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Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209-1331
+1 502-367-5000
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Archery at its best

The KY Expo Center is home to the best NASP archery show in the world each May. The Center and its... read more

Reviewed yesterday
se472017
Good Convention and Show Space

KEC is deceptively large with plenty of space to host shows, conventions, and events. Food choices... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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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 good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“state fair” (33 reviews)
“flea market” (12 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 yesterday

The KY Expo Center is home to the best NASP archery show in the world each May. The Center and its staff host a wonderful exciting event that would be ideal for any family to be part of when they could. Great Facility!!

Thank se472017
Reviewed 5 days ago

KEC is deceptively large with plenty of space to host shows, conventions, and events. Food choices during many events are somewhat limited and without much variety from one event to the next, but visitors should be able to find something that they will like. WiFi...More

Thank LouieBiz-com
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is huge so if you are attending for an event, wear your walking shoes. We visited for my daughters archery tournament in May (Mother's Day weekend 2017). The staff here or volunteers, were incredible so helpful and friendly! We really enjoyed walking around...More

Thank Trisha0821
KentuckyVenues, Communications Manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
KentuckyVenues, Communications manager at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and suggestion. We will pass along your comment to our catering company. Hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 15 May 2017 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 reviewResponded 17 May 2017

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 14 May 2017

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 reviewResponded 16 May 2017

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

Reviewed 12 May 2017 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 reviewResponded 16 May 2017

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 reviewResponded 16 May 2017

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 reviewResponded 10 April 2017

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!

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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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