TOTALLY NEW & coming to the 2019 fair!

TWO NIGHTS of automotive carnage! Demo Derby will be on Wednesday night AND Saturday night!

USWF Pro Wrestling on Wednesday night

ATV Drag Racing on Thursday night

All Beauty & Smiles Pageant for persons with disabilities

Our Senior Citizens Day has been moved to Tuesday and expanded to include veterans and persons with disabilities.


And back by popular demand!

All American Petting Zoo all week (with FREE pony rides this year)

Dunking Booth (all proceeds go to Salvation Army)


Here’s something so popular we had to book it for the 2020 fair!

At the Fair Convention this year, Jessica Hall and Sadie Stinnett were awarded scholarships! Best of luck to both! The Jessamine County Fair Association awards scholarships using funds from sales of woven baskets over numerous years. If you would like to find out more about the scholarship, contact us.

Fair Schedule

Monday thru Thursday

Gates open at 5 p.m. for general admission (livestock exhibitors, vendors, etc. can come earlier than this)

Rides begin at 6 p.m.

Rides end at 11 p.m.

Friday & Saturday

Gates open at 4 p.m. for general admission

Rides begin at 5:30 p.m.

Rides end at midnight

Your recipes needed!

We are collecting recipes for a cookbook to fund more free fair activities! Drop them off at the main concessions stand, email them to or snail mail them to Jessamine County Fair, 1158 Chrisman Mill Rd., Nicholasville, KY 40356. Thanks to all you great cooks out there!