Parking & Directions

The Kentucky Exposition Center has 4 accessible gates. For GPS directions click one of the options below:

Gate 1 (Main Gate)
Gate 2 (Crittenden Drive)
Gate 4 (Crittenden Drive)
Gate 6 (Preston Highway)

Kentucky Exposition Center
937 Phillips Ln
Louisville, KY 40209

The Kentucky Exposition Center is located at the junction of Interstate 65 and Interstate 264, making it easily accessible for drivers coming from any direction. For visitors flying in, we are located across from the Louisville International Airport and a short seven minutes from downtown. Taxis and ride-sharing pickup and drop-off are available at KEC. For the month of September, we have numerous events taking place at our facility. Please view the information below for details regarding parking for your event.

Bourbon & Beyond and Louder than Life
Parking is available on site for $20 a day during the festivals. All of our gates open at 7 a.m. and a traffic attendant will direct you to your parking location. We have three primary gates available to enter. Gate 2, 4 and 6. Click on the links above for directions to each location. Gate 1 will close prior to each festival start time on each day due to an increase in pedestrian traffic. If you are taking a ride share or taxi cab to the property, inform your driver that they need to enter through Gate 6. Immediate drop-off locations will be available in the adjacent lot (Lot D) and the rideshare or taxi cab driver must use gate 4 to exit. Parking capacity could be reached in the afternoon of each concert day and we suggest that you research private lots that are providing parking. Overnight parking is not allowed.
Purchase your parking in advance here.

Purchase a Gold Parking Pass and enjoy in/out access and complimentary shuttling to the festival entrance. The Gold Lot is located at Monarch Dr. Louisville, KY 40205. Present your I.D and parking pass to the parking attendant when you arrive. Tickets are available for parking per each concert and valid only for that event. View the Gold Lot Map here to see how close you could be to the festival!
Purchase Your Bourbon & Beyond Gold Lot Parking Pass
Purchse Your Louder Than Life Gold Lot Parking Pass

Mecum Auctions
We have four primary gates available to enter. Gates 1, 2, 4 and 6. Please Note: Gate 1 will close around mid-day and will not reopen for the remainder of the day due to high pedestrian traffic. All of our gates open at 7 a.m. and a traffic attendant will direct you to your parking location. Click on the links above for directions to each location. If you are taking a rideshare or taxi cab to the property, inform your driver that they need to enter through Gate 6. Immediate drop-off locations will be available in the adjacent lot (Lot D) and the ride share or taxi cab driver must use gate 4 to exit. Overnight parking is not allowed. Suggested parking lots are Lot A and Lot E. North Wing and South Wing are accessible via the skywalk.

The event is taking place primarily in North and South Wing and we suggest viewing the parking map located here to plan your route.

Monster Jam
All of our gates open at 7 a.m. and a traffic attendant will direct you to your parking location. We have three primary gates available to enter. Gate 2, 4 and 6. Click on the links above for directions to each location. Gate 1 will close around mid-day due to an increase in pedestrian traffic. If you are taking a rideshare or taxi cab to the property, inform your driver that they need to enter through Gate 6. Immediate drop-off locations will be available in the adjacent lot (Lot D) and the rideshare or taxi cab driver must use gate 4 to exit. Overnight parking is not allowed.

Kentucky Kingdom
All of our gates open at 7 a.m. and a traffic attendant will direct you to your parking location. We have three primary gates available to enter. Gate 2, 4 and 6. Click on the links above for directions to each location. Gate 1 will close around mid-day due to an increase in pedestrian traffic. If you are taking a rideshare or taxi cab to the property, inform your driver that they need to enter through Gate 6. Immediate drop-off locations will be available in the adjacent lot (Lot D) and the rideshare or taxi cab driver must use gate 4 to exit. Overnight parking is not allowed.