Getting Here & Parking

Parking is $12 per vehicle and $6 per motorcycle.

Parking lots open daily at 7:30am.

For everyone’s safety, local authorities only allow right hand turns into the Fair Park along all bordering streets (S. 84th Street, W. Greenfield Avenue, W. Kearney Street, S. 76th Street).

All parking is first come, first served.

Planning Ahead for your Trip

Certain gates are restricted for special use, and gates may close if parking lots are full. You will pay for parking upon entering the lot in your vehicle. Once parked, proceed to the nearest Fair admission entrance. If your vehicle leaves the parking lot, you will be charged for parking upon re-entry.

All parking is first-come, first-served.

Parking Options:

General Parking – $12 per vehicle
Motorcycle Parking – $6 per motorcycle
General and motorcycle parking are available through the following vehicle entrance gates:

  • Gate 1 – located at S. 79th Street and W. Greenfield Avenue
  • Gate 7 – located on Kearney Street (I-94 Frontage Road) between S. 84th & S. 76th Streets
  • Gate 9 – located at S. 76th Street and W. Pierce Street

Accessible Parking – $12 per vehicle
Designate accessible parking is available through the following vehicle gates:

  • Gate 1 – located at S. 79th Street and W. Greenfield Avenue
  • Gate 3 – located on S. 84th Street just north of W. Greenfield Avenue
  • Gate 7 – located on Kearney Street (I-94 Frontage Road).

Proper decals or license plates must be displayed.

Preferred Parking – $25 per vehicle
For only $25, skip the walk with prime parking! A limited number of Preferred Parking spaces are available near the Main Stage Entrance via Gate 1 and near the U.S. Cellular® Main Gate Entrance via Gate 7.

Only Preferred Parking near the Main Stage Entrance via Gate 1 is available for purchase in advance. Preferred Parking near the U.S. Cellular Main Gate Entrance via Gate 7 is available only on the day of.

For more details, and to purchase date specific Preferred Parking prior to the Fair, please click here. These VIP spots go quickly – advanced purchase is recommended!

Parking Lot Trams presented by Jack’s® Pizza
Jack’s got your back with trams that service the Milwaukee Mile infield parking lot and drop off/pick up at several admission entrances.

Trams are available from approximately 9 am until 9 pm.

Alternative Transportation Options:

Pedal To The Park
Save gas and get some exercise when you Pedal to the Park! Fairgoers are encouraged to get outdoors on their way to the Fair and utilize the Hank Aaron Bike Trail.

FREE bicycle parking is available in lots near the U.S. Cellular® Main Gate and Gate 2 at S. 81st Street and W. Greenfield Avenue. A map of the bike trail and parking locations are available here.

Lyft, Uber & Taxi
In a new location for 2019, get a safe ride home with Lyft, Uber or Taxi service at the designated rideshare pick-up and drop-off area just outside the U.S. Cellular Main Gate located on the north side of the Fair Park by SpinCity. See here for more details.

Shuttles & Transit
For info on shuttles and freeway flyers, please click here.

Directions

Wisconsin State Fair Park is conveniently located near the interchange of I-94 and I-41/US-45. Whether you are travelling from the north, south, east or west, see below for options on directions to the State Fair. Or get directions here.

From the North:

I-41 Southbound to I-94 Eastbound. East on I-94 to 84th Street exit. At stoplight, continue straight onto West Kearney Street. Turn right into North Parking Lot. If lot is full, proceed to 76th Street and turn right for additional parking options.

I-41 Southbound to Bluemound Road exit. Left (east) on Bluemound Road to Glenview/84th Street. Right (south) on 84th Street to Kearney Street. Left (east) on Kearney Street to the Wisconsin State Fair North Lot on right. If lot is full, proceed to 76th Street and turn right (south) for additional parking options.

From the South:

I-41/894 Northbound to I-94 Eastbound. East on I-94 to 84th Street exit. Cross 84th Street to Kearney Street. East on Kearney Street to the Wisconsin State Fair North Lot on right. If lot is full, proceed to 76th Street and turn right (south) for additional parking options.

I-41/894 Northbound to I-94 Eastbound. East on I-94 to 70th Street exit. Right (south) on 70th Street to Greenfield Avenue. Right (west) on Greenfield Avenue to the Wisconsin State Fair on right.

I-41/894 Northbound to National Avenue exit. Right (northeast) on National Avenue to 84th Street. Left (north) on 84th Street to Kearney Street. East on Kearney Street to the Wisconsin State Fair North Lot on right. If lot is full, proceed to 76th Street and turn right (south) for additional parking options.

From the East:

I-94 Westbound to 68th Street exit. Continue west on O’Connor Street to 70th Street. Left (south) on 70th Street to Greenfield Avenue. Right (west) on Greenfield Avenue to the Wisconsin State Fair on right.

I-94 Westbound to 68th Street exit. Continue west on O’Connor Street to 76th Street. Left (south) on 76th Street to the Wisconsin State Fair on right.

I-94 Westbound to 84th Street exit. Left (south) on 84th Street to Kearney Street. Left (east) on Kearney Street to the Wisconsin State Fair North Lot on right. If lot is full, proceed to 76th Street and turn right (south) for additional parking options.

From the West:

I-94 Eastbound to 84th Street exit. At stoplight, continue straight onto West Kearney Street. Turn right into North Parking Lot or proceed to South 76th Street, turn right and proceed to gates on South 76th Street or West Greenfield Avenue.

I-94 Eastbound to 84th Street exit. At stoplight, continue straight onto West Kearney Street. Turn right into North Parking Lot or proceed to South 76th Street, turn right and proceed to gates on South 76th Street or West Greenfield Avenue.

I-94 Eastbound to WIS 100 exit. Right (south) on WIS 100 to Greenfield Avenue. Left (east) on Greenfield Avenue to the northbound entrance ramp at Greenfield Avenue to I-94 Eastbound. East on I-94 to 84th Street exit. Cross 84th Street to Kearney Street. East on Kearney Street to the Wisconsin State Fair North Lot on right. If lot is full, proceed to 76th Street and turn right for additional parking options.