2019 Schedule of Events

For additional information:  check our website at KentonCountyFair.com

From July 8th-July14th, call The Kenton County Fairgrounds at (859) 356-3738 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or call during week of Fair

  • For 4H information, call (859) 356-3155

  • Call Extension Office at (859) 356-3155 to obtain Exhibitor Number to be used for registration of 4H and Open Class Exhibits. 

  • Use number Exactly as it is assigned.  (Do not add or remove 4H prefix)

  • 4Hers should use 4H Exhibitor Number to register both 4H and Open Class Exhibits (Using one number will generate one premium check instead of multiple)

  • Exhibitor Numbers may also be obtained at Registration on Sunday, July 14, 2019

 

SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2019

5:00 p.m.  Registration for Open Contest Horse Show

6:00 p.m.  Open Contest Horse Show

SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2019

1:00-3:00 p.m.  Registration of all 4H Building Exhibits

1:00-3:00 p.m.  Registration of all FFA Exhibits Excluding Livestock

1:00-3:00 p.m.  Registration of all Open Building Exhibits

4:00 p.m.  Optional Practice for Teen, Miss Kenton Co., and Little Miss/Master Contestants

 

MONDAY, JULY 15, 2019

9:30 a.m.  4H/FFA Market Lamb Show (Reg. 8:30 a.m.)

10:30 a.m. 4H/FFA Production Sheep Show (Reg. 9:30 a.m.)

11:30 a.m. 4H/FFA Production and Market Goat Show (Reg 9:30 a.m.) 

5:30 p.m.  4H/FFA Production Beef Show (Reg. 5-5:30 p.m.)

5:30 p.m.  Miss Teen Kenton County Pageant (Interviews at 5:00 p.m.) Mail Entry Fee and Bio to Kristen Bach by 7-14-19

6:30 p.m.  Open Beef Show (Reg. 5:30 p.m.) 

7:30 p.m.  Demolition Derby (Tech time 4:30)    

             MINI CAR STOCK FRONT WHEEL DRIVE ONLY

             MADDOG TROPHY

             MINI CAR CIRCLE TRACK RACE

             POWER WHEELS DERBY FOR KIDS

8:00 p.m.  Miss Kenton County Fair Pageant (Interviews at 7:00 p.m.) Mail Entry Fee and Bio to Kristen Bach by 7-14-19

7:00 p.m.  Educational Program in William E. Durr Exhibit Hall "Know Your Kenton County Extension Service"

  

 

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2019

9:30 a.m.  4H/FFA Market Hog Show (Reg. 8:30 a.m.) SPONSORED BY STACY & TREY TAPKE

9:30 a.m.  4H/FFA Commercial Gilt Show (Reg. 8:30 a.m.) SPONSORED BY STACY & TREY TAPKE

5:00 p.m.  Little Miss/Little Master Pageant (Contestants check in 15 min prior)
               Mail Entry Fee and Bio to Kristen Bach by 7-14-19

6:30 p.m.  Family Barnyard Fun Night
               SPONSORED BY SCOTT KIMMICH AND FLORAL HILLS FUNERAL
 HOME AND MEMORIAL GARDENS

7:00 p.m.  Barnyard Olympics (Event at conclusion of Family Barnyard Fun Night) (Reg. 6:30 p.m.)
               SPONSORED BY STRUCKHOFF ORTHODONTICS

7:30 p.m.  Miss Pre-Teen Pageant (Interviews at 6:30 p.m.) Mail Entry Fee and Bio to Kristen Bach by 7-14-19

7:00 p.m.  Educational Program in William E. Durr Exhibit Hall "Kenton Co. Homemakers Demonstration"

7:30 p.m.  Demolition Derby (Tech time 4:30)  

               BIG CAR BONE STOCK CLASS

               MADDOG TROPHY

               MINI MADNESS-TRUCKS/VANS/CARS

               POWER WHEELS DERBY FOR KIDS

               MINI CIRCLE TRACK RACE

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2019

9:30 a.m.  4H/FFA Market Steer Show (Reg. 8:30 a.m.)

