Directions to the Fair
Harriet Island is located just across the river from Downtown St. Paul.
Directions from the West
Take I-94 eastbound to 5th Street exit. Follow 5th Street. Take a right onto Robert Street. Turn west (right) onto Plato Blvd.
Directions from the East
Take I-94 westbound to 6th Street exit. Follow 6th Street. Take a left onto Robert Street. Turn west (right) onto Plato Blvd.
Directions from the North
Take 35E southbound to the Hwy 13 exit. Go east on Hwy 13, take a quick right onto Lilydale Road. Follow Lilydale Road to the stop sign on Plato Blvd. Proceed straight into Harriet Island Regional Park. *Please note, Lilydale road has a low bridge and most large trucks will not pass under it.
Directions from the South
Take 35E northbound to the Hwy 13 exit. Go east on Hwy 13, take a quick right onto Lilydale Road. Follow Lilydale Road to the stop sign at Plato Blvd. Proceed straight into Harriet Island Regional Park.
*Please account for additional time due to 2015 road construction
Getting to the Fair
Attendees can take the Metro Transit Green Line or a bus to Union Depot and take the free Irish Fair shuttle. The shuttle will pick up Fair attendees at Union Depot on Kellogg Blvd between Wacouta Street and Wall Street.
The Wabasha Street bridge and a portion of Kellogg Blvd is under construction, please plan your trip accordingly.
Please catch the FREE Irish Fair shuttle at Union Depot on Kellogg between Wacouta Street and Wall Street. Watch for the Irish Fair shuttle signs at Union Depot. Parking is just $5 at Union Depot and you can catch the free shuttle to the Fair! Shuttles will run every 30 minutes (on the hour and half hour) from Union Depot and Harriet Island's main entrance.
*you can ride the Irish Fair Shuttle if you park in other ramps or locations
Parking at the Fair
There is limited parking along Plato Blvd. from Wabasha Street West toward the park. Many private businesses near the park open their parking lots to the public, most charging a fee.
Handicap parking is available on the north side of Water Street between Wabasha and Plato Blvd. until full.
There is no general parking on that stretch of Water Street, but it is open to drop people off at the Main Entrance.
The parking lots on Harriet Island are not open to the public during the festival.