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Ozark Empire Fairgrounds

3001 N Grant Ave, Springfield, MO 65803-1021
+1 417-833-2660
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Small country type fair

The exhibit halls are well maintained and contain some interesting exhibits reflecting local crafts... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Springfield, Missouri
Went to the Fair

Kind of a typical local fair, with rides, art and crafts, etc.... it was especially nice seeing the... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Mississauga, Canada
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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+.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“car show” (3 reviews)
“all kinds” (2 reviews)
“rides” (15 reviews)
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3001 N Grant Ave, Springfield, MO 65803-1021
+1 417-833-2660
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

The exhibit halls are well maintained and contain some interesting exhibits reflecting local crafts like quilts, woodworking and photopgrahpy. The food is tasty yet expensive. The rides appears safe yet very expenseive compared to area themeparks. The animals vary in when they are availabe but...More

Thank GWSTravels
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Kind of a typical local fair, with rides, art and crafts, etc.... it was especially nice seeing the 4H displays, and the animals.

Thank scanlank
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The people were friendly and helpful. The restrooms were clean and stocked. There were plenty of trash receptacles around the grounds. Benches in several locations to rest on.temperature inside was comfortable.

Thank Bethene M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We went to a nonprofit event at the fairgrounds to assist and see the exhibits. The parking is always plentiful. The grounds are always kept up and the restrooms are always clean.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 26 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
Reviewed 15 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
Reviewed 27 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...More

Thank Bill C
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
Reviewed 7 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
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
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