Whitney Welker

2023 Annual Meeting

On Thursday, November 9, 2023, the SEMO District Fair Association convened for its Annual Dinner Meeting. We had a great fair in 2023, and we’re thankful for the tens of thousands of community members who visited us this year. Such an event simply cannot be put on without the couple hundred-strong roster of volunteers and

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2023 SEMO District Fair Scholarship Recipients!

Congratulations to the 2023 SEMO Fair Foundation scholarship recipients, Dylan Aufdenberg (Jackson), Gracen James (Notre Dame), Matthew Schroeder (Doniphan), and Carsyn Swain (Delta). Each received a $2,500 scholarship award! The SEMO Fair Foundation scholarship is awarded annually to a qualified applicant from the Southeast Missouri District Fair service area. The application and supporting documents must be

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New Additions

We have some exciting additions in the works for the Fairgrounds! The SEMO Fair is proud to announce that we are adding three new livestock pavilions to the Fairgrounds this year. The barns are expected to be complete in mid-July. Thanks to our donors for making these additions possible. 

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2023 Grandstand Lineup!

Well, the cat is out of the bag! The 2023 SEMO District Fair entertainment announcement has arrived! The 2023 Fair theme of “It’s Show Time” marks the end of the Summer Season with back to school, harvesting of crops, and for sure the return of the 2023 Southeast Missouri District Fair scheduled Sept 9th through

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Congratulations to our 2022 SEMO Fair Foundation Scholarship Recipients!

Congratulations to the 2022 SEMO Fair Foundation scholarship recipients, Wyatt Carlson (Meadow Heights), Mia Foote (Jackson), Dawson Hill (Bloomfield), and Connor Lincoln (Leopold). Each received a $2,500 scholarship award! The SEMO Fair Foundation scholarship is awarded annually to a qualified applicant from the Southeast Missouri District Fair service area. The application and supporting documents must be

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