Commuting During Art Fair

Look no further than our resource guide! Coming by bus, or on foot, we've got you covered. Working downtown during Art Fair doesn't have to be a bother - just rely on us to help get you there!

The Art Fair will run Thursday, July 19th - Sunday, July 22rd, 2018, with special events and road closures starting the morning of the previous Sunday. Learn more about the details on the festival website.

Art Fair Website

Road Closure Schedule

Street closures during Art Fair include Main Street, State Street, Liberty, and Maynard.

Download Street Closure Map

The follow roads WILL NOT be closed during Art Fair so use these if you need to get around by car:

  • Huron Street
  • Washington from First to State
  • Ann Street
  • Fourth Ave
  • William from Main to Thompson
  • Fifth Ave
  • Division

Please be aware that downtown structures will be filling up quickly during Art Fair. If you do want to park downtown, here's what you need to know:

  • Parking fees are $15 per day and $7 after 5pm.
  • Parking at the 415 W. Washington Lot (across from the Ann Arbor YMCA) is $7 per day.
  • Monthly parking permits may be used.
  • Parking meters will be in effect in the same manner as usual.
  • Don't forget to carpool to save time and money! Looking for someone to share a ride with? Check out isharearide.org.

AAATA Park & Ride lots

Park at one of 5 Park & Ride locations around Ann Arbor during Art Fair and throughout the year! Find more information and a listing of all lots. Parking is free!

Art-Go-Round Trolley

Looking to get around the fairs easily? Use the A2 Art Trolley (map here) to shuttle between and around the fairs. Art-Go-Round links all fairs, and is FREE all day. Buses & Trolley are wheelchair accessible and air-conditioned.

AAATA ArtFairRide Shuttle

Two locations: Pioneer High School and Briarwood Mall. Parking is free; Round trip: $3; One-Way $1.50, go!passes are not accepted on these Shuttles.

Shuttle Stops: Main Street at William and State St. at S. University. Buses return to both parking locations from either shuttle bus stop. Please note: On Sunday, July 23, ArtFairRide will only operate from the Briarwood Mall location. The Pioneer High School location will be served by another Art Fair shuttle provider, as well as TheRide's routes 24 and 25.

Trinity Northside Art Fair Park & Ride Shuttle

Parking is free; Round-trip $3. Northside: Huron High School (2727 Fuller Rd, 48105), Shuttle Stops: Washington at Fletcher and Forest at S. University

By Bus

Avoid the hassle of parking downtown with Park & Ride or Shuttle bus options.

Many AAATA buses will also be on detour. See detours.

By Bike

Check out the downtown road closures. You will not be able to park at bike hoops on closed streets. Your best bet for bike parking will be in parking structures or non-closed streets. For more information on bike commuting, Guide to Bike Commuting in Downtown Ann Arbor.

By Walking

Grab your walking shoes and enjoy the festivities! Here is a map of the Art Fair. Don't want to walk in Art Fair? Check out the street closures map to plan your route.

Here is a great walking map, from the Ann Arbor DDA.