Directions

How to get to the Lowell Folk Festival, Lowell, Massachusetts:

By Car

From Route 495 (Exit 35C) or Route 3 (Exit 30A if traveling southbound, Exit 30B if traveling northbound) to the Lowell Connector to Gorham Street (Exit 5C).

Parking in all Garages is $15 all day during the festival.

By Public Transportation

Schedules are subject to Change, please consult these organizations before planning your trip.

LRTA Bus:
Lowell Regional Transit Authority
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

2014 LRTA Service Plan TBA

Street Closings for 2013 
John Street

Merrimack to Paige Streets
Fri. 4:00 PM to Sun. 9:00 PM
Lee Street Reverse Direction Fri. 4:00 PM to Sun. 9:00 PM
Shattuck Street

Merrimack to Market Streets
Sat. 9:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Sun. 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
French Street

John to Kirk Streets

Kirk to Arcand Drive (East bound Lane)


Fri. 6:00 AM to Sun. 9:00 PM

Fri 12:00 PM to Sun. 9:00 PM
Merrimack Street

Bridge to Dutton Streets


Fri. 6:15 PM to Sun. 9:00 PM
Central Street


Market to Middle
Friday 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Sat. 9:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Sun 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Paige Street

John to Kirk Streets


Sat. 9:00 AM to Sun. 9:00 PM
Market Street

Dutton to Palmer Streets
Sat. 9:00 AM to Sun. 12:00 AM

Sun 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Market Street

Palmer to Central (Two Way Traffic)
Sat. 9:00 AM to Sun. 12:00 AM

Sun. 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Arcand Drive

Merrimack to Father Morrisette
Sat. 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Sun 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Middle Street

Central to Shattuck Streets
Fri. 6:00 PM to Sun 12:00 AM

Sat. 9:00 AM to Sun. 12:00 AM

Sun 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Palmer Street

Merrimack to Markets
Fri. 6:00 PM to Sat 6:00 AM

Sat. 12:00 PM to Sun. 6:00 AM

Sun. 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Palmer Street (Two Way Traffic)

Market to Middle Streets


Sat. 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Worthern Street

Arcand Drive to Merrimack Street


Fri. 3:00 PM to Sunday 9:00 PM
O'Connell Street

Market Street to Merrimack Street


Fri. 3:00 PM to Sunday 9:00 PM

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