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Lyft Discount Code

Use AKFAIR2018 to get $5 off your Lyft to or from the Fair. Only valid for travel to and from the Fair. One use per person. Download the Lyft App here to your phone to redeem the discount.

Valley Transit

Valley Transit is providing transit to the Alaska State Fair for the Anchorage and Mat-Su communities. Service is Monday-Friday August 23-31. To give the most service we will be utilizing our regular routes with buses to transfer (with no additional charge) to the Alaska State Fair. We will be stopping at the green gate at the fair.

Service in the Mat-Su to the Alaska State Fair

Valley Service to the fair is only $2 each way. We will be stopping at Big Lake East Lake Mall, Valley Transit Park & Ride in Meadow Lakes 8336 W Parks Highway, Yenlo Street Bus Stop, Seward Meridian Park & Ride, Trunk Road Park & Ride, and the Green Gate of the Alaska State Fair.

Check out the Valley Transit bus schedule

J&J Spins

Rides are $7.50 same day round trip or $5.00 one way

A new transportation program in Wasilla offering after hours and weekend transportation within the Valley all days during the Fair service area is Houston (up to Hawk Ln.), Big Lake, Meadow Lakes, Point McKenzie, Wasilla, Palmer (up to Soapstone Rd.) and Butte up to the Glenn/Parks Interchange.

Call dispatch at (907)357-4444 between 4PM and 8AM on the Weekdays or anytime (24 hours) on the weekends.

 

Alaska Airlines Travel Discount

10% discount off of any published fares between Anchorage and any intra-Alaska, Alaska Airlines city (not including Prudhoe Bay).

Travel Discount:

10% discount off of any published fares between Anchorage and any intra-Alaska, Alaska Airlines city (not including Prudhoe Bay).

Valid Travel Dates:

August 22, 2018 – September 4, 2018

How to Book:

Go to www.alaskaair.com, click on “All search options”, enter your origin/destination city and travel dates, enter Discount Code ECMA306, and click on “Find Flights”. All eligible flights will display for you to choose from.

You may also call the Alaska Airlines Group & Meetings Desk at 1-800-445-4435 and reference meeting code MA306. There is no booking fee when booking on alaskaair.com, however, a $15.00 ticketing fee will apply for bookings made by calling the Group Desk.

2018 Alaska State Fair Train Schedule

Train Fares

Take the Fair Train to the Alaska State Fair and save on fuel, parking and headaches! Avoid the traffic jams and enjoy a scenic and relaxing ride from the Anchorage Depot to the fair grounds in Palmer. The Fair Train operates weekends during the State Fair from the end of August through Labor Day.

Adult (12+) $16
Child in seat (0-11) $12
Child in lap (0-1) $0

Fair train fares include round-trip rail service from Anchorage to the Palmer Fairgrounds and return. Only the outbound train (Anchorage to Palmer) must be specified by time of departure. Fair train fares do NOT include admission to the Alaska State Fair.

Saturdays and Sundays, August 25 – 26 and September 1 – 2

Depart Anchorage Arrive Palmer
12:30 PM 2:00 PM
4:30 PM 6:00 PM
Depart Palmer Arrive Anchorage
2:30 PM 4:00 PM
6:45 PM 8:15 PM
10:15 PM 11:45 PM

Monday, September 3

Depart Anchorage Arrive Palmer
9:00 AM 10:30 AM
12:30 PM 2:00 PM
Depart Palmer Arrive Anchorage
2:30 PM 4:00 PM
6:45 PM 8:15 PM
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