DIRECTIONS & PARKING

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 4, 6, & 7.

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.

Biking to the Fair is a great option, and one bike self-park location will be available for people who choose that option, as well as the existing bike parking along Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd. Please see location on map here.

A LOCK IS REQUIRED WHEN USING SELF PARK. FAIR SAINT LOUIS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST, STOLEN, OR DAMAGED PROPERTY.

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There are many parking options available throughout Downtown St. Louis, visit this map to see which lot or garage would work best for you.

Click here to purchase pre-paid parking in designated lots for the Fair.

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 Stay up-to-date with the latest traffic by utilizing the MODoT Traffic Cameras found here.

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Before choosing your route, remember that Metrolink will offer a convenient way to the fair. 

Check for Metrolink stations along your chosen route.

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RIDE SHARING

Fairgoers will be able to utilize ride sharing apps like Lyft and Uber at the southwest corner of the intersection of Chestnut and Broadway.

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TAXI SERVICE

Fairgoers will be able to catch a cab at the dedicated Taxi Stand located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Market and Broadway.

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PAY ATTENTION TO ROAD SIGNS. SOME ROADS AND EXITS WILL BE CLOSED THE WEEK OF THE FAIR.

PLEASE RESPECT THE NEIGHBORHOODS

BE RESPECTFUL OF BUSINESSES POSTING “NO PUBLIC PARKING” ON THEIR PARKING LOTS

PARK SMART – LEAVE NO VALUABLES IN YOUR CAR

THANK YOU AND ENJOY THE FAIR!

 

Planned Highway Closures

With the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), we have announced the planned closure of Walnut Street to traffic from both I-44 and the Poplar Street Bridge (I-40/64) beginning on June 26 at 9:30 a.m. for the duration of Fair Saint Louis. Planned re-opening of Walnut Street is scheduled for the evening of  July 9.

We understand this may be an inconvenience and we hope you will help us minimize frustrations by utilizing the routes listed below to access the downtown area.

  • Eastbound I-44

    Utilize one of the following exits:

    • 289 – Jefferson Avenue
    • 290B – Lafayette Avenue
    • 290C – Park Avenue / 7th Street

     

    Exit 289 – Jefferson Avenue – Do NOT use this exit before 2pm on 4 July

    • Exit to the right
    • Use the left or the second to the left exit lane to turn left onto Jefferson Avenue.
    • Stay on Jefferson Avenue until Market Street.
    • Make a right onto Market Street.
    • Follow Market Street into downtown.
    • Park where convenient for you in downtown garages or surface parking.
    • Please park smart. Lock your cars and leave no valuables.

     

    Exit 290B – Lafayette Avenue

    • Exit to the left
    • Turn right onto Lafayette Avenue
    • Turn left onto Tucker Boulevard
    • Turn right onto Chouteau Avenue
    • Stay on Chouteau Avenue, cross over Broadway, and make a left onto S. 4th
    • Follow 4th street into downtown.
    • Park where convenient for you in downtown garages or surface parking.
    • Please park smart. Lock your cars and leave no valuables.

     

    Exit 290C – Park Avenue / 7th Street

    • Cross all lanes of traffic after 55/44 merge.
    • Exit to the right.
    • Make a right onto Park Avenue.
    • Stay on Park Avenue until S. Broadway.
    • Make a left onto S. Broadway.
    • Continue on Broadway into downtown.
    • Park where convenient for you in downtown garages or surface parking.
    • Please park smart. Lock your cars and leave no valuables.
  • Northbound I-55

    Utilize one of the following exits:

    • 207A – Gravois Avenue
    • 207C – Truman Parkway
    • 290C – Park Avenue / 7th Street

     

    Exit 207A – Gravois Avenue

    • Exit to the right.
    • Make a right onto Russel Avenue
    • Follow Russell Avenue to Broadway
    • Turn left onto Broadway
    • Stay on Broadway through Soulard neighborhood, stay right when Broadway turns into Fourth Street into downtown.
    • Park where convenient for you in downtown garages or surface parking.
    • Please park smart. Lock your cars and leave no valuables.

     

    Exit 207C – Truman Parkway

    • Use the second from the Left lane, to exit onto Truman Parkway
    • Go straight onto Truman Parkway
    • Turn right onto Chouteau Avenue.
    • Stay on Chouteau until 4th
    • Turn left onto 4th Street and follow 4th street into downtown.
    • Park where convenient for you in downtown garages or surface parking.
    • Please park smart. Lock your cars and leave no valuables.

     

    Exit 290C – Park Avenue / 7th Street

    • Exit to the right.
    • Make a right onto Park Avenue.
    • Stay on Park Avenue until S. Broadway.
    • Make a left onto S. Broadway.
    • Continue on Broadway into downtown.
    • Park where convenient for you in downtown garages or surface parking.
    • Please park smart. Lock your cars and leave no valuables.