The 2022 Western Kentucky State Fair will soon open for the community to attend this weekend and organizers are hoping for another very successful nine days at the fairgrounds located at 2810 Richard Street.

The gates will open Friday at 5 p.m., while the rides will open to the public at 6 p.m. The annual fair and fun will continue through July 2. General admission will be $3, excluding the pit gate and gate 6.

This year’s upcoming events during the week-long fair will consist of various pageants such as infant, baby and tiny tot pageants, a livestock show, demolition debris, antique tractor pulls, the well-known monster truck show, petting zoo experiences, go-kart racing, lawn tractor pulls, faith and family night among several other events. On Tuesday, June 28, on Pennyrile Electric Day, Jason Crabb will be performing for the community to come out to enjoy.

Longtime board member Tony Meacham expressed anticipation for the upcoming fair.

“We want to invite our county and surrounding counties out to our 70th annual Western Kentucky State Fair. It will begin this Friday on June 24th and will close out next Saturday on July 2nd,” said Meacham. “There will be lots of activities going on for all ages. We are looking forward to having the community out and we can’t wait for it all to begin.”

Meacham also emphasized this year’s fair will over $10 wristband passes for Military and first responders with the showing of I.D. next Wednesday, June 29.

This year’s Western Kentucky State Fair will have fan favorites, traditional events, deep fried foods and community togetherness for a total of nine days. While each day will consist of different events, each day will be filled with food, fun and fellowship. The upcoming week is expected to be clear skies with a high heat index.

Learn more about the upcoming fair via online:

https://westernkentuckystatefair.org/about-us

https://www.visithopkinsville.com/western-kentucky-state-fair-schedule/

The Western Kentucky State Fair is run by a volunteer board of directors and maintains no regular office hours.

For additional questions, feel free to reach out via Facebook or via email: info@westernkentuckystatefair.org.

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