Maps, Directions & Parking
TRAFFIC UPDATE! The bridge on Keystone Avenue at the corner of Fall Creek Parkway & Keystone Ave will be under construction for the duration of the Indiana State Fair and limited to one lane of traffic. Click Here to see the suggested travel map for detour routes to and from the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
NOTE: Keystone Avenue will be closed on the nights of Wednesday, August 13 and Thurday, August 14 from approximately 9pm - 3am. The road will be closed between Fall Creek Ave and Millersville Road.
The Indiana State Fairgrounds is located on the corner of East 38th Street and Fall Creek Parkway in Indianapolis. Check out the map below for our exact location. For more detailed directions, click below:
- COMING FROM THE SOUTH
I-65 North (from Louisville, KY; Columbus, IN)
Take I-70 East to North Keystone Avenue, Exit #85B. Turn right (North) onto Keystone Avenue. Turn left (West) at 38th St. Continue west to the Fairgrounds entrance.
- COMING FROM THE NORTH
I-65 South (from Chicago, IL; Lafayette, IN)
Take I-65 South to the 38th Street exit #119. Continue about 5 mi. east to the Fairgrounds entrance.
- COMING FROM THE WEST
I-70 East (from St. Louis, MO; Terre Haute, IN)
Take I-70 to North Keystone Avenue exit, #85B. Turn right (North) onto Keystone Avenue. Turn left (West) at 38th St. Continue west to the Fairgrounds entrance.
- COMING FROM THE EST
I-70 West (from Columbus, OH; Richmond, IN)
Take I-70 to North Keystone Avenue exit #85B. Turn right (North) onto Keystone Avenue. Turn left (West) at 38th St. Continue west to the Fairgrounds.
- COMING FROM THE NORTH EAST
I-69 South (from Detroit, MI; Fort Wayne, IN)
I-69 South becomes Binford Boulevard (SR37) which becomes Fall Creek Parkway. The Fairgrounds is located just north of 38th Street on Fall Creek Parkway.
- COMING FROM THE SOUTH EAST
I-74 West (from Cincinnati, OH)
Take I-74 to I-465 North. Take I-465 North to I-70 West to Keystone Avenue, exit #85B. Take Keystone Avenue north to 38th Street. Turn left (west) on 38th Street.
- COMING FROM THE NORTH WEST
I-74 East (from Danville, IL)
Take I-74 to I-465 North to 38th St. exit. Turn right (East) onto 38th St. Fairgrounds is approximately 7 miles east.
- COMING FROM THE INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Take the Indianpolis Airport Expressway to I-465 North to 38th Street exit. Continue east to the Fairgrounds entrance.
State Fair Parking Options
- Free State Fair Park & Ride
When you park at Glendale Mall’s Rural Street lot, you can ride the Indiana State Fair shuttle for FREE! The shuttle runs every 20 minutes from 10 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. each day of the fair.
- Fairgrounds Parking
Parking is available on a first-come, first served basis inside the State Fairgrounds for $5/vehicle. Visitors should enter through Gate 1 off 38th Street, Gate 6 off Fall Creek Parkway or Gate 10 off 42nd Street.
- Motorcycle Parking Lot
Special designated Motorcycle Parking located in the infield on a first-served basis for $5/motorcycle.
- State Fair E-Z Park
These $5 lots are located south of 38th Street across from the Main Gate and at the Indiana School for the Deaf on 42nd Street.
- Accessible Parking
Accessible parking for persons with disabilities can be found just inside Gates 1, 6 and 16, as well as in the infield.
- Pedal & Park
Save $1 off Fair admission when you bike to the State Fair and use one of the secured bike racks available on the Monon Trail at 38th Street from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Bikers can enter through Gate 18 on the Monon Trail.
IndyGo Public Transportation
IndyGo Routes 4 and 39 stop steps away from the main entrance on 38th St. 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 you public transit trip to the Fair at IndyGo.net