Getting to Lowell Folk Festival

How to get to the Lowell Folk Festival

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 | 350 Dutton Street
  • 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

Street Closings As Follows:

  • Wednesday, July 26th: Arcand Dr. CLOSED beginning at 5AM (for the duration of the festival)

  • Friday, July 28th: Market St between Shattuck and Palmer CLOSED beginning at Noon (for the duration of the festival)

  • Full Festival footprint: Friday, July 28th from 3pm-11pm, Saturday, July 29th from 11am-11pm and Sunday, July 30th from 11am – 8pm (ish depending on breakdown) Sunday