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FUN GUIDE162ND MS STATE FAIROCTOBER 6-17, 2021

WELCOMETO THE 2021 MISSISSIPPI STATE FAIRDear Fairgoer,On behalf of the Mississippi State Fairgrounds and the Mississippi Department of Agricultureand Commerce, I welcome you and your family to the 162nd Mississippi State Fair!We are proud to bring you the Mississippi State Fair, October 6-17, 2021, a 12-day event ofmagical fun and entertainment.Once again, we have transformed the 105-acre campus at the fairgrounds into an outdooramusement park filled with all your favorite fair foods, carnival rides, games, shows andcontests all in a safe and functional manner. As before, you can continue to expect handsanitizing stations, an expansive layout and other safeguards that will allow you and your familyto safely enjoy the Fair to the fullest.During the 2021 Mississippi State Fair, spectators and participants can find excitement innumerous livestock shows and musical entertainment for all ages from headliner artists, theZerbini Family Circus, a new Firefighter Challenge featuring local and national firefighters,and of course, the longstanding tradition of the Biscuit Booth. Dedicated employees of theMississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce will be handing out complimentaryhomemade biscuits every night.New to the Fair this year is the addition of the first-ever ‘Mississippi Frontier Village,’ anoutdoor area featuring western-style vendors, exhibits, and entertainment!Make the most of your visit by following the schedule of events and activities in this book. Formore information, including concert and event schedules, a map of the attractions, livestockshow information, the parked car finder and more, download the Mississippi State Fair’s freemobile app. Also, we would like for you to share your pictures and memories on social mediaoutlets and tag the Mississippi State Fair in your posts on Facebook.com/mississippistatefair,Instagram @msstatefair and Twitter @msstatefair.Thank you for letting the Mississippi State Fair be a part of your family tradition this year. We allowe a debt of gratitude to those who dedicate their time and talents in bringing the Fair to life.Have a great time at your Mississippi State Fair!Sincerely,Andy GipsonCommissioner of Agriculture and Commercemsstatefair.comMississippi State [email protected]@msstatefair

COVID-19 AND THE MISSISSIPPI STATE FAIRThe CDC advises that people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions maybe at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Guests should evaluate their own risk indetermining whether to attend. By coming to the Fair, you acknowledge and agree that youassume these inherent risks associated with attendance.COVID-19 transmission is less likely at outside events than inside events; however, the riskremains. Guests are encouraged to use their own common sense. Please practice socialdistancing, take advantage of our sanitization stations, and be respectful in lines, on rides, andwith our vendors as we utilize sanitizing and safety protocols. Guests may wish to bring andutilize a mask in case they are unable to maintain social distance or for when they attend insideevents. Masks will be available in adult and children’s sizes at the gates. To learn more aboutCOVID-19 updates, visit msstatefair.com.Friends,Welcome to the 162nd Mississippi State Fair! I look forward every year to Fall. Theweather begins to cool, football games provide excitement, and the Fair brings fun for all.We have spent many hours this year preparing for a unique State Fair. This year weintroduce our new Frontier Village, which will showcase an old-time fair feel.The Village will feature a wild west show, petting zoo and train ride. Also,be sure to stop by our Ag Expo and learn about agriculture. Stroll theMidway, enjoy the rides, grab some wonderful fair food, and check outthe national entertainment on our main stage.This year’s Fair will not disappoint. Load up your family and comeenjoy your Mississippi State Fair!Michael LasseterDirector

OPENING DAYWEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6 GATES OPEN AT 5 PMWhere can I get advanceadmission tickets? Advance Tickets are available nowfor purchase at the Coliseum TicketOffice located on the North Sideof the Coliseum. Advance Admission Tickets include sixadmission tickets. This is a 30 valuefor only 20.THANK YOUTO OURSPONSORS Advance Tickets can be purchaseduntil 5 pm Wednesday, October 6.How much is regular gateadmission? 5.00 Gate Admission Parking is 5.00 per car FREE admission forchildren 6 and under Buses - 4.00 per person& 10.00 parkingFree Admission & ParkingWeekdays 11 am - 1 pm*this does not include Columbus Day,October 11.* Dates and times of certainevents are subject to change.RIBBONCUTTINGWednesday, October 65 pm Amite & Jefferson St.Location: Gate 1

