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KY STATE FAIR - AUG. 18 - 28

Visit us at the Kentucky State Fair!

Our Booth Location: South Wing (Main Street) of Kentucky Expo Center

Hours: Mon - Fri 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Eastern) with extended hours to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. Closes Sunday, Aug. 28 at 6:00 p.m.

Attractions at our booth every day of the Fair

Schedule for our themed attractions


Attractions at our booth every day of the Fair

  • Buy your fishing or hunting license.
  • Help us keep KENTUCKY WILD - learn more & join.
  • Shoot targets at our indoor air-rifle range
  • Get your questions answered by a Conservation Officer, Biologist, or other staff regarding fish, wildlife, or boating.
  • Check out Law Enforcements's new "Operation Game Theft". See wildlife that has been poached and illegally taken.
  • Spin our prize wheel for a chance to win some gear.
  • ​See how many fish you can identify at our fish display!
  • Want more Wildlife! Stop at the KYFWR Booth and talk to a biologist about ways to improve your property for Wildlife!​

Schedule for our themed attractions

2022 Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Booth

Theme

Date

Theme Days & Activity

Time & Location

OPENING DAY

Thursday, Aug. 18

​​​Friday, August 19​

Hunter Education Range Day

Friday, Aug 19

Complete a Hunter Education Course by taking Ranger Day during the State Fair. For Details check out our ​Hunter Education page.

3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Booth

​FINS Friday - Good Fishing Close to Home
​Friday, Aug. 19
​Fishing in Neighborhoods program from Dane Balsman, Fisheries Program Coordinator. Find fishing opportunities close to home in one of our 45 FINs Lakes found statewide. 
​1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Booth

​​Saturday, August​ 20

Hunter Education Range Day

Saturday, Aug. 20

Complete a Hunter Education Course by taking Ranger Day during the State Fair. For Details check out our ​Hunter Education page.

3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Booth

​Farm Day - PONDering Questions?
​Saturday, Aug. 20
​​Come visit us at the KY Fish and Wildlife Booth for "Farm Day." Do you have Farm PONDering questions?
  • Talk to a Fisheries and Wildlife Private Lands Biologist
  • Be informed of Fish management and vegetation control
  • Learn about available resources handouts and farm pond booklets
  • Get Fish suppliers list
  • Find out about the services our Private Lands Biologists can provide
​11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Booth

​​Sunday, August 21

Hunter Education Range Day

Sunday, Aug. 21

Complete a Hunter Education Course by taking Ranger Day during the State Fair. For Details check out our ​Hunter Education page.

3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Booth

​​​​​Thursday, August 25​ ​ ​

ESPN Louisville Radio
Remote

Thursday, Aug. 25

DREW DEENER SHOW: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
On Air - Interview with KY Afield Host Chad Miles

7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Booth

​KY Afield Meet and Greet
​Thursday, Aug. 25
​KY Afield Crew
​10:00 a.m. to Noon
Booth
​Salato Days

​Thursday, Aug. 25
​Salato Day! See live wildlife (turtles, owls, snakes and more!)
​10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Booth

​Friday, August 26​​

​Farm Day - PONDering Questions?

Friday, Aug. 26

​​Come visit us at the KY Fish and Wildlife Booth for "Farm Day." Do you have Farm PONDering questions?
  • Talk to a Fisheries and Wildlife Private Lands Biologist
  • Be informed of Fish management and vegetation control
  • Learn about available resources handouts and farm pond booklets
  • Get Fish suppliers list
  • Find out about the services our Private Lands Biologists can provide
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Booth
​​Hunter Education Range Day Friday, Aug. 26
Complete a Hunter Education Course by taking Ranger Day during the State Fair. For Details check out our ​Hunter Education page.
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Booth

​Saturday, August 27​

​​​Hunter Education Range Day
​Saturday, Aug. 27
Complete a Hunter Education Course by taking Ranger Day during the State Fair. For Details check out our ​Hunter Education page.
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Booth

Kentucky Wild Day

Saturday, Aug. 27

"Ask a Biologist" - Kentucky Wild at the State Fair!

Do you have questions about the work we do for Kentucky's most at-risk species? Be sure to stop by the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife booth located on Main Street in the South Wing of the Expo Center. Between 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., you can meet some of the biologists with the Kentucky Wild Team, and learn more about this year's field projects and Kentucky Wild Member events.

Be sure to check out the membership incentives we have for folks that join Kentucky Wild at the Fair. There will be fun activities for kids and a special gift for each Kentucky Wild member.

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Booth

LAST DAY

Sunday Aug. 28

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