State Fair Parking and Transportation
Parking at the Wisconsin State Fair Park is available for $10.
Where you want to enter the Fair will influence where you should park. The following is a list of attractions and the parking lots that you'll be able to best access them from.
To view a map of Wisconsin State Fair Park, as well as the parking lots, click here.
|Ag Village/Counsins Subs Amphitheater & Bazaar/Products Pavilion||Gate 5|
|Exposition Center||Gates 1, 4 or 5|
|Original Cream Puff Pavilion, Horticulture Building, West Side Parking Lot||Gates 4 or 5|
|Handicap Parking||Gates 1, 4 or 5|
|Milwaukee Mile Speedway||Gates 1 and 9|
|Natural Resources Park||Gate 4|
|North Parking Lot||Gates 6 or 8|
|RV Park||Gates 6 or 8|
|Youth Center||Gate 5|
Milwaukee County Transit System
|Click here for a larger view of this map from the Milwaukee County Transit System|
Starting this year, certain Route 23 buses will offer service from downtown Milwaukee to the State Fair Transit center at Gate 4.
Service to the Fair will run every 15 to 20 minutes from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Service from the Fair will run from 10 a.m. to Fair close. That service will run every 15 to 20 minutes until 7 p.m., when it will run at half hour intervals.
NOTE: Not all Route 23 buses will run State Fair service.
For more information on Route 23's service to Wisconsin State Fair Park, click here.
Freeway Flyer Service
The Milwaukee County Transit System also offers the Freeway Flyer Service. Roundtrip adult fare is $6.50 while children ages 6 to 11, seniors 65 and older and riders with disabilities pay $3 per roundtrip.
The Freeway Flyer Service will take State Fair attendees to the State Fair Transit Center at Gate 4.
The following Flyers operate every half hour from 7:30 a.m. to one half hour after the Fair closes:
- College (Route 40) - College Ave, at I-94 (both lots)
- Southridge (Route 46) - Edgerton and South 72nd Street, Southridge Parking Lot
- Whitall/Hales Corners (Route 46) - I-43, east of South 108th Street
The following Flyers operate every hour at the noted times:
- Green Bay (Route 49) - Green Bay Road, just north of Brown Deer Road; Runs hourly at 20 mintues past the hour, starting at 7:20 a.m.
- Brown Deer East (Route 49) - Brown Deer Road, west of I-43; Runs hours at 30 minutes past the hour starting at 7:30 a.m.
For more information about the Freeway Flyer Service to and from State Fair, click here.
Shuttle Service from the Watertown Plank Road Park-Ride Lot
Running approximately every 15 minutes beginning at 7:30 a.m. until shortly after the Fair ends, the shuttle is located at the Park-Ride Lot on Watertown Plank Road west of Highway 45.
Shuttle fare is $3 for adults and $1.50 for children ages 6 to 11, seniors 65 and old and persons with disabilities with the proper ID. Children under 6 always ride free.
For more information about this shuttle, click here.