Maps, Directions & Parking

We’re committed to providing the information and tools you need to get safely to and from Fair Saint Louis in Forest Park July 3, 4 and 5. While we strongly encourage use of MetroLink, we recognize that many will drive to the Fair. Wherever your trip originates, we ask that you please follow one of the suggested routes to Forest Park that are detailed below.

Parking lot attendants and local police will be on site at the end of the Fair each day to direct traffic out of the lots and back to the primary route used to access your parking area. By planning ahead and following the recommendations provided, YOU can help to minimize traffic congestion around Forest Park and help facilitate a smoother ride for all fairgoers.


CHOOSE YOUR ROUTE

The Fair in Forest Park

Forest Park
The Fair
Maps and Fair info from the St. Louis Post Dispatch
Shuttle Routes

Free Internal shuttles will start Thursday at 4 p.m., July 4 at noon and July 5 at 10 a.m.


SLU Chaifetz Arena Garage shuttles will start Thursday at 6 p.m., July 4 and July 5 at 4 p.m. $10 per car.

Click on any map to see a larger view.

Entrance to the park is via the designated entrances only. Parking is free until noon on Thursday the 3rd and until 10a.m. on the 4th and the 5th.

Before choosing your route, remember that Metrolink will offer the most convenient way to the fair. Check for Metrolink stations along your chosen route.

Pay attention to road signs. Some roads will be closed the weekend of the fair.

Disregarding or deviating from the routes below will cause delays and increase your travel time.

Absolutely no parking in residential neighborhoods.

Absolutely no parking on forest park streets.

Please Respect the Neighborhood

Be respectful of neighborhood streets signed as "Road Closed - Local Traffic Only"

Be respectful of businesses posting "No Public Parking" on their parking lots

Thank You and enjoy the Fair!

Biking to the Fair is another great option, and a Bike Valet will be available for people who choose that option.Those who live in the neighborhoods surrounding Forest Park are also encouraged to consider walking to the nearest shuttle stop. See the Shuttle Route map for details



IF YOU CHOOSE TO BIKE TO THE FAIR PLEASE BRING A LOCK

Park Bike Routes

TAXI SERVICE


Fairgoers will be able to catch a cab at the dedicated Cab Stand on DeBaliviere and Pershing, just north of the MetroLink station.

Select a Route from Below

I-70 East

Directions

IF YOU’RE COMING FROM saint charles, hazelwood or florissant

1. Take I-70 East Bound to I-170 South
2. Exit Forest Park Parkway

To Free Parking at Washington University (until garages are full)
1. 2/10 mile past Big Bend turn Right on Throop Dr. into Washington University Campuss
2. Enter Garage on Left

To Premium Parking
1. 6/10 mile past Big Bend turn Right on Hoyt Dr. into Washington University Campus
– If FULL, proceed 1.6 miles further East on Forest Park Parkway to Union

– If DETOURED at Skinker, proceed 4/10 mile to Delmar
1. Turn Right on Delmar then proceed 1.4 miles to Union
2. Turn Right on Union then proceed 6/10 mile into Forest Park
3. Upon entering Forest Park, follow directions to parking lots

To Reduced Fee Garage
1. Continue East on Forest Park Parkway 1 block past Kingshighway to Euclid
2. Turn right on Euclid then 1 block to BJC North Garage on Left

To SLU Park & Ride
1. Continue East on Forest Park Parkway 1.8 miles past Kingshighway to Grand Ave.
2. Turn Left on Grand Ave. then 2 blocks to Lindell
3. Turn right on Lindell then 1 block to Chaifetz Arena Garage on Right

To MetroLink Blue Line
MetroLink is a great option, especially from their Brentwood Station at Hanley and I-64.
It has a huge new garage, secure, lots of capacity, underutilized, and just minutes from Forest Park.
Avoid the traffic and get there fast.

