For more than 100 years, people from across Kentucky and its surrounding states have gathered once a year for the annual Kentucky State Fair. Though it was originally designed for those in the field of agriculture, today the Kentucky State Fair attracts more than 600,000 people each year with its variety of events, concerts, and competitions.
2010 Kentucky State Fair Dates
The 2010 Kentucky State Fair is scheduled for Thursday, August 19, 2010, through Sunday, August 29, 2010.
Kentucky State Fair Location
The annual Kentucky State Fair is held at the Kentucky Exposition Center at 937 Phillips Lane in Louisville, Kentucky.
Kentucky State Fair Admission
Child (ages 3 - 12): $2
Child (ages 0 - 3): Free
Senior (ages 55 and up): $2
Kentucky State Fair Hours
7 a.m. - Close -- Daily
9 a.m. - 10 p.m. -- Daily
2 p.m. - Close -- Weekdays
Noon - Close -- Saturday and Sunday
Kentucky State Fair Entries
The Kentucky State Fair has competitions in thousands of categories that are separated into 30 different departments, including several livestock categories, antiques, homemade beer and wine, fine arts and crafts, and hobbies. If you're interested in entering one of the 2010 Kentucky State Fair competitions, find an entry form and more information on the competition section of the official Kentucky State Fair website.
Kentucky State Fair Tickets
Kentucky State Fair tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the Kentucky Expo Center on the day of the Fair. Kentucky State Fair tickets can also be purchased at a discount at any Kroger in Kentucky or Southern Indiana with a Kroger Plus Card. Admission tickets do not include parking fees.