Parking at the fairgrounds is prohibited making shuttles the most effective way to reach the fair. Starting 30 minutes before the fair opens, shuttles will run every 30 minutes each day during the Fair’s operating hours from the Ballston Metro*, the Arlington Career Center, and the I-66 parking garage. The last shuttle will leave the fairgrounds approximately 30 minutes after the fair’s outdoor closing time each night.
Parking is complimentary at the Arlington Career Center and the I-66 parking garage locations.
A $2 round-trip fee is charged for shuttle services and will be collected upon arrival at the Fair grounds. Children 12 and under and seniors 65 and over ride for free.
Onsite ADA parking is available at the Fair site in the parking lot located directly in front of the Thomas Jefferson Community Center.
* The Ballston shuttle stop is located on Stafford Street right by the IHOP restaurant.
Shuttle will run from the following three locations: