AUGUST 17-27, 2017 • LOUISVILLE, KY
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2016 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. Sponsored by Chaney's Dairy Barn.
photo of Buck Trout puppet The buck Trout Show
As Buck Trout drives around in his little truck, his zany antics and comical stories promote good values and encourage families to embrace a healthier lifestyle.
farmer, pig and baby carriage Cuzzin’ Grumpy’s Porkchop Revue
The Pork Chop Review is a comedy animal variety show featuring swine of all kind! These bodacious barnyard buddies present a show featuring stunts and laughable antics. See them dance, sing and jump!
paw patrol logo Paw Patrol roll patrol road tour
TV favorites PAW Patrol will be at the Fair August 20-21. The tour features characters including PAW Patrol, Little Charmers and Chubby Puppies; with activities, family photo opportunities, new toys and limited edition giveaways.
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.
paw patrol logo NEECHA'S AMAZING DOBERMANS SHOW
Neecha’s Amazing Doberman Show will dazzle audiences with incredible stunts. This is like no other dog show and is sure to be exciting for all ages! Jump up and down for these high-flying dogs in the South Wing parking lot daily. Sponsored by Feeder's Supply.
paw patrol logo LADY HOUDINI
Lady Houdini is a real escapologist who has performed more than 1,400 most Water Torture Cell escapes, well over Houdini’s estimated record of 1,000 escapes.
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 DUKE’S TASTE TOUR
Duke’s Taste Tour kitchen trailer will be stocked and ready to prepare delicious recipes with Duke’s Mayonnaise for fair goers to sample. Stop by and take home a mini jar of Duke’s, a recipe card and a coupon. Located in the South Wing parking lot from Aug. 19-21.
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”. Aug. 18-21.
ride and drive FORD RIDE AND DRIVE EVENT
Be one of the first to drive the “Future of Tough” – the all-new 2017 Ford Super Duty. This is a chance to experience the 2017 Super Duty before it is available at local dealerships. Walk-up or pre-register online to be entered for a chance to win a 2017 Ford Super Duty. Aug. 20-27.
ride and drive Malt o meal
Malt O Meal is the perfect opportunity to taste test your favorite cereal. With 8 cereal dispensers rotating 12 different flavors, you can enjoy samples with your family and friends. Take a spin on the Prize Wheel located in the South Wing Parking Lot Aug. 18-20.
kids buck KidBuck Game Show
Children can participate in a thrilling game show with exciting games! At Kidbucks Game Show, winners will have a chance , where they will grab as many “Kidbucks” as possible at the Kidbucks chamber. Located in the South Wing parking lot.
acrobats Chinese Acrobats of Hebei
Chinese Acrobats of Hebei are masters of agility and grace combining Chinese traditions, incredible acrobatics, stunning costumes, and a beautiful music soundtrack. On the Family Stage. Sponsored by the Sweet Shoppe.
ford factory FORD MOTOR COMPANY/UNITED AUTO WORKERS 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.
jury TRIAL BY JURY
Be a juror. Debate and decide a real-life court case. Presented by Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Steve Trash STEVE TRASH
Be astonished by Steve Trash’s magic tricks and how he turns everyday pieces of garbage into magic!
mecum MECUM MOBILE EXPERIENCE
The world’s largest collector car auction brings their Mecum Mobile Experience to the fair Aug. 22-28. See these rare cars up close and register for a chance to win a t-shirt and a photo op with a car.
davidgerrard The Magic of David Garrard
Be awed by David’s unique mix of magic and music. Sponsored by America’s Windows.
step show dance Step show
See the exciting dance moves of the Step Show only on Friday, August 19, 5:30 p.m. in South Wing B Room 103.
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