Directions & Local Info
How to Get to the Fair
5600 McKinley Pkwy
Hamburg NY, 14075
Gate GPS Coordinates
From Downtown Buffalo
Travel south over the Skyway on Route 5 to Milestrip Road (Route 179) east to McKinley Parkway and head south about 4 miles.
Traveling East on I-90 (NYS Thruway)
(Coming from Pennsylvania) Take exit 57 to Route 75 north. Turn right on to Southwestern Blvd (Route 20). Make a right onto McKinley Parkway. The Fairgrounds are on the right.
Traveling West on I-90 (NYS Thruway)
(Coming from Amherst, Rochester, Syracuse) Take the I-90 West to exit 56 (Blasdell/Milestrip). Turn left onto Milestrip Road (Route 179). Turn right on the McKinley Parkway. The Fairgrounds is on the right less than 4 miles.
From Route 219
Take Route 219 to Armor Duells exit. Go west on Armor. Bear left onto Clark Street. Go past signal at Clark and McKinley, to Clark Street. Enter the Fair at Clark Street entrance.
From the Buffalo Niagara International Airport
Take the 33 Expressway and follow the signs to the NYS Thruway (I-90) to Route 219 and travel this to Boston State Road exit, turn right and turn right onto McKinley Parkway. Take this to Clark Street and turn left, The Fairgrounds will have a lot on the right hand side.
From Canada, via the Peace Bridge
Start out going east on Peace Bridge. Turn slight right. Merge onto NYS Thruway (I-190S) toward Downtown Buffalo, merge onto NY-5 W via Exit 7 toward Lackawanna. Take the exit toward NY 179, enter next roundabout and take 3rd exit onto NY 179E (Milestrip Road). Turn right on McKinley Parkway and The Fairgrounds will be about 4 miles down on the right hand side.
From Canada, via the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge
Start out going northeast on Robert Moses Parkway N toward Robert Moses Parkway S. Take Rt-104W/RT-18F ramp. Turn slight right onto NY 104/NY-18F/Center Street/Ridge Road/CR-907. Continue to follow Ny-104/NY-18F/Center Street/CR-907. Turn left to take Rt-104W ramp toward I-190W/Canada/Buffalo. Turn slight right onto NY-104/Lewiston Road. Turn left onto Military Road/NY-265, turn right onto Upper Mountain Road/Cr-11. Merge onto I-290S toward Niagara Falls/Buffalo, merge onto NY-5 W via Exit 7 toward Lackawanna. Take the exit toward NY 179, enter next roundabout and take 3rd exit onto NY 179E (Milestrip Road). Turn right onto McKinley Parkway, The Fairgrounds will be about 4 miles down on the right hand side.
Take the back road to the Fair
Parking lot 5, located in the middle of Clark Street between McKinley Parkway and South Park avenue on the south end of the Fairgrounds is the easiest lot to park in for easy access. Avoid the traffic by taking the 219 to Armor Duells Road West for the easy back entrance to the Fairgrounds. This route works particularly well if you live south of the Fairgrounds!