Getting to Red Hook Fest
Friday, May 31, we will kick off the festival with a free cookout and DJ-led Dance Party in the schoolyard at PS15 at 71 Sullivan Street (at Van Brunt.)
Saturday, June 1, we will have the mainstage performances, pre-professional youth performances, free activities, vital community resources, and workshops at Valentino Park & Pier at Coffey & Ferris Streets (alternative entrance at Van Dyke and Ferris Streets.)
Click through the guide below to find your best route to Red Hook Fest.
You can easily reach Red Hook Fest from nearly anywhere in NYC via bus, subway, ferry, water taxi, or our free shuttle!
Subway and Bus Directions
None of the subways currently reach our Friday and Saturday locations, but you can take a subway to transfer to the B57, B61, or our free shuttle bus. On Friday, May 31, the best way to reach the festival kick-off activities at PS15 to take the 2/3/4/5/N/R to Court Street; the A/C/G to Hoyt-Schermerhorn; or the A/C/F/R to Jay Street-Metrotech and transfer to the B61 Hoyt/Fulton or at Boerum/Joralemon. Take the B61 to Beard and Sullivan Street, right in front of the PS15 Schoolyard, where we will be kicking off the Red Hook Fest!
Alternatively, you can take the F/G to Smith and 9th Street and transferring to the B61. Take the B61 to Beard and Sullivan Street, right in front of the PS15 Schoolyard, where we will be kicking off the Red Hook Fest!
Red Hook residents and those taking the F/G to Smith and 9th Street can take our FREE shuttle bus service through the neighborhood to Red Hook Fest’s mainstage event at Valentino Park and Pier.
Alternatively, you can take the 2/3/4/5/N/R to Court Street; the A/C/G to Hoyt-Schermerhorn; or the A/C/F/R to Jay Street-Metrotech and transfer to the B61 Hoyt/Fulton or at Boerum/Joralemon. Take the B61 to Van Brunt and Coffey Street. Walk just 2 blocks west to the entrance of Red Hook Fest at Valentino and Coffey Streets.
There are ferry stops around the city. You can view the South Brooklyn route here, with directions and times to reach Red Hook Fest.
Alternatively, you can take the Water Taxi to IKEA and walk to the festival from there.
Red Hook is easily accessible via car. Please check your favorite app for directions the day of the festival as construction, traffic, and other events may affect your route.
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