What’s New at the 2014 Kentucky State Fair?

The Kentucky State Fair has a little something for everyone to enjoy. Continue to be entertained by your favorite classic acts and exhibits, while adding in something new to your schedule this year.

Bourbon: America’s Native Spirit / Kentucky’s Liquid Soul
Honoring the 50th anniversary of U. S. Congress’ recognition of bourbon as a distinctive product of the United States, this exhibition demonstrates why Kentucky was uniquely suited to become the birthplace of bourbon. Located in South Wing B.Bronkar

Bronkar – Beatbox Comedy
Watch the world’s only rhythmic juggling beat boxer in this spectacular show of rhythm, energy and laughter. The international superstar and world record holder will captivate you with his one man “circus of sound” as he performs on the Select Kentuckiana Chevy Dealers Family Stage.

The Country Deep Tour Bus, presented by AT&T U-verse
Fans can experience the star treatment when they make their own custom “VIP” credential to step aboard The Country Deep Tour Bus! Stop by the Bus and step into the recording booth to make your own Karaoke video! Outside the Bus, you can explore all the Country Music videos & behind the scenes episodes available on Country Deep™, only on U-verse TV and http://www.uverse.com/countrydeep.

FMX Stunt Show
This Freestyle Motocross stunt show features the world’s most extreme dirt bike stunt riders in a spectacular, non-stop, action-packed show that showcases routines and tricks. Stand back and enjoy this extreme show in the South Wing Parking Lot three times daily on weekdays and four times daily on weekends. FMX Stunt Show

Giant Corn Maze
Explore 160 square feet of a giant, inflatable corn maze. Located in South Wing B.

Hot Brown on a Stick
A classic Kentucky staple visits this year in a Fair-friendly version…on a stick! The hot brown on a stick consists of ham, turkey, bacon, grape tomatoes, alternately placed on a stick, dipped in a carefully chosen batter, deep fried then topped with a specially made Mornay sauce. Enjoy the new treat alongside other state favorites like the Fried Derby Pie.

Kentucky Kingdom
The newly-renovated Kentucky Kingdom is located adjacent to the Kentucky State Fair Midway. For Kentucky Kingdom prices, hours and information, visit www.kentuckykingdom.com. Kentucky Kingdom Season Pass holders receive free admission to Kentucky Kingdom during the Fair, but must pay Kentucky State Fair admission. Hurricane Bay is closed during the Fair. 

Kentucky Pioneer Homestead
Time travel to the Kentucky frontier – more than 2½ centuries ago – to explore the cultural practices of pioneer settlers to the region through artifacts, images, and living history demonstrations, set around a historically-inspired cabin. Programming honors the 90th anniversary of the Kentucky Department of Parks. Located in South Wing B.

Kentucky Proud Experience Tent
The Kentucky Proud™ Experience is a new element of the 2014 Kentucky State Fair. Visitors can purchase farm fresh products and local beverages and learn about Kentucky Proud and its members. Try a number of local craft beers, Kentucky bourbon, nonalcoholic offerings and farm fresh menu options. Be Kentucky Proud™. Located in West Lawn.

Mama Lou
Mama Lou: American Strong Woman
Watch performances of strength, comedy, and positive messages by the only performing Strong Woman in the Northern Hemisphere. Mama Lou wows audiences by crushing apples with her biceps, ripping telephone books in half, and more. See her on the Kidz Biz Stage located in South Wing B.

RePercussion
Enjoy street performers create a high-energy, unique beat by using garbage cans, pots and pans, buckets and other recycled objects as instruments. Daily shows throughout the Fair.RePercussion

UAW/Ford Simulated Factory
Test your skills in this fun, hands-on assembly line experience, complete with state-of-the-art robotics demonstrations. Located in the North Wing.

  

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