GENERAL FAIR eWed., Oct. 65 pm5 pm11 pmSneak-A-Peek: 5 pm - 11 pm 30Thurs., Oct. 711 am2 pm10 pm 2 Rides: per personFri., Oct. 811 am12 Noon12 amKid’s Day: 1 less coupon 12 Noon - 6 pmRide-A-Thon: 9 pm - 1 am 25Sat., Oct. 9Sun., Oct. 109 am10 am11 pm10 am12 Noon10 pmMon., Oct. 1111 am2 pm10 pmRide Survivor: 2 pm - 10 pm 30Tues., Oct. 1211 am2 pm10 pmRide-A-Thon: 2 pm - 10 pm 30Wed., Oct. 1311 am2 pm10 pmRide-A-Thon: 2 pm - 10 pm 30Thurs., Oct. 1411 am2 pm10 pm 2 Rides: per personFri., Oct. 1511 am12 Noon12 amKid’s Day: 1 less coupon 12 Noon - 6 pmRide-A-Thon: 9 pm - 1 am 25Sat., Oct 169 am10 am11 pmSun., Oct 1710 am12 Noon10 pmRide-A-Thon: 4 pm - 10 pm 30Rides not included in any specials: SkyRide & Giant SlideRide Tickets 1 ticket - 1.50 20 Coupons - 25 50 Coupons - 60MISSISSIPPI HEROES NIGHTWEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6We want to thank all police officers, first responders, firefighters, healthcare workers,medical professionals, and active military by offering free admission into the Fair.Identification will be required at the gate. Thank you for your service.

VISITTHE AG EXPOAN EDUCATIONALSHOWCASE OF [email protected] THE MISSISSIPPI TRADE MARTAg Expo Sponsored by:

MS FAIR ATTRACTIONSSEE DAILY SHOW SCHEDULESPIG RACESFrontier VillageTUMBLEWEEDCROSSINGFrontierVillageZERBINI FAMILYCIRCUSFrontier VillageWEST TEXASRATTLESNAKESHOW4-H & FFALIVESTOCKSHOWSKid ZoneFrontier VillagePETTING ZO0Livestock BarnsWHAT’S IN THE TRADE MART?ANTIQUETRACTOR SHOWBarn 64H DAYSaturday, Oct. 16Barn 14 Entrance Ag Expo – A Walk ThoughMississippi Agriculture Genuine MS Store Food Preservation Exhibits Vendors from across Mississippiand the US selling unique productsand services Antique & Classic Car Show Arts & Crafts Exhibits

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6STAGEMAGNOLIADRIVEBluegrass Music from Madison, MS6:00 pmFree Admission to ConcertRegular Fair Admission RequiredDAILY SHOWS AND TIMESRIDE SPECIAL: SNEAK A PEEK 5 PM – 11 PM 30MISSISSIPPI HEROES NIGHT FREE ADMISSION WITH ID5:00 pm.Gates Open5:00 pm. Rides Open5:00 pm - 8:00 pm .Ag Expo & Genuine MS Store5:00 pm - 10:00 pm.Farm Bureau Petting Zoo5:00 pm -7:00 pm . Frontier Village Train Depot5:00 pm - 9:00 pm . Biscuit Booth5:30 pm, 7:00 pm .Zerbini Family Circus5:40 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:00 pm . Farm Bureau Pig Races6:00 pm . West Texas Rattlesnake Show7:15 pm . Tumbleweed Crossing11:00 pm .Gates Close

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7STAGESMASHMOUTHRocking harder than ever!7:30 pmFree Admission to ConcertRegular Fair Admission RequiredDAILY SHOWS AND TIMESRIDE SPECIAL: 2 RIDES PER PERSON 2 PM - 10 PM11:00 am. Gates Open - Free admission until 1 pm11:00 am - 8:00 pm.Ag Expo & Genuine MS Store11:00 am - 10:00 pm.Farm Bureau Petting Zoo12:30 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:00 pm. West Texas Rattlesnake Show1:00 pm, 4:45 pm, 7:15 pm. Tumbleweed Crossing2:00 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:00 pm. Farm Bureau Pig Races2:00 pm. Rides Open2:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Frontier Village Train Depot4:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Biscuit Booth5:30 pm, 7:00 pm.Zerbini Family Circus10:00 pm .Gates Close

