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Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209-1331
+1 502-367-5000
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Fair is the best.

We love the Louisville fair. So much to see & do. We like looking at all the vendors & the exhibits... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Joyce G
via mobile
Air Conditioned Fair

What else can you say? The California fairs are all outdoors, so my surprise that mostly all the... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Sacramento, California
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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.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“state fair” (33 reviews)
“flea market” (13 reviews)
“trade show” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209-1331
+1 502-367-5000
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We love the Louisville fair. So much to see & do. We like looking at all the vendors & the exhibits are all great. Enjoyed the farm animals & art & there's so many great foods that you can only taste at the fair. If...More

Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

What else can you say? The California fairs are all outdoors, so my surprise that mostly all the vendors, exhibits, and even the animals were indoors! Made the fair more enjoyable because we didn't have to walk around in the heat...

1  Thank SacManang
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Access easy. My wife and I attended the State Fair specifically to watch the horse show on Tuesday. It was very entertaining and enjoyable. After the show we walked through animal areas which were extensive but check show schedules. A great many vendors/exhibitors and entertainment...More

Thank Harold B
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Almost all of the fair was inside AC controlled. They do not allow you to leave and return later for events unless you pay. We missed the horse show later the night we went. We went to downtown Louisville instead. It was a lot of...More

Thank Monroe S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The usual run of the mill fair. Expo hall is full of merchandise tables trying to get your money.The heritage hall was for the older seniors really, not set up for younger senior citizens. The rides /games were typical. Too many cows/horses. Lady Houdini was...More

Thank xk22016
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I was greeted by Freddie Farm Bureau who sits in front of Freedom Hall. A fixture since 1958, "he" welcomes children and adults alike representing the 470,000 Kentucky Farm Bureau family members from all over the state. Parking is $8 and your admission gets you...More

Thank MRbluegill
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great time seeing all the animals on display. Brought back memories of growing up on a farm. Didn't care for the indirect sales of STUFF! It was raining so we didn't try any Fair food

Thank Branson B
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Went to the State Fair, and to see Reba. We had a great time. It is always so clean and well organized. I have been here several times and will definitely be going back.

Thank Kattiedid
Reviewed 21 August 2016

My understanding is that this is the largest fair under one roof. It must be good because I have been coming here for 33 straight years. Wide variety of food, but I prefer the Agriculture tent for some Kentucky grown food. The midway and Kentucky...More

Thank ManningAvenger
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

First time to the Kentucky state fair was very busy. I just would suggest maps or at least information how to find areas and how to get there.

Thank John R
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jb s
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
Brenda A
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!