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GUEST INFORMATION

PARKING & SHUTTLE

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DON'T GET TICKETED OR TOWED + -

Be kind to the neighborhood and your pocketbook and obey the parking rules. Vehicles parked illegally on the side streets surrounding the Lilac Festival and Highland Park will be ticketed and/or towed.

PARKING RATES + -

Enter before 3:00 pm and Park Free on Friday, May 10th (Opening Day)

Enter before 3:00 pm and Park Free on Weekdays, Monday, May 13th through Friday, May 17th

All Other Times: $5.00 per car

PUBLIC PARKING + -

Close-in parking is available every day at three locations. If using web based driving directions or GPS, please enter one of the following Public Parking Lot coordinates in your destination field.

Lot 1 | Adjacent to 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. Enter from Elmwood Avenue

Lot 2 | Adjacent to 1440 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. Enter from South Avenue

Lot 3 | Located at 485 Highland Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. Enter on Goodman Street, between Highland and Elmwood Avenues

BUS & MOTOR COACH PARKING + -

Motor coaches and other group tour vehicles must stop at the bus and motor coach check-in booth at the corner of Highland and South Avenues before discharging their passengers. Bus Drivers will be directed to a drop off point close to the purple cross walk. Once passengers have been discharged, vehicles will be directed to free parking

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES + -

People with disabilities who have a wheelchair hang tag should use Public Parking Lot 2 and enter from South Avenue. The GPS address is 1440 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. Please be aware, changes to traffic patterns during the Lilac Festival may affect your route.

WEEKEND SHUTTLE SERVICE + -

Park free at Monroe Community College, 1000 E Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14623

Shuttle Service to and from the Festival site operates continuously from 10:30am through 9:00pm each Saturday and Sunday with pick up and drop off at the corner of South Avenue and Highland Avenue near the entrance to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Adult round trip shuttle cost is $2.00, children six and under ride free. Handicapped accessible busses are available

PARADE DAY EXTENDED SHUTTLE HOURS + -

On Lilac Parade day, Saturday, May 11, 2019, shuttle service will operate continuously from 8:30 am through 9:00 pm.

HIGHLAND PARK LILAC FESTIVAL TRAFFIC CONTROL PLAN + -

Changes apply from May 8 – May 19, 2019

Traffic Pattern Changes

  • Highland Avenue is one-way Eastbound from Goodman Street to South Avenue
  • Pinetum Drive, One way Westbound, from South Goodman Street to Doctors Drive
  • Reservoir Avenue, One way Westbound, from Pinetum Drive/ Doctors Drive to Mt. Hope Avenue
  • Doctors Drive Closed to Through Traffic
  • Robinson Drive, One Way Eastbound, from Mt. Hope Avenue to South Avenue

Road Closures

The following roads will be Closed (Local Traffic Only)

  • Meadowbrook Road between Elmwood Avenue and Highland Avenue
  • Azalea Road between Elmwood Avenue and Highland Avenue
  • Laney Road between Elmwood Avenue and Highland Avenue
  • Gregory Hill Road between Meigs Street and South Goodman Street
  • Furman Crescent between Highland Aveune and Mt Hope Avenue
  • Pavilion Street between South Avenue to West Dead End
  • Linden Street between Mt Hope Avenue to South Avenue
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