Thursday, August 15 - County Fairs Day
Monday, August 19 - Military Monday (Active Duty and Veterans’ families will Receive discounts with ID)
Tuesday, August 20 - Senior’s Day - $1 admission before 6 PM
Wednesday, August 21 - Early Bird Discount by NOON
Thursday, August 22 - Farm Bureau Day
Sunday, August 25 - Last Blast
Set your sights high for these larger-than-life balloon creations. Professional balloon sculptors turn everyday balloons into oversized fun and imaginative backdrops right before fairgoer’s eyes. Sponsored by Candyland Warehouse.
Learn what life is like on the farm through several learning stations and personal encounters with various cattle, goats, llamas, sheep, poultry, a sow and her litter. Sponsored by Kentucky Pork Producers. Freddy
At 18 feet tall, Freddy Farm Bureau has been greeting fairgoers in front of Freedom Hall since 1958.
Culinary Stage featuring cooking demonstrations and contests, including Cast Iron Chef Competition. Sponsored by the Kentucky Beef Producers.
Check out U.S military vehicles and equipment on display. Sponsored by Kentucky Army National Guard.
Select Kentuckiana Chevy Dealers Family Stage
Traveling national acts take the stage to make audiences laugh and stand in awe. Local dancers and singers add to the family talent on stage.
Performing Arts Showcase
Second year for this stage features improvisation groups, singer/songwriters and dance studios. A plethora of talent will be on display on the in-the-round style stage. Sponsored by UAW Local 862 & Ford Louisville Assembly Plant.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Blue Ribbon Stage
The stage combines daily Kentucky gardening shows with traditional Kentucky musical productions, commemorating the anniversaries of the War of 1812 and the Civil War.
Trial by Jury
Have you ever wondered what it feels like to step into the jury box and be part of Kentucky’s justice system? Fairgoers have the opportunity to hear testimony and evidence and deliver their own verdict. Presented by the Kentucky Justice Association.
Michaels Craft Tour
Kids and adults can climb aboard the truck for hands-on crafting fun with free family craft projects. August 15-17 ONLY.
Children's Coloring Mural
Bring the kids to this giant coloring mural - featuring scenes promoting healthier lifestyles for kids - and visit the Humana - CareSource booth to take home a free coloring book. Sponsored by Humana - CareSource.
UPHA Barn Tours and Stable Talks
Harness your unbridled spirit and get a behind the scenes look at the United Professional Horsemen’s Association world champion horses at the UPHA Barn Tours and Stall Talks. This event allows the general public to meet the horses that compete in the World Championship. Check out the daily Stall Talks to pet and get the dirt on the horses. For a more in-depth experience, sign up for a UPHA Barn Tour.