Hours & Prices
Dates: Wednesday, February 13 through Saturday, February 16, 2019
Hours: 9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m. daily (EST)
Location: Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209
Prices: National Farm Machinery Show admission is free. Parking is $10 for cars and $20 for buses.
The Championship Tractor Pull is held in conjunction with the National Farm Machinery Show. Click here to purchase tickets.
The National Farm Machinery Show covers eight interconnected exhibit halls totaling more than 1.3 million square feet of indoor exhibit space and contains more than 850 agricultural displays. In four days, you can explore the latest farm trends, technology and tools offered by the industry’s best and most trusted brands.
You will see virtually every major line of farming equipment under one roof. Attendees can take advantage of in-depth product comparisons, as well as discover innovative technology, new product launches, alternative energy and solutions to the challenges facing today’s agribusiness professionals.
GIFTS AND CRAFTS
Take a break from the show floor and explore the aisles of the new and expanded Gift & Craft Market in the South Wing Mezzanine of the Kentucky Exposition Center. In the Gift & Craft Market you’ll find unique merchandise for the whole family that won’t break your budget.
Browse through over 80 booths for special gifts, souvenirs for friends, toys and collectables for the kids and unique accessories for the house. It’s open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., February 13-16, as part of the National Farm Machinery Show.
DIRECTIONS & HOTELS
Find a Hotel First, check out nearby hotels and find accommodations that suit your budget and preferences!
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.
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.
EXPRESS LANES 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.