PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION
The Richmond Folk Festival takes place on downtown Richmond's historic riverfront, from 2nd to 7th streets and from Byrd Street to the river - including Brown's Island, the American Civil War Center at Tredegar, portions of Federal Reserve parking lots, and Tredegar Street.
Free parking and free shuttles are available from City Stadium. All shuttles will stop at two festival locations: one at 2nd Street and one at 5th Street and leave regularly throughout the day.
Richmond City Stadium
3201 Maplewood Ave
Richmond, VA 23221
From the north: Interstate 95 South (exit 79) to 195 South (Downtown Expressway). Follow for 3 miles and take Rosewood Avenue Exit. Turn left at McCloy Street. Stadium is on the right.
From the south: Interstate 95 North (exit 74) to 195 North (Downtown Expressway, TOLL road, 50 cents). Take Rosewood Avenue Exit. Turn left on McCloy Street. Stadium is on right.
From the west: Interstate 64 East to Interstate 195 South (Downtown Expressway). Take Rosewood Avenue Exit. Turn left on McCloy Street. Stadium is on right.
From the east: 64 West to 95 South. Take 195 North (Downtown Expressway). Take Rosewood Avenue Exit. Turn left on McCloy Street. Stadium is on right.
From UR campus: From Boatwright Drive turn right at Three Chopt Road. Turn left at Cary Street. Take Cary Street into "Carytown". Turn right on Freeman Road. Stadium is four blocks on the left.
Friday: 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday: 11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Shuttle hotline: 804-358-4782
Multiple parking lots are available downtown.
Shockoe Bottom, 100 Virginia St. – $7
Crowne Plaza, 555 E. Canal St. Varies – $5-$10
801 E. Cary Street (Lot between 8th & 9th on Cary) – Varies $6-$10
1200 E. Byrd St.(along the flood wall) – $8
Richmond Times-Dispatch parking, 300 E. Franklin St – $5, cash only
CityParking – $5
Main & Foushee
1st & Canal
3rd & Cary
4th & Canal
5th & Canal, 5th & Cary
6th & Main
8th & Cary
Handicap parking is available in the Federal Reserve Parking Deck located on the corner of 5th and Byrd Streets. A traffic control officer will be at the intersection to allow properly identified vehicles through.
During the festival, GRTC buses will be transporting patrons up and down the 5th St hill between Tredegar St and Byrd St to assist folks in getting to the Federal Reserve Parking Deck.
Bike rack located on Second and Spring streets.