2010 Mid-America Trucking Show
March 25: VIP-10 a.m.-1 p.m., public 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
March 26: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
March 27: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Kentucky Exposition Center
Admission: Registration required, tickets can be purchased at the door for $5.
Parking: 26 acres of on-site parking, including RV parking with hook-ups for $50/night and tractor trailer $30 a night. To reserve a spot, call 502-367-5384. Tractor trailer paring is also available free of charge at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.
Welcome to Louisville for the 2010 Mid-America Trucking Show. Here’s a glimpse into what Louisville can offer you as you enjoy the largest trucking show in the world.
Whether you are in town for just one night or all three, there are plenty of things that you can do once the Mid-America Trucking Show is done for the day. From local restaurants and attractions to amazing nightlife and special events, Louisville’s possibilities are endless.
Looking for something to do once you've left the Mid-America Trucking Show? Check Louisville.com's calendar and see what's going on March 25-27
Louisville has a lot more to offer food-wise than just what's for sale at concessions stands at the Mid-America Trucking Show.
Cardinal Hall of Fame Café
Type: Sports Bar
2745 Crittenden Dr.
Proof on Main
702 W. Main St.
Park Place on Main
401 E. Main St.
416 S. 4th St.
Toast on Market
736 E. Market St.
Joe’s Crab Shack
131 River Road
Take a break from the Mid-America Trucking Show and check out these unique local attractions
Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory
800 W. Main St.
The Muhammad Ali Center
144 N. Sixth St.
The Mid-America Trucking Show show ends at 6 p.m. the first two days, leaving you ample time to check out Louisville's nightlife.
Fourth Street Live!
Downtown Louisville, 4th St. between Liberty and Muhammad Ali Blvd
Restaurants and entertainment venues in the complex include Hard Rock Cafe, Red Star Tavern, Friday's Rocks!, Sully's Irish Pub, Lucky Strike Lanes (bowling alley and restaurant), a British style restaurant The Pub, Improve Comedy Club, Howl at the Moon ( a dueling piano show) and the first-ever Maker's Mark Bourbon House & Lounge. There are also a variety of nightclubs and bars. Some bars and nightclubs enforce dress code.
Baxter Ave Theatres
1250 Bardstown Road
Urban Bourbon Trail
Visitor’s Center, 4th St. and Jefferson St.
Get your passport at the Louisville Visitor’s Center and get it stamped at each of the nine historic bars and restaurants on downtown Louisville’s Urban Bourbon Trail.
Many conventions are affiliated with hotels, but just in case the Mid-America Trucking Show isn’t (or the official hotel is sold out) here are some other options.
Crown Plaza Louisville Airport
830 Phillips Lane
800 Phillips Lane
709 Phillips Lane
140 N. Fourth Street
Louisville Marriott Downtown
250 W. Jefferson St.
Ready Cab: 502-417-4406
Yellow Cab: 502-636-5511
For more info: Check out the Mid-America Trucking Show's website.
Photo: Courtesy Mid-America Trucking Show