Driving Directions

Fairtime Directions to Puyallup Fair

From Olympia and the South

  1. Take I-5 North to Highway 512, Exit 127
  2. Follow Highway 512 east for 8 miles to the exit marked 9th St. SW / 94th Ave. E
  3. Turn left over the freeway and go down the hill for 1.4 miles
  4. Fair Parking Lots are on the right side of Fairview Dr SW

If traffic is congested...

  1. Continue on Highway 512 to the Meridian Street S. or Pioneer Avenue E.
    exits
  2. Follow the signs to Fair Parking Lots

From North or South Bound I-5 in Tacoma

  1. Take exit #135 to Puyallup
  2. Follow the signs to Puyallup
  3. At the first stop light you can turn right to Pioneer Way East; or continue to
    the left on River Road
  4. Pioneer Way route: Travel 5.2 miles to 72nd Street E
    a. Turn left to stay on Pioneer Way E
    b. Continue 1.9 miles to Puyallup's 5th Street SW
    c. Turn right to 5th Street SW and follow the signs to Fair Parking Lots
  5. River Road route: Travel 5.4 miles to Puyallup's 4th Street NW
    a. Turn right to 4th Street NW. It will change to 5th Street SW at the
    railroad tracks
    b. Continue 1 mile to Fair Parking Lots

From Seattle and the North

  1. Take I-5 South to the Puyallup Exit #142B in Federal Way. As exiting, stay in the left lane
  2. Turn right at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp, then turn left at the first traffic light onto Highway 161
  3. Travel approximately eight miles into the Puyallup Valley. (Highway 161 becomes Meridian Street in Puyallup.) Continue south through town
  4. Turn Right at W. Main (just past the railroad tracks). Continue west 4 blocks
  5. Turn left at 5th Street SW
  6. Follow the signs to Fair Parking Lots

OR

  1. Take I-5 South to the I-405 North interchange, exit 154A, to Renton
  2. Take Exit 2 to Highway 167 toward Kent/Auburn. Travel South on
    Highway 167 for approximately 20.2 miles to Highway 512 West
  3. Travel 1.3 miles to the first exit, Pioneer Avenue. At the light at the end of
    the exit turn right. Continue east to 14th Street SE
  4. Turn right at 14th Street SE
  5. Turn Right at 7th Avenue SE to Fair Parking
  6. Follow the signs to Fair Parking Lots

If traffic is congested....

  1. Continue on Highway 512 to the Meridian Street S. or South Hill/Graham
    exits
  2. Follow the signs to Fair Parking Lots

From Bellevue and the Eastside

  1. Take I-90 to I-405 South. Take Exit 2 to Highway 167 toward Kent/Auburn
  2. Travel South on Highway 167 for approximately 20.2 miles to 512 West
  3. Travel 1.3 miles to the first exit, Pioneer Avenue. At the light at the end of
    the exit turn right.
  4. Continue East to 14th Street SE
  5. Turn right at 14th Street SE
  6. Turn Right at 7th Avenue SE to Fair Parking Lots

If traffic is congested...

  1. Continue on Highway 512 to the Meridian Street S. or South Hill/Graham
    exits
  2. Follow the signs to Fair Parking Lots