1. Take I-170 South until it ends at Eager Rd.
2. Turn Left on Eager Rd 1/4 mile to Hanley Rd.
3. Turn Right on Hanley Rd. and enter MetroLink Garage on Righ

Please Respect the Neighborhood
Be respectful of neighborhood streets signed as "Road Closed - Local Traffic Only"
Be respectful of businesses posting "No Public Parking" on their parking lots
Thank You and enjoy the Fair!

Hwy 367 South

Directions

IF YOU’RE COMING FROM NORTH COUNTY, ALTON OR EDWARDSVILLE

1. Take Hwy 367 South Bound to I-70 East
2. Take I-70 East to Union/N. Kingshighway Exit
3. Proceed across Union to N. Kingshighway then turn Right

To Free Parking at Washington University North Campus (until lots are full)
1. Proceed South on Kingshighway 2.6 miles to Delmar Blvd.
2. Turn Right on Delmar Blvd.
3. Proceed West on Delmar Blvd. 1.8 miles to Des Peres Ave. or Rosedale Ave.
4. Turn Right on Des Peres Ave. and then turn Right into Washington University N. Campus
5. Then follow directions to parking lots

To Premium Parking
1. Proceed South on N. Kingshighway 2.6 miles to Delmar
2. Turn Right on Delmar then proceed 1/2 mile to Union
3. Turn Left on Union and proceed 6/10 mile into Forest Park
4. Upon entering Forest Park, follow directions to parking lots

Please Respect the Neighborhood
Be respectful of neighborhood streets signed as "Road Closed - Local Traffic Only"
Be respectful of businesses posting "No Public Parking" on their parking lots
Thank You and enjoy the Fair!

I-64 West from Illinois

Directions

IF YOU’RE COMING FROM O’FALLON, FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS OR BELLEVILLE

1. Take I-64 West Bound across Poplar Street Bridge
2. Continue West on I-64 approximately 2 miles to Forest Park Parkway

To SLU Park & Ride (2 miles from Forest Park)
1. Exit Forest Park Parkway 6/10 mile to Grand Ave.
2. Turn Right on Grand Ave. and proceed 3/10 mile to Lindell Blvd.
3. Turn Right on Lindell Blvd. then to Chaifetz Arena Garage 1 block on Right

To Free Parking behind BJC Hospitals (until lots are full)
1. Continue East on Forest Park Parkway 1.5 miles to Newstead
2. Turn Left on Newstead then look for available parking lots between Duncan and Clayton Ave.

To Reduced Fee Garage
1. Continue East on Forest Park Parkway an additional 2 blocks to Euclid
2. Turn Left on Euclid then turn Left into BJC North Garage 1 block on Left

To Premium Parking
1. Exit Forest Park Parkway then proceed approximately 3 miles to Union Ave.
2. Exit Union Ave. into Forest Park
3. Upon entering Forest Park, follow directions to parking lots

Please Respect the Neighborhood
Be respectful of neighborhood streets signed as "Road Closed - Local Traffic Only"
Be respectful of businesses posting "No Public Parking" on their parking lots
Thank You and enjoy the Fair!

I-55/I-44 West

Directions

IF YOU’RE COMING FROM SOUTH COUNTY, ARNOLD OR FESTUS

To SLU Park & Ride (2 miles from Forest Park)
1. Exit I-55 / I-44 to Truman Parkway
2. Proceed North on Truman Parkway 7/10 mile to Chauteau Ave.
3. Turn Left on Chauteau Ave. then proceed 1.1 miles to Compton Ave.
4. Turn Right on Compton Ave. then proceed 8/10 mile to the Chaifetz Arena Garage on Left

To Free Parking at St. Louis Community College – Forest Park (until lots are full)
1. Take I-44 West Bound to McRee
2. Go straight on McRee across Vandeventer Ave. to Kingshighway
3. Turn Right on Kingshighway 6/10 mile to Manchester Rd.
4. Turn Left on Manchester Rd.
5. Proceed West on Manchester Rd. 6/10 mile to Macklind Ave.
6. Turn Right on Macklind Ave.
7. Proceed 3/10 mile to Wise Ave.
8. Turn Left on Wise Ave.
9. Then follow directions to parking lots

