Directions to Agricultural Hall, Allentown Fairgrounds

(or What We Tell People When MapQuest Gets Them Lost)

 

1929 Chew Street,

Allentown PA, 18104

From Harrisburg

Go East on Rt. 78 or 22. Nearing Allentown, Route 78 and Rt. 22  split.   Bear right to stay on Rt. 22.  You will pass the turnpike entrance and shortly after you will see Route 309. Take 309 South. Take the second exit, Tilghman Street East. Get on Tilghman Street and go to 19th street.  Turn right on 19th St. and go to the dead end.  The fairgrounds will be straight ahead.  The gate is just a little below 19th street.  The hall is on the right inside of the gate.

 

From N.J.

Take I-78 west to Allentown. Take exit # 55, (old exit 17) the Cedar Crest Blvd. exit.  Get off exit and turn right unto Cedar Crest Blvd.   Go to Light # 6 and turn right and bear right onto Chew Street. Go about 10 blocks, you will pass Muhlenberg College and then you’ll see a large cemetery.  At the end of the cemetery on the left you will see a gate coming into the fairgrounds.  Take that first gate and the Agricultural Hall is on the left. 

 

From Points South

Take 309 North to Allentown. Connect with 1-78 West and follow the above directions to the hall. 

 

From NY

Take Route 81 and connect with the Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike (476).  Continue by following the directions below.

 

From the North East Extension of the PA Turnpike 

Take LEHIGH VALLEY EXIT at Allentown.  Go east on Rt. 22 (right).   Go just a short distance to route 309 South.  Take 309 South to the second exit, Tilghman Street East. Get on Tilghman Street and go to 19th street.  Turn right on 19th St. and go to the dead end.  The fairgrounds will be straight ahead.  The gate is just a little below 19th street.  The hall is on the right inside of the gate.

 

From the Philadelphia Airport

Go South on 95.  Go to 476N then get on Pa turnpike.  Go north on the northeast extension to Allentown.  Get off at Lehigh Valley Exit.  Take the directions above to get to the hall.

 

From Reading or Lancaster

Come into Allentown on Rt. 222 until you reach Cedar Crest Blvd.  (Just past Dorney Park, Perkins is on the right.) Get into the left lane and make a left turn at the light.  Go to the fourth light and turn right and bear right onto Chew Street.  You will go 10 or 12 blocks past Muhlenberg College and then you will see a large cemetery.  At the end of the cemetery on the left you will see a gate coming into the fairgrounds.  Turn left into that gate and the hall is on the left. 


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