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8STAGEONE WAYQUARTETSouthern Gospel from North MS6:00 pmFree Admission to ConcertRegular Fair Admission RequiredDAILY SHOWS AND TIMESRIDE SPECIAL: KIDS’ DAY 12 NOON – 6 PM ONE LESS COUPON REQUIREDRIDE-A-THON: 9 PM – 1 AM 25 WRISTBAND11:00 am.Gates Open - Free admission until 1 pm11:00 am – 8:00 pm. Ag Expo & Genuine MS Store11:00 am - 10:00 pm.Farm Bureau Petting Zoo12:00 Noon. Rides Open12:30 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:00 pm.West Texas Rattlesnake Show1:00 pm, 4:45 pm, 7:15 pm. Tumbleweed Crossing2:00 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:00 pm.Farm Bureau Pig Races2:00 pm -7:00 pm.Frontier Village Train Depot4:00 pm - 9:00 pm.Biscuit Booth5:30 pm, 7:00 pm.Zerbini Family Circus12:00 am .Gates Close

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9VXTREME BULL RIDING FALL NATIONALSThe best professional bull riders in ProRodeo are headingto Jackson, Mississippi, for the Xtreme Bulls Tour.7:00 pm Free admission to Fair with advanced purchase of bull riding ticket. Ticket pricesstart at 25. Purchase your tickets now at the Coliseum Box Office or Ticketmaster.com 5 for parking.STAGEMISSISSIPPI STATE FAIRHOMEMADE BISCUIT EATING CONTEST12 Noon - Register on our facebook pageDAILY SHOWS AND TIMESRIDE SPECIAL: NO RIDE SPECIAL TODAY8:00 am .(Prayer, Pledge) Junior Market Steer Show - Judging Arena9:00 am . Gates Open10:00 am.Rides Open10:00 am - 10:00 pm.Biscuit Booth10:00 am - 10:00 pm . Farm Bureau Petting Zoo11:00 am - 8:00 pm. Ag Expo & Genuine MS Store12:30 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:00 pm.West Texas Rattlesnake Show1:00 pm . (Prayer, Pledge) Junior Lamb Shows - Barn 81:00 pm, 4:45 pm, 7:15 pm.Tumbleweed Crossing2:00 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:00 pm.Farm Bureau Pig Races2:00 pm - 7:00 pm.Frontier Village Train Depot5:30 pm, 7:00 pm. Zerbini Family Circus9:30 pm.After-Party Dance at Budweiser Pavilion11:00 pm .Gates Close

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10EQUINE CENTERMS STATE FAIRTRI-STATE RODEO2 pm 10 general admission ticket can only bepurchased at the door. Admission andparking still required.STAGEPINE SAPSouthern Rock from Jackson, MS6:00 pmFree Admission to ConcertRegular Fair Admission RequiredMAIN STAGEKAYLA BERRYChristian Singer/Songwriter from Pinola, MS7:30 pmFree Admission to Concert. Regular Fair Admission RequiredDAILY SHOWS AND TIMESRIDE SPECIAL: NO RIDE SPECIAL TODAY9:00 am .(Prayer, Pledge) Beef Showmanship - Judging Arena (two rings)9:00 am.Junior Cattlemen’s Assn. Meeting - Sales Arena10:00 am .Gates Open10:00 am - 10:00 pm.Farm Bureau Petting Zoo11:00 am - 10:00 pm. Biscuit Booth11:00 am.Devotional Service - Sales Arena10:00 am - 8:00 pm.Ag Expo & Genuine MS Store12 Noon. Rides Open12:30 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:00 pm. West Texas Rattlesnake Show1:00 pm, 4:45 pm, 7:15 pm.Tumbleweed Crossing2:00 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:00 pm. Farm Bureau Pig Races2:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Frontier Village Train Depot5:30 pm, 7:00 pm.Zerbini Family Circus10:00 pm . Gates Close

