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Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209-1331
+1 502-367-5000
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JROTC Competition

We were there for the National JROTC competition. They had more then enough room for all the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kim P
US Concealed Carry Association Expo

My wife and I attended the USCCA annual expo at this facility and were very pleased with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WCUcody
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Asheville, North Carolina
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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.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“state fair” (37 reviews)
“flea market” (16 reviews)
“trade show” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209-1331
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+1 502-367-5000
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"state fair"
in 37 reviews
"flea market"
in 16 reviews
"trade show"
in 13 reviews
"horse show"
in 11 reviews
"food vendors"
in 11 reviews
"national farm"
in 7 reviews
"south wing"
in 5 reviews
"mid america"
in 4 reviews
"world championship"
in 4 reviews
"archery tournament"
in 6 reviews
"kentucky kingdom"
in 18 reviews
"directing traffic"
in 5 reviews
"this place is huge"
in 8 reviews
"events going"
in 4 reviews
"nice facility"
in 6 reviews
"fairgrounds"
in 13 reviews
"livestock"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there for the National JROTC competition. They had more then enough room for all the cadets. The only down fall was there should of been more seating to eat and more venues for food.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I attended the USCCA annual expo at this facility and were very pleased with the location. The vendor area was convenient to the class room and training rooms. Great weekend receiving firearms training and education along with 2nd Amendment reviews. The designated...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible crew. I was here for MATS, and I was truly impressed with the cleanliness and the attentive nature of the employees and contractors setting up and tearing down for this event. The restrooms were always clean and fully stocked. The posted security was pleasant...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Come down at least 2 times a year for the Farm Show and GIE Expo. This year just made it back from Mid America Truck Show and didnt disappoint. Also been to the Utility show and no matter what the show, this is an awesome...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to this facility. It's huge! For the truck show we walked for two days straight. My only complaint is the limited amount of handicapped parking. Arrive early or plan on getting dropped off at the curb. We will come back...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a trade show at this facility. The space was very expansive and had a multitude of entrances. This event had plentiful food choices. I was amazed at the variety of options. Team members at the facility were very helpful.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We showed our dog at the Kentucky shows and were very impressed with how well the shows were run at this great location. Our hotel was a short walk across the parking lot so we could leave the truck and get a bit of exercise...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Best thing about staying at a hotel close is you can take the shuttle and avoid the parking crowd and the 8 dollar fee. Of the many Venus we visit for cheer competitions this is one of our favorites. Lots of hotels nearby so in...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We've been at the Expo for volleyball tournaments and cheer competitions a couple of times. Getting into the Expo for parking was a nightmare. It was nice to offer the option of buying parking passes online ahead of time but it ended up making no...More

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KentuckyVenues, Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

LucyIndiana, Thank you for your review and feedback about your experience while at our facility. We have passed along your comment regarding entry/parking to our Access Control manager for further review. We really appreciate when guests leave constructive comments and suggestions on how we can...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a really nice place to go to for pretty much any event. That always cost eight bucks to park. The great thing about it is, that it is so be that if you're going to see one event, there are always three or...More

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Pat B
22 March 2018|
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Response from 895default | Reviewed this property |
We were told by RV people at the show that reservations have to to be made at least a year before. We assume hookups are available.
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Gwen H
21 February 2018|
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Response from donnahelmick | Reviewed this property |
Not on premises but one close by. Pet Ruff care & treatment.
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12 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
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