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Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209-1331
+1 502-367-5000
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Higher costs than expected

Stopped in to the mechum auto show and auction. Unfortunately I am not familiar with other events... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Paul W
Fair time.

The Kentucky state fair is in August . It is a good fair . Other times of the year they have a huge... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
jeffsorrels
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Taylorsville, 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 good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“state fair” (35 reviews)
“flea market” (14 reviews)
“trade show” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209-1331
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+1 502-367-5000
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Stopped in to the mechum auto show and auction. Unfortunately I am not familiar with other events but the cost to get on to the floor was rediculousy high. I did not go in the show but outside event with dodge was nice and actually...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Kentucky state fair is in August . It is a good fair . Other times of the year they have a huge flea market . Different events throughout the year.

Thank jeffsorrels
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited here 20 years for the National Quartet Convention. Lots of room. Nice facility. Food is expensive like any sports arena.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We spent three days visiting the Mercum Auction at the Kentucky Exposition Center. The event was all indoors and we were very comfortable each day. There are plenty of restrooms and they were all super clean. The lighting is superb and the event center is...More

Thank EllaH1
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I went to a car auction here. The location was near the interstate and airport. Lots of parking that cost me $8

Thank luvboating_99
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We spent several hours at the state fair this year and would have spent more time if it hadn't been raining outside. Lots of things to see inside and plenty of items to purchase.

Thank Murvil An Lucia M
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We visited for the state fair three time week before last. Hey KYCEC. Do something about getting booths in there for people. Vendors are less and less every year. Admission is a complete rip off. $8 to park after paying $10 admission?? No wonder the...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I worked the fair with my company, but was able to use downtime to run around and enjoy the other booths at the fair. I worked from Tuesday to Sunday and always found something new to check out when I took breaks. It was my...More

Thank Morgan N
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We love the Louisville fair. So much to see & do. We like looking at all the vendors & the exhibits are all great. Enjoyed the farm animals & art & there's so many great foods that you can only taste at the fair. If...More

Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

What else can you say? The California fairs are all outdoors, so my surprise that mostly all the vendors, exhibits, and even the animals were indoors! Made the fair more enjoyable because we didn't have to walk around in the heat...

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jb s
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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Brenda A
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!
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