Directions and Parking
Facebook Instagram Facebook Instagram
Buy Tickets Here
Home > About Us > Directions and Parking

Directions and Parking


From I-90/Seattle (Eastbound):

  • Take exit 106 Ellensburg/Wenatchee.
  • Continue over freeway onto W University Way, go 2.8 mi to parking at E University Way and Alder.
  • Ticket booth located at 8th and Maple.

From I-90/Spokane (Westbound):

  • Take exit 109 for Canyon Rd toward Ellensburg.
  • Turn right onto Canyon Rd.
  • At 0.7 mi. turn right onto W Mountain View Ave, then turn left onto S Chestnut St (2nd light).
  • Turn right onto E University Way , to parking at E. University Way and Alder.
  • Ticket booth located at 8th St. and Maple.

During Fair Only:


$10 Per day in the North Parking Lot at University and Alder. See the fairgrounds map for locations.

RV Parking

There are a limited number of RV Hook-Up spaces available for the week of Fair. Check in is Tuesday, August 29 after 12:00 PM. Check out is Tuesday, September 5, before noon. The cost for the week is $250.00 and $50 per day (if spots are available, no reservations for Daily Hookups). For more information and an application, email, or phone the Fair Office at (509) 962-7639.


Dry camping is available during fair only and is on a first come first serve base (no reservations). The cost is $20 per day and is located off Alder Street near the CWU Music Building.

Shuttle Service

Please note, pick-up at the hotels is for paid guests only. All others can catch the shuttle at the bus stop on Ruby Street near Safeway.

The free shuttle will run Friday, Sept. 1 through Sunday, Sept. 3 from 9:00 AM until 1:00 AM.
Back to
Buy Tickets Here