Parking at the Kentucky Exposition Center is $8 per vehicle per entry. There are over 19,000 parking spaces at the Kentucky Exposition Center (including temporary ones). For events in Freedom Hall or West Wing, we recommend parking in Lots E or J (located on either side of Cardinal Stadium) which you can access from the Circle of Champions (Ring Road). 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 the Circle of Champions (Ring Road) and the main gate.

Public Entrances
Gate 1 (Main Gate) - Phillips Lane
Gate 2 - South Crittenden Drive
Gate 3 - Crittenden Drive (Service - open 24 hours)
Gate 4 - North Crittenden Drive
Gate 6 - Preston Highway

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RV Parking

The Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC) provides RV parking for events held throughout the year.  The RV lot offers 20 or 30 amp electrical service, water, disposal station, restrooms, and showers. During the Kentucky State Fair dry camping is available in Lot F for $20 per night. There are no hookups available during the Kentucky State Fair.

Daily Rates (Electric):  $50
Primitive (No Hookups): $30


Making an RV Parking Reservation:

Reservations can be made by sending a check or money order to:

Access Control Office
Kentucky Exposition Center
P.O. Box 37130
Louisville, KY 40233

The check or money order should specify RV parking and state the event, dates, vehicle license number, and should be made payable to Kentucky Exposition Center.

Reservations can also be made by calling (502) 367-5384. KEC accepts MasterCard and Visa. The deposit is one day's rental which includes 20 or 30 amp electrical service, water service, and use of the disposal station. There are restrooms and shower facilities located in the RV lot. A confirmation card, information sheet and a map of the property will be sent after the deposit is received. Please bring the confirmation card with you upon arrival. Reservations will be accepted one year in advance. However, reservations should be received at least one month prior to date of actual arrival. Confirmed reservations will be held for the day of arrival only. The reservation deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.
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