Fact Sheet

  • We are completely funded by donations – we receive no tax money, government assistance, or Park funding.
  • We are powered by volunteers – One staff member and over 350 volunteers run the Mastodon Fair.
  • Kindergarten through 12th grade students from SEVEN COUNTIES are invited to participate in the Mastodon Fair: Crawford County, Jefferson County, St. Francois County (ART ONLY), Ste. Genevieve County, St. Louis County (ART ONLY) Washington County, Missouri and Brown County, Illinois.
  • Approximately $55,000 in awards, trips, and scholarships are awarded each year.
  • The Fair is held every March at the Jefferson College Field House, on the Hillsboro Campus, during the College’s Spring Break.
  • The Mastodon Fair was started as a fund-raiser to purchase the land which is now the Mastodon State Historic Site in 1979.
  • 2016 is the 37th year of the Mastodon Fair.
  • We are a separate non-profit organization from the Mastodon Park, another 501(c)3 non-profit (and a great place to visit while in Jefferson County!)
Mastodon Fair Endowment Fundraiser Wine Sale
Mastodon Fair GuideStar Profile