Title Graphic — includes the Logo, National Farm Machinery Show title and dates: February 15-18, 2017
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Photo of large equipment on the show floor.


From I-65 Northbound
Exit at the Fair/Expo Center (Exit 131B) and follow the signs to Gate 1, the main entrance.
From I-65 Southbound
Take the Exit 132 to Crittenden Drive and merge to the far left. Gate 4 to the Fair/Expo Center will be directly on the left after the Cracker Barrel restaurant. Or continue along Crittenden Drive to Gates 3 and 2, which will be on the left.
From I-264 Westbound
Exit at the Fair/Expo Center (Exit 11) and follow the signs to Gate 1. Or proceed further to Crittenden Drive to enter Gates 2, 3 or 4. Exit 12 is Preston Highway (Highway 61). Take a right off the exit and follow Preston to Gate 6, which will be on the left between Sleep Inn and Thornton’s Gas Station.
From I-264 Eastbound
Exit at the Fair/Expo Center (Exit 11) to Crittenden Drive. Proceed to Gates 2, 3 and 4 which will be on the right. Or continue past the Crittenden Drive exit to I-65 and Fair/Expo Center (Exit 12) and follow the signs to Gate 1.


The Kentucky Exposition Center has more than 19,000 parking spaces. Parking is $10 for cars and $20 for buses.
There are four entry gates at the Kentucky Exposition Center. If you are planning to use a GPS, you will reach your destination when you arrive at Gate 1. However, for faster access into our facility, you may use Gates 2, 4 or 6.
Public Entrances
Gate 1 (Main Gate)
Gate 2 (Crittenden Drive)
Gate 4 (Crittenden Drive)
Gate 6 (Preston Highway)
For events in Freedom Hall or West Wing, the closest parking is located in Lots E or J (located on either side of Cardinal Stadium) which you can access from Ring Road/Circle of Champions. Lot N (in front of the West Hall) and Lot A (in front of the South Wings) are open for visitor parking. Freedom Way is also open to traffic from Ring Road/Circle of Champions and the main gate.
To make sure you are parking in the closest lot to your event, check out our parking lot map by clicking on the map icon below.
Cash-only express lanes are available at Gate 1 and Gate 4. Express lanes are also open to those with exhibitor passes or parking passes.
Find out which gate is closest to your hotel
Hotels located near Gate 1 — Crowne Plaza, Howard Johnson, Courtyard Louisville, Springhill Suites, Roadway, Residence Inn, and Hampton Inn.
We recommend entering the facility via Gate 2 or Gate 3 by going South/West on Phillips Lane toward Crittenden Drive. Turn right onto Crittenden Drive and follow the signs to Gate 2 or Gate 3.
Hotels located near Gate 4 — Holiday Inn, Country Inn, Ramada, Super 8, and Hilton. We recommend entering the facility via Gate 4 adjacent to hotels off Crittenden Drive.
Hotels located near Gate 6 — La Quinta Inn and Sleep Inn. We recommend entering the facility via Gate 6 by going west on Preston Highway. Gate 6 entrance road is located between Thorntons and Sleep Inn.