Bus to the Evergreen State Fair | Community Transit

Bus to the Fair

Ride Community Transit to the Evergreen State Fair

Evergreen State Fair-2021

 

The Evergreen State Fair is coming and we’re here to get you there!

The 2022 Evergreen State Fair runs August 25–30 and Sept. 1–5  The fair will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 31.

The fair runs from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day. It closes early — at 7 p.m. — on Sept. 5, Labor Day.

Community Transit bus service has stops at the Fair.

  • Routes 270, 271, and 424 will take you to the fair. See the details for each route below.
  • Use our online Trip Planner to plan your trip from anywhere in Snohomish County.

The following routes serve the Fair with stops at the West Gate entrance of the fairgrounds from 8:30 a.m. to the end of the Community Transit service day.

PLEASE NOTE:
route schedules may not match to the Fair closing time. Please plan your trip accordingly.

Route 271

Route 271 is an East/West Route that serves stops from Gold Bar/Monroe to Everett/Seaway Transit Center. It also includes stops in Snohomish and Sultan. See the route map for details

Route 271 runs Monday through Friday, with buses coming around every 30 minutes during the morning and around every hour during the rest of the day. Route 271 also serves the fairgrounds on weekends and holidays, running every hour on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.

Route 270

Route 270 is an East/West Route that serves stops from Gold Bar/Monroe to Everett/Seaway Transit Center. It also includes stops in Snohomish and Sultan. See the route map for details

  • Runs Monday through Friday providing select trips in the morning and afternoon to support the route 271.

Route 424 

Route 424 is a North/South route that serves stops from Snohomish to Downtown Seattle. It also includes stops in Monroe, Bothell, Kirkland and Medina. See the route map for details

  • 424 runs limited bus service during the morning and evenings between Seattle and Snohomish.
  • Because it is a commuter route, the fare to ride Route 424 is higher ($4.25) than the fare for routes 270 and 271 ($2.50). 

About the Fair

The Evergreen State Fair runs August 25–30 and September 1–5, 2022 at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. The fair will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 31. The fair runs from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day. It closes early — at 7 p.m. — on Sept. 5, Labor Day.

There is a variety of events offered every day — make sure to check out their calendar of events

The Fair offers free or reduced admission by age. You can purchase advance tickets online or in person at the Evergreen State Fair Passbooth from Aug. 8–19 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday–Friday, and Aug. 22 to Sept. 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and Sept. 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Ride safely and save with transit

Riding the bus is less expensive and less stressful than parking at the Fair. 

  • Adult fares (ages 19–64) are $2.50 for local routes and $4.25 for commuter routes
  • Youth fares (ages 6-18) are $1.75 through Aug. 31 and FREE starting Sept. 1
  • Reduced Fares (seniors age 65+/Disabled/Medicare/ORCA LIFT) are $1.25 with a reduced fare pass

If you pay by cash, please bring exact change. If you pay with an ORCA Card, you will receive a two-hour transfer with your ride.

Our buses are safe, clean, and convenient. While masks are no longer required while riding, we do recommend them. We provide masks on board all of our buses for those who need one. Learn about all of the ways we are keeping you safe throughout your ride with us. 

Don't forget our Park & Rides! 

Park at one of our lots and take the bus straight to the gate. Free parking is available at Everett Station and at the Gold Bar, Snohomish and Sultan Park & Ride lots. If you’re parking at the Snohomish Park & Ride, walk out to Avenue D to catch the bus.