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Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209-1331
+1 502-367-5000
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VEX 2017 Robotics World Championship

Attended the VEX Robotics Tournament here. The Expo Center was very clean, organized and parking... read more

Reviewed yesterday
F H
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Las Vegas, Nevada
NASP Nationals

Great venue to host all the families and kids for the archery tournament each year!!! The vendors... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rkstep
via mobile
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
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“state fair” (33 reviews)
“flea market” (12 reviews)
“trade show” (10 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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Reviewed yesterday

Attended the VEX Robotics Tournament here. The Expo Center was very clean, organized and parking was easy. Expo people were friendly and helpful. Only suggestion for improvement is adding more food options.

Thank F H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue to host all the families and kids for the archery tournament each year!!! The vendors have great food and are friendly. The facilities are clean and the hvac works great!!! Only ding is having to pay for parking each day and not being...More

Thank Rkstep
KentuckyVenues, Communications Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your support! We love hearing from our satisfied customers. We will pass along your suggestion to offer multi-day parking passes.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all the industry trade shows I am a part of or visit, this is one of the best venues I have ever experienced.

Thank Ken R
KentuckyVenues, Communications Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your support! We love hearing from happy customers.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only issue was leaving the parking lot. I think i parked on the wrong side. It seemed like there was only one way to come in and out!!

Thank aselvy27
KentuckyVenues, Communications Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We apologize for the confusion while exiting our facility. We typically have 4 gates surrounding the perimeter that are open for events. We hope to have you back for events in the future!

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Finding a good place to park for such a large show is hard unless you are showing very early in the morning. Restrooms had too few stalls. Sound and lighting were poor.More

Thank Teresa B
KentuckyVenues, Communications Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our parking rate has been approved by our Board of Directors and goes towards facility operations and maintenance. We understand parking fees can be frustrating, however, they are necessary for us to continue all daily operations. Please let us know...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Seems pretty well laid out. Lots of courts - lots of walking. A little tough to meet up with a group on the outside if all are driving due to one way circular drive.

Thank Chris9767
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I was here for a large sports tournament. While there are over 19,000 parking spaces, most lots are a long walk to the door and depending on where the event is located within the expo center, that could only be the beginning of the journey....More

Thank NebraskaTravelnut
KentuckyVenues, Communications Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Kentucky Exposition Center. We are currently working to improve seating areas throughout the facility. We hope you enjoyed Louisville and look forward to having you back!

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Huge place. Very modern inside. We were here for the state archery tournament. We were lucky that we had the earliest start time and had to be on site by 7 am. That made parking and entrance fairly easy. It was crowded beyond belief when...More

Thank jb s
KentuckyVenues, Communications Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We love hearing from happy customers. Hope to have you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 April 2017

We were here over the weekend for the Wheelchair basketball Nationals. While we were there, they also had 3 or 4 other things going on, which caused utter chaos with traffic and parking. It wasn't too bad on Thursday or Friday, but HOLY smokes Saturday,...More

Thank Joni S
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

There are literally hundreds of people just sitting on the floor because there is no where to sit. I'm here for the truck show and you have to walk miles and miles. Took us 15 mins to get from the car to where the vendors...More

Thank Laura99IN
KentuckyVenues, Communications Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience you experienced while visiting our facility. We have forwarded your comment to facility operations and are looking into adding additional seating for events.

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jb s
We are going to be there for the state archery tournament in April. I'd like to know where within the center the tournament will be and the closest nearby hotels?
13 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
Are there steps in the East wing?My daughters graduation is on Thursday and my mother cant walk steps i need to know the set up for the East wing please.Thank you
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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