Directions & Parking
The Park Ave Summer Art Fest runs along Park Avenue from Alexander Street to Culver Road. Between these two streets Park Avenue is closed to traffic from 9am until 7pm on Saturday and from 9am until 6pm on Sunday. The closest exits to the festival are Culver Road (Exit 19) or Goodman Street (Exit 17) off Interstate 490.
Along the neighborhood side streets, one-side parking will be allowed during the duration of the festival. PLEASE READ SIGNS CAREFULLY TO AVOID BEING TICKETED OR TOWED. These fill up quite early, so you may be better off to choose one of the free parking lots. See Map
Free parking is available at Monroe Square on Monroe Ave near Union Street and the other at Gleason Works at 1000 University Ave (enter lot from Elton Street). $5 parking for festival-goers (not artists & exhibitors) is available behind Talmudical Institute at corner of Brunswick Street and Park Ave, one block west of Culver Road. Enter lot from south side of Park Ave. There is also limited HANDICAP ONLY parking in Parkleigh lot on corner of Goodman Street and Park Ave. Enter lot from south side of Park Ave.
Additional off street parking is being offered by the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation located at 962 East Ave. between Berkeley and Barrington Streets, just a short walk to the festival. Public parking in the church lots is $5 per car for festival goers.
Shuttles from Monroe Square drop off at Park and Alexander (west end of show). Shuttles from Gleason Works drop off at Park and Culver (east end of show). Both shuttles make an intermediate stop at East Ave. and Oxford Street for those who do not wish to walk the entire festival or to allow transfer from the Alexander/Monroe Square shuttle to the Culver/Gleason Works shuttle or vice versa.
There is a $1 round-trip charge for the shuttle.
One shuttle on each route is handicapped accessible. In addition, there is limited handicapped parking at Parkleigh at the corner of Goodman Street and Park Avenue.