LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Food, rides, music, and plenty of fun! The Kentucky State Fair kicks off Thursday at the Kentucky Exposition Center, and it is also WHAS11 Day at the Fair.
Highlights on the first day include the big Alan Jackson and Gary Allan concert, as well as a Wynona Judd tribute and the start of a karaoke contest.
The fair runs through Sun., Aug. 25 - tickets at the gate are $10 for adults and $6 for kids and seniors. Advance tickets are available through Aug. 14 at Kroger.
Parking is $8 at the Expo Center, but on weekends there will be free parking at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.
Don’t forget to stop by the South Wing and meet your favorite WHAS11 News personality. You may make on one of our newscasts, we will be live from the fair throughout the day.
Click here for a complete schedule of events at the Kentucky State Fair.
WHAS11 autograph schedule:
9 - 10 a.m.
11 a.m. - noon
noon - 1 p.m.
1 - 2:30 p.m.
2:30 - 6:30 p.m.
4 - 6 p.m.