State Fair
August 23 - September 3, 2018

Make your way to the Fair

The 2017 Alaska State Fair is almost ready to open the gates! Here is everything you need to know about getting to the fair this year!

Getting here


Hop in your car, pile in your friends and head to the Fair! We’re located at 2075 Glenn Highway in Palmer.


Take advantage of a special discount from our official Fair airline, Alaska Airlines! Receive 10% off any published fares between Anchorage and any intra-Alaska, Alaska Airlines city (not including Prudhoe Bay) when you fly between August 23 – September 4, 2017. Find details on how to book >>

Ride the rails.

Hop on board Alaska Railroad’s Fair Train for a stress-free, scenic ride to and from the fairgrounds! View fares and schedules >>.

Bus it.

Check out the Valley Mover bus schedule >>

OK, you made it to the Fair – now what?


There are three main parking lots – Red, Yellow and Purple. Check out our parking maps for details on traffic patterns for the weekdays (Monday – Thursday) and weekends (Friday – Sunday). The maps also include location information for disabled, motorcycle, RV, tent and premier parking. Read More >>

Weekend Parking Map

Weekend Parking Map (PDF) >>

Weekday Parking Map

Weekday Parking Map (PDF) >>

Parking Prices

Daily Car/Truck: $5

Season Car/Truck: $25

Daily Camping R.V.*: $15

Season R.V.*: $75

Daily Tent: $5

Season Tent: $30

Daily Premier: $25

Season Premier: $125


* $10 daily and $50 season additional fee for tow behind car or trailer.

Drop off.

Want to drop off or pick up a fairgoer? Use our convenient Green Gate access! This is also the best place to drop off and pick up disabled passengers, and is the location for will call tickets.

Planning to camp?

Check out the RV parking and tent camping fees, locations and regulations >>.

Things to expect along the way

Good news! At this time, there are no known construction projects or detours that will impact Fair traffic this year.