Play in Sedalia


View an array of modern
exhibits at the Daum Museum


Come on down to the Missouri State Fair for food and fun


Stop on by Sedalia’s official welcome center at the Katy Depot


Come for the art, culture, unique shopping, and dining


Hike it or bike it, a must-see


Take a stroll through one of our many local parks throughout town

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Wholesome Family Fun Awaits

Your family is sure to discover a variety of opportunities for wholesome family fun in Sedalia, Missouri just 18 miles east of Whiteman Air Force Base.

See world-renowned abstract paintings, drawings, prints, works in clay and sculpture by artists such as Dale Chihuly, Andy Warhol, and Ansel Adams at the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art on the State Fair Community College campus.

Whether you’re a cyclist, hiker, equestrian, nature lover, or history buff, the 237 miles of the Katy Trail offer a great opportunity for family fun and outdoor recreation.  With two Katy Trail trailheads, Sedalia offers trail users water fountains, restrooms, parking, maps, bike supplies, camping, and much more.

Schedule your trip in June and discover how Sedalia celebrates our rich ragtime musical heritage during the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival.

Plan your trip in August and catch eleven action-packed days of the Missouri State Fair.  From concerts to agricultural exhibits to cotton candy and carnival rides – the State Fair is Sedalia’s best of the best for family entertainment.

Tour the magnificent Bothwell Lodge in Bothwell State Park and see how Missouri lawyer and politician John Homer Bothwell spent 30 years of his life carving his 30-room mansion and estate into a 200 foot bluff-side just six miles north of Sedalia in the early 1900s.

Hitch a ride back in time while exploring the exquisitely restored Katy Depot. The Depot offers visitors an opportunity to experience the space previously used for the daily operations of the M-K-T Railroad, as well as Sedalia’s Visitor’s Center, Gift Shop, and Heritage Museum.

A unique blend of friendly folks, hidden treasures, hospitality, and adventures around every corner are waiting for you in Sedalia!  Sedalia is rich with historical traditions, diverse cuisine, and many adventures just waiting to be discovered.  Spend some time exploring the local architecture and stroll through the charming downtown with its specialty shops and restaurants.