Location & Getting Here

Fair Location:

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


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:

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

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 17: 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 18: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 19: 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, I-66 parking garage, Pentagon City Metro Station and Virginia Square Metro Station (see below maps for exact pick-up locations). The first shuttles will pick up approximately 30 minutes before the Fair opens each day. The last shuttle will pick up from all four stops approximately 1.5 hours before closing and the last shuttle to leave the fairgrounds be 10 minutes after our closing hours each night.

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