AUGUST 17-27, 2017 • LOUISVILLE, KY
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Free Shows

discovery farm photo of ducks. DISCOVERY FARM
Learn what life is like on the farm through several learning stations and personal encounters with cattle, goats, llamas, sheep, poultry, a sow and her litter. Sponsored by Kentucky Pork Producers.
photo of Freddy Farm BureauFreddy Farm Bureau
At 18 feet tall, Freddy Farm Bureau has been greeting fairgoers in front of Freedom Hall since 1958.
photo of a border collieMiller’s Border Collies
Trained dogs execute herding techniques on command. Located in the West Wing.
paw patrol logo ROCK-IT THE ROBOT
Meet Rock-it The Robot roaming the grounds at the Kentucky State Fair. Rock-it puts on his own light show at night with an array of blue lights through his chest, arms and face. This nine foot tall gentle giant stands head and shoulders above the crowds.
kazual KAZUAL
Kazual is a family band of three brothers and a cousin that bring a distinct mix of R&B, hip hop, and pop together. Kazual is known for their smooth A Capella harmonies, performing an eclectic mix of old school, top 40 and originals.
duke's mayo Tractor Supply “Follow Us to the Fair” Tour
The Tractor Supply “Follow Us to the Fair” tour is a family-fun environment filled with games for everyone to enjoy. Visitors can stop by for music and activities on stage, photo opportunities, prizes to win and your chance at lassoing a “runaway pig”.
ford factory UNITED AUTO WORKERS AND FORD MOTOR COMPANY SIMULATED FACTORY
Test your skills in this stimulated hands-on assembly line, complete with state-of-the-art robotics demonstrations. Sponsored by United Auto Workers & Ford Motor Company.
Kids Club KIDS CLUB
Storytellers, puppets and special programs make learning about arts and heritage fun – for kids and adults. At Blue Ribbon Stage.
ford factory SOUTH WING SHOPS
Shop 350 booths packed with a huge selection of merchandise, from State Fair souvenirs and savory snacks to jewelry and crafts, and so much more.
davidgerrard The Magic of David Garrard
Be awed by David’s unique mix of magic and music.
marvelousmutts MARVELOUS MUTTS
These mutts have talent! The Marvelous Mutts show is action packed with canine sport. The canine and handler teams perform with Frisbees, agility racing, and dock diving to wow the crowd.
marvelousmutts AUSSIE KINGDOM
Aussie Kingdom brings critters from Down Under to the Bluegrass! Featuring kangaroos, wallabies, Australian reptiles, and native birds; this show is an educational experience as guides teach about the animals.
solar eclipse SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING PARTY
The solar eclipse on August 21 is said to be the biggest and best in American history! With a flight path cutting through western Kentucky, you'll be able to join in on the historical event by viewing the eclipse from the fair.
planetarium OWSLEY BROWN II PORTABLE PLANETARIUM
The state-of-the-art portable planetarium makes the universe larger than life and offers education on the stars and the galaxy for all ages!
Hip Hop Juggler HIP HOP JUGGLER
This juggler has swag! Paris brings his perfect mixture of hip hop music and juggling from Harlem, New York.
wallendas FLYING WALLENDAS
Touted as one of the "World's Greatest Circus Families," the Flying Wallendas are sure to wow the crowd with their high-wire, daredevil acts that have made them famous around the globe.
Best in KY BEST IN KENTUCKY AWARDS
The 2017 Best in Kentucky awards, as selected by readers of Kentucky Living magazine, will be announced live at the Kentucky State Fair at a special event on the Gourmet Garden stage.
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