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Directions & Parking

PLAN AHEAD! We have many options for how to get to and from the Indiana State Fair, including routes and parking options listed below.

Fairgrounds Parking
Fairgrounds parking is $10 per vehicle. Available parking areas are located in the Fairgrounds Infield, South Lot (38th Street) and at the Indiana School for the Deaf (42nd Street), while space is available.

Any vehicle not parked in a designated parking area or blocking traffic is subject to towing.

Accessible Parking
Accessible parking can be found in the southwest corner of the infield adjacent to the ADA accessible walk tunnel and the South Lot.

State Fair E-Z Park
These $10 lots are located south of 38th Street (the South Lot) across from the Main Gate and at the Indiana School for the Deaf on 42nd Street.

Click Here for the easiest directions to the South 38th Street Lot.
Click Here for directions to the Indiana School for the Deaf Lot.

Indiana School for the Deaf Parking Lot Hours:
  • 6AM-7:45PM Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • 9AM-7:45PM Wednesday & Thursday

South Lot Parking Lot Hours:

  • Closed on Wednesdays and Fridays, excluding August 6
  • OPENS at 2PM on THURSDAYS
  • Saturday and Sunday: 6AM - 7:45PM
Accessible Parking
Accessible parking for persons with disabilities can be found and in the Infield and the South Lot (entrance for South Lot is on 38th Street)

Pedal & Park

Save $1 off Fair admission when you ride your bicycle to the State Fair and use one of the free secured bicycle racks available off the Monon Trail north of 38th Street and the NEW location at Fall Creek Parkway and 39th Street.

Available Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays from 10AM to 9PM, or 10AM to 11PM Thursdays and Saturdays.

IndyGo Public Transportation

IndyGo Routes 4 & 39 will bring you just steps away from the Indiana State Fairgrounds main entrance on 38th Street. Fare is $1.75 per ride or $4 for an all-day pass. Youth 18 and under and people 65 and older are eligible for reduced fare with proper ID. Plan your public transit trip to the Fair at www.IndyGo.net.


Driving Directions:

From the North

Via I-65 (Chicago, IL)
  • Take Exit 119 to West 38th Street. Continue 4.5 miles and the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center will be on your left.
Via I-69 (Fort Wayne, IN)
  • I-69 becomes Binford Boulevard in Indianapolis. After 6 miles, Binford Boulevard becomes Fall Creek Parkway. From Fall Creek Parkway, turn Right on East 38th Street and the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center will be on your right.

From the South

Via I-65 (Louisville, KY)
  • Merge onto I-70 East. Take Exit 85B to North Keystone Avenue. Turn Left on East 38th Street and the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center will be ahead on your right.
From the East

Via I-70 (Columbus, OH)
  • Take Exit 85 to Keystone Avenue and turn Right. Turn Left on East 38th Street and the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center will be ahead on your right.
Via I-74 (Cincinnati, OH)
  • Merge onto I-465 North. Take Exit 44A to I-70 West. Take Exit 85 to Keystone Avenue and turn Right. Turn Left on East 38th Street and the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center will be ahead on your right.

From the West

Via I-70 (St. Louis, MO)
  • Take Exit 85B to North Keystone Avenue. Turn Left on East 38th Street and the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center will be ahead on your right.
Via I-74 (Danville, IL)
  • Merge onto I-465 North. Take Exit 17 to West 38th Street. Turn Right on West 38th Street and continue 7 miles to the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center on your left.
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