The MATE is open to the public, free entrance with ticket, or $7 without ticket. Tickets can be found from any of the vendors, or at the NILE office. Show hours are Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Farm, ranch and other agriculture vendors are primarily located in the ExpoCenter building. Home and Health vendors are located in the Montana Pavilion. Dependent on weather some vendors are located in the courtyard.