MONDAY, OCTOBER 11STAGECOLE HILLSinger/songwriter/blues artistfrom Hattiesburg, MS6:00 pmFree Admission to ConcertRegular Fair Admission RequiredSTAGEGINUWINEThe Pride of Washington D.C.7:30 pmFree Admission to ConcertRegular Fair Admission RequiredDAILY SHOWS AND TIMESRIDE SPECIAL: RIDE SURVIVOR 2 PM – 10 PM 30COLUMBUS DAY: 5 ADMISSION ALL DAY8:00 am . (Prayer, Pledge) Junior Beef Breeding Show - Judging Arena (two rings)10:00 am. (Prayer, Pledge) Open Market Swine Show - Swine Barn10:00 am – 8:00 pm. Ag Expo & Genuine MS Store10:15 am.Junior Market Hog Show - Swine Barn11:00 am. Gates Open11:00 am - 10:00 pm. Farm Bureau Petting Zoo12:30 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:00 pm.West Texas Rattlesnake Show1:00 pm, 4:45 pm, 7:15 pm. Tumbleweed Crossing2:00 pm.Rides Open2:00 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:00 pm.Farm Bureau Pig Races2:00 pm - 7:00 pm.Frontier Village Train Depot4:00 pm - 9:00 pm.Biscuit Booth5:30 pm, 7:00 pm. Zerbini Family Circus10:00 pm .Gates Close

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12BUDWEISER STAGERILEY GREEN7:30 pmFree Admission to ConcertRegular Fair AdmissionRequiredCountry music artistDAILY SHOWS AND TIMESRIDE SPECIAL: RIDE-A-THON 2 PM – 10 PM 309:00 am .(Prayer, Pledge) Stock Dog Trial - Equine Center11:00 am.Gates Open - Free admission until 1 pm11:00 am - 8:00 pm. Ag Expo & Genuine MS Store11:00 am - 10:00 pm. Farm Bureau Petting Zoo12:30 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:00 pm.West Texas Rattlesnake Show1:00 pm, 4:45 pm, 7:15 pm.Tumbleweed Crossing2:00 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:00 pm.Farm Bureau Pig Races2:00 pm.Rides Open2:00 pm - 7:00 pm.Frontier Village Train Depot4:00 pm - 9:00 pm.Biscuit Booth5:30 pm, 7:00 pm. Zerbini Family Circus10:00 pm .Gates Close

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 139 am - 12 noonStop by inside the Coliseum and visit with each of our vendorsproviding information that can make a difference. Mississippi EggMarketing Board will provide a nutritious snack. Flu and PneumoniaShots administered by Walmart. (if vaccine is available)Bill Clarkof BrandonLeah Curry-Williamsof JacksonWilliam CareyCommissioners ofHattiesburgSTAGET.B. LEDFORD ANDTHE ACCUMULATORSBluegrass Music from Madison, MS6:00 pm Free Admission to Concert Regular Fair Admission RequiredDAILY SHOWS AND TIMESRIDE SPECIAL: RIDE-A-THON 2 PM – 10 PM 279:00 am. (Prayer, Pledge) Stock Dog Trial - Equine Center11:00 am.Gates Open - Free admission until 1 pm11:00 am - 8:00 pm.Ag Expo & Genuine MS Store11:00 am - 10:00 pm. Farm Bureau Petting Zoo12:30 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:00 pm.West Texas Rattlesnake Show1:00 pm, 4:45 pm, 7:15 pm.Tumbleweed Crossing2:00 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:00 pm.Farm Bureau Pig Races2:00 pm.Rides Open2:00 pm - 7:00 pm.Frontier Village Train Depot4:00 pm - 9:00 pm.Biscuit Booth5:30 pm, 7:00 pm. Zerbini Family Circus10:00 pm . Gates Close

PARKINGKIRKEQUINPARKINGLIVESTOCK BARNSJUDGINGAREABARN 14BISCUITBOOTHTHE MIDWAYFOOD T & FOUNDTRUSTMARK STAGETumble WeedCrossingBARN8BARN 12FRONTIERVILLAGEBARN 16TrainDepotBARN 15KID ZONEFarm BureauPig Races &Petting ZooBARN7BARN 13TRACTORDISPLAYBARN 6LIVESTOCK & FAIR PARKINGFIREFIGHTERCHALLENGEZERBINIFAMILY CIRCUSPARKING

