NAILE 2018

North American International Livestock Exposition

30 Oct 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
104 days to go

Kentucky Exposition Center
Louisville / Kentucky / United States of America

North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) is the world's largest all-breed, purebred livestock exposition in the world and the home of the North American Championship Rodeo. Ten different species of livestock compete in the exposition, and the purebred beef and sheep events are the largest in the world. Accompanying the event, the North American Quarter Horse Show is one of the largest shows in the nation and the North American Championship Rodeo features the Great Lakes Circuit finals for the Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). This 17 days livestock show is being organized by Kentucky State Fair. The venue of this event is Kentucky Exposition Center which is located in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. The event will be held from 30 October 2018, Tuesday to 15 November 2018, Thursday. NAILE 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to livestock sector from the leading exhibitors such as dairy cattle, dairy goats, lamas and alpacas, quarter horses, draft horses, cowboy mounted shooting, market swine, beef cattle, boer goats, sheep. The approximate number of exhibitors that will exhibit at this event is over 200. Over 210,000 visitors from 20+ countries are expected at this livestock show. The frequency of NAILE is annual. This livestock show has been running since 1974.


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  Address : 937 Phillips Lane

  City : Louisville, KY

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 502-367-5000

  Website : Click here for venue website

Kentucky Exposition Center

Formerly Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center (KFEC) and located in Louisville at the junction of Interstate 65 and Interstate 264, Kentucky Exposition Center is one of the ten largest facilities of its type in the United States, offering over 1,200,000 square feet (110,000 square meters) of indoor space. The center provides a modern facility to host concerts, athletics, car shows, rodeos and other events.


30 Oct 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
Yes, NAILE is open to the public.
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Scooters and wheelchairs are available at the event center. Special wheelchair seating should be requested when purchasing show tickets. All equipment rentals must be returned 30 minutes prior to show closing.
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Organized by

Kentucky State Fair

Address: P. O. Box 37130

City: Louisville, KY

Country: United States of America

Phone: +(1)-(502)-3675190


  • Adult : $6.00
  • Children (ages 2-12) : $3.00
  • Senior (55 & over) : $3.00
  • Parking : $8.00

Event at a glance

  Event Type International Trade Show
  Start Date 30 October 2018, Tuesday
  End Date 15 November 2018, Thursday
  Countdown 104 days to go
  Category Dairy & Livestock
  Venue Kentucky Exposition Center
  City Louisville, KY
  State Kentucky
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Kentucky State Fair
  Web Site Click for official website
  First Year 1974
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 210,000+
  Exhibitors 200+
  Open to The public
Dates and venue of the event are subject to change or possibly canceled without notice to Tradeshowz. Contact organizer for more information before making arrangements.

Future Dates

  • 2019 Dates : November 5-21, 2019

Past Editions

  • 31 Oct 2017 - 16 Nov 2017
    Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY
  • 01 Nov 2016 - 17 Nov 2016
    Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY
  • 03 Nov 2015 - 20 Nov 2015
    Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY
  • 08 Nov 2014 - 21 Nov 2014
    Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY
  • 09 Nov 2013 - 22 Nov 2013
    Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY
  • 03 Nov 2012 - 16 Nov 2012
    Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY
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