Fair Location:

Thomas Jefferson Community Center
3501 Second Street South, Arlington, VA 22204

Map of Fairgrounds

Parking:

There is NO PUBLIC PARKING at the Fair and parking on nearby streets is restricted to neighborhood residents with temporary permits. Please see information below on how to get to the Fair.

How to get to the Fair:

  • Shuttle services from the Arlington Career Center, Wakefield High School, I-66 Parking Garage, and Virginia Square Metro Station
  • Ride-share area designated along 2nd Street South in front of Thomas Jefferson Community Center for drop-off/pick-up only (vehicles who idle in this location for more than two minutes will be asked to move)
  • Public Transit
  • Biking Directions
  • Walking Directions

Free Bike Valet:

Bike Arlington and partner Two Wheel Valet have teamed up to provide free valet bike parking on the tennis courts. Bike valet hours are as follows:

  • Friday, August 16: 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 17: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 18: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Shuttle Information:

Parking at the fairgrounds is prohibited making shuttles the most effective way to reach the fun. Shuttles will run approximately every 30 minutes during the Fair’s operating hours from the Arlington Career Center, Wakefield High School, I-66 Parking Garage, and Virginia Square Metro Station. The last shuttle to leave the fairgrounds will be 10 minutes after our closing hours each night. Shuttle cost is $2 round-trip. Children 12 and under and seniors 65 and over ride free. Round-trip fees will be collected upon arrival at the fairgrounds.

Handicapped Accessibility

A limited number of ADA parking spaces are available with an ADA tag on-street on Second Street South. In addition, the shuttle from the Career Center is handicapped accessible. We also provide a designated area for rideshare and drop-off/pick-up (see below).

Rideshare/Drop-Off + Pick-Up Area:

There is a designated area along 2nd Street South in front of Thomas Jefferson Community Center for drop-off/pick-up only. Vehicles who idle in this location for more than two minutes will be asked to move.

Nearby Lodging:

Stay near the fair! Check out StayArlington’s webpage for a comprehensive list of Arlington hotels and an interactive map. Listings closest to the fairgrounds include:

  • Days Inn Arlington Pentagon
  • Days Inn Arlington/Washington DC
  • Residence Inn Arlington Ballston
  • The Westin Arlington Gateway
  • Hilton Arlington

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  1. […] Arlington County Fair The Arlington County Fair will be held from August 8-12, 2012 at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 South Second Street, Arlington, VA 22204.  Admission is free, but there is no on site parking.  A $2 round-trip fee is charged for shuttle services, Children 12 and under and seniors 65 and over ride for free.  Some of the highlights are the Harlem Wizards, Pony Rides, Outdoor Movie Nights, and more! […]

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