Directions, Hotels & Restaurants


Maryland State Fairgrounds
2200 York Road

Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093

The Maryland State Fairgrounds are located near the intersection of York and Timonium Roads, Timonium, MD. 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, continue South on York Road to the Fairgrounds entrance on the right.
Take Exit 16A, Timonium Road, East toward Fairgrounds. Cross over the Light Rail tracks to the Fairgrounds entrance on the left.

From Interstate 83

Take Exit 16, Timonium Road, East toward Fairgrounds. Cross over the Light Rail tracks to the Fairgrounds entrance on the left.

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. 93 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. 93 bus line is encouraged. For detailed schedule information please contact MTA directly at 410-539-5000

Park & 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.


Uber/Lyft drop-off and pick-up location is on the Deerco Road Park and Ride Lot. Patrons may then enter the fairgrounds through the Light Rail admission gate.


Best Western Plus
Towson Baltimore North
Hotel & Suites
1100 Cromwell Bridge Road
Towson, MD 21286

Holiday Inn Express, Hunt Valley
11200 York Road
Hunt Valley, MD 21030
410-527-1500 ext.122

Holiday Inn Timonium
9615 Deereco Road
Timonium, MD 21093

Quality Suites Hotel
10710 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030

Red Roof Inn
111 West Timonium Road
Timonium, MD 21093

Residence Inn Hunt Valley
45 Schilling Rd
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
(410) 527-2333


9615 Deereco Road
Timonium, MD 21093-6987

High Topps
2306 York Road
Timonium, MD 21093

Il Basilico Trattoria Italiana
49 W Aylesbury Road
Timonium, MD 21093

Nick’s Grandstand Grill & Crab House
Second Floor of the Grandstands
2200 York Road
Timonium, MD 21093

Texas Roadhouse
11300 McCormick Road
Hunt Valley, MD 21031

The Corner Stable
9942 York Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030