Kentucky State Fair Board

Press Release Date:  Monday, June 27, 2005  
Contact Information:  Amanda Storment
VP / Media & PR
(502) 367-5180

LOUISVILLE, KY… The Kentucky State Fair is still a few weeks away, but now is the time to save money! Beginning July 3, advance discount admission and Thrillway ride tickets will be available for purchase at the checkout lanes of Kentucky and Southern Indiana Kroger stores by using a Kroger Plus Card. Listed below is the discount breakdown for adults, children and seniors. 
Ticket Type                 Advance Purchase             Admission After
                                        Discount                      August 17

Adult                                     $5                                $7

Child (3-12 yrs.)                      $2                                $3

Senior (55 yrs. and over)           $2                                $3

A trip to the exhilarating Thrillway gives visitors the ultimate Fair experience. Thrillway ride tickets can be used at the Kentucky State Fair for Cumberland Valley Shows, games, carnival rides and some rides at the adjacent Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom Amusement Park. A set of 30 Thrillway ride tickets is only $15 – a 33% savings - when purchased at Kroger.

This in-store advance discount ticket offer ends midnight, August 17. Discount tickets are also available online now through August 11 by visiting the official Kentucky State Fair website, The 101st Kentucky State Fair will be held August 18-28 at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center in Louisville.