PARKING & DIRECTIONS

Parking at FESTIVAL IN THE PARK, Freedom Park for festival-goers

Each year as thousands of people congregate in Freedom Park for the annual Festival, the question of parking is paramount on festival-goers minds. This handy guide will help folks know where (and where not) to park.

Parking is available Friday after 5pm and all day Saturday and Sunday at:
* CMC Myers Park (East Blvd at Kings Drive)
* Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School (Park Road and Princeton Avenue)
* Myers Park Traditional School (Radcliffe Avenue near Queens Road)
* Cost is $10 per car, proceeds benefit the respective schools.
* Free shuttle transportation with paid parking to Festival
from Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School and Myers Park    Traditional School.

* Handicapped individuals may park at Myers Park Traditional School and Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School. The    parking attendant will notify the shuttle which will pick you up at your vehicle to take you to the Festival.

The "Light Rail" shuttle to Festival in the Park:
* Running from the East/West light rail stop on Camden at West Blvd.
* Shuttle will be running during Festival hours
*
Cost is $2.00 per rider

Please be considerate of the neighbors; do not block their driveways and do not intrude on their property. Police will be issuing citations and/or towing for illegal parking.

Click here for satellite parking map.


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FOR FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS AND VOLUNTEER DROP-OFF/PICKUP:

Where Cumberland takes a hard right, go straight into the parking lot (at the corner of Cumberland & Lilac)
There should be a security guard to show you where to park or drop off volunteers.

GPS location: 2435 Cumberland Ave. Charlotte, NC 28203

Want to see a map? click the link below:

Yahoo Detailed Map - the green area of the map is the Park.


DIRECTIONS TO FESTIVAL IN THE PARK AT FREEDOM PARK
Note: Main entrance of the park is on East Blvd. a few streets past Cumberland Avenue

FROM I-77 (EITHER DIRECTION)
Take I-277 East
Take the South Boulevard Exit
Turn left onto East Boulevard
Turn right onto Cumberland Avenue or continue to front entrance of Freedom Park

FROM HWY 74 (MATTHEWS / MONROE AREA)
Take Charlottetown Avenue Exit
Take a left on Kings Drive
Turn right onto East Boulevard
Turn left into front entrance of Freedom Park; or left onto Cumberland Avenue

FROM HWY 74 (GASTONIA AREA)
Come into Charlotte, Hwy 74 turns into I-277 East
Take the South Boulevard Exit
Turn left onto East Boulevard
Turn right onto Cumberland Avenue, or continue to front entrance of Freedom Park

FROM I-85 (EITHER DIRECTION)
Take I-77 South and follow directions


Festival in the Park * 1409 East Boulevard * Charlotte, NC 28203
Phone: 704.338.1060
E-Mail: festival@FESTIVALinthePARK.org * Site by: EyeBenders