The 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. The190th edition of the MCFHS is scheduled for July 25th – July 29th, 2017


10th Annual Raising the Roof Gala:

For a night of fun, food, and entertainment on Feb. 25, 2017 join us at The Stable on the Mercer County Fairgrounds. Tickets are available by contacting any fair board member. Tickets are $20 for individuals, $40 for couples, and $200 for a table for 10. The doors will open at 6:00 PM. A CASH bar will be available. Drinks my be purchased per state/local ABC ordinances. Tea, coffee, and soft drinks are include in the price of the ticket. We will be honoring Sue Alexander who was a long time board member and horse show coordinator for the Mercer County Fair and Horseshow. Frankie Reed will be catering the meal for the Gala. There will also be a silent auction at the event.

The Stable on the Mercer County Fairgrounds is completed and available for rent for church, club, and business functions. Please click the Expo Hall menu for details.

A special thank you to our other title sponsors for 2017:

Corporate Sponsor: Whitaker Bank

Whitaker Bank Logo 2015
Premier Sponsor: Farmers National Bank

Farmers National Bank Logo 2015
Diamond Sponsors: The Harrodsburg Herald, JVM Motorsports and Community Trust Bank

Harrodsburg Herald Logo 2015  Community Trust Bank Logo 2015

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 190th Annual Mercer County Fair and Horse Show

July 25st – 29th, 2017