Parking Locations & GPS Information

Remote Hamvention parking lots are served by free shuttles.

Greene County Fairgrounds General Parking
210 Fairground Road, Xenia 45385
Coordinates are 39.702 N – 83.9420 W
**This Lot Weather Dependent**
Remote Lot 1
Hobson Freedom Park, 2910 Trebein Road, Fairborn, OH 45325
39.772˚N -83.993˚W
Remote Lot 2
Xenia High School, 303 Kinsey Road, Xenia, 45383
Coordinates are 39.710 ̊N -83.926 ̊W

Talk In

  • DARA Repeater 146.94 (-) 123.0 PL
  • alternate 146.985 (-) 123.0 PL
  • Traffic Bulletin Station on 145.525.
    • Directions and assistance during Hamvention
    • Traffic conditions and detours
    • Begins – Thur 7am, Fri 5am, Sat 5am, Sun 7am
Update for 2020 coming. Hamvention Talk-In will be expanding their reach to the HF bands.   Wednesday, May 13, Talk-In will conducting a Q&A net.  We will be there to answer your questions and provide the latest information for those hams on their way, or leaving soon for the show.  Even if you are unable to attend this year, feel free to tune in and get answers to questions you might have.  Our plan is to be on 20 meters at 14.325 +- QRM.  We will operating 1900-2100 EDT and 2200-2300 EDT.  We hope to work you on 20 next week!”

Dayton Hams also monitor 223.94 (-) and 442.1 (+).
MIDCARS – additional travel assistance on 7.258 MHz.
Latest state traffic conditions

ADA and Exhibitors

ADA follow directions on ADA map and enter at Gates 3 or 4.

Flea Market follow directions on flea market map and enter Gate 2.

Inside Exhibitors follow directions on their published map.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about parking and directions are answered on the FAQ Page.

Directions to Hamvention

Click for detailed directions

From Dayton Area

  • US 35 east to Trebein Road, turn left, third light past I-675
  • Trebein Road north 0.5 miles to Dayton-Xenia Road, turn right
  • Dayton-Xenia Road east 1.3 miles to Hawkins Road, turn left
  • Hawkins Road north 1.0 miles to Fairgrounds Road, turn right
  • Turn left into Hamvention

From Columbus and eastern states

  • I-71 south to State Route 435 (Exit 65)
  • State Route 435 west 0.8 miles to US 35, straight
  • US 35 west 15.3 miles to Bickett Road, turn right
  • Bickett Road 0.1 miles to US 35 Business, turn left
  • US 35 Business west 2.6 miles to US 68, turn right
  • US 68 north 0.7 miles to Ankeney Mill Road (aka Fairgrounds Road), turn left
  • Turn right into Hamvention

From Cincinnati and southern states

  • I-71 north to US 68 (Exit 50), turn left
  • US 68 north 12.5 miles to Ankeney Mill Road (aka Fairgrounds Road), turn left
  • Turn right into Hamvention

From Toledo and northern states

  • Construction Detour Route for 2018 – Route changed 4/23/18
  • I-75 South to US-35 E (Exit 52B)
  • US-35 east 21 miles to Trebein Rd, turn left
  • Trebein .5 miles to Dayton Xenia Rd, turn right
  • Dayton Xenia Rd 1.3 miles to Hawkins Rd, turn left
  • Hawkins Rd 1 mile to Fairground Rd, turn right
  • Fairground Rd 1 mile to Hamvention, turn left

From Indianapolis and western states

  • Construction Detour Route for 2018 – Route changed 4/23/18
  • I-70 east to US 68 (Exit 52A)
  • US 68 south to Ankeney Mill Road (aka Fairgrounds Road), turn right
  • Turn right into Hamvention

Subject Maps of Hamvention

maps updated 3/3/2018

These may be useful in planning your visit to Hamvention. You may need a PDF reader to view these maps.

ADA Map     Camping Map     Committee Map     Flea Market map     Guest Site Map     Guest Site Map Color