Kentucky State Fair salutes military members, veterans and their families
Published on: August 20, 2022
Free admission, concert, Black Hawk helicopter visit and more!
The Kentucky State Fair honors military members and their families with a special celebration during the annual summertime festival. Military Sunday will take place on Sunday, Aug. 21 and offers free admission for active and retired military and their families.
A special ceremony honoring the military will be held during the Oak Ridge Boys’ concert Aug. 21 at 8 p.m. at the Texas Roadhouse Concert Series, featuring a video and guest speakers, with Kentucky’s own 2000 Miss America Heather French Henry as emcee.
Military Sunday Salute will also include:
- Black Hawk landing and exiting over the Texas Roadhouse Concert Series area.
- Korean War encampment and M.A.S.H. unit replica in honor of Kentucky’s soldiers
- Thrill Ville wristbands will be discounted 20% off and available on-site only at the Kissel Welcome Center. Must show Military ID and have all family members with them at time of purchase. Limit 6 wristbands per valid military personnel ID.
Active and retired military will receive free admission to the Fair at the gate. Each military ID admits up to four fairgoers. Parking is not included.
The 2022 Kentucky State Fair is Aug. 18-28 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
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