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The success of the Missouri State Fair Foundation is due in large part to the hundreds of Missourians who donate their time, talent and energy to serve as a Missouri State Fair Foundation volunteer. Each year, more than 500 Blue Ribbon Volunteers sell souvenirs and bottled water at multiple locations on the fairgrounds.

Your service as volunteer truly makes a difference!! By the end of the Fair, volunteers will have sold nearly 70,000 bottles of water and 5,000 souvenirs!! This revenue is used for preservation, education, and improvement initiatives that ensure the Missouri State Fair continues to thrive!

Everyone who volunteers will receive a free admission ticket and parking pass. Volunteering is a great way to make a difference AND enjoy a free day at the Fair.

Organizations (businesses & civic clubs) are strongly encouraged to volunteer as a group. If you volunteer as a group, you will have the opportunity to promote your organization, build your team spirit, and reward your employees/members with a free day at the Fair! Call for more information on how to register your group as a volunteer organization.

Join Our Team - Volunteer

Volunteers are needed at the following locations for 2024:

Water Gazebo - Sell bottled water and Gatorade at 6 different locations across the Fairgrounds. Duties include: serve as a Fair friendly ambassador, handle money (make change),re-stock as needed, work outside in a variety of weather conditions, and be able to stand for your entire shift.

Souvenir Barn & Trailer - Sell a variety of official MSF souvenirs in the Souvenir Trailer located on the street in front of the Historic Administration Building and/or the Souvenir Barn located near the entrance of the Midway. Duties include: serve as a Fair friendly ambassador, handle money (make change), operate the credit card machine, keep inventory tidy, in order, and re-stock as needed. You must be able to stand for your entire shift and work in an un-airconditioned environment.

Museum Gift Shop - Welcome visitors to the airconditioned State Fair Museum & Gift Shop located in the lower level of the Woman’s Building. Duties include: serve as a Fair friendly ambassador, sell a variety of official MSF souvenirs, handle money (make change), keep inventory tidy, in order and re-stock as needed. Hours of operation are 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Shifts will run 10 - 2 and 2 - 6.

Volunteering is easy and fun! Simply complete and submit the form below. Volunteers are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. However, scheduling preference is given to MSF Foundation members and those who volunteer for more than one shift. After we receive your form, you will receive a volunteer schedule, admission ticket(S) and parking pass(es). If you have questions about volunteering, please contact us at: (660) 951-4053 or email msff@mostatefairfoundation.net.

Personal Information

Are you a Missouri State Fair Foundation Member?

I have volunteered for the Missouri State Fair FOUNDATION in the past:

Water & Souvenir Shifts

Check the box for each shift you would like to volunteer.

Thursday, August 8, 2024

Friday, August 9, 2024

Saturday, August 10, 2024

Sunday, August 11, 2024

Monday, August 12, 2024

Tuesday, August 13, 2024

Wednesday, August 14, 2024

Thursday, August 15, 2024

Friday, August 16, 2024

Saturday, August 17, 2024

Sunday, August 18, 2024


Check the SHIFT you want to work here.

List dates you are available to volunteer.


During my scheduled volunteer time at the Missouri State Fair, I AGREE to the following:

I will greet all potential customers enthusiastically and provide great customer service.
I will follow directions, charge accurately for our products and make appropriate change.
By checking the boxes and giving my full name below, I agree to the above conditions.

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