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Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209-1398 (Fairgrounds)
502-367-5000
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Ranked #32 of 78 attractions in Louisville
Type: Convention Centers
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Had a wonderful weekend at the expo center watching aau basketball. It was a well organized event and highly staffed. Easy to find and park.

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Pawnee, Illinois
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This amusement park used to be affiliated with the Six Flags corporation. I did not realize it is independently owed until after I had purchased tickets online (my bad). I was a little apprehensive since I hadn't been to the park in about 10 years and it wasn't listed on TripAdvisor. When we arrived at the park at opening, we... More

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franklin,ky
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

our family vacation was Louisville zoo which we loved and ky kingdom we took our granddaughter to six flags a lot when she was 5 she is now 16 so our grandson who is 5 wanted to go because all the things Breanna had told him so we went it was terrible lot of rides weren't open her favorite ride... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My husband and I bought season passes this year because they were such a great value ($59) and offered nice perks ($1 sodas, dining discounts, etc). We have gone twice this season so far, once to do rides and once for the water park. Both days we attended on a weekday to avoid crowds and arrived at opening time (11am).... More

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Washington, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Had a great time - lots of rides (coasters were incredible) - short wait times - awesome wave pool and slides. Food was a little pricey but would go again!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

In case you aren't aware, KK has been closed ever since Six Flags gave up the lease about 5 years ago. KK is now open again under a the same core group that took over the park in 1989 and made it a success. Now, after 2 years of refurbishment, KK is back. I have no hesitation in saying it... More

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Glen Carbon, Illinois, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My family spent two days in Broadbent Arena at the KY Fair & Expo Center for the US Trampoline & Tumbling Association National Championships (my youngest was competing). There was more than enough seating to accommodating the crowd, which expanded and shrank as the various events took place. Having spent this entire season attending meets in cramped high school gymnasia... More

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Dubbo, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
44 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We attended a trade show at the convention centre and found the site so easy to get into and out, staff everywhere to help guide you to where you need to go. Plenty of toilets scattered around the place and food stalls with a vast array of choice.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The former Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom is re-opened with new management and a bunch of new rides. We went there on a Sunday, a traditionally slow day for amusement parks, and the park was PACKED. Since the park sat abandoned for several years, some parts of it are still closed off, and the roller coasters T2 and Twisted Twins are... More

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Pataskala
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96 reviews 96 reviews
55 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

When a disagreement between the Kentucky Fair Board and Six Flags caused the park chain to withdraw from this amusement park about four years ago, this park remained silent. A couple different groups attempted to purchase the property and/or lease it to reopen it, but all fell through. Last year, a bright spot was that someone finally did work things... More

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