Ways to save at the 2021 Kentucky State Fair
The Kentucky State Fair is back Aug. 19-29 and the best 11-days of summer are more affordable than ever! We’ve got all your favorite fair food, animals, music, exhibits and more. This year we’re offering more money-saving discounts and promotions to ensure an affordable experience for all of our fairgoers.
- EARLY BIRD TICKETS
Fairgoers of all ages – adults, children and seniors – pay $8 for advance tickets which includes parking. Promotion ends Aug. 5 at midnight. Children five and under are free. Click here to get your Early bird tickets.
- ADVANCE DISCOUNT THRILL VILLE WRISTBANDS, ENDS AUGUST 18
Fairgoers save with advance Thrill Ville wristbands: $25 for one day unlimited ride wristband. Available at Kroger and online in advance at Kissel Entertainment and Ticketmaster when purchasing Kentucky State Fair admission.
- MILITARY SUNDAY SPONSORED BY APPHARVEST: SUNDAY, AUG. 22
A special ceremony honoring the military will be held during the Oak Ridge Boys’ concert Aug. 22 at 8 p.m. at the Texas Roadhouse Concert Series, featuring the presentation of colors, national anthem and guest speakers. Active and retired military and their families receive free admission for Military Sunday There is a limit of four passes per ID and parking is not included.
- SENIOR DAY (55 AND OVER): TUESDAY, AUG. 24
Seniors are admitted free on Tuesday, Aug. 24 Seniors are invited to Heritage Hall for a free cup of a coffee – and singing, games, dancing, bingo, music and more. Parking not included.
- SENSORY FRIENDLY MORNING
The Kentucky State Fair and Kissel Entertainment are partnering with FEAT of Louisville and Kentucky Autism Training Center to distribute free admission and midway tickets to family and fairgoers with sensory processing differences. The midway will operate with minimal lights and music during that time to create an enjoyable fair experience for those with sensory sensitivities. To receive tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org with FEAT of Louisville or email@example.com with Kentucky Autism Training Center. To ensure an enjoyable experience for those in attendance, tickets are limited.
- EXPRESS LANES
Fairgoers save time and money by pre-purchasing admission, which includes parking, and using the express lanes. Gates and lanes vary by days.
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