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General & Travel Information


International Agri-Center/Heritage Complex
4500 South Laspina Street
Tulare, CA 93274


(Booth Items Only)
World Ag Expo
Company Name & Booth Number
4450 South Laspina Street
Tulare, CA 93274


Utilize the Park & Ride program and avoid parking and congestion.

Free Park & Ride
     Hours of Operation: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
     Shuttle Times: Every 15 to 20 minutes from Tulare

    Gate 2:
     Tulare Outlet Mall: 1407 Retherford Street, Tulare
     Tulare Airport:  5600 Tex Drive, Tulare
     Exeter Veteran's Memorial Building: 324 N. Kaweah Ave., Exeter 

    Gate 12:
     Tulare County Fairground Gate 10:  215 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Tulare
     Mid-Valley Cotton Gin: 626 West Cartmill Avenue, Tulare
     Plaza Park: 700 S. Plaza St., Visalia

Fresno and Clovis Park & Ride (Advanced Reservation Required)
Fresno/Clovis to WAE: 7:30 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.
WAE to Fresno/Clovis: 4:00 p.m. / 6:00 p.m.
Fee Applies, visit for more information or call 559-658-8687

Driving Directions

World Ag Expo is held in Tulare, California each year.  Located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, the Expo is just off Highway 99, midway between Fresno and Bakersfield.

4500 South Laspina Street
Tulare, California

Traveling north on Highway 99:
Exit at Avenue 184 or Avenue 200 and follow the signs

Traveling south on Highway 99:
Exit at Paige Avenue or Avenue 200


Early Arrival
Exhibitors who arrive before 7:00 a.m. will encounter less traffic and find parking closer to their exhibit space. Enjoy refreshments in one of our exhibitor lounges before starting your day!

Exhibitor Parking

There are no exhibitor parking passes.
Trucks and trailers needing to be stored may park in the designated eastern-most parking lot.
Exhibitors may park at the Exhibitor Registration Center temporarily to pick up exhibitor badges. Enter through Gate A to Gate 6.

Open to the Public

Tuesday, February 14: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, February 15: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, February 16: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

General Admission

$15 per day. Children 6 and under, free.
See Customer Admission Tickets for savings.
Future World Ag Expo Dates:
February 13-15, 2018 
February 12-14, 2019 


You are encouraged to bring your own wheelchair. Limited wheelchairs are provided at World Ag Expo Offices but are at a first come, first serve basis.


Official Airport of World Ag Expo
Fresno Yosemite International Airport, 
Fresno (FAT): 45 miles from Tulare

Meadows Field Airport, Bakersfield (BFL): 65 miles from Tulare
Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles (LAX): 175 miles from Tulare
San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco (SFO): 230 miles from Tulare

Be sure to allow time for traffic and weather conditions.

Local Aviation Information

Tulare Tower
Tower Frequency: 127.9
Ground Frequency: 121.05
Tower Phone Number: 559-686-1058
TLR AWOS Frequency: 120.000
AWOS Phone Number: 559-686-2613
Fresno Tracon: 487-5405; 255-5754; 487-5390
Fresno Tracon Frequency: 118.5/323.25

Contact Us

Phone: 800-999-9186 or 559-688-1030
Fax: 559-688-5527
Address: 4500 South Laspina Street, Tulare, CA 93274

Last Updated Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:42 PM.