Getting to Red Hook Fest

FRIDAY, MAY 31 starting at 5 PM EST 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 1ST starting at 2 PM EST 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.

Public TransitBikingDriving

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

Red Hook residents and those taking the F/G to Smith and 9th Street can take the B61 bus to Van Brunt and Van Dyke or the B57 to Dwight and Van Dyke. You can also take the B61 bus the entire way.

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.

FREE Shuttle Bus

We’re happy to partner with Jofaz to provide a free shuttle bus, making stops throughout Red Hook during the SATURDAY mainstage programming.

Free Shuttle to Red Hook Fest

The shuttle leaves from Smith & 9 F Train at 1:45 pm and runs continuously, making rounds every 30 min:

To Red Hook Fest:

From Smith & 9th at:
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
4:15 pm
4:45 pm
5:15  pm

Smith & 9th
Wolcott/ RH Library
Wolcott/Van Brunt
Valentino Pier

From Red Hook Fest:

Fom Valentino Park at:
1:45 pm
2:15 pm
2:45 pm
3:15 pm Shuttle Crew Break
4:00 pm
4:30 pm
5:00 pm
5:30 pm
6:00 pm
6:30 – Last Bus

Coffey/Van Brunt
Van Brunt/Visitation
Columbia/Centre Mall
Bay St/Henry

Ferry Directions

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.

We’re proud to partner with Brooklyn Greenway Initiative for the 2022 Red Hook Fest!

Biking may be one of the most pleasant ways to enjoy the commute to Red Hook, and BGI is leading a FREE family bike ride and bike valet for cyclists looking to enjoy one of Brooklyn’s most scenic routes.

Red Hook is easily accessible via car.



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Hook Arts Media produces the annual Red Hook Fest, bringing world-class artists to our Red Hook community at no cost to the audience. As a small nonprofit, this festival is neither simple nor inexpensive to produce. Please donate to help bring our beloved festival back for years to come! Just $5.75/month can provide MetroCards for a dozen participating artists.