ENTRANCE GATES

Please note that during the non-fair time, these gates are open to public traffic:

  • Gate 5 off Snelling Avenue
  • Gate 7 at Como Avenue and Underwood Street
  • Gate 14 at Como Avenue and Canfield Street at the southwest corner of the fairgrounds
  • Gate 15 off Commonwealth Avenue on the west end of the fairgrounds

During the non-fair time, the fairgrounds are open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., with the exception of closure due to some special events. See a non-fair events calendar.

Fair-time entrance gates, located around the fairgrounds perimeter, are noted on this map. Admission tickets are sold at these gate locations during the State Fair:

  • Gate 0 on Murphy Avenue on the north end of the fairgrounds.
  • Gate 2 on Hoyt Avenue on the north end of the fairgrounds.
  • Gate 5 off Snelling Avenue on the east side of the fairgrounds.
  • Gate 6, 7, 9 on Como Avenue on the south end of the fairgrounds.
  • Gate 14 at Como Avenue and Canfield Street at the southwest corner of the fairgrounds
  • Gate 16 at the Transit Hub on the west end of the fairgrounds.
  • Gate 18 on Randall Avenue at Dan Elmer Way toward the north end of the fairgrounds