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Maps, Directions & Parking

We proved last year that a comprehensive transportation and parking plan would make getting in and out of Forest Park for Fair Saint Louis a breeze. We’re committed to once again providing the information you need to get safely to and from Fair Saint louis for this year’s festivities July 2, 3 and 4.




Wherever your trip originates, and whether you choose to take MetroLink, bike or drive to the Fair, we’ll make sure you have a clear route to make your trip as smooth as possible to enjoy America’s Biggest Birthday Party.


CLICK HERE TO CHOOSE YOUR ROUTE

The Fair in Forest Park









PARKING, SHUTTLE ROUTES AND WALKING TIMES

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Entrance to the park is via the designated entrances only. Parking is free until noon on Thursday the 2nd and until 10 a.m. on the 3rd and the 4th.

Before choosing your route, remember that Metrolink will offer a 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 two bike valets and one bike self-park locations will be available for people who choose that option. See Bike parking maps for details.

Those who live in the neighborhoods surrounding Forest Park are also encouraged to consider walking to the Fairgrounds or closest shuttle stop. See Shuttle Route map for details.



IF YOU CHOOSE TO BIKE TO THE FAIR PLEASE BRING A LOCK. FAIR SAINT LOUIS AND TRAILNET CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS.

Park Bike Routes


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TAXI SERVICE


Fairgoers will be able to catch a cab at the dedicated Taxi Stand location on Skinker at Forsyth

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 $20 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 Free Parking at Washington University Medical School
1. Continue East on Forest Park Parkway 1.5 miles to Newstead
2. Turn left on Newstead and find available parking lots between Duncan and Clayton Avenue Walk down Clayton to the Planetarium for the F-G Shuttle line

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 $20 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 Free Parking behind Washington University Med School lots (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 $5 Parking (private lot)
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 $20 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 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 $5 Parking
There will be reduced fee parking to the South and East of St. Louis Community College – Forest Park

To $20 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 Free Parking
1. Exit Kingshighway (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 $5 Parking
There will be reduced fee parking to the South and East of Forest Park Community College

To $20 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

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 $5 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 $20 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 $20 fee and at the Washington University Main Campus Free of Charge. The Free parking is limited so plan accordingly.

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 $20 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.