The Green Co. Fair & Horse Show
A Green Co. Tradition for over 60 years...
The Green Co. Fair & Horse Show has been a staple at The American Legion Park just outside of Greensburg in Green Co. for a long time. The week long event features numerous events, pageants, a Midway filled with rides & games, the horse show, a tractor pull, demolition derby, and ends with a spectacular fireworks show.
Brought to life by hard working community members.
The Green Co. Fair Board is a volunteer group of which members of the community are welcome to join. The 2018 Green Co. Fair Board is made up of 48 members who meet monthly and strive to put together the best possible week of entertainment for the folks of Green and surrounding counties.
President Alex Taylor presents Crickett Smith with the 2017 Fair Person of the Year plaque at the Green County Fair Board annual dinner,
Nov. 4, 2017.
In Memory of Bill Taylor
William Franklin “Bill” Taylor, Sr. passed away January 13, 2016 at the age of 84.
In addition to serving the Green County Fair since 1955, Bill, as known to most, was elected as Mayor of Greensburg in 1977, serving 3 terms. Bill also served as a City Council member for 11 terms. He was a veteran of the Korean War, was American Legion State Commander 1967-68.
Bill served as presentation chairman at the World’s Championship Horse Show held during the Kentucky State Fair for 32 years. He was a member of the Kentucky Association of Fairs and Horse Shows since 1973. Where he served as secretary and treasurer. He earned the distinction of Secretary Emeritus of the Kentucky Association of Fair and Horse Shows. He dedicated his adult life to working with the Green County Fair and Horse Show since becoming a member in 1955 and serving as treasurer for many years, until he passed away. He took great pride in presenting the winners of the horse show their winnings. He was always a big supporter of events that would bring big smiles to the faces of the children in the communities.
Bill served as a great mentor, not only for the members of the fair board, but also many people in the community and across the state.
Bill has touched many lives in Green County and in the surrounding communities all across the state of Kentucky. Bill will forever be a part of the Green County Fair and Horse Show, and we will strive to make him proud.