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.

Upcoming Events for 2014:

April 12 – “Spring Brawl” Demolition Derby (click for demo derby flyer)

May 3 – Walking Horse Derby Classic

May 3 – Derby Breakfast sponsored by The Harrodsburg Herald

May 24-26 – Local 4H Horse Camp

May 30-31 – Spring Saddle Bred Show

June 6-7 – Ky Fort Harrod Beef Festival

June 13-14 – Rocky Mountain Horse Show

June 26-28 – Ky State Black and White Dairy Show

July 4-5 – Kentucky Mountain Horse Show

July 13-14 – Rocky Mountain Horse Show

July 21-26 – 187th Mercer County Fair and Horse Show

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