To Reduced Fee Parking
There will be reduced fee parking to the South and East of St. Louis Community College – Forest Park

To Premium Parking
1. Take I-44 West Bound to Hampton Ave. Exit (North)
2. Proceed North on Hampton Ave. to Forest Park
3. Upon entering Forest Park, follow directions to parking lots

IF DETOURED Exit Arsenal Street
1. Take Arsenal Street 3/10 mile to McCausland Ave.
2. Turn Right on McCausland Ave. then 1.6 miles to Oakland Ave.
3. Turn Right on Oakland Ave. then 6/10 mile to Tamm Ave.
4. Then follow directions into Forest Park and to parking lots

Please Respect the Neighborhood
Be respectful of neighborhood streets signed as "Road Closed - Local Traffic Only"
Be respectful of businesses posting "No Public Parking" on their parking lots
Thank You and enjoy the Fair!

I-44 East

Directions

IF YOU’RE COMING FROM FENTON, CRESTWOOD OR HIGH RIDGE

To SLU Park & Ride (2 miles from Forest Park)
1. Take I-44 East Bound to Grand Ave. (North)
2. Take Grand Ave. North Bound 3/10 mile to Park Ave.
3. Turn Right on Park Ave. then proceed 4/10 mile to Compton Ave.
4. Turn Left on Compton Ave. then proceed 1.1 miles to the Chaifetz Arena Garage on Left

To Free Parking
1. Exit Kinghshighway (North)
2. Proceed North on Kingshighway 6/10 mile to Manchester Rd.
3. Turn Left on Manchester Rd.
4. Proceed 6/10 mile to Macklind Ave.
5. Turn Right on Macklind Ave.
6. Proceed 3/10 mile to Wise Ave.
7. Turn Left on Wise Ave.
8. Then follow directions to parking lots

To Reduced Fee Parking
There will be reduced fee parking to the South and East of St. Louis Community College – Forest Park

To Premium Parking
1. Take I-44 East Bound to Hampton Ave. Exit (North)
2. Proceed North on Hampton Ave. to Forest Park
3. Upon entering Forest Park, follow directions to parking lots

IF DETOURED take Kingshighway (North) to Manchester Rd.
1. Turn Left on Manchester Rd.
2. Proceed West on Manchester Rd. 1.2 miles to Sulphur Ave.
3. Turn Right on Sulphur Ave to Hampton Ave.
4. Proceed North on Hampton Ave. to Forest Park
5. Upon entering Forest Park, follow directions to parking lots

Please Respect the Neighborhood
Be respectful of neighborhood streets signed as "Road Closed - Local Traffic Only"
Be respectful of businesses posting "No Public Parking" on their parking lots
Thank You and enjoy the Fair!

I-64 East

Directions

IF YOU’RE COMING FROM WENTZVILLE, CHESTERFIELD OR TOWN AND COUNTRY

MetroLink is a great option, especially from their Brentwood Station at Hanley and I-64. It has a huge new garage, secure, lots of capacity, underutilized, and just minutes from Forest Park.
Avoid the traffic and get there fast.

