Directions & Parking

Driving Directions

For Crazy Times Carnival all guests must enter at 17th Ave & McDowell. The Monte Vista gate is closed.

From East Valley and Southern Arizona Cities:
From I-10 westbound, take exit #143 C (19th Avenue exit). Make a right (north) on 19th Avenue. Pass McDowell Road to either the Monte Vista or Encanto entrances.

From the West Valley:
From I-10 eastbound, take exit #142 (27th Avenue exit). Make a left (north) on 27th Avenue to Thomas Road. Turn right on Thomas (east) and continue to 19th Avenue. Make a right (south) on 19th Avenue to the Monte Vista or Encanto parking entrances.

From the North Valley:
Take I-17 to exit #197 (19th Avenue, State Capitol exit). Travel north on 19th Avenue to the Monte Vista or Encanto entrances.

Parking Information

Please note: The Parking Lots below are the only official Arizona Exposition and State Fair parking locations. Other lots nearby are privately owned.

Parking Lot Entrances


MONTE VISTA GATE – 19th Ave and Monte Vista

MCDOWELL GATE – 17th Ave and McDowell Rd


Encanto Blvd – between 19th Ave and 20th Ave

Please refer to your event page for specific parking lot(s) and entrance information.


Fairgrounds Parking Map for Web 42420