Parking -- free express service

Due to heavy moisture levels parking is not available on the fairgrounds today. Please park at our offsite locations and take the free shuttle.

Each shuttle runs direct from the location to the State Fair -- no stops to express lane your way to the Fair! As a special thank you to guests for using this service, we will provide one free gate admission to the 2020 State Fair, good Aug. 31 - Sept. 3, 2020. 

Shuttle stops:

  • Conestoga Mall, 2 Pick Ups: 13th Ave. & Webb Rd. and North of Sears
  • Shopko: 2208 N Webb Rd.
  • Sam's Club: 1510 N Diers Ave.
  • Central Community College: 3134 Hwy 34
  • Walmart South: 3501 S. Locust Street

Shuttles will start one hour prior to gate opening and will run continuously until midnight. Check back for daily schedule updates.

Shuttles are provided by Holiday Express and air conditioned. The primary fleet includes ADA accessible transportation. Strollers, bags and personal items welcomed. Note: Additional buses to supplement volumes, if needed, may not have ADA compatibility or air conditioning. 

NEW –The Bosselman north parking* lot off of Locust at Fonner Park is available for $10 per vehicle. Fees support the Overland Trails Council Boy Scouts of America. Tractor trams will transport attendees to the main fair entrance. This service will be available weekdays from 5:30pm to 8:30pm and Saturdays / Sundays from 9am to 9pm and Labor Day from 10am to 4pm.

*Bosselman Inc. North lot only – must enter on Locust street.

ADA parking is still available on grounds -- located at each of the main gates. Paved, ADA parking is located at Gate 6, off of Fonner Park Road. Vehicles must have an ADA placard or license plate to park in any ADA lots.

shuttles map


See our map here.



If you do park on grounds, CASE-IH tractor trams pick you up from grounds parking and deliver you to the gate.
RED LINE trams carry you throughout the Market Place.
GREEN LINE trams carry you from east gate to the Market Place.

navigating our new grounds layout

Check out our map for a complete grounds layout - NEW this year! 

Getting To Nebraska State Fair

First, please note parking information above BEFORE driving to the fairgrounds. Nebraska State Fair is located at Fonner Park in Grand Island, Nebraska. The State Fair can be accessed via shuttle, driving, biking or walking.

Physical Address

Fonner Park
700 E Stolley Park Road
Grand Island, NE 68801-2200

Administration Office Address

501 E. Fonner Park Road, Suite 200
Grand Island, NE 68801-2200

Driving Directions

GPS Coordinates

Latitude = 40.9059, Longitude = -98.3294
Latitude = 40 degrees, 54.4 minutes North
Longitude = 98 degrees, 19.8 minutes West