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Kentucky State Fair hours and information

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The 2015 Kentucky State Fair kicks off Thursday, Aug. 20, and we've got some basic information you're gonna need before heading out to the fairgrounds. If you have more questions, you can find some more guest services information here

Fair hours

Gates 7 a.m. to midnight
Exhibit halls open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Sun.-Thur.)/ 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.)

You can find a map of the fairgrounds with gate and parking information here

Ticket prices

Adult - $10

Child (6-12) - $6

Senior (55+) - $6 (Only $1 on Senior Day)

Infants & Toddlers (5 and under) - Free

Parking is $8 per vehicle per entry

Midway Rides

Children (ages 12 or under 56”) – $12

Adults – $25

Midway wristbands are good for one day

Midway Hours

Friday, Aug. 21 through Sunday, Aug. 23 – Open at 12 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 24 through Thursday, Aug. 27 – Open at 2 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 28 through Sunday, Aug. 30 – Open at 12 p.m.

Promotions

Thursday, Aug. 20 – Carload Day

Pay only $20 for an entire vehicle until 5 p.m., includes parking.

Buses are $200, parking included.

Saturday, Aug. 22 - University of Kentucky Day

Attention Big Blue Nation: To commemorate UK’s 150th anniversary, Saturday, August 22 is University of Kentucky Day at the Fair!

Sunday, Aug. 23 – Military Sunday

All active duty and veteran military personnel and their families save 50% on admission and can purchase $10 Midway wristbands with valid military ID.

Tuesday, Aug. 25 – Senior Day

Admission is only $1 for seniors 55 and over. Gate discount ends at 6 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 27 – Carload Day

Pay only $20 for an entire vehicle until 5 p.m., includes parking.

Buses are $200, parking included.

TARC Discount

If you ride the TARC bus, you can get in for half price ($5).

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