7:00 p.m.  Sale of Champions

7:00 p.m.  KTT Truck Tug

               1) Light But Tough 4300 lb. 4WD

               2) Standing Tall 5500 lb. 2WD

               3) Big Boys 6000 lb. 4WD

7:00 p.m. Bluegrass Pony and Mule Pull (In Horse Show Arena)

7:00 p.m. Educational Program in William E. Durr Exhibit Hall "Honey Bees: The Solution That Improves Our World"          

                  

 

THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2019

SENIOR CITIZEN NIGHT - SENIORS, 60+, HALF PRICE ADMISSION, SPONSORED BY CENTURY 21 GARNER PROPERTIES

 

6:00 p.m. 4H Poultry Show (Reg. 5:00-6:00 p.m.)

6:30 p.m. ATV & Motorcycle Dirt Drags 

7:00 p.m. Open Poultry Show (or after 4H Poultry Show) (Reg. 5:00-6:00 p.m.)

7:00 p.m. Open Western Pleasure & All Breeds Horse Show (Reg. 6:00 p.m.)

7:00 p.m. Educational Program in William E. Durr Exhibit Hall "The Great Kentucky Pie Challenge"

 

FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2019

SPONSORED BY DONATOS PIZZA AND WHIT'S FROZEN CUSTARD

6:00 p.m. Future Farmer Fun Events (Registration 5:30 p.m.)

7:00 p.m. Children's Pedal Tractor Pull (Reg. 6:45 p.m.) 

7:00 p.m. Truck and Tractor Pull-classes subject to change, www.bluegrasspulling.com

              SPONSORED BY DONATO'S PIZZA AND WHIT'S FROZEN YOGURT

              1) 2.5 DIESEL TRUCKS

              2) 8500 LIGHT LIMITED PRO TRACTORS

              3) SUPER STOCK 4x4 TRUCKS

              4) 9000 COMBO TRACTORS

              5) STREET DIESEL TRUCKS           

7:00 - 10:00 - Doghouse Band - in Horse Show Arena - *NEW FOR 2019*

7:30 p.m. Educational Program in William E. Durr Exhibit Hall "Backyard Chickens (Chickens in cages on display)"

**THANKS TO MEADE TRACTOR FOR SUPPLYING TRACK EQUIPMENT**

SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2019

SPONSORED BY ONE HOLLAND FAMILY OF RESTAURANTS AND BLUEGRASS DIESEL

9:00 a.m.   4H Rabbit Show (Reg. 8:00 a.m.)

10:00 a.m.  Open Youth and 4H Horse Show (Reg. 9:00 a.m.)

10:00 a.m.  Open Rabbit Show**  (Reg. @ conclusion of 4H Rabbit Show) 
                **Open Rabbit Show begins at 10:00 a.m. or 30 min. past conclusion of 4H Rabbit Show, whichever is later.

10:00 a.m.  Garden Tractor Pull (Weigh-in 9:00 a.m.) (SPONSORED BY TRUCK AND TRAILER)

10:00 a.m.  Baby Show (SPONSORED BY ST ELIZABETH HEALTHCARE)

10:00 a.m.  Baby Show-6 Mos. to 1 Year (Reg. 9:00 a.m.)

11:30 a.m.   Baby Show-1 Year  to 2 Years (Reg. 10:30 a.m.)

12:45 p.m.   Baby Show-2 Years  to 3 Years (Reg. 11:45 a.m.)

1:00 p.m.    4H Dog Show (after Open Rabbit Show) (Reg. 12:30)

1:30 p.m.    Baby Show-3 Years  to 4 Years (Reg. 12:30 p.m.)

2:15 p.m.    Baby Show-4 Years  to 5 Years (Reg. 1:15 p.m.)     

3:00 p.m.   Children's Parade of Pets (Reg. 2:00-3:00 p.m.)

7:30 p.m.   Derek Alan Band - in Horse Show Arena - *NEW FOR 2019*                     

7:00 p.m.   Truck and Tractor Pull-classes subject to change-www.bluegrasspulling.com
                

               1) 8500 LIGHT LIMITED PRO TRACTORS                

               2) 3.0 DIESEL TRUCKS                        

               3) SEMI TRUCKS

               4) SUPER STOCK 4x4 TRUCKS

               5) OUTLAW SUPER STOCK TRACTORS

7:30 p.m.   Skyline Chili Cheese Coney Eating Contest (During Intermission) (Sponsored by Skyline)

 

**THANKS TO MEADE TRACTOR FOR SUPPLYING TRACK EQUIPMENT**

SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2019

9:00 a.m. Dead Weight Pull Weigh-In

10:00 a.m. Dead Weight Pull

12:00-2:00 p.m. Exhibits Released (4H and Open Class)