MS State Fair | October 3-13, 2024

2024 Mississippi State Fair
livestock Show FAq

Livestock Show FAQ

Who are the judges for the 2024 Livestock Show?

Do my animals need an official health certificate to enter the fairgrounds?
Yes, the Mississippi Board of Animal Health requires Health Certificates for all livestock entering the Fairgrounds. Please contact your local veterinarian for a Health Certificate and have it with you when entering the Fairgrounds.
Where do we enter the fairgrounds campus with livestock when we come to the Fair?

All Livestock enter Gate 14, from Jefferson Street on the Fairgrounds Campus Map for Mississippi Board of Animal Health check.

Where do we check in Livestock?

You will use the MSU Extension Check-in App. For help you can download instructions (PDF) or for more help, you can go to the Livestock Office in Barn 14 Judging Arena on the Fairgrounds Campus Map.

Are there local hotels?
Yes, Best Western, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, or Westin, to name a few.
Are there RV amp hookups for the Fair Livestock show?
Yes, 30 & 50-amp hookups Northside near the Equine Center Only.
Is there Propane available?

Yes, you can purchase propane at the Coliseum Box Office. No need to bring bottles inside. Refill station is located #28 on the Fairgrounds Campus Map.

Is there a Shavings Office?

Yes, you can purchase hay, wheat straw, and shavings. The Shavings Office is located #29 on the Fairgrounds Campus Map.

Is there tie-out space for cattle?
Yes, located on the west side of the Fairgrounds.

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About the Fairgrounds

The Mississippi Fairgrounds Complex covers over 105 acres and hosts more than 700 events per year. With various facilities for exhibitions, trade and consumer shows, you will find all the elements to make a truly successful event, along with Mississippi’s tradition of hospitality. The complex is an integral part of beautiful downtown Jackson, where the charm of the old and new South blends to form a modern city with a wealth of activities and cultural attractions. The Fairgrounds Complex is truly one of the South’s most inviting locations for practically any attraction or event.