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The Wyandotte County Fair 2023
July 11-15

Admission                Parking $5
$5 per person
***ages 12 and under are free
Day of Week
Tuesday thru Thursday
Fair Hours
5 pm - 11 pm
5 pm - midnight
2 pm - midnight
Carnival Hours
6 pm - 10 pm
6 pm - 10 pm
6 pm - 10 pm
Red Barn Hours
5 pm - 9 pm
5 pm - 9:30 pm
2 pm - 9:30 pm

Featured Events at the Fair!


Veterans Appreciation Night

Presented by 

July 12

7 pm          Color and Honor Guard
Performing on the Main Stage
6:15 - 10:45 pm          The Highway

The Highway is a 4-piece Classic Country band from Kansas City Mo. These four musicians have been playing around KC for over 30 years.  They came together to form The Highway and play some of the music they have always wanted to play! Lots of guitar, lots of vocals, backup vocals, drums and Harmonica will get the fair kicked off to a good start with lots of high energy.

Performing in The Shade Pavilion
7:30 - 9:30 pm          Damien Gunn (solo)

Damien Gunn is a wonderfully unique, country artist that bares its roots in the pride of being a true American band.  Since 2011, this band has performed with a high-profile list of artists on tour and have recorded 4 albums.  Plus, he and his band have raised, independently, over $31,000.00 called, OPERATION: FILL THE BOOT. Their effort supports veteran organizations like AMVETS and The Foundation for Exceptional Warriors, just to name a few. 

July 13

Presented by


6 pm   Horse Racing Event (Barrels, Flags, & Poles)  in the Horse Arena                 
Performing on the Main Stage
7:30 - 11 pm          Superstar Mafia

Superstar Mafia currently plays everything from classic songs of the 60s and 70s all the way up to today’s pop hits you know and love.   This is a group of seasoned musicians with extensive performing experience. Featuring the combined talents of local sensations Boogie Wonderland, Symetrix, Private Stock and Fast Times, Michael Jackson to Prince to Bon Jovi and continues to let their electic roots shine through in their performances today. They originated in the Kansas City Area in 2016 and has been entertaining audiences ever since.

Performing in the Shade Pavilion
7:30 pm & 9:30 pm     Chris Stewart (solo)

Chris is an upcoming singer/songwriter from Kansas City, KS. His sound and writing style is smooth and original, yet can be compared to country music legends such as Merle Haggard and Jamey Johnson. He’s played on the stages of festivals around the country and shared the stage with some of the biggest names in the independent country music scene. 


Chris has recently released a much anticipated single in January 2022 and soon to be followed by an original album scheduled for Fall 2022.  He is a must see act. You won’t be disappointed!

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July 14

Latino Night

Presented by


Performing on the Main Stage
5:15 - 10:45 pm          Produced by Alfredo Torres

July 15



Presented by 

Performing on the Main Stage
Classic Rock Summer Jam

Baby Boomers are in for a treat with tributes to three Classic Rock legends performing on the Main stage.  Not only does classic rock have a broad appeal to this generation, but because the Internet and digital downloading, young listeners have discovered the wonderful sound of the 80’s.  This will be an evening that will bring back wonderful memories of that past, while creating new family memories.

6:45 - 11:45 pm          Cheap Trick Tribute Band
                                    Steve Miller Tribute Band
                                    John Cougar Tribute Band
Performing in The Shade Pavilion
6 - 7:30 pm          Ryan Manuel

Ryan Manuel is a singer-songwriter based in Lawrence, Kansas. He got his start playing music in his hometown of Sedalia, MO after winning the 2011 MO State Fair Idol competition and has been playing shows around the Midwest and writing and recording music ever since. Ryan has shared the stage with the likes of Whiskey Myers, Randy Rogers Band, William Clark Green, and many others. Since hitting the Kansas City music scene in 2012, Ryan has released a solo album "Kansas" and his band Ryan Manuel and the Getaway released their first full-length, self-written album, “On the Run." Ryan released a single, "Sold" in Spring 2021 and is working on a full-length album while playing over 120 shows annually around the midwest.

8:30 - 10:30 pm          Sons of Sterling

Authentic, Gritty, and Powerful are words used to describe this band. Even though the roots of this group are fairly young, having been established in 2018, the members of the band all have decades of experience working in other bands while honing their crafts and sharing the stage with some of the biggest names in country music today. The paths of these musicians brought them together to form Sons of Sterling with one goal in mind... to spread the word about Red Dirt music. Red Dirt, a genre of music with it's flag planted primarily in Oklahoma and Texas, is a blend of outlaw country, Americana, and southern rock, with an independent, almost anti-pop culture attitude. Sons of Sterling takes a "no holds barred" approach to deliver a fun, energetic, and powerful performance.

