Directions-Festival Map

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 is available at the following locations:

  • Ayotte Garage | 75 Post Office Square-Tsongas Arena
  • Davidson Surface Lot | Davidson Street off of East Merrimack Street
  • Downes Garage | 75 John Street
  • Hamilton Canal Innovation District Garage | off of Dutton St.
  • Early Garage | 135 Middlesex Street
  • Lower Locks Garage | 90 Warren Street
  • Roy Garage | 100 Market Street

A portion of all parking processes is donated to the Lowell Folk Festival Foundation.

By Public Transportation

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

Lowell Regional Transit Authority
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority


Festival Stage and Parking Map

Festival Maps and Program Guides will be available starting on Wednesday, July 20th at the National Park Visitor Center at 246 Market Street. During the Festival, programs will be available at the Visitor Center and at information tents throughout the Festival. You can also download a PDF version of the map HERE.

Street Closings As Follows:

  • Wednesday, July 27th: Arcand Dr. CLOSED beginning at 5AM (for the duration of the festival)
  • Friday, July 29th: Market St between Shattuck and Palmer CLOSED beginning at Noon (for the duration of the festival)
  • Full Festival footprint: Friday, July 29th from 3pm-11pm, Saturday, July 30th from 11am-11pm and Sunday, July 31st from 11am – 8pm (ish depending on breakdown) Sunday

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