Getting to Red Hook Fest
Friday, June 3, 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 4, 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, June 5, 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 the B61 bus to Van Brunt and Van Dyke or the B57 to Dwight and Van Dyke.
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 mainstage programming.
The shuttle leaves from Smith & 9 F Train at 1:45 pm and runs continuously, making rounds every 30 min:
Smith & 9th
Wolcott/ RH Library
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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