WHAS11 Day at the Kentucky State Fair Thursday


by Amy Stallings


Posted on August 14, 2013 at 2:43 PM

Updated Thursday, Aug 15 at 3:47 PM

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.
Rachel Platt
Terry Meiners
Laura Rogers
Angie Fenton
Renee Murphy
Karma Dickerson

11 a.m. - noon
Andy Treinen
Joe Arnold
Claudia Coffey

noon - 1 p.m.
Ben Pine
Kristin Walls

1 - 2:30 p.m.
Doug Proffitt
Melissa Swan
Kent Spencer
Gene Kang

2:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Monty Webb
Michelle Arnold
Maggie Ruper

4 - 6 p.m.

Gary Rodemeier
Johnny Archer
Brittany Gonzalez

We want to see your pictures of fun at the fair, send them to yourphotos@whas11.com, post them on our Facebook page or tweet them @whas11.