The opening weekend of the Kentucky State Fair may be in the books, but there is a lot of Fair left to enjoy.
The Midway is open throughout the fair, which lasts through Sunday, August 28th. The midway is open for the duration for fair visitors who wish to try their hand at games of skill or seek some thrills on the rides. The indoor exhibits, including Main Street Kentucky, Health Horizons, Pride of the Counties, Heritage Hall, Gourmet Garden, the Product Showcase, and the Performing Arts Showcase also last through the end of the fair.
Also at various time throughout the fair are numerious free shows, which include Miller’S Border Collies, The Buck Trout Show, Cuzzin’ Grumpy’S Porkchop Revue, Neecha’S Amazing Dobermans Show, Lady Houdini, Chinese Acrobats Of Hebei, a simulated Trial By Jury, and The Magic Of David Garrard.
If those acts don’t satisfy your appetite for entertainment, there are also still several free Turf Concert Series shows left, including Newsboys with special guest 7eventh Time Down tonight, the Happy Together tour tomorrow, and Chris Janson, Brooke Eden, Dylan Schneider; Blood, Sweat & Tears, Bo Bice, Stephen Bishop; American Authors, Public; Rachel Platten, Jeffrey James; Francesca Battistelli, Building 429, Lauren Daigle, and Finding Favour later in the week. On the main stage, Chris Young and Brett Eldredge will be performing with special guest Chris Lane on the 28th.
For the animal lovers, different animals will be rotating into many of the spaces in the West Hall and Pavilion on changeover day today. Dairy goats, dairy cattle, poultry, pigeons, mules, and rabbits will be on display through tomorrow while today is the last day to see the meat goats. Tomorrow and throughout the week, visitors will have the opportunity to see the sheep, swine and beef cattle. This Thursday will feature the 4-H & FFA Sale of Champions and the Draft Horse and Mule Pull will be on Sunday the 28th.