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$10.50 Inside 8-Foot Table Space

with Electricity & Location Request

  • An extension cord is required for access to electricity - outlets may be up to 20 feet away.

  • Table locations will be determined based on reservations. Special location requests will be considered, but cannot be guaranteed.

  • Space assignments are determined after payment is received. Previous years' participants will receive priority locations. Tables may be in a row, in an island (8 or more tables only), on an end (1, 3 or more tables) or on a corner (2 or more tables). Specific locations cannot be guaranteed, but we will try to accommodate everyone the best we can. Early registration helps ensure requested locations.

  • Spaces will not be reserved without payment. After the deadline, spaces with tables and electricity are not guaranteed and, if any are available, the unassigned table(s) and location(s) will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis only.

$8.00 Inside 6-Foot Table Space

No Electricity, No Location Request

  • 6-Foot Tables can only be reserved through the GLH Store.

  • Access to electricity is not provided.

  • Table locations and arrangement is decided by GLHA personnel.

  • Table quantities are limited and are first-come, first served.

  • Tables will not be reserved without payment.

  • Unsold tables will be available at the hamfest.

$5.00 Inside Tailgating Space

No Electricity, No Table,

No Location Request

  • Each space can be up to 8 feet in length.

  • Space locations determined by space availability.

  • Spaces only - vehicles are not allowed inside during the Hamfest.

$5.00 Outside Tailgating Space

Price Per Parking Space

  • Each space is a single parking space for a car. Additional or larger spaces for trailers, campers, et cetera will need to pay appropriately, based on parking spaces used. This will be determined by GLHA Hamfest Team Members.

  • Registration for spaces may be in advance, but is not necessary.

  • Spaces may be purchased day of show, subject to availability.

  • Spaces are limited.

  • For spaces purchased in advance, a voucher for the space will be held at the Inside Ticket Booth and may be picked up on the day of the hamfest. Each ticket confirms your payment of $5 per Tailgating Space and will need to be given to the Tailgating Area GLHA Team Member in exchange for a Tailgating Parking Space.

All spaces may be reserved at the  Greater Louisville Hamfest Store .

Online forms and flyers may be used to reserve spaces except for the Inside 6-Foot Table Spaces.

Inside 6-Foot Table Spaces (if still available) and Tailgating Spaces may be purchased at Greater Louisville Hamfest 2023.


Inside Space Setup

  • Setup is Friday, September 8, 2023 from 1:30pm - 8:00pm and Saturday, September 9, 2023 from 6:00am - 7:45am. GLHA Team Members will not be available for setups outside the times specified.

  • Overhead Loading Dock Door Limitations: 10 feet wide by 9 feet high.

  • Vehicles cannot be driven into the facility over the carpet, but limited areas of carpet may be removed for vehicle access. Bring a hand truck, cart, dolly or other device for loading and unloading merchandise. Many need to setup and overhead doors cannot be blocked for extended periods.

  • Vehicles and trailers are not allowed inside the facility during the event.

  • GLHA has one platform hand truck available for free use.

  • Only paid, registered inside vendors are allowed in the Salt River Room during setup. The inside portion of the hamfest will not be open to the general public until Saturday at 8:00am.

Outside Space Setup
  • There is no setup on Friday. Nobody will be available to assist with early setups outside. Those who do setup in the tailgating area early can pay for the space(s) and Admission Ticket(s) on Saturday morning.

  • Overnight camping is allowed in the parking lot. There are no hookups available and dumping is not allowed.

  • Setup is on Saturday, September 9, 2023 beginning at 6:30am.


PARKING: All parking is free of charge and designated handicapped parking is provided. Heavy equipment, i.e. semi trailers or storage trailers, will not be allowed in the parking area. Parking is not allowed in the Conference Centre fire lane/loading door area.
OVERNIGHT CAMPING: Free overnight camping is available at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre parking lot. There are no hookups available and dumping is not allowed.
COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS, RULES AND REGULATIONS: Indoor Space and Outdoor Tailgating participants agree to comply with all laws, regulations and ordinances, whether Federal, State and/or municipal regarding all of its activities in the Premises and regarding all of its installations, displays and exhibitions in the Premises. Special Attention: No Smoking in the Conference Centre. No Food, Beverage or Alcohol may be brought in or removed from Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.
FOOD & BEVERAGES: Food and beverage sales by anyone other than Paroquet Springs Conference Centre are not permitted on the premises.
LIQUOR LICENSE: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre has a liquor license for convention or tradeshow activities. Under no circumstance can alcoholic beverages be brought into or onto Paroquet Springs Conference Centre premises.
SECURITY: During setup hours GLHA Team Members and volunteers help to watch over merchandise. Overnight, Paroquet Springs Conference Centre is closed and securely locked. Neither Paroquet Springs Conference Centre nor the Greater Louisville Hamfest Association assume responsibility for the damage or loss of any merchandise or articles left unattended in the facility prior to, during, or after the hamfest.
PHOTOS: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre and the Greater Louisville Hamfest Association has the express right to take any photographs of this event for purposes of convention business promotion.
SIGNAGE: Decorations, signs, banners, etc. may not be taped, nailed, stapled or otherwise fastened to the ceiling, walls, doors, or painted surfaces of columns.
MERCHANDISE & DISPLAY RESTRICTIONS: All merchandise, displays, advertising and markings shall be family-friendly. Inappropriate and/or vulgar language written on any item where it can be seen will not be tolerated and is prohibited. Adult material of any type is not allowed.
TABLES: Table surfaces shall not be marked, taped, scratched, marred or damaged in any way. User agrees to pay the entire cost for table replacement due to damage, if it determined to be necessary by PSCC.
FUNDRAISING: Raffle tickets may be sold by non-profit organizations (such as amateur radio clubs) for fundraising. Prize(s) must be clearly displayed by the organization. Winner(s) must be selected and announced prior to the 1:00pm Major Prize drawings. The organization is solely responsible for the drawing(s) and awarding of the prize(s).

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