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115th Kentucky State Fair set to open Thursday for 10 days of rides, concerts, horse shows and more

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today The 115th Kentucky State Fair kicks off this week with a 10-day lineup of rides, free music concerts, a horse show and more. The fair, which annually draws 600,000 people, runs Aug. 15-25 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. Activities begin Thursday with the Kentucky Commodity Breakfast at 7 a.m. at the Great Kentucky Cookout Tent. Kentucky Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles...

Quarles invites Kentuckians to visit 115th Kentucky State Fair; mid-summer showcase runs Aug. 15-25

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles is inviting all Kentuckians to visit the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s mid-summer showcase at the 115th Kentucky State Fair Aug. 15-25 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. “The Kentucky State Fair brings the best of Kentucky agriculture together in one location,” Quarles said. “The fair is a golden opportunity for farmers to talk to the...