The Maryland State Fairgrounds are located near the intersection of York and Timonium Roads, Timonium, MD : (2200 York Road, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093). Vehicle access gates are located on York Road between Padonia and Timonium Roads and on Timonium Road about 1/4 mile east of Interstate 83 and just past the Light Rail tracks. Vehicles can enter using either of these gates without restrictions at Fairground events during most of the year.
From Interstate 83 North
Take Exit 17, Padonia Road, east to York Road, south on York Road to Fairgrounds entrance on the right.
From Interstate 83
Take Exit 18, York Road, east, to the Fairgrounds entrance on the left.
NO LEFT TURNS!
During the 12 days of the State Fair, the Maryland State Police will not allow motorists to make left hand turns into these gates. Motorists are advised to approach the York Road gate from the north (from Padonia Road) or the Timonium Road Gate from the east (from York Road) during this period. NOTE: During the Maryland State Fair there is a minimal fee for parking on the fairgrounds.
LEAVE THE DRIVING TO MTA:
The Timonium Light Rail Stop is located a short walk from the entrance to the Fairgrounds near the Cow Palace. The MTA No. 9 bus line also serves the Timonium Park and Ride/Light Rail Stop. Because convenient parking is limited, use of the Light Rail or the No. 9 bus line is encouraged. For detailed schedule information please contact MTA directly at 410-539-5000
PARK AND RIDE:
Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Park and Ride lot on Deerco Road, with pedestrian access to the Fairgrounds through the gate opposite the Cow Palace. The Cow Palace gate is open throughout the Fair and for most events during the year.
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