2020 Festival in the Park

Directions/Parking

Parking is available Friday after 5pm and all day Saturday and Sunday at:

  • Atrium Health Myers Park (GPS location: 1350 S Kings Dr., Charlotte, NC 28207)
  • Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School (GPS location: 3100 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209 at Princeton Avenue)
  • Myers Park Traditional School (GPS location: 2132 Radcliffe Ave., Charlotte, NC 28207)
  • Cost is $10 per car, proceeds benefit the respective schools.
  • Free shuttle transportation with paid parking to Festival from Myers Park Traditional School and Holy Trinity Catholic Middle 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
  • Drop off / Pick up at Pavilion parking lot at Freedom Park  (GPS location: 2435 Cumberland Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28203)
  • Cost is $5.00 per rider or $10.00 per family

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.


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:
Map for Drop-off/Pick-up


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


RULES OF THE PARK at FESTIVAL IN THE PARK AT FREEDOM PARK

FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL, THE FESTIVAL DOES NOT ALLOW:

  • Pets
  • Skateboards
  • Roller-blading
  • Scooters & Bikes must be walked

For the safety of the patrons of Festival in the Park and your pets, please leave your pets at home.

Pets are not allowed in the park area during this event (per Charlotte City Ordinance).

Police and Animal Control officers will be issuing citations for violators.