parking | $5.00 per car


Wristband Specials

Kids Day | Friday, October 7th | Friday, October 14th | 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Ride-A-Thon | Friday, October 7th : 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. $25| Tuesday, October 11th : 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. | $30

Ride-A-Thon | Wednesday, October 12th : 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. $30 | Friday, October 14th : 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. $25

Ride Survivor | Monday, October 10th | 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. | $30

$2 Rides per person | Thursday, October 13th

The Sky Ride and Giant Slide are not included in any specials.


Rides and Vendors

Your favorite rides like the sky ride and the giant slide are returning, and other classics rides kids love.

We’re most excited about Pharos’s fury, but for those a bit more adventurous, you can always get on the sky screamer. Here’s a full list of rides so you can start your plan of action.

Plan ahead with this list of vendors that will be selling must have fair food we’re all willing to wait in long lines for.


MS Fair Attractions

4H - FFA Livestock Shows

The Great American Wild West Show | Weekdays 5:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.

Petting Zoo | Mclain Lodge | Farm Bureau

Pig Races | Mclain Lodge | Farm Bureau

West Texas Rattlesnake Show | T - Mobile

Zerbini Family Circus | LocaliQ

Antique Tractor Show | Barn 6

Horse, Mule, and Pony Pull | Friday, October 14th 11 a.m. | Saturday, October 15th 11 a.m.

Pretty Cow Contest | Friday, October 14th | 7 p.m. | Barn 14


Special Events

MS State Fait Talent Show | October 7-8 | MS Coliseum

People who sign up for this talent show have a chance to win $1,000, and time in a recording studio! Tickets are $5 at the door. You can register for the talent show here.

Miss Mississippi State Fair Pageant | October 8th | MS Coliseum

This Miss Mississippi Pageant is for all ages! Babies, up to the age of 17 are welcome to the stage. Tickets are $5 at the door. The classic crown, sash, and trophy will be earned by the winner. You can register for the pageant here.

Xtreme Bull Riding National Finals | October 8th | Equine Center | 7p.m.

These Pro Rodeo Bull riders are bringing the action to Jackson! Whoever wins could compete in Vegas for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Tickets to the show start at $25. You can purchase tickets here.

Tri State Rodeo | October 9th | Equine Center | 2 p.m.

This family friendly rodeo is back for it’s second year in the Equine center!


Concerts

Admission to concerts is free with purchase of entry to the fair.

B.o.B | Thursday, October 6th | 7:30 p.m. | Budweiser Stage

Chad Perry | Friday, October 7th | 7 p.m. | Budweiser Stage

Epic Funk Brass Band | Saturday, October 8th | 8 p.m. | Budweiser Stage

David Lee Murphy | Saturday, October 9th | 8 p.m. | Budweiser Stage

Marq Powell & Voices of Christ | Sunday, October 9th | 5:30 p.m. | Main Stage

Alan Sibley & The Magnolia Ramblers | Sunday, October 9th | 7:00 pm | Main Stage

Empty Atlas | Monday, October 10th | 7:00 pm | Budweiser Stage

Midnight Star | Tuesday, October 11th | 7:30 p.m. | Budweiser Stage

Bobby Rush | Wednesday, October 12th | 7:30 p.m. | Budweiser Stage

Scotty McCreey | Thursday, October 13th | 7:30 p.m.| Budweiser Stage

Sullivan’s Hollow | Friday, October 14th | 7:30 p.m. | Budweiser Stage

Dirtroad Cadillac | Saturday, October 15th | 2 p.m. | Budweiser Stage

Zechariah Lloyd Trio | Saturday, October 15th | 7:30 p.m. | Budweiser Stage

T.B. Ledford and The Accumulators | Sunday, October 16th | 5:30 p.m. | Main Stage

Bibletones | Sunday, October 16th | 7 p.m. | Main Stage