Kentucky Kick Down
Kentucky Kick Down
Kentucky Kick Down
Kentucky Kick Down

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!

New Registration Process

We've simplified the process of registering for the bike show:

  • Make sure your bike is 25 years or older (1994 or prior)
  • Review the guidelines and terms below
  • Proceed to the ticket page
    • Purchase a general admission ticket
    • Add Bike Show ticket
  • Registration will take place at the merchandise booth when you arrive at the show

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 $10 in advance or $20 day of the show. General admission purchased separately.

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.

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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. You may arrive between 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 Saturday between 3-6pm.
  • Enter at the main entrance off of River Road and pull up to the admission gate.
  • Present your ticket, or pay $20 day of and you will be given a wristband and a registration ticket.
  • Proceed to a marshal in a Kickdown staff shirt that will direct you where to park.
  • Proceed to the merchandise booth to register and get your bike number/magnet.
  • Good luck and thanks for the support!

Terms and Conditions

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

All riders must be licensed to drive and have proper liability insurance. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED ON THE PROPERTY, BURNOUTS in designated area only. Kickdown 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

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

Kentucky Kick Down

September 20-22nd, 2019, Louisville, KY

Louisville Turners, 3125 River Road
Email:  Tel: 502-435-0429

The information provided is intended for informational purposes only and is subject to change without notice.