To MetroLink Brentwood Station at Hanley Rd and I-64
1. Take I-64 East Bound to Hanley Rd.
2. Turn Right on Hanley Rd. then Right into MetroLink Garage

To Free Parking
1. Take I-64 East Bound to Big Bend Blvd.
2. Exit Big Bend Blvd. then Left and proceed approximately 1.5 miles to Snow Way
3. Turn Right on Snow Way into the Washngton University Campus
4. Then follow directions to parking garage

To Reduced Fee Parking
1. Take I-64 East to Kingshighway South
2. There will be reduced fee parking to the South and East of St. Louis Community College – Forest Park or take Forest Park Parkway 1 block East of Kingshighway turn Right on Euclid then 1 block to BJC North garage on Left

To Premium Parking
1. Take I-64 East Bound to Hampton Ave. Exit
2. Enter Forest Park, follow directions to parking lots

IF DIRECTED TO TURN RIGHT at top of ramp then TURN Right on Oakland
1. Proceed 1/2 mile West on Oakland Ave. to Tamm Ave. then turn Right on Tamm
2. Turn Right into Forest Park, follow directions to parking lots

IF HAMPTON AVE. IS CLOSED Take I-64 East to Kingshighway Exit (South)
1. Go South 1 block to Oakland Ave.
2. Turn Right on Oakland Ave. then proceed 1.2 miles to Hampton Ave.
3. Turn Right on Hampton Ave. to Forest Park
4. Upon entering Forest Park, follow directions to parking lots

IF DETOURED from Oakland take Kingshighway South 3/10 mile to Manchester Rd.
1. Turn Right on Manchester Rd.
2. Proceed West on Manchester Rd. 1.2 miles to Sulphur Ave.
3. Turn Right on Sulphur Ave. to Hampton Ave.
4. Proceed North on Hampton Ave. to Forest Park
5. Upon entering Forest Park, follow directions to parking lots

Please Respect the Neighborhood
Be respectful of neighborhood streets signed as "Road Closed - Local Traffic Only"
Be respectful of businesses posting "No Public Parking" on their parking lots
Thank You and enjoy the Fair!

Disabled Parking

Directions

Disabled parking is being made available inside the park at the regular $30 fee and at the Washington University Main Campus Free of Charge.

The Free parking is limited so plan accordingly.

Additional Information about Fair Saint Louis for Attendees with Physical Disabilities

To Free Parking at Washington University Main Campus
1. Take Forest Park Parkway East or West to Big Bend Blvd.
2. Turn South on Big Bend Blvd. then 3/10 mile to Forsyth Blvd.
3. Turn Left on Forsyth Blvd. then 3/10 mile to Disabled Parking Lot on left
4. Take Big Bend Blvd. North from I-64 or Clayton Rd. to Washington University Main Campus
5. Turn Right on Forsyth Blvd. then 3/10 mile to Disabled Parking Lot on Left

To Premium Parking
1. Select the routing map that most closely matches your trip origination point. Follow that map’s turn-by-turn directions to Premium Parking in the park
2. Follow directions of parking attendants to Disabled Parking Lot inside the Park



Entering this event constitutes implied consent of each event-goer to Fair Saint Louis’ use of his/her image and/or likeness incidental to any photographic, digital or video use, publication, display, transmission or recording of the event.

No Unauthorized Vendors, Solicitations, Handbills, Sampling, Give-aways, Etc.

Alcoholic Beverages may not be taken in or out of gates.

Video Surveillance cameras are present.

Fair Saint Louis reserves the right to deny entry or remove anyone from the Fair in violation of these policies.

What can I bring to the fair?

Blankets

Umbrellas (small handheld style)

Baby Strollers & Wagons

Baby Diaper Bags

Portable/collapsible chair

Regular-size Bags

One factory sealed water bottle up to 1 liter

Empty plastic water bottle

Binoculars

Personal camera equipment

Service animals

 

ALL ITEMS SUBJECT TO INSPECTION – NO EXCEPTIONS

What can't I bring to the fair?

Alcoholic Beverages

Glass, Metal, or Unsealed Containers over 1 Liter

Coolers of any Kind

Large Containers

Weapons of Any Kind

Explosives

Illegal Substances of any Kind

Pets

Bicycles, Skateboards, Scooters, or Personalized Motor Vehicles of Any Kind

Fireworks

Professional Recording and/or Photography Equipment

Unauthorized Vendors, Solicitations, Handbills, Sampling, Giveaways, Etc.