Getting Here Info

Loudmouths! Please note that parking at Louder Than Life is extremely limited, with many options sold out. General Parking that is available will be on a first-come, first-served basis until sold out each day. We have compiled a list of alternative methods to get to Louder Than Life below to make #GettingHere a breeze!

Skip the traffic and take transit to Louder Than Life this year! TARC will be joining PARC (Parking Authority of River City) this year to offer a great option for our Loudmouths. TARC bus service from downtown to the festivals can save time and money and help advance regional sustainability! Click HERE for more info. 

Taxis are a convenient way to get to and from the festival! Request a taxi to pick you up at your home or hotel and be dropped off right near the festival entrance. At the end of the night-return to the zTrip location and take the first taxi out. Taxis have a set trip rates and no surge pricing. Download the zTrip app and create an account. All fans can use code Z2023 for a 10% discount on your ride. 

The designated Rideshare drop-off and pick-up is located at KEC Gate 1. Rideshare vehicles will not be allowed to enter at any other KEC parking gate unless they pay the parking fee.

Fans coming from the offsite parking lots or staying at nearby hotels on Phillips Lane, Crittenden Drive, and Preston Highway are permitted to walk in via any KEC entrance-including Gate 1. Be cautious of vehicle traffic and follow signage and the direction of police and parking staff.

There will be self-service bicycle parking at Louder Than Life across from the main festival entrance. Please be prepared to provide your own bike lock and park at your own risk. Fans arriving via bike can enter KEC at Gate 2, 4 or 6. Fans arriving via “On Demand” transportation can also enter through the same gates and park in this self-park area.

Kentucky Expo Center parking is within walking distance of the Highland Festival Grounds. General parking will be available for daily sales on festivals days for a daily fee of $30. Parking is not reserved and your vehicle will be parked based on your arrival time and entrance point into the Kentucky Expo Center parking lots. Visit any of the Entrance Gates at the Kentucky Exposition Center, including Gate 2, Gate 4, Gate 6. It is suggested to arrive early if you’d like to park on-site.

Gold Lot Parking is available to purchase in advance for the weekend or individual festival days. The Gold Lot is the closest available lot to the festival entrance. Gold parking pass holders will access the Gold Lot via Preston Highway. Parking in Gold Lot is limited and available while supplies last. Gold Lot parking is available to purchase, online HERE.

Designated parking for fans with disabilities will be available for purchase at the event within Lot A adjacent to South Wing C and the festival grounds. ADA parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. You must have a valid state issued Disabled Person Parking placard, permit or license plate-as well as proof it belongs to you for entry into Lot A. There will be a courtesy ADA shuttle from Lot A to and from the festival entrance.

Open 11 a.m. through 1 a.m. daily and located on Preston Hwy. Parking must be purchased online before visiting. The lot is located at Keller Ave. and Preston Hwy. 0.4 miles from the festival entrance. Silver Lot parking is available to purchase, online HERE
Open 11 a.m. through 1 a.m. daily and located on Preston Hwy. Parking must be purchased online before visiting. The lot is located at Jefferson Ct. and Preston Hwy. 1.4 miles from the festival entrance.Bronze Lot parking is available to purchase, online HERE

Motorcycle parking will be the same cost as all General Parking and motorcycles will be parked with all other vehicles based on arrival.

Please note that overnight parking is not permitted and RVs are not permitted in the General or Gold Parking Lots.

Unfortunately due to security risks, overnight parking outside of the campgrounds are not permitted. All vehicles must exit the parking lots or will be towed if left overnight.

*Please note that all festival parking is sold, controlled, and monitored by KY Expo Center.

Need a ride? Pegasus is the official hotel shuttle and airport transportation provider for Louder Than Life 2023. If you are staying at a hotel in the downtown area, leave your car behind and jump on an air-conditioned motor coach for a ride to and from the festival site.

Buy your pass today at Advance purchase is required, as there will be no on-site purchases.

Please note that all festival parking is sold, controlled, and monitored by KY Expo Center. All parking lots open at 10:00am each day. Cash will be accepted at all parking lots. Overnight parking is prohibited. Any vehicle left overnight will be towed.