More Than 16,000 Attend First Three Nights Of Western KY State Fair


Over 16,000 patrons have passed through the Western Kentucky State Fair gates during the first three days.

Fair board President Brad Hewell says 3,468 visitors attended the fair on opening night. He adds Saturday night’s fair activities, including the popular demolition derby and the Miss and Mrs Pageants, brought 7,859 visitors through the gates, with the Saturday night attendance 259 more than the 2023 Saturday night attendance. Sunday’s Faith and Family Day brought in 4,924 people. After three days 16,251 fairgoers have passed through the gates.

Fair board President Brad Hewell says activities continue with several fun events at the grandstands.

click to download audioThe Ms Plus Western Kentucky State Fair Pageant will be held Monday night at 7:00 inside the convention center. The petting zoo will be in the livestock barn.

Gates to the Western Kentucky State Fair open at 4:30, with rides on the midway cranking up at 5:00, with $25 armbands available.


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