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Kentucky State Fair 2017 Daily Schedule
        August 17 - 27, 2017

The Kentucky Exposition Center is located at the junction of I-65 and I-264 (937 Phillips Lane) in Louisville. Kentucky

Friday August 18, 2017

DirecTV Day at the Fair
Courier - Journal Day

9:00 am. All Exhibit Areas Open
• Soft Music - Morning Cup of CoffeeHeritage Hall
• Poetry Contest
• Kentucky Farm to School Junior Chef Competition - Gourmet Garden Stage
Tractor Supply “Follow Us to the Fair” Tour (All Day) - South Wing Parking Lot

9:30 am.
• Southland Dairy Farmers (All Day) - South Wing B

10:00 am.
• Bingo - Heritage Hall
• Idlewild Butterfly Farm - Blue Ribbon Stage
• Mats for the Homeless
• Louisville Chapter American Needlepoint Guild - Textile Demonstration Stage



10:45 am.
• Mrs. Wyndall Smith Quilt Award Presentation - Performing Arts Stage sponsored by UAW Local 862 & Ford Louisville Assembly

11:00 am.
• Miller’s Border Collies - West Wing Show Ring
• Kentucky Farm to School Junior Chef Competition - Gourmet Garden Stage

11:15 am.
Whiskey Bent Valley Boys - Sivori Entertainment Tent

11:30 am.
• League of Mascots - Blue Ribbon Stage
• The Marvelous Mutts sponsored by Feeders Supply - Thrill Ville
• Largest Pumpkin and Watermelon Contest - West Hall Front Porch

11:45 am.
• Dean Heckel - Whiskey Jam Tent

12:00 pm. Thrill Ville Open
• Rock-It The - Robot Roving Act
• Louisville Zoo - Blue Ribbon Stage
Wulfe Bros. - Budweiser True Music Tent

12:15 pm.
• Whiskey Bent Valley Boys - Sivori Entertainment Tent
• The Promise Trio - Performing Arts Stage sponsored by UAW Local 862 & Ford Louisville Assembly



12:30 pm.
• The Flying Wallendas - Thrill Ville
• Idlewild Butterfly Farm - Blue Ribbon Stage
• Hip-Hop Juggler sponsored by The Sweet Shoppe - Family Stage

12:45 pm.
• Bingocise - Heritage Hall
• Dean Heckel - Whiskey Jam Tent

1:00 pm.
Miller’s Border Collies - West Wing Show Ring
• Corn Toss Contest - Heritage Hall
• Wulfe Bros. - Budweiser True Music Tent
• Kazual - Performing Arts Stage sponsored by UAW Local 862 & Ford Louisville Assembly

1:15 pm.
• Whiskey Bent Valley Boys - Sivori Entertainment Tent

1:30 pm.
• Cooks vs. Cons Competition - Gourmet Gardens Stage
• Aussie Kingdom - West Courtyard
• Idlewild Buterfly Farm - Blue Ribbon Stage
• Magic of David Garrard - Family Stage

1:45 pm.
Dean Heckel - Whiskey Jam Tent



2:00 pm. Thrill Ville Open
• Rock-It The Robot - Roving Act
• Rooster Showdown: Crowing Contest - Pavilion
• Bingo - Heritage Hall
• Wulfe Bros. - Budweiser True Music Tent
Cody Morgan - Performing Arts Stage sponsored by UAW Local 862 & Ford Louisville Assembly

2:15 pm.
• Whiskey Bent Valley Boys - Sivori Entertainment Tent

2:30 pm.
• The Marvelous Mutts sponsored by Feeders Supply - hrill Ville
League of Mascots - Blue Ribbon Stage
• Hip-Hop Juggler sponsored by The Sweet Shoppe - Family Stage

2:40 pm.
• Dean Heckel - Whiskey Jam Tent

2:55 pm.
• Wulfe Bros. - Budweiser True Music Tent

3:00 pm.
• Basics about Beef by Kentucky Beef Council - Gourmet Garden Stage
• Mr. Mustache Funny Magic Show by Ken Neuhauser - Heritage Hall
• Kazual - Performing Arts Stage sponsored by UAW Local 862 & Ford Louisville Assembly


  Kentucky State Fair 2017 Schedules:

  • Aug 17 - Thursday     • Aug 18 - Friday

  • Aug 19 - Saturday     • Aug 20 - Sunday

  • Aug 27 - Sunday    



3:30 pm.
• The Flying Wallendas - Thrill Ville
• Magic by Uncle Red - Blue Ribbon Stage
• Magic of David Garrard - Family Stage

4:00 pm.
• Bingo - Heritage Hall
• The Promise Trio - Performing Arts Stage sponsored by UAW Local 862 & Ford Louisville Assembly
• Bourbon & Biscuits hosted by Stacey Yates and Jessica Dillree - Gourmet Garden Stage • Kari Weller - Textile Artist - Textile Demonstration Stage
• Unlimited Show Band - Sivori Entertainment Tent
• Shotgun Serenade - Budweiser True Music Tent

4:15 pm.
• Jericho Woods - Whiskey Jam Tent

4:30 pm.
• Aussie Kingdom - West Courtyard
• Hip-Hop Juggler sponsored by The Sweet Shoppe - Family Stage

5:00 pm.
• League of Mascots - Blue Ribbon Stage
• Unlimited Show Band - Sivori Entertainment Tent
• Kazual - Performing Arts Stage sponsored by UAW Local 862 & Ford Louisville Assembly

5:15 pm.
• Jericho Woods - Whiskey Jam Tent

5:30 pm.
• The Marvelous Mutts sponsored by Feeders Supply - Thrill Ville
• Magic of David Garrard - Family Stage
• Shotgun Serenade - Budweiser True Music Tent

6:00 pm.
• Rock-It The Robot - Roving Act
• Evan Williams Bourbon Cooking Competition - Gourmet Gardens Stage
• Elite Academy of Dance & Performing Arts - Blue Ribbon Stage
• Unlimited Show Band - Sivori Entertainment Tent
• River City Turners Gymnastics - Performing Arts Stage sponsored by UAW Local 862 & Ford Louisville Assembly

6:15 pm.
• Jericho Woods - Whiskey Jam Tent

6:30 pm.
• The Flying Wallendas - Thrill Ville
• Classic Melodies - Family Stage
• Shotgun Serenade - Budweiser True Music Tent

7:00 pm.
Alabama with Special Guest Tucker Beathard - Ticketed Event - Freedom Hall
• Unlimited Show Band Sivori Entertainment Tent

7:10 pm.
• Jericho Woods - Whiskey Jam Tent

7:20 pm.
• Shotgun Serenade - Budweiser True Music Tent

7:30 pm.
• Aussie Kingdom West Courtyard
• Bhangaz Performing Arts Stage sponsored by UAW Local 862 & Ford Louisville Assembly

8:00 pm.
• Turf Concert Series: Ginuwine and Tony! Toni! Tone! - Free Cardinal Stadium

8:15 pm.
• Yankton - Whiskey Jam Tent
• Junction Creek - Sivori Entertainment Tent

8:30 pm.
• Kirby’s Dreamland - Budweiser True Music Tent

9:30 pm.
• Yankton - Whiskey Jam Tent

9:40 pm.
• Junction Creek - Sivori Entertainment Tent

9:45 pm.
• Kirby’s Dreamland Budweiser True Music Tent

10:45 pm.
• Yankton - Whiskey Jam Tent

11:00 pm.
• Kirby’s Dreamland - Budweiser True Music Tent
• Junction Creek - Sivori Entertainment Tent


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