The Kentucky Association of Fairs is meeting at the Ballard Convention Center this weekend for a social
and meeting of the Board. Any and all members of the Association and all friends of the
association are invited to attend. The gathering is the opening year for the new President of
the association: Bruce Jones: Hopkins County Fair. Bruce and members of the Hopkins County
/ Madisonville Fair Board invite you to attend. Besides the normal committee and board
meetings there will be other sessions for fun and activity. The schedule of activities is still in the
making. But make your plans to attend. The date for the meeting happens to be on Derby Day.
So if you are not at Churchill Downs, then we expect to see you at the Running of the Horses in
Madisonville. Please bring extra money for the race betting and your finest Derby hat. There
might be an award (post race) for this highly competitive adventure. Make your plans...
come and enjoy the comradery. See you there - May 5 & 6.
Kentucky State Fair 2017
August 17th thru 27th
Kentucky State Fair Grounds, Louisville, KY
October 14th & 15th, 2016
Opening day ceremonies are highlighted by newly crowned 2017 Fair Queens from the Association members.
Board of Directors will meet on the evening of August 16th. Meeting location and time are to be announced
prior to the 16th. The host hotel for the meeting is the
For more information about the Fair, please visit the Kentucky State Fair website
Make your reservations at the Crown Plaza Hotel now.
2017 KY County Fair Little Miss & Mr
August 17th, 2017
Opening day of the Kentucky State Fair, Louisville, KY
The KY County Fair Little Miss & Mr. Pageant is held as a part of the opening day festivities for the KY State Fair.
The host hotel is the Crowne Plaza
All participants will be notified of directions and times to be available for presentation and rehearsals.
Please make your plans to be there for this very exciting and day of pageantry. Come and enjoy. See you there.
2017 Kentucky County Fair Teen and Pre-Teen Pageants
October 13th thru 14th, 2017
Fall Meeting of the KY Association of Fairs & Horse Shows
Crowne Plaza, Louisville, KY
The Fall meeting of the KAFHS is to be held on Saturday morning of this weekend. If you are on a committee or
would wish to just volunteer to participate in KAFHS activities, please come by and enjoy the unique ambiance
and fun. This is a very active weekend for KAFHS with both the Pre-Teen and the Teen pageants being held.
Both are held on Saturday the 14th. This is the culmination of all the local fair pageants and their winners.
Memberís winners are requested to follow the various instructions provided to them and they will be able to
participate for the title of Miss Pre-Teen KY County Fair or Miss Teen KY County Fair, whichever age group that
they won in at the local member fair. The host hotel is the Crowne Plaza
Come and enjoy the pageantry. See you there.
2018 Convention and Trade Show
Miss Kentucky County Fair Pageant
January 18th, 19th, and 20th
The Galt House
Make your plans to attend the 2018 Convention and Trade Show for KAFHS. The Pageantry of the Miss Kentucky
County Fair Pageant will be the conclusion of the overall convention festivities'. Start making your
plans to attend and make your reservations at the Galt House for these exciting few days of information
and activities. The Auction for scholarship funding and a showcase of talent are other high lights of
the days and nights on the bank of the Ohio River at Louisville, KY within the Galt House. Information
sessions and plain camaraderie abound at the conventions festivities. See you there in 2018. Lodging &
festivities are at the Galt House Hotels
, Louisville, KY.
Reserve your room now!