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Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209-1331
+1 502-367-5000
Review Highlights
Great Location fot the NSRA Nationals

I come here every year for the Street Rod Nationals and this is a great place to accommodate over... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
John M
Lexington, Kentucky
Horrible Price Gougers

$8 to park for the only amusement park in 50 miles need I say more terrible and then when you pay... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
Louisville, Kentucky
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The Kentucky Exposition Center is one of the top 10 largest public facilities of its kind in the U.S. Home to the Kentucky State Fair, National Farm Machinery Show, North American International Livestock Expo and some of the top tradeshows in the country.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“state fair” (33 reviews)
“flea market” (12 reviews)
“trade show” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209-1331
+1 502-367-5000
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

I come here every year for the Street Rod Nationals and this is a great place to accommodate over 10,000 cars. There is plenty of parking, lots of food vendors, and the expo hall is filled with all kinds of vendors that you can view...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 13 August 2016

$8 to park for the only amusement park in 50 miles need I say more terrible and then when you pay the parking money can't find anywhere to park BLAH!!!

Thank wisemom992
Reviewed 12 August 2016

There were over 10,000 street rods! Everything was great (even with a heat index of 100+). Only problems: (1) wet grass areas. After the rain, it was very messy. It would have been nice if the grass had been cut BEFORE this event. (2) It...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

It's not a terrible place by any means but it's not a great place. Honestly, it feels more like a mall then as convention center. Finding the right place to go and unload was a bit confusing. There is an amusement park and other things...More

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We were there for the National Street Rod Event, and had a great time! Lots of great food, beautiful facility, nice friendly people willing to help out any way they could. We go there every year for this event, we love it there!

Thank smithsmt
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice place, clean everywhere. Restroom around every corner. Awesome atmosphere. Easy to get to. Pretty big place.

Thank Derek L
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Google for the events that are held here year round, from the Fair, to Flea Markets, concerts and more.

Thank jlhr416
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The Fairgrounds has a large parking lot with 30 and 50 amp hookups. It is a good location to see the sights of Louisville. Located at the Convention Center and near the Downs. The is a dump station and wash rooms. Not much else. $50....More

Thank lspar
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I spent last week in Kentucky to make use of the out of state deals at this park. We were very very pleased with the prices and the amount of quality rides! It was a very fun place to visit and we...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We were there for the Skills USA competition for college and high school students. Lots of buildings and rooms with things to see.

Thank barbcatw
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jb s
We are going to be there for the state archery tournament in April. I'd like to know where within the center the tournament will be and the closest nearby hotels?
13 March 2017|
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Response from KentuckyVenues | Property representative |
We're happy to hear you'll be visiting us for the upcoming archery tournament! The event will take place at the East Hall, North Wing, South Wing A and Broadbent Arena. You can find maps of our facility on the Kentucky... More
Brenda A
Are there steps in the East wing?My daughters graduation is on Thursday and my mother cant walk steps i need to know the set up for the East wing please.Thank you
25 May 2016|
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Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
No steps! It is very handicapped enabled as well. Hope this helps!