The Ozark Empire Fair promises loads of entertainment and fun. Concerts include Craig Morgan; the 1 st Hardee's Blues Bash featuring Delbert McClinton; Kutless; Saliva; John Michael Montgomery; Big Smith, M-Dock and The Skinny Improv; and Eddie Money. Carnival rides, games, street performers, a truck and tractor pull, karaoke, unique food, livestock exhibitions and much more are slated. Free ride day is Aug. 1.
Save by purchasing a $25 SuperPass - good for a one-day fair admission and unlimited rides - or advance tickets, on sale July 1-26 at Springfield Hardee's and surrounding Hardee's locations, O'Reilly Auto Parts in Missouri and select O'Reilly locations in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas. Advance tickets are $5 for adults and $1 for children ages 6-12. Tickets purchased at the gate are $8 for adults and $2 for children ages 6-12. Children 5 and younger are admitted free.