The fairgrounds are located in Antioch, California, about 45 miles outside of San Francisco. Driving directions from various cities can be found here. It’s recommended that you carpool or use a rideshare if possible in order to minimize traffic in the Bay Area. There is parking at and around the fairgrounds. If you have to fly, book a flight to San Francisco International Airport.
The Bay Area is loaded with lodging options from the upscale to the affordable.