Rodeo Arena
7 pm - 9 pm          High Stakes Rodeo

July 16

Presented by


Performing on the Main Stage
The Best of Country Music all day and evening
2 - 3:30 pm          Luke Hupp

Luke Hupp grew up in Louisburg, KS and in 2015 pursued a football career at Oklahoma State in Stillwater, OK and at the same time his Red Dirt music career.  During that time he played Fullback and played the bar scene around Stillwater.  In 2020 he decided to pursue music full time and has traveled across the country to perform.  He has opened up for acts like multi-platinum recording artist Joe Nichols. Receive radio play from numerous country stations throughout the Midwest.   This year he was the recipient of Young Artist of the Year down in Texas.

4 - 5:30 pm          Vigil Annie

The Vigil Annie band is a rare gem in KC. With pedal steel, banjo, mandolin, and harmonica all in the provide an incredible sound.   What sets this group apart is they featuring a female lead vocal that is undeniably there signature.  A country western band that will rock today's hottest chart toppers, and sprinkle in a few true classic surprises!  Fairgoers will hear a sound that won't be found with any other KC country group.16

6 - 7:30 pm          Lily B Moonflower

Lily B Moonflower is a songwriter with a velvet voice and a performer that finds joy in sharing her lifelong craft, carrying on traditions of roots music, and connecting with the souls of the world thru song.

She refers to her style of music as, Folk 'n Roll With A Twang. Lily's handscripted lyrics are uniquely crafted and are delivered with grace and grit. She is able to connect with her audience on a profound level and leaves a lasting impression on the folks she meets. Her original songs are like colorful sonic tapestries that uplift any spirit. Her style of writing reflects her genuine soul shine and her unique perspective. 

8 - 9:30 pm          Jimmy Harris

Jimmy Harris is a singer/ songwriter from Kansas City Missouri whose influences range from Johnny Cash and Hank to Skynyrd, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Blackberry Smoke. He's been playing live in various venues in and around Kansas City since he was 13 years old. Jimmy’s very deep musical roots began with a father who traveled with many classic rock bands, and a grandfather that played jazz five nights a week. Jimmy is currently an unsigned solo artist, keeping the tradition alive, telling stories with a melody for anyone that wants to listen. Jimmy is has been currently working in Nashville recording his EP.

10 - 11:30 pm          Jarrod Turner

SSM country artist, Jarrod Turner recently signed on with a Nashville Record Label as a singer/songwriter.  Coming from his hometown in Sturgeon Missouri, Turner grew up singing along to his grandmother’s radio, singing on the school bus, and signing autographs in the second grade. Proudly representing his diverse musical influences, Turner’s music reflects on the styles of new country while still capturing the essence of the 90’s country tunes.


When asked about his personal brand he says, “It’s a shot of crown royal and a four-chord love song”. His music reveals the vulnerable yet independent capabilities of his honest, but rowdy personality. Ready to tell his story to the world, Jarrod is working on an album and tour. His most recent single, “Love Ain’t Got No Time To Waste”, is out now!

Performing in The Shade Pavilion
3:15 - 4 pm          Mr. Stinky Feet
4:30 - 7:30 pm    The Nite Owls

The Nite Owls are a Kansas City based alternative/folk duo. Their Debut single "Color" received a Semi-Finalist placement in the "Song Of The Year" songwriting competition, and captured the attention of an A&R representative for Columbia Records. This led to a major label showcase in Kansas City's Power & Lite District.  The duo has performed across 7 states and their Music has been distributed via MudStomp Records, with radio airplay in the US, Denmark, and Switzerland. Their single, “Wherever You Go,” was released August 25th, 2018. Their full album multigenre album, “Synesthesia,” was released November 17th, 2018. One of the songs from that album, "The Dreams Inside" became the anthem for The Pathway to Hope Foundation "Night of Hope" Gala for raising money for the continued research and treatment of mental illness.

8:30 - 11 pm         Bob Kamler

Do you miss the classic country sound of yesteryear? Then you won’t want to miss Bob Kamler There will be plenty of honky tonkin, beer drinkin covers, intertwined with Bob’s originals to keep you entertained. He is the Midwest’s premier storytelling songsmith. A uniqueness all his own, with scenes and characters covering an unabridged spectrum. Traditional country songs with a new energy. Witty original tunes, lyrically fresh, performed to make you crave more.

Rodeo Arena
7 pm - 9 pm          High Stakes Rodeo

Enjoy every day at the Fair!

Market Place

Market Place

Helicopter rides

Helicopter Rides

weather permitting




4-H Displays

Food Fair

Food Fair

Food trucks and other local cuisine


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