Celebrate the National Rifle Association and Freedom's Safest Place with 500,000 sq. ft. of spectacular firearms displays at the Kentucky Exposition Center, plus high-tech shooting and hunting gear from the world’s top brands! Book the hunt of a lifetime, view priceless gun collections, check out the latest ATVs, and get tips and tricks from industry pros in exclusive seminars. And don't forget the ticketed events—these gatherings feature some of the top names from politics and entertainment. Mark it down now, the NRA Annual Meetings is your can’t-miss event of the year!


Exhibit Hall Hours

May 20, Friday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
May 21, Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
May 22, Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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of exhibit hall space, educational seminars, celebrities & special events.

in one of the largest shooting, hunting and outdoor shows in the country.

packed full with activities and events for the whole family.

NRA's Event Of The Year

You're invited to NRA's biggest celebration—it features an action-packed lineup of events that includes dinners, auctions, concerts, raffles, seminars, workshops, book signings and more. For many, the main attraction is the spectacular consumer show, where you'll find every major firearms manufacturer spread out over seven acres. Exhibit Hall admission is free to all current NRA members, uniformed military, law enforcement personnel and organized youth groups.

Featured Special Events

Explore some of the fun-filled special events you'll find at this year's show. Bring the whole family—there's something for everyone!

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See You In Louisville!

If you live outside the Louisville area and are planning to attend the show, make sure you book early as rooms fill up fast! We're happy to be able to offer our members special low hotel rates, easy reservation booking and superior customer service. You can also save time when you arrive by pre-registering and having your badges shipped directly to you for free.

See the exhibit hall floor plan, browse the list of exhibitors and learn more about who attends.

Skip the lines and have your admission badges shipped directly to you for free!

Join the hundreds of volunteers who support the event and help make it all happen.

Firearms Carry Policy

During the 2016 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits, lawfully carried firearms will be permitted at Annual Meeting venues including the Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC), KFC Yum! Center Arena, and Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) in accordance with Kentucky law. Firearms and knives will be prohibited in any areas temporarily under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Secret Service. When carrying your firearm, please remember to follow all federal, state and local laws.

Please note that under Kentucky law, concealed firearms are prohibited in areas primarily devoted to dispensing alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption, and loaded firearms are prohibited in any room where alcoholic beverages are being sold by the drink. Alcoholic beverages will be served at some events at the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC), in certain areas of the KFC Yum! Center Arena, and in some smaller venues.


Interested In Becoming An Exhibitor Or Sponsor?

The NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits is one of the largest shooting, hunting and outdoor shows in the country, drawing tens of thousands of Second Amendment supporters and NRA members from across the country. Learn more about how you can participate.

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Enjoy a VIP experience with exclusive Co-Chair packages featuring benefits such as VIP reserved seating, private event invites and access to the NRA Ring of Freedom Hospitality Suite.

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NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits

A four-day celebration of freedom featuring acres of exhibits, premier events, educational seminars and workshops, and fun-filled activities.