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Very large and clean experience for the EXPO

We visited the EXPO during a volleyball tournament. The facility was very well kept and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fishhead101
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Muncie, Indiana
National Farm Machinery Show!

Man this place is Big! My son and I were here last year for the 2018 MATS convention and was... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2019
Nantieau
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Belleville, Michigan
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed yesterday

Many years ago, a few notables decided downtown Louisville needed an area with boutiques and places to eat and gather. So, the first attempt, The Galleria, was born. At first, there was an attempt for more unusual boutique places to take up the new space....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a number of Large convention style halls that host every and any event from hobbies to work related conventions.sometime through the year there WILL be something that appeals ,sometimes two different events the same weekend, from cars to animals, to collectable...keep checking ...but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank neilmweiner
kyvenues, Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting us! We're happy to bring so many events to Louisville, hopefully there's something for everyone!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the EXPO during a volleyball tournament. The facility was very well kept and the restrooms were clean, despite the thousands of people there. The staff looked to always walking around changing trashcan/bags and making stops at restroom for cleaning. The EXPO is very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank fishhead101
kyvenues, Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and for complimenting our staff! We'll make sure we pass it on to the teams working the volleyball tournament. Comfortable shoes is always a great pro-tip, thanks for helping future guests!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have truly enjoyed the Gun Show at the Ky Expo Center the last 2 years but even though the pork sandwiches are very good at the food cart, paying $32 for 2 pork sandwiches,2 fries and 2 sodas is ridiculous!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 921steviey
kyvenues, Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and feedback. We'll pass it on to our catering partner.

Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Have been going here for over 30 years. They are always trying to make it better. If you've never been you must see. It's the latest and greatest products to come out for anything agriculture and more. The tractor pulls every night are very organized...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jill S
kyvenues, Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Thank you for making us a tradition for your family!

Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Man this place is Big! My son and I were here last year for the 2018 MATS convention and was impressed with the size then. However, the size of the Farm Machinery Show really showed us every square inch of what this facility offers. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nantieau
kyvenues, Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Thank you for your review! We're glad our you and your son continue to visit us. And thank you for the excellent pro-tips for future visitors.

Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Last night we attended the Toby Mac Concert. We arrived at the Crittenden drive exit 45 minutes(6:15) before show time. We sat in traffic on the interstate and ramp for what seemed like forever only to find when we turned in to the lane that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Exalthim
kyvenues, Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Thank you for letting us know about your experience. We're sorry to hear you experienced issues with traffic and parking at our facility. We apologize that you missed an act and hope you were able to enjoy the rest of the show.

Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Attending concert but are you joking us with your traffic routing?? We have been to multiple venues in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio but this is unquestionably the worst parking setup I’ve ever seen! No matter how you you slice it, no venue should take 45...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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kyvenues, Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and feedback. We're sorry it did not meet your expectations and we understand your frustrations.

Reviewed January 19, 2019

This is where you go to for basketball games ect the one issue most seem to have is the cost of parking . If you come out just remember to add $10.00 to your total cost .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TaiChiNana
kyvenues, Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Thank you for your review and helpful advice for future visitors!

Reviewed January 11, 2019

There isn't much that can be said about this place. I attended a conference at the Exposition Center this summer. It served its purpose inasmuch as it had sufficient space and breakout rooms.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michele F
kyvenues, Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Thank you for joining us! We're happy the venue met your needs.

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PatB1608
March 22, 2018|
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Response from KentuckyVenues | Property representative |
Hi Pat, We have water and electric hookups for $50 per night. We are currently sold out for Derby. Plan on making your reservation 6 months ahead of time if you would like to camp during Kentucky Derby week or other major... More
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February 20, 2018|
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Response from Donna H | Reviewed this property |
Not on premises but one close by. Pet Ruff care & treatment.
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March 12, 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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