Parking

Disclaimer: There is no official and available parking lot for the Mother Lode Fairgrounds other than ADA compliant parking. We recommend arriving as early as possible to secure parking within walking distance of the venue.

We have secured several off-site parking areas along S. Forest Road off of W. Stockton St./Hwy 49.

 

Directions from Eastbound 108:

Exit W. Stockton St.

Drive approximately 1.4 miles

Turn left on S. Forest Rd.

Parking attendants will direct you

 

Directions from Westbound 108:

Exit/Turn right onto W. Stockton St.

Drive approximately 1.4 miles

Turn left on S. Forest Rd.

Parking attendants will direct you

 

Parking is first come, first serve. There is various parking when you continue driving northeast on W. Stockton St. and around historic downtown Sonora.

Handicap Parking

There are 6 spots available at the gate of the event for those who have disabilities and a valid ADA placard. These spots are first come, first serve. ADA Placard must be displayed in vehicle at all times.

Overflow Parking

For those who arrive later and cannot find parking, you may be redirected to the Junction Shopping Center and shuttled into the event venue. Parking is only allowed in the middle of the shopping center. The shuttles and trolleys will pick attendees up at the Transit Stop between TJ Maxx and Umpqua Bank. Shuttles will drive to and from The Junction at least every 30 minutes. Please be prepared to wait.

 

Directions from Eastbound 108:

Continue driving eastbound on 108 past W. Stockton St. exit for approximately 2 miles.

Exit Mono Way.

Turn Right onto Mono Way

In approximately 0.8 miles, turn right into The Junction Shopping Center (intersection of Taco Bell and Jack in the Box)

 

Directions from Westbound 108:

Exit N. Hess Ave.

Turn right onto Phoenix Lake Rd.

Turn right onto N. Hess Ave.

Turn right onto Mono Way

Turn left into The Junction Shopping Center at the first stoplight (intersection of Taco Bell and Jack in the Box)

Other Modes of Transportation

City Cab: (209) 694-TAXI

Golden State Cab: (209) 533-8888

Limited Uber and Lyft cars will be available as well. Please download the apps to order transportation services. We encourage making reservations ahead of time on Lyft if possible.