5 Tips to Have the Best NAILE Experience

The North American International Livestock Exposition is back! Cattle, swine, goats, sheep, mules, draft horses and more are shown by exhibitors from across the nation who come to Louisville to compete for a championship title. Before making your way to the Kentucky Expo Center, here are some tips to make this your best NAILE experience yet!

  1. Wear Comfy Shoes
    With so many things to see at the expo, you’ll want to spend an entire day exploring the show! This means lots of walking to and from exhibits as well as standing at your favorite shops in the country store. Wearing comfortable shoes will make your experience more enjoyable and let you stay for as long as you’d like. Girl smiling holding her sheep's leash
  2. Bring Some Cash
    From Ehrler’s Ice Cream to burgers and brisket served by Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association, you can find something delicious to eat during your time at the expo. Some vendors only accept cash, so bringing money will guarantee your taste buds have a great experience!
  3. Take Lots of Photos
    There are so many great things to see at the expo- from cattle and sheep to draft horses and donkeys, there is something for everyone! This is a great opportunity to take photos of the animals, activities and yourselves having a blast at NAILE. Be sure to capture and share the moment with the hashtag #NAILE21!
  4. Learn Something New
    NAILE is the perfect opportunity for you to learn something about the livestock industry. Take this opportunity to ask breeders and exhibitors about their animals- they are always willing to share.
  5. Have Fun
    Enjoy your time at the expo! This is a great event for families and people of all ages. After all, you’ll have to wait a whole year to come back.