Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.

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How to Get to the Fair & Where to Park

How to Get Here

Fairgrounds Map

Take the Bus: Schedule and route information

Directions - Heading to Lacey on I-5 South: Take Exit 109, turn left onto Martin Way. Take Martin Way to Carpenter Road. Turn right onto Carpenter and follow approximately 3 miles to the fairgrounds. The fairgrounds will be on your left.

Directions - Heading to Lacey on I-5 North: Take Exit 109, turn right onto Martin Way. Take Martin to Carpenter Road. Turn right onto Carpenter and follow approximately 3 miles to the fairgrounds. The fairgrounds will be on your left.

​Where to Park

FREE Shuttle bus services provided by the North Thurston Public School Transportation and volunteer Bus Drivers.
Park at Bus Barn or Woodland Elementary and the shuttle will pick up and drop off at Thurston County Fair.

Click here for a Shuttle Map

The buses run from:
8:00 a.m. – 10:30 pm Wednesday – Saturday
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Sunday

If you would like to park at the Fairgrounds you may enter off Carpenter Road and Long Lake.
Daily parking:$5/ per day
Season parking: $20