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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

247 Days 3 Hours 39 Mins

Fair FAQ

Where can I park my bike during the fair?

The State Fair has three free bike parking areas.

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Is there free parking for charter buses?

Yes, charter buses can park free of charge in a designated parking lot.

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Where is the drop-off and pick-up area located on the fairgrounds?

During the fair, guests can be picked up and dropped off at the Loop Gate on Como Avenue (#9). See a State Fair map. Cars cannot wait here for more than a few minutes to pick up passengers.

App-based ride services, such as Lyft and Uber, have two designated drop-off and pick-up points on the fairgrounds.

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Where are the entrance gates to the fair?

During the non-fair time, Gates 5, 7, 14 and 15 are open to public traffic. The fairgrounds are open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., with the exception of closure due to some special events.

During the fair, enter at the gates marked on the State Fair map.

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Where can I park my motorcycle during the fair?

During the State Fair, motorcycle and motorized bike parking is available daily from 6 a.m. to midnight for $8 in a lot on the south side of Como Avenue across from Gate #7. Motorcycles parked in other State Fair lots will be charged the regular $14 parking fee. Motorcycles are not permitted on the fairgrounds during the fair.

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Can I park my vehicle overnight in the parking lots?

There is no overnight parking in the State Fair public lots.