Frequently Asked Questions

Admission
What is the admission to the National Farm Machinery Show?

Hours of Operation
What are the hours of operation for the National Farm Machinery Show?
What are the Championship Tractor Pull times?

Parking
What is the parking fee?
Where do buses park?
Is there RV parking? What is the fee?
Is there camping available?
Is shuttle service provided?

Services Offered
Are there ATM machines available?
What do I do if I have lost something during my visit at the National Farm Machinery Show or Championship Tractor Pull?
Can I bring my pet to the National Farm Machinery Show or Championship Tractor Pull?
Can I rent scooters and wheelchairs at the National Farm Machinery Show?
How do I find lost children?

Purchases
What is the cost for a Farm Show Guide?
What is the cost for a Championship Tractor Pull souvenir program?
Can National Farm Machinery Show jackets be purchased?

Locations
Where is the ticket office located?

Q. What is the admission to the National Farm Machinery Show? top
A.  There is no cost to attend the National Farm Machinery Show. Parking is $8 per car.  

Q. What are the hours of operation for the National Farm Machinery Show? top
A. 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily

Q. What are the Championship Tractor Pull times? top
A. The Championship Tractor Pull starts at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday with an additional pull at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. Pulls last approximately 3 ½ hours.

Q. What is the parking fee? top
A. Parking is $8 and is NOT included in gate admission to the Championship Tractor Pull.

Q. Where do buses park and drop off? top
A. Buses can enter gates 2, 3 and/or 4 and drop off in front of Freedom Hall. Parking is available in Lot P.

Q. Is there RV parking? What is the fee? top
A. Yes. Overnight RV parking is allowed and is located on the west side of the grounds near Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom and Gate 2. Parking is $50 per night with electric hook-up and use of dump station. Sites are first come, first served. Contact the Admissions office at (502) 367-5380.

Q. Is there camping available? top
A. Yes, dry primitive camping is $30 per night with self contained generator use only.

Q. Is shuttle service provided? top
A.The Kentucky Exposition Center does not provide shuttle service; however, cabs and shuttle vans will be available for a fee. They will be located in front of Freedom Hall throughout the show.

Q. Are there ATM machines available? top
A. Yes, they are located outside the front entrance to West Hall, inside the South Wing B Lobby near the information booth and inside the Freedom Hall concourse

Q. What do I do if I have lost something during my visit at the National Farm Machinery Show or Championship Tractor Pull? top
A. All items found and turned in to the National Farm Machinery Show staff will be taken to the Kentucky Exposition Center Security Office (entrance beside Ticket Office on the east side of Freedom Hall). Call (502) 367-5360.

Q. Can I bring my pet to the National Farm Machinery Show or Championship Tractor Pull? top
A. Pets are allowed to accompany visitors to the NFMS; however, they must be kept on a leash or in a pet carrier. No pets are allowed in Freedom Hall for the CTP.

Q. Can rent scooters and wheelchairs at the National Farm Machinery Show? top
A. Scooters and wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first served basis from Gould’s Medical located in the South Wing B Lobby. Motorized 3-wheel scooters are $25/two-hours or $50.00/day, while wheelchairs are $15/day. All equipment rentals must be returned 30 minutes prior to show closing. To reserve your mobility aid, please call Gould’s Medical at (502) 491-2000 or toll free at (800) 876-6846. Prices subject to change.

Q. How do I find lost children? top
A. Lost children are taken to the KEC Security Office, located near the Ticket Office. If the child is not in that room, the KEC Security Office team will work diligently using the phones and radios to locate the child. Once the child and guardian are reunited, the guardian must sign the Child Release Form and show proper identification.

Q. What is the cost for a Farm Show Guide? top
A. Farm Show Guides are FREE and are available at all entrance gates and information booths.

Q. What is the cost for a Championship Tractor Pull souvenir program? top
A. Championship Tractor Pull souvenir programs are $5.

Q. Can National Farm Machinery Show jackets be purchased? top
A. No, National Farm Machinery Show jackets are not for sale. The jackets are provided for staff members, tractor pull drivers and some sponsors.

Q. Where is the ticket office located? top
A. On the east side of Freedom Hall

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