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Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center

Open Now: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Great venue for concerts

Have attended several Gaither Homecoming and Gaither Vocal Band concerts here as well as local... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Jeffrey R
Williamson, West Virginia
Nice Venue

Always amazed at the size of exposition center's in the US, such a nice amenity for venues of all... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Naas, Ireland
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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7,000 seat arena 126,000 sq. feet facility— 24,000 sq. foot arena floor 5,000 sq. feet of meeting room/ballroom space with subdivisible walls Boardroom space for smaller meetings 3 Levels: event level, main concourse, upper level 5 concession stands...more
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126 Main St, Pikeville, KY 41501-1144
+1 606-444-5500
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Top Notch Facility. Awesome entertainment Always. I’ve attended Concerts,Monster truck shows,Barnum & Bailey Circus,and much more. Every time is exhilarating!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great venue. I've attended several concerts here and would definitely do it again. Clean. Great staff. Only draw back is it seems a little inconsistent on scheduled shows. One year you will have big name acts and the next year you won't have but the...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

The East KY Expo Center is a jewel to this community. Not only is it a great place for concerts, but for many other events as well. They have in house catering and can accommodate almost any event you can think of from Birthday parties...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The Expo Center doesn't really have a bad seat in the house for concerts. The size of the arena isn't too large so concerts have a little "closer" feel to them as compared to the 20,000+ seat arenas. It's always very clean as well!

Thank WesTVCC
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Have attended several Gaither Homecoming and Gaither Vocal Band concerts here as well as local graduations. Great, modern venue here in Eastern Kentucky. The only bad thing is they have no on-site or really close parking. Handicap parking is non-existent. Parking is at a public...More

Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Always amazed at the size of exposition center's in the US, such a nice amenity for venues of all kinds for the surrounding area in East Kentucky.

Thank MaireadKennedy
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We got in line at 5pm didn't make it in time to see Josh Phipps and Aaron Lewis open and the drink lines where impossible there was 10 of us had our tickets for over 2 months don't think will be back because spent way...More

Thank James G
EKECMarketing, Marketing Director at Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hello James, Please contact me about your issue. We want to make sure that you have the best experience with us. 606-794-5018 - Josh (Marketing Director)

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I have attended a number of events here, and I have no complaints. Glad to have a place like this an hour from home. The town I live in would never allow a place like this. My town seems to be against having fun.

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Terrific venue. Not a bad seat in it. Very welcoming staff. Would recommend this place to friends and family.

Thank Terri L
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The Expo provides an excellent venue for concerts and other events. It is large enough for major performers yet small enough to provide an up-close experience for attendees.

Thank Roger F
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Penny J
15 April 2018|
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Response from EKECMarketing | Property representative |
Hello Penny, Just no professional lenses. Thank you!
Nancy D
5 March 2018|
Response from Roger F | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But I wouldn’t overnight