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The regions premier vintage motorcycle festival is expanding and moving from Barret Avenue to Turners Louisville, a 13-acre historic riverfront complex located at 3125 River Road. The 6th annual Kentucky Kick Down will be held September 14-16, 2018 and feature hundreds of vintage bikes, as well as live music, food trucks, swimming, bowling, and vendors. For the first time, on-site camping and parking will be offered. Admission is $5 per day, and parking is $10 per day. Kids 12 and under are free. Discounted weekend pricing is also available. Camping fees range from $65 for the baseball field to $100 for riverside.
Moto enthusiasts will enjoy the variety of vintage bikes on display, burn out pits, stunt shows, and mud drags. Other festival highlights will include a charity ride to benefit Home of the Innocents, the Miss Kentucky Kick Down Contest, a VIP area, and a camp-in movie.
Kentucky Kick Downs vintage motorcycle show is open to all makes of bikes that are twenty-five years and older. Registration is $25 in advance and $30 the day of the show. Awards are given in twelve categories and are based on judges discretion.
The mission of the Kentucky Kick Down is to gather two-wheeled enthusiasts and welcome all walks of motorcycles to Louisville to celebrate bike culture. The event is supported by Louisville Vintage Motorworks, a group of more than 2,500 members that strives to keep the vintage motorcycle culture and machines rolling.
The 2018 Kentucky Kick Down is sponsored by Royal Enfield, Jack Daniels, J&P Cycles, Cycle Source, Harley-Davidson, Chop Cult, Lowbrow Customs and TC Bros.
For more information, visit www.kentuckykickdown.com.