It's hard to believe that the 2023 Mississippi Valley Fair is finally here. This year, 9 grandstand acts will take the stage over the course of the next 7 days. The first official day of the fair is Tuesday, August 1st, but two bonus grandstand acts will take the stage on Monday, July 31st.

Mississippi Valley Fair photo
Mississippi Valley Fair photo

Before heading out to the Great One, YOUR 2023 Mississippi Valley Fair, this is everything you need to know. From parking to free entertainment, and food vendors to still getting a Fun Card, here is all the information you need before enjoying this year's fair.

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2023 Mississippi Valley Fair Map & Parking

You need to know your way around and where to park. Below is the map and map key for the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds. If you don't plan to park on the fairgrounds but in surrounding neighborhoods, please be courteous to those residents and follow street signs so you don't get towed.

Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds
Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

There are volunteers at each gate ready to help park and get into the fairgrounds. For more map information, click here.

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We will be there every single day of the 2023 Mississippi Valley Fair! Stop by our booth next to the Pavillion, across from Chuckie's Famous Tenderloin and the Parkview Lutheran Church food stand.

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Mississippi Valley Fair Special Days & Fair Food

We know your kids and maybe even you love riding the rides and checking out the ground attractions. Every day at the fair has something going on there are special days where groups get in for free or at a discounted rate.

See when the Special Days are at the fair this year and what time they end each day.

  • Carnival Wristband Days
    • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
    • Wristbands are $30.00. From 11:00 a.m.-5.00 p.m.
  • Special Needs Day
    • Tuesday is Special Needs Day. Free admission until 2 p.m.
  • Senior & Kids Day
    • Thursday
  • Military Day
    • Sunday - Free admission for all active and inactive Military with ID.

You can't forget about the awesome fair food! More than 50 food vendors will be on hand to serve up your fair favorites.

To see the full list of fair vendors and what they are serving, click here.

Free Entertainment & Daily Schedule

We're all excited about the incredible grandstand acts at the 2023 Mississippi Valley Fair, but did you know there is free entertainment at multiple locations on the fairgrounds?

See what each location has to offer and make sure you support local artists and acts every day of MVF 2023.

Oh, and there is more. See below the daily schedule for the 2023 Mississippi Valley Fair:

Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds
Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds
Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds
Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

For more information about the daily schedules, click here.

Grandstand Acts

There are 9 grandstand acts coming to this year's Mississippi Valley Fair. The bonus concert on Monday, July 31st features two acts. Thursday's acts include Lil Jon and Ludacris. See who else is coming below:

Austin Snell will take the 2023 Mississippi Valley Fair Grandstand Stage on Monday, July 31st, 2023. Headlining that same night will be Tyler Farr. This is the bonus concert for MVF 2023! 

Sam Hunt will be next to take the Grandstand Stage on Tuesday, August 1st, 2023!

Jordan Davis will be taking the Grandstand stage on Wednesday, August 2nd.

Lil Jon is the first of two acts to take the Grandstand stage on Thursday, August 3rd.

Ludacris will be the headliner on the Grandstand Stage on Thursday, August 3rd.

Three Days Grace will be rocking it out on the Grandstand Stage on Friday, August 4th.

Taking the stage on Saturday, August 5th, 2023, and headlining the 2023 Mississippi Valley is Limp Bizkit!

Wrapping up the 2023 Mississippi Valley Fair on Sunday, August 6th is HARDY!

How To Get A Fun Card

Yes, you can still get Mississippi Valley Fair Fun Cards during the week of the fair. Over the weekend, officials put out details on how you can still get Fun Cards to enjoy the fair and see your favorite grandstand acts:

For anything else you might need to know about the 2023 Mississippi Valley Fair, click the button below.

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