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Lamar Free Fair - Missouri's Largest Free Fair

Welcome To The Lamar Free Fair 2019

Every August, Missouri’s largest free fair, which is celebrating its 76th year, takes over downtown Lamar. A week long fair activities includes a carnival, vendors of all kinds, queen contest, community & civic group booths featuring your favorite carnival foods, youth livestock show, art show, blue ribbon contests, parades, and family fun for all ages!

Lamar Free Fair Carnvial

Date & Time:
Saturday August 10 to
Sunday September 1

*Queen Contest Aug 10 

*Carnival & Booths
Open Aug 21 to Aug 24


Constitution Square
Downtown Lamar, Missouri


Lamar Free Fair Facebook


Contact Information:
Becky Costley

Fair Tickts

Lamar Fair Tickets

Only $15 Each, when you purchase advanced sale tickets*. Purchase now through Wednesday Aug. 21 at these locations!

  • Community National Bank & Trust (Lamar) -- (417) 682-3574
  • Lamar Bank & Trust Company (Lamar) -- (417) 682-3348
  • US Bank (Lamar) -- (417) 682-5502
  • Arvest Bank (Lamar) -- (417) 682-6066
  • Bank Of Minden (Liberal) -- (417) 843-6445

Ride Schedule

Wednesday   August 21 - 6pm to 11pm
Thursday       August 22 - 6pm to 11pm
Friday             August 23 - 6pm to 11pm
Saturday        August 24 - NOON to 5pm & 6pm to Closing

*Tickets purchased at booths during the Fair are $18 each. One ticket each night for each member of your family lets you ride all the rides as many limes as you like, except for Saturday. Two tickets are required Saturday; one ticket for noon-5 p.m. and another for 6 p.m.-closing. The Rides furnished and operated by Evan's United Shows.

Lamar Fair Map & Schedule

Lamar Fair Map


The Lamar Free Fair is located in Downtown Lamar Missouri. Lamar is conveniently located near the I-49 and US highway 160 interchange, just 40 miles north of Joplin Mo at exit 77. Lamar is just 80 miles northwest of Springfield Mo via 1-44, US 96 to I-49. 


Click on the map image to the left to view venue locations of fair activities throughout Lamar. The full fair schedule is to the right.

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