What’s Free at the #KYStateFair?


Make your #KYStateFair visit as enjoyable and cheap as possible! We offer endless amounts of free entertainment and exhibits all week long. Below highlights just a few of the many great free things here at the Fair.

Country Deep Tour Bus
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. Finally, fans can add their photo to our “Wall of Stars”, and try to win prizes using #UverseCountryDeep in our “Social Rewards” station. The Country Deep Tour Bus is located in the South Wing Parking Lot.

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

Health Horizons
In South Wing B you can experience lifestyle education, free health screenings and interactive exhibits from Kentucky’s medical community.

World’s Championship Horse Show Morning Performances
The World’s Championship Horse Show is the world’s richest and most prestigious Saddlebred horse show. More than 2,000 horses compete for over $1 million in awards during this seven-day event. Enjoy morning performances at 9 a.m., August 17-23 for free in Freedom Hall.

The Gantry Show
The whole family will enjoy this theatrical circus that travels on an innovative pedal driven 18′ high stage-like mechanical apparatus. The Gantry Show is able to roam and spin down festival and fair streets while showcasing multiple aerial and grounds acts. Daily shows at 1:30pm, 4:30pm & 7:30pm in the West Courtyard.

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.

Turf Concert Series
Every day of the fair you can enjoy free music at the Turf Concert Series presented by AT&T U-verse in Cardinal Stadium. Concerts start at 8 p.m. every night with the exception of the Sunday concert which starts at 4 p.m.

Tuesday, August 19 – Kenny Rogers with special guest Belles and Whistles

Wednesday, August 20 – Easton Corbin with special guest Olivia Henken

Thursday, August 21 – Happy Together Tour with The Turtles featuring Flo and Eddie, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary US Bonds, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels and Gary Lewis & the Playboys

Friday, August 22 – Scotty McCreery with special guest Kelsey K

Saturday, August 23 – Joan Jett & the Blackhearts with special guest Devour the Day

Sunday, August 24 – MercyMe

For a full list of daily events check out our daily Today at the Fair schedules here.


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