Welcome To The Lamar Free Fair 2023
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!
See link for information & rules for: Shows, Contests, Parades, Livestock & More!
Date & Time:
Friday August 18 to August 26
Carnival & Booths
Open Aug 23 to Aug 26
Downtown Lamar, Missouri
Lamar Fair Tickets
Only TBA Each, when you purchase advanced sale tickets (TBA on the Midway). Purchase now through 5pm, Wednesday Aug. 23 at these locations!
- Community National Bank & Trust (Lamar) -- (417) 682-3574
- Lamar Bank & Trust Company (Lamar) -- (417) 682-3348
- Arvest Bank (Lamar) -- (417) 682-6066
- Citizen Bank (Liberal) -- (417) 843-6445
Wednesday August 23, 2023 - 6pm to 11pm
Thursday August 24, 2023 - 6pm to 11pm
Friday August 25, 2023 - 6pm to 11pm
Saturday August 26, 2023 - NOON to 5pm & 6pm to Closing
*Tickets purchased at booths during the Fair are TBA each. One ticket each night for each member of your family lets you ride all the rides as many times 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
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.