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Plan Your Day at the Fair

6 ADMISSION GATES: Redeem advance General Admission or purchase day of event admission at any of our 6 Admission Gate entrances into the Fair Zone. Admission is $15 for everyone 12 years or older prior to Fair Day. On Fair Day, admission will increase to $20.

9 TICKET BOOTHS: Purchase food, beverage, and activity tickets at any of our 9 Ticket Booth locations inside the Fair Zone.

GETTING HERE: We encourage you to ride your bike, carpool or take public transportation whenever possible.

PAYMENT: The Fair accepts cash and all major credit cards for admission and ticket purchases. Art & Craft vendors do not accept tickets, only cash and major credit cards.


Federal Building Parking Lot
Paid parking spaces for $15 per vehicle located across the street from the Federal Building in Hemisfair at 727 E. Cesar E. Chavez (at Indianola).

Neighborhood Parking
There is limited parking throughout the remaining King William and Southtown area. Please pay attention to permanent and temporary parking restriction signs. Illegally parked vehicles will be ticketed and/or towed. Fair visitors may park in nearby commercial lots and walk to the Fair. Some property owners and parking lots may have parking spaces for sale, typically $10 to $30 per day.

Alamodome Parking
The Alamodome parking lot B will be available for $10 per vehicle at 100 Montana St.


VIA Park & Ride Available
Visit for schedule and fare information. Service to and from the King William Fair is as follows:
  • 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • From Crossroads Park and Ride (at Loop 410 & IH-10, 151 Crossroads Blvd, 78201) & Stone Oak Park and Ride (at US-281 & Stone Oak Pkwy, 22139 US-281, 78258)
  • Drop-off and pick-up on Main at Guenther
  • Riders can use VIA goMobile+ app to pay for fare.
  • Buses may leave as often as every 15 minutes depending on volume

VIA Bus Route Service
The following bus routes run through the King William neighborhood:
  • Route 26
  • Route 30
  • Route 51
Additional information can be found at or VIA’s customer service line at (210) 362-2020.


Bicycle Valet
Bicycle Valet will be available from 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the AVA: America's Walking Club, 1008 S. Alamo St. Ride up and leave your bicycle in a safe and secure area, get a claim check, and enjoy the Fair.


Take advantage of the many rideshare and taxi options to arrive at the Fair without having to find parking. Use our designated Rideshare/Taxi drop-off and pick-up location at 700 S. Main (at E. Arsenal) just two short blocks from our Arsenal Street Bridge Admission Gate.
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