Update: 2020 Kentucky State Fair will be closed to general public

Frankfort, Ky. — Andy Beshear’s Thursday press conference, Gov. Beshear and Kentucky State Fair Board Chairman Steve Wilson announced that the 2020 Kentucky State Fair will be limited to participants only.

Face masks will be required by all participants. Employees that handle cash payments will be required to wear gloves. Lot A exhibits, Midway concerts, entertainment, and food vendors will also not be featured in the fair. Only credentialed participants will be allowed in Freedom Hall and Broadband Arena.