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. The191st edition of the MCFHS is scheduled for July 23rd – July 28th, 2018

 The Annual Raising the Roof Gala is scheduled for Feb. 17, 2018 in the Stable building at the fairgrounds the Gala will have a Mardi Gras theme this year and is open to the public. Purchase your tickets by contacting any board member.


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

JVM Motorsports

We’re Not Just a Dealership, We’re A Destination.



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

Rock Auto Logo 2015


 190th Annual Mercer County Fair and Horse Show

July 25st – 29th, 2017