2021 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)
  • Atrium Health gravel lot (GPS location: East Blvd. Charlotte, NC)
  • Discovery Place Nature (GPS location: 1658 Sterling Road, Charlotte, NC)
  • Cost is $10 per car.
  • Handicapped individuals may park at Freedom Park lot on East Blvd. You must have your placard to enter.

Patrons are also encouraged to consider a ride share service, such as Uber or Lyft, with recommended drop off points at 2435 Cumberland Avenue or 1600 Princeton Avenue.

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.