The Fall Brawl demolition derby date has been changed from October 11 to October 25. There will be no lawn mower derby at this event. Instead small car PURE STOCK event will be conducted. Entries in this event will be inspected closely and must be in orignal stock configuration.

The 2014 Mercer County Fair and Horse Show is the longest running fair and horse show in the United States. Throughout the year, the fairgrounds plays host to a variety of events, including truck pulls, horse shows, pageants, and demolition derbies.

For 2014 the nightly Fair gate admission is $5, bracelets for carnival rides are $10 for each night, admission to Motorsports events for Wednesday July 23rd, Friday July 25th, and Saturday July 26th are $5 in addition to regular Fair gate admission price. Children under 6 are admitted free of charge. There will be NO RAIN CHECKS.

New event for 2014:

Challenge of the Churches – Challenge of the Churches Flyer



Upcoming Events for 2014:

July 21-26 – 187th Mercer County Fair and Horse Show – 2014 MCFHS Schedule of Events

Sept 26-28 – District 4 Horse Camp

Oct 11 – “Fall Brawl” Demolition Derby

TBA – Other Truck/Tractor Pulls and Horse Shows


In 2014 the Mercer County Fair and Horse Show will return to the traditional one week format. This year’s fair will be July 19th thru July 26th. Watch this web site for announcements concerning exciting new events and attractions for the 2014 Mercer County Fair and Horseshow.

A special thank you to our other title sponsors for 2014:

Corporate Sponsor: Whitaker Bank
Premier Sponsor: Farmers National Bank
Diamond Sponsor: The Harrodsburg Herald

“A special thanks to sponsor RockAuto.com. Order auto parts online from RockAuto.com 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and have them conveniently delivered to your door. RockAuto.com has everything from one lug nut to a new fender or remanufactured engine; all at everyday low prices. Visit www.RockAuto.com after the fair and find all the parts your car or truck will ever need!”


To view the Mercer County Fair Horse shown webcast beginning July 19th 2014, click here

 187th Annual Mercer County Fair and Horse Show

July 21st – 26th, 2014