Admission to the Kentucky State Fair is being offered at a discount online or at dozens of Kroger stores in Kentucky and southern Indiana if purchased in advance.

Gate admission and Thrillway ride tickets are available with a Kroger Plus card at more than 75 Kroger locations in the checkout lanes and customer service desks through Aug. 17. Advance discount tickets are also available online at

Advance discount tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 3 to 12 and seniors 55 and over. Thrillway tickets are $17 for 22.

After Aug. 17, tickets will only be available at the gate, where adult admission will be $10 and children and seniors $6.

The fair runs Aug. 18 through Aug. 28 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.