Getting to the Fair & Parking
All public parking lots are accessed from Midlothian Road - just North of Peterson Road.
To avoid backups on Peterson Road, we encourage you to enter from the north - from IL Route 137
Parking is FREE in the grass lot.
When you enter the fairgrounds from Midlothian Road, follow the signs to STAY RIGHT for the free parking lot.
The Preferred Parking lot is a paved lot located by the Main Gate
In order to keep traffic flowing, please have your cash ready
When you enter the fairgrounds from Midlothian Road, follow the signs to STAY LEFT for the Preferred Parking lot.
No re-entry permitted
Complimentary accessible parking for vehicles bearing valid Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) disability parking placards or license plates is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the Preferred Lot
FREE Shuttle Bus
Free Shuttle Bus service is offered by FIRST STUDENT BUS COMPANY
Round-trip rides from the Prairie Crossing Metra station to the Main Gate during these hours:
Friday 7/26 3:00pm-Midnight
Saturday 7/27 3:00pm-Midnight
Sunday 7/28 11:00am-7:00pm