164th Mississippi State Fair will be October 5 to October 15

Published 1:37 pm Tuesday, May 30, 2023

STATE FAIRGROUNDS — Funnel cakes, doughnut burgers, petting zoos and trade shows will return to the State Fairgrounds in Jackson this October for the 164th year. Mark your calendars from October 5 to October 15 to head to the state fair.

Agriculture and Commerce Commissioner Andy Gipson announced the dates for the 164th Mississippi State Fair in a press release Tuesday.

“Fairgoers can expect all their favorite rides, events, livestock shows, concerts and foods to be on display across the 105-acre grounds,” Gipson said. “Our staff is working tirelessly to ensure we have another safe and successful fair, with even more family-friendly attractions and nationally recognized artists.”

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“We have been working very hard on the 164th State Fair,” Michael Lasseter, director of the Mississippi State Fairgrounds said. “We have new attractions and great entertainment, which we will be announcing soon. So mark your calendars for this annual, fun filled event coming in October!”

Additional details regarding concerts and special attractions will be forthcoming soon. Follow the Mississippi State Fairgrounds on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the latest updates.