PARKINGK FORDICENE CENTERATMBUDWEISER STAGEMISSISSIPPITRADE MARTMIDWAY RIDESAG EXPOMISSISSIPPICOLISEUMComfortStationAMRStationTHE MIDWAYFOOD STANDSMIDWAY RIDESState LawEnforcementLOST & FOUNDLost & FoundCollection

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14BUDWEISER STAGETHE BAR-KAYSFunk and Soul Pioneers7:30 pmFree Admission to ConcertRegular Fair AdmissionRequiredDAILY SHOWS AND TIMESRIDE SPECIAL: 2 RIDES PER PERSON 2 PM - 10 PM11:00 am.Gates Open - Free admission until 1 pm11:00 am - 8:00 pm. Ag Expo & Genuine MS Store11:00 am - 10:00 pm. Farm Bureau Petting Zoo12:30 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:00 pm.West Texas Rattlesnake Show1:00 pm, 4:45 pm, 7:15 pm. Tumbleweed Crossing2:00 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:00 pm.Farm Bureau Pig Races2:00 pm.Rides Open2:00 pm - 7:00 pm.Frontier Village Train Depot3:00 pm, 7:00 pm.Mystic Wind Choctaw Dancers4:00 pm - 9:00 pm.Biscuit Booth5:30 pm, 7:00 pm.Zerbini Family Circus10:00 pm .Gates Close

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15STAGECHADPERRYSinger/songwriter/countryartist from Brandon, MS6:00 pmFree Admission to ConcertRegular Fair Admission RequiredDAILY SHOWS AND TIMESRIDE SPECIAL: KIDS’ DAY 12 NOON - 6 PM ONE LESS COUPON REQUIREDRIDE-A-THON: 9 PM - 1 AM 25 WRISTBANDSTATE WIDE FIELD TRIP DAY8:00 am.4-H/FFA Dairy Goat Show - Barn 89:00 am .(Prayer, Pledge) Open Dairy Cattle Show - Judging Arena11:00 am - 8:00 pm.Ag Expo & Genuine MS Store11:00 am.Gates Open - Free admission until 1 pm11:00 am - 10:00 pm . Farm Bureau Petting Zoo12:00 Noon .Rides Open12:00 Noon .(Prayer, Pledge) Goat Showmanship (Market Goatsand Commercial Meat Goat Does) - Barn 74-H/FFA Meat Goat Doe Show - Barn 7 (Start 15 minutes after Goat Showmanship)12:30 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:00 pm.West Texas Rattlesnake Show1:00 pm, 4:45 pm, 7:15 pm.Tumbleweed Crossing1:00 pm.Pony Pull - Equine Center1:00 pm. Two-Year-Old Holstein Futurity - Judging Arena1:15 pm.Two-Year-Old Jersey Futurity - Judging Arena2:00 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:00 pm.Farm Bureau Pig Races2:00 pm - 7:00 pm.Frontier Village Train Depot3:00 pm, 7:00 pm. Mystic Wind Choctaw Dancers4:00 pm - 9:00 pm.Biscuit Booth5:30 pm, 7:00 pm. Zerbini Family Circus7:00 pm. Special Dairy Classes - Judging Arena12:00 am . Gates Close

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16STAGEJARED VARDAMANCountry/gospel music from Morton, MS6:00 pmFree Admission to Concert. Regular Fair Admission RequiredDAILY SHOWS AND TIMESRIDE SPECIAL: NO RIDE SPECIAL TODAY8:00 am.(Prayer, Pledge) MGA Open Dairy Goat Show - Barn 7 & 88:30 am .(Prayer, Pledge) Junior Dairy Cattle Show - Judging Arena8:30 am .(Prayer, Pledge) Junior Market Goat Show - Barn 7; released after showing9:00 am . Gates Open10:00 am.

Mississippi State Fairgrounds @msstatefair. @msstatefair. WELC. O. ME Dear Fairgoer, On behalf of the Mississippi State Fairgrounds and the Mississippi Department of Agriculture . and Commerce, I welcome you and your family to the 162nd Mississippi State Fair! We are proud to bring you the Mississi