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Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

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Address: 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209-1398
Phone Number: 502-367-5000
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Kentucky Expo Center

We were there for a week and the center was large enough for the event we were at. There is a civic center that also fit our needs. It was within walking distance or the bus route... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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Franklin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is the largest convention center I've ever been in. I was here for an antique car show and all 300+ cars were in one room. I was here 5 years ago for the same show and there were 600 cars in the same room. The center has the ability to have multiple large shows going on at the same... More 

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Borden, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My sister came from Mt. Washington with her two grandchildren. We were only there 3 hours and a sever storm came through. We seen the storm coming so we took shelter in a near by restaurant in the water park. We ask the employees if we could stay there until the storm blew over ,they said yes. we waited about... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

OK place depending on why you are there, I have been there a few times for different events, the place is always crowded

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Mitchell, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is a great place to visit for large flea markets. The Carl Casper Auto Show is also held here, as well as the Kentucky State Fair, and several concerts and shows. This is a very versatile venue with plenty of places to explore and walk to. Kentucky Kingdom is also right next door. Has plenty of on site parking.... More 

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were there for a week and the center was large enough for the event we were at. There is a civic center that also fit our needs. It was within walking distance or the bus route to our hotel.

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Tyler,Tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We recently attended Skills USA at the expo center and it was amazing. I've never been to such a huge exposition center. It was very clean and well-maintained. There were over 16000 people there and it was great!

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Hartland, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We were here for the NASP tournament. There didn't seem to be enough people at the door to check in all the people (at least on Friday in the morning.) Bathrooms were clean and the concessions were good. No lines there. Thank you for hosting the National Archery in the Schools Tournament again!!

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mitchell, IN, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Wife and I arrived around noon and found first bargain. Large fern plants for 6@. She just had to have them. I love looking at people tools( not that I need more of either one). Very large displays and merchandise available to the people. Again I am not a shopper but enjoy watching the crowd.

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Leitchfield, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A large flea market is held there each month except for August when the Ky. State fair is held. The antique section is always fabulous.

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Jackson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes because this place is really big. We went here for the VEX Worlds Robotics championship. The exhibit area is so big and they even have multiple arenas for special events. I wish the parking is free (it costs $8 to park per day).

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Address: 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209-1398
Phone Number: 502-367-5000
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Fairgrounds

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