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    2010 Mid-America Trucking Showwww.truckingshow.comMarch 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 CenterAdmission: 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.EventsLooking for something to do once you've left the Mid-America Trucking Show? Check's calendar and see what's going on March 25-27.RestaurantsLouisville 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 CaféType: Sports Bar 2745 Crittenden Dr. 502-635-8686Proof on MainType: American 702 W. Main St. 502-217-6360Park Place on MainType: American 401 E. Main St. 502-515-0172J. Gumbo’sType: Southern 416 S. 4th St. 502-589-9245Toast on MarketType: Breakfast 736 E. Market St. 502-569-4099Joe’s Crab ShackType: Seafood 131 River Road 502-568-1171AttractionsTake a break from the Mid-America Trucking Show and check out these unique local attractionsLouisville Slugger Museum and Factory800 W. Main St. 877-775-8443The Muhammad Ali 144 N. Sixth St. 502-584-9254NightlifeThe 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 TheatresType: Cinema 1250 Bardstown Road 502-459-2288Urban Bourbon TrailVisitor’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.HotelsMany 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 Airport830 Phillips Lane 502-367-2251Hampton Inn800 Phillips Lane 502-366-8100Howard Johnson709 Phillips Lane 502-363-9972Galt House140 N. Fourth Street 502-589-5200Louisville Marriott Downtown250 W. Jefferson St. 502-627-5045Taxi cabsReady Cab: 502-417-4406 Yellow Cab: 502-636-5511For more info: Check out the Mid-America Trucking Show's website.Photo: Courtesy Mid-America Trucking Show

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