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Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209-1331
+1 502-367-5000
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Kentucky State Fair

Nice exhibits, from antiques to agricultural. The fair also offers a world class horeshow at an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
donnahelmick
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Louisville, Kentucky
Great Location/Nice Facility

We attended the GIE Expo at the Kentucky Fair and Expo Center. This is a huge facility that can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KristinF1966
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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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 good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“state fair” (35 reviews)
“flea market” (14 reviews)
“trade show” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209-1331
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice exhibits, from antiques to agricultural. The fair also offers a world class horeshow at an additional cost. There is midway fun for the thrill seekers. Fairfood for the child in all of us. Plain and simple fun for singles, couples, friends and family alike.

Thank donnahelmick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended the GIE Expo at the Kentucky Fair and Expo Center. This is a huge facility that can accommodate a very large conference. The parking was not explained very well and the walk to the conference center from what appeared to be the east...More

Thank KristinF1966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well run facility. Workers attitudes are good and they are helpful. A good faculty and staff make working a show a lot more pleasurable.

Thank Terry N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happened to be in for the weekend and cought the Mecum Auto Auction. here it was verry nice and clean. Great service staff

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We wasted so much time just sitting in traffic inside the fair grounds looking for a parking spot. There are many exhibits but mostly the same stuff over and over. Rides were your typical fair rides. I wouldn't go back.

Thank Tennesseemommie
Reviewed 13 September 2017

KEC as it is called, has ample space to accomodate most any size event. There are multiple wings. Food trucks come during the meal hours but there are also indoor eating places. The final day of the conference I was at, KEC served a 3...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I have been going for 46 years and it is my most favorite activity of the year. The horse show is amazing and it is fun to do the fair along with it.

Thank barbarajane12
Reviewed 2 September 2017

My husband and I attended the Kentucky State Fair and I have to say I have learned that Kentucky holds a secret that we were told about from a representative of the park. We have made plans to attend the Breaks Interstate Park because of...More

Thank cherylldunford
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend the day on a gray and rainy Saturday morning. We come one time a year and always go to the antique section first. This year we bought a beautiful refurbished electric clock by Pastime Clocks. We love it! The antique vendors...More

Thank Marlene152
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Love going to the Fair to watch my granddaughter show her animals. It is so wonderful to watch the kids involved in such activities. Happy for the shuttle when I am too tired to walk and most of the vendors were very friendly. Was disappointed...More

Thank Barbara B
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jb s
12 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
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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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