IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information pertains to the 2017 Minnesota State Fair.
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Groups arriving at the State Fair by bus may use the University of Minnesota Transitway to avoid traffic and park in a designated lot for free!

Drivers should enter the Transitway off Energy Park Drive, just east of Highway 280. Charter buses will enter the fairgrounds at the Transitway entrance and turn right off the Transitway onto West Dan Patch Avenue, then turn left onto Randall Avenue. Follow Randall Avenue and turn right into the parking lot east of the Robin Lot. A parking lot attendant with direct you to the parking area. Guests will enter the fairgrounds through Randall Avenue (Gate #18). See a map.