Transportation to the Fair

Getting here

Hop in your car, pile in your friends and head to the Fair!

We’re located at:
2075 Glenn Hwy
Palmer, Alaska 99645

Entering The Alaska State Fair


There are three main parking lots:
Red, Yellow and Purple.

There are different traffic patterns for:
Weekdays (Monday, Thursday and Friday)
Weekend (Saturday – Sunday)

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.

Traffic Pattern Map

2023 Traffic Pattern Map

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Tow-away zones

For pedestrian safety, parking on the Glenn Highway or right-of-way by the fairgrounds is not allowed. These areas will be closed off and clearly marked “no parking.” Any vehicles parked there will be towed.

Bus it

Valley Transit offers a variety of pick-up/ drop off locations between Big Lake and Anchorage to the Alaska State Fair, From August 18 – September 4.

For a detailed bus schedule call 907.864.5000 or go to

General Fair parking fee is waived for the 2023 & 2024 Fair seasons.

Limited On Grounds Premier Parking Permits Available

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