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What is the Kentucky State Fair?
The Kentucky State Fair is one of the Bluegrass state's summer highlights, attracting more than 600,000 visitors each year.
With many popular events including the World Championship Horse Show, agricultural exhibits, competitions, music and a whole assortment of entertainment, it's easy to see why locals and visitors alike come back to the Kentucky State Fair year after year.
To give you an idea of the scale of this impressive State Fair, it has performers, exhibits and stages across 1.2 million square feet of indoor space and 300 acres of outdoor space!
The Kentucky State Fair is suitable for all ages so grab your family and friends and make some fun memories to last a lifetime.
Need to know
This is a ticketed event. Watch out for early bird tickets that go on sale well in advance if you want to snag a discount, otherwise tickets are usually available at the gate.
Did you know?
Although you need to buy an ticket to gain admission to the Kentucky State Fair, there are plenty of free shows to enjoy while you're there including Border Collie training in the ring, the innovative RoboCars along with a program of comedy and musical acts.
To get a more accurate and detailed picture of the event, take a look at the event website we’ve listed for you.
Coronavirus is causing a number of event cancellations; we provide event website links on each page for you to check the latest updates.
See our Coronavirus page here.
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