We know that you’ll be enjoying lots of Fair food on your visit, so walking is a great way to get to and from the Fair and feel good! Information on walking to the Fair from nearby walkabouts and walking to the shuttle stops that service the Fair can be found below.
Walking Directions to the Fair
(From walkabout routes that are close to the fairgrounds)
Lyon Park Walkabout
Walking Directions to Fair: Walkabout ends at Lyon Park Community Center at 4th St North; Head west on 4th St N toward N Garfield St; Turn left onto N Irving St; Turn right onto Arlington Blvd. Trail; Slight right to Arlington County Fair. Distance is 0.8 mile.
Walking Directions to Fair: Walkabout ends at Barcroft Community House at 800 S. Buchanan; Head north on S Buchanan St toward 8th St S; Turn right onto 8th St S; Slight right to stay on 8th St S; Turn left onto 7th St S; Turn left onto S Monroe St; Turn right onto 6th St S; Turn left onto S Glebe Rd; Turn right onto S Old Glebe Rd; Turn left to stay on S Old Glebe Rd; Turn right onto 2nd St S; Turn left to Arlington County Fair. Distance is 1.4 miles.
Ashton Heights Walkabout
Walking Directions to Fair: Walkabout ends at Arlington Arts Center at 3550 Wilson Blvd.; Walk south/turn right on North Monroe Street to 5th Street North. Turn left on 5th Street North to North Jackson Street. Follow North Jackson Street to Arlington Boulevard / Route 50 and the Jackson Street pedestrian bridge. Cross the bridge to the north side of the Fairgrounds. Distance is .75 mile.
Walking Directions to Shuttle Stops
(from walkabout routes that are close to shuttle stops)
Columbia Pike Hike I and Pike Hike II Walkabouts – routes include Fair Shuttle Stop
Pike Hike I
Pike Hike II
Walking Directions to Fair: Both Walkabout routes end at the Arlington Career Center (location of shuttle site).
Ballston-Virginia Square Walkabout – route includes Fair Shuttle Stop
Walking Directions to Fair: Walkabout ends at N Oakland St & 9th St. North; Head northwest on N Oakland St. toward Fairfax Drive; Turn left onto Fairfax Drive and walk 0.4 mile to shuttle site at Ballston Metro. Distance is 0.4 mile.
Ashton Heights Walkabout
Ashton Heights Walkabout – Walkabout ends at Arlington Arts Center at 3550 Wilson Blvd.; Head southwest on Wilson Blvd toward North Monroe St; Turn right onto North Monroe St; Walk 0.1 mile and turn left onto Fairfax Dr and walk 0.5 mile to shuttle site at Ballston Metro. Distance is 0.6 mile.