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There is always a lot going on in Sedalia. We will keep you updated on the latest news and happenings here!


By |2018-05-08T22:33:42+00:00May 8th, 2018|News|

The Sedalia Katy Depot, a restored historic landmark is a moving symbol of one of Sedalia's great periods in its history--the railroad era.  Today, the Depot tells many other stories about Sedalia's grand past; one of those gaining excitement is an archive project about its musical heritage of Ragtime music and its greatest composer, Scott Joplin--the "King of Ragtime." Activity involving the Sedalia Ragtime Archive continues to grow as more people learn of its mission.  Major contributions of sheet music, piano rolls and miscellaneous ephemera were donated this past year. A most unexpected contribution came from Mr. Charles Hanna who donated copies of 40 letters he and Rosemary Burrowes received from Brunson Campbell between1945 and 1950.  Hanna and Burrowes were the editors of the Sedalia Capital and Sedalia Democrat newspapers during that period. Charles collected and archived Campbell’s letters encouraging Sedalia to memorialize Joplin [...]

Missouri State Fairgrounds

By |2018-04-17T20:14:38+00:00March 30th, 2018|Fairs and Festivals, Missouri State Fairgrounds|

Year-round the Missouri State Fairgrounds provide an ideal venue for a wide range of events and a large campground to keep you close to all the action. Just as you won't want to miss any of the excitement of the 11 days of the Missouri State Fair (August 9-19, 2018) you won't want to miss any the other entertainment offered year-round on the Missouri State Fairgrounds.   Sedalia’s reputation as an easy-to-access regional commerce destination allows shows and sales hosted at the Missouri State Fairgrounds to draw from a wide geography across the state and across the Midwest.  Below is a just a sample of some of the exciting upcoming events taking place at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Click here for a complete listing of events happening at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. April 2018 Kidabaloo is an exciting kids festival [...]

Downtown Sedalia Events

By |2019-02-28T22:20:39+00:00March 30th, 2018|Downtown Events, Fairs and Festivals|

2019 Saturday March 16, 2019 St. Pat’s Celebration in Downtown Sedalia 10am: St. Pat’s Parade 11am: Bed Races This is one of the most fun events to occur On The Avenues! Imagine beds on wheels maneuvered by 5-person teams and raced along Ohio Avenue. A must-experience event. Or better yet, put together your own team and bed and join in the races. Contact meg@theavenuessedalia.com for rules & registration. https://www.facebook.com/events/808905576123050/ St. Patrick's Day 2019 Pub Crawl presented by The Sedalia Lions Club MAR 16 1:00pm-8:00pm  Meet at Fox Theater Event Center, 501 S.Ohio Street, and purchase Tickets $25/ person. Must be 21 years of age. Get ready to show your Irish spirit and celebrate St. Patrick's Day! The Sedalia Lions Club is hosting the 2nd Annual Sedalia Pub Crawl and Lion Hunt in downtown Sedalia [...]

Ditzfeld Weaver Charter Service

By |2017-12-11T16:49:21+00:00December 11th, 2017|Groups and Tours, Motor Coach|

Weddings. Concerts. Wine Tastings. Sporting Events. When you need dependable transportation, Ditzfeld & Weaver Charter Services is your answer. We offer shuttle and charter services to anywhere you want to go in the continental United States. From retreats and youth camps to senior tours, you can count on us to get you and your group to your destination safely and comfortably. 

2018 National Derby Rallies Nationals

By |2017-12-19T22:21:58+00:00December 5th, 2017|News|

The Sedalia Area Convention and Visitors Bureau works hard to recruit sporting groups to our city, build relationships and support visitors’ needs. We burst with pride when an organization that has many other location options chooses Sedalia to hold its event! So, it is with great pleasure that the Sedalia Convention and Visitors Bureau, in conjunction with National Derby Rallies, Inc., announces that the 2018 National Derby Rallies Nationals will be held at the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia from June 30 through July 4, 2018! The NDR Championship will be held in conjunction with Sedalia’s Independence Day Celebration. According to Keri Hayes, President of NDR, Inc., “Whiteman Air Force Base will be supporting the NDR Nationals as well.” She goes on to say, “we are so excited to be collaborating with these partnerships. Between celebrating the Fourth of July [...]

Missouri State Fairgrounds

By |2018-03-29T15:10:07+00:00November 7th, 2017|Event Rental Facilities, Groups and Tours|

Numerous buildings, arenas, livestock barns, campgrounds and outdoor space provide the perfect backdrop for nearly any size event.  The Missouri State Fairgrounds provide an ideal venue for a wide range of events, including those listed below: Auctions Corporate Training and Seminar Facilities Craft Shows Equine Shows and Sales Fundraisers and Club Banquets Livestock and Small Animal Shows, Sales, and Auctions Motorsport Shows and Rallies Organizational Meetings, Retreats, and Conventions Recreational Vehicle (RV) Camping Rallies Sporting Events Trade Shows Weddings, Receptions, and Parties Wholesale and Retail Sales