Campers lined up early Friday morning to enter the Missouri State Fairgrounds, and by 7 a.m., they were allowed to enter through the Centennial Gate and proceed to the Midway, as they prepared to enter the 60-acre campgrounds.

According to the mostatefair.com, the campers will begin crossing Clarendon road at 9 a.m.

The 2021 Missouri State Fair runs Aug. 12 - 22.

Randy Kirby