Louisville, Kentucky. September 17th, at The Barret Bar. 2016 Louisville Vintage Motorworks

Vintage Bike Show

All are welcome. It's been the motto of Louisville Vintage Motorworks since the inception. Same holds true for Kentucky Kick Down. We want to see whatever you have, so long as it has two wheels and is twenty-five years or older – from garage builds to meticulous restorations and choppers to race bikes or dual sports, scooters, cafes, whatever – bring it, we'll celebrate it!

Read through the guidelines and registration information below, then scroll down to buy your tickets and get your bike registered. We look forward to seeing what you've been working on!

Kentucky Kick Down


Kentucky Kick Down's vintage motorcycle show is open to all makes of bikes that are twenty-five years and older. Registration is $25 in advance or $30 day of the show and includes admission into the show.

Current categories are as follows:

  • Best Japanese
  • Best European
  • Best British
  • Best American
  • Best Chopper
  • Best Cafe
  • Best Bobber/Brat
  • Best Race Bike
  • Best Two Stroke
  • Best Garage Build
  • Best Scooter/Moped
  • Best in Show
* Subject to change

All awards are based on the judges discretion and their word is final.

More info below

Entry Details

  • The festival now runs Friday-Sunday at Louisville Turners (More Info). Bikes can be entered Fri 2pm-10pm or Sat 10am-4pm
  • NO TRAILERS OR SUPPORT VEHICLES WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE SHOW SPACE DURING THE EVENT - Friday at 4:00PM through Sunday at 2:00PM. You may arrive betwwen 2:00-3:00PM on Friday to unload in the show space or you will be directed to the parking lot, where you can unload and ride/push your bike in. Same rules for removal to protect the safety of all attendees.
  • Judging takes place Sat between 4-6pm.
  • You'll come in the main entrance off of River Road and pull up to the admission gate.
  • Once you get to the gate you will tell the person if you've preregistered and give them your last and first name. They will check the list for your name and you will be given a wristband and a registration ticket.
  • Proceed to a marshal, they will be wearing STAFF shirts with the Kentucky Kick Down logo. Get parked and head over to the merch booth to get your bike number/magnet.
  • Additional riders are $5 or free if under 12.
  • Please be sure of the name you paid with if you paid via paypal. If your paid with your business account or wife's account or what have you, that could be the name on our list.
  • Thanks for the support, we are working very hard to insure everyone has a great and safe time.

Terms and Conditions

Each entry will receive a bike number/magnet, a chance at an award, admittance of one motorcycle or scooter and admission for the rider. Due to the high demand for parking HOLDING SPACES IS NOT PERMITTED.

Anyone that pre-registers must be at the show before 2pm or your space might be released and you will receive no refund. All riders must be licensed to drive and have proper liability insurance. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED ON THE PROPERTY, NO BURNOUTS. KKD is rain or shine!

I agree that the promoters of Kentucky Kick Down Vintage Motorcycle Show, all of its partners and sponsors are NOT responsible for loss or injury to myself, or my property. If unable to attend I expect no refund and I have fully read and understand the show standards that are on kentuckykickdown.com.

By paying entry fee I accept all terms and conditions set forth by Kentucky Kick Down Vintage Motorcycle Show. Kentucky Kick Down Vintage Motorcycle Festival

Online Ticket and Bike Show Registration

Camping and Parking spaces are limited!
Bike information will be entered during ticket purchasing process.

The Kentucky Kick Down Motorycle Show