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The National Farm Machinery Show 2022 requires some basic preparation to have a great time. Given the impending nature of the event, it might be easy to forget some of those things. Especially if this is your first time going or you have questions about this modern outing.

How do I get to the National Farm Machinery Show?

The National Farm Machinery Show takes place in Louisville, KY on February 16th – 19th, 2022. The event will take place from 9 am – 5 pm EST every day between the 16th and the 19th.

There are many local hotels that are still taking reservations. If you need some help finding local hotels and attractions near the Show, click here for a handy list of hotels and more!

If you need assistance, it’s advised to call 1-800-743-3100.

What can I expect at the National Farm Machinery Show?

The National Farm Machinery Show is full of incredible events, the latest farming products and a wild variety of vendors and exhibitors.

But, everybody loves the tractor pull. The video above is a highlight reel of the best of the 2020 Tractor Pull. If you have never been, Freedom Hall is right next door to the South Wing. You can easily make your way over to the Tractor Pull as soon as the main show finishes.

While preparing for National Farm Machinery Show 2022, I forgot to check out my food options.

Your days spent at National Farm Machinery Show 2022 will be long but fun. Of course, we would expect you to have questions about what you can eat.

While there is typically food vendors on-site, there are a multitude of local Louisville eateries to check out for dinner later in the night.

So, visit the South Wing Mezzanine and pick up some Mr. G’s Kettle Corn and then stop by New Wave Burritos for dinner. You have multiple restaurants nearby and chains such as Cracker Barrel within a few blocks of the show.

Can I climb inside vehicles at the National Farm Machinery Show?

Due to safety and the desire to respect the equipment brought to the Show, it’s best to not climb inside vehicles without stated permission.

However, if any individual exhibitor lets you hop into a cool new piece of equipment, have fun!

Which of my favorite manufacturers, brands, dealers, etc. will be there?

John Deere, Kubota, Mud Hog and Kioti are among the brands you can expect to see at the National Farm Machinery Show. There are even more, so feel free to use the lists below to find exhibitors and floorplan to plan what you want to visit daily.

If you want to see a full list of exhibitors, click here.

The floorplan for the show is available here.

I have a difficult time walking around a large facility. Is there something available to help me?

For Farm Show visitors that might not feel prepared for a full day of walking the show, there are available options to assist you.

If you are attending the Show on Friday and Saturday, there will be a shuttle service provided. Due to it being popular, we recommend making planning on using it during the quieter times.

Scooter Time Rentals is renting scooters and other personal wheelchair vehicles during the event. Contact Scooter Time at 423-569-1934 for on-site reservations.

Contact Scooter Time at 423-569-1933 to book a wheelchair or scooter before the Show starts.

Can I bring my pet (dog or otherwise) to the National Farm Machinery Show?

You can bring a pet to the National Farm Machinery Show. However, they must be kept on a leash or stored in a pet carrier.

However, no pets are allowed to attend the Tractor Pull or be present inside of Freedom Hall.

Is there overnight RV parking or camping permits available?

If you are coming to the show in an RV or want to camp at the Fairgrounds, you have options.

Overnight RV parking is available on the West side of the Fairgrounds. This is the side of the grounds facing Kentucky Kingdom. At the cost of $50 per night, you can get access to an electric hook-up and a dump station.

Dry primitive style camping is available nightly, as long as you bring a generator. The cost per night is $30.

What should I do if I lose something (child or property)?

If you should happen to lose your child or property, the Kentucky Fairgrounds and Exposition Center provides two on-site options for you.

The lost and found is located at the KEC Security Office which is located next to the Ticket Office on the East Side of Freedom Hall. To contact our Lost and Found, call (502) 367-5360.

If a child should become lost, visit the KEC Security Office. The KEC security team has radios and full coverage of the facility and any lost kids will be taken to the security team to reunite with their parties.

Will there be a facemask requirement?

Yes, there will be a facemask requirement for attendees. However, vaccination cards will not be checked.

A final word from Fastline Marketing Group

Now that you have answers to these questions, your efforts preparing for National Farm Machinery Show should be a breeze. As always, if you arrive at the show and still have questions. Please feel free to visit Fastline Marketing Group at Booth #8881.

This has been the tips for Preparing for National Farm Machinery Show 2022!


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