All public buildings on the Fairgrounds are accessible via paved streets or sidewalks. Where there are sidewalks or curbs, they have been appropriately designed to allow access via wheelchair, mobility cart, etc.

Elevator Locations

Most State Fair buildings occupy a single level. Where needed, elevators or wheelchair lifts are in place. These facilities are located in the following structures:

  • Coliseum: Chair Lift
  • Fine Arts Building: Elevator
  • Floriculture Building: Elevator
  • Historic Administration Building: Elevator
  • Missouri State Fair Administrative Offices: Elevator
  • Mathewson Exhibition Center: Elevator
  • Pepsi Grandstand: Elevator


Restrooms in compliance with ADA standards are located in major buildings and areas throughout the Fairgrounds. These buildings are indicated on the Fairgrounds Map.

  • Agriculture Building
  • Coliseum
  • Commercial Building
  • East Machinery Area
  • Family Fun Center
  • FFA Building
  • Highway Gardens
  • Home Economics Building
  • Inner Campground
  • Main Gate Handicap Parking Area
  • Mathewson Exhibition Center (concourse and floor level)
  • Missouri Electric Cooperatives Building
  • MO-Ag Theatre
  • Pepsi Grandstand
  • Rabbit/Poultry Building
  • Sheep Pavilion
  • Varied Industries Building
  • West Machinery Area

Accessible Seating

Accessible seating areas are reserved in all structures where needed — Mathewson Exhibition Center, Coliseum, and the Pepsi Grandstand

Service Animals

Service animals for persons with disabilities are welcome.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Missouri State Fair guests who are deaf and/or hard of hearing can visit for information/assistance.

Suggestions for improvements or additional services are always welcomed by the Missouri State Fair Commission, which strives to make the fairgrounds accessible to everyone. Renovations always comply with ADA guidelines and specifications. Contact the Missouri State Fair with accessibility concerns or questions.

Plan Your Event

Interested in hosting an event on the Fairgrounds but aren’t sure which buildings are available? Visit the Facilities page to view all facilities.

Do you have an event planned and are looking for additional resources? We can provide recommendations for service partners, on-grounds services, FAQs and more!

A wide angle view of the front of the Sheep Pavilion