alaska state fair
Aug 20 - Sep 6, 2021

Transportation to the Fair

We are almost ready to open the gates to the 2021 Alaska State Fair! 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.

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.

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 20 – September 4. For a detailed bus schedule call 907-864-5000 or go to


There are three main parking lots: Red, Yellow and Purple. There are different traffic patterns for Weekdays (Monday & Friday) and Weekend (Saturday – Sunday).

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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.

Parking & Camping Prices

Parking permits can be purchased at the Main Office through August 5 and at the Pass Office August 5 – August 19 Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm Phone: 907.746.7178.

Tow Behind Car$10$50
Tow Behind Trailer$10$50