Muhlenberg County Fair
Sugar, meet me at the fair, the Muhlenberg County Fair that is! This annual week of fun-filled entertainment is slated for June 6th – 10th with pre-fair activities kicking off on Saturday, June 3rd. The 2017 line-up has all the fun performances and activities you’ve come to expect with new and exciting events to boot!
Pre-fair activities kick off on June 3rd with a brand-new event the “Run to the Fair 5K.” This new 5K race is only $10 to enter and invites runners to “get your race face on” to help get the 2017 fair started. The will be hosted on the fair grounds and awards will be made at its conclusion. In addition, head to the Merle Travis Center at 6:00 pm for the annual Miss Muhlenberg County Fair pageant that includes multiple divisions.
The mid-way kicks off on Tuesday, June 6th for a full 5-days of carnival fun! Plus, all the fun annual events locals and visitors alike have come to expect including Nojoes Circus, Omega Force, Pony Pull, Mule & Western Fun Show, Karaoke, livestock shows, Cow Patty Bingo, Mud Races and more! New this year is the Sea Lion SPLASH show which can be viewed nightly Tuesday through Saturday. This one-of-a-kind traveling show has both California and South American sea lions and is the only one of its kind in North America. The show features sea lions performing entertaining and educational tricks including handstands, balancing balls, flips, dancing, smiling and even teaching kids how to recycle! This new attraction is one not to be missed!
Also, new for 2017 is a “Barn Dance” from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm. This new event will feature Roy Kyle & Nitelife playing your favorite dance classics. This event is will be held in conjunction with the Muhlenberg Cotillion Club and “County Line” Dancers of Muhlenberg. Bring your partner and your dancing shoes for a fun night!
Perennial favorites are also on tap that include the KPTA Truck & Tractor Pulls on Friday and Saturday night. Plus, the always competitive and entertaining Kentucky High School Rodeo Finals slated for Friday and Saturday as well. And don’t forget to swing by the Exhibit Hall open nightly for a chance to view entries in many categories from jams and jellies, to jewelry, art, sewing and even locally produced honey!