Driving & Parking Information for the State Fair Of Texas
The State Fair Of Texas offers a variety of parking spaces to the fairgoers. These parking lots are located near the fairgrounds. The rate for standard parking per space is $20, and premium parking is $40. The official fair lots also offer some parking spaces for the disabled.
The State Fair of Texas is an annual event starting from September 30 – October 23, 2022, that is held in Dallas, Texas. It usually starts on the last Friday of September and it lasts till around the second week of October each year. The fair is open from 10 am to 10 pm on all days, except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Since parking at the fair can be a nightmare, it is best to get there early and find a spot in one of the designated parking lots before entering or use Lyft/Uber rideshares to get there. As an exception this year, you will not be able to park in any lot between 2:00 pm-5:00 pm each weekday except for Wednesday’s parking lot.
Enter Fair Park or State Fair of Texas into your navigation. The physical address of the State Fair of Texas administration building is 3921 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Dallas, TX 75210.
Take U.S. 75 (North Central Expressway) South toward downtown Dallas. Take exit 284A to connect to Interstate 30 East (toward Texarkana), then take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.
Take Interstate 35E North to downtown Dallas. Take exit 428B to connect to Interstate 30 East (toward Texarkana), then take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.
From Fort Worth-Abilene-Weatherford
Take Interstate 30 East to Dallas. Follow signs for Interstate 30 East toward Texarkana. After passing downtown Dallas, take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.
Take Interstate 35E South to downtown Dallas and exit 427E. Immediately after taking the exit, move to one of the left two lanes and enter Interstate 30, Eastbound. Follow signs for Interstate 30 East toward Texarkana. After passing Downtown Dallas, take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.
Take Interstate 45 North to exit 284A. Move to the right lane and follow signs for Interstate 30 East. Take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.
Take Interstate 30 West toward downtown Dallas. Take exit 49B and follow directions to Fair Park.
Directions by train:
Using the DART Rail Green Line, visitors can arrive at the State Fair of Texas from two stations – Fair Park Station, located on Parry Avenue at the entrance of the fairgrounds, or MLK, Jr. Station, located south of R.B. Cullum Blvd. and convenient to the MLK fairground entrance (Gate 6).