Directions and Parking

 

Directions and Parking

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Where is the River Festival Being Held?

The Raritan River Festival is being held at Boyd Park, between Route 18 and the Raritan River.

Directions

From Route 18 North:

Travel Route 18 North over Route 1 and into the City of New Brunswick

After passing the first traffic light at Paulus Blvd stay right in the local lanes

After passing the light for George Street, stay right

The entrance to Boyd Park is on the right

From Route 1 North or South:

Take Route 1 to Route 18 North

After passing the first traffic light at Paulus Blvd stay right in the local lanes

After passing the light for George Street, stay right

The entrance to Boyd Park is on your right

From 287:

Take Exit 10 toward New Brunswick

Travel four miles and make a left at Franklin Boulevard/Landing Lane

Travel 2/10s of a mile and make a right at the light just before the Landing Lane bridge

Travel 2/10s of a mile and bear left at the fork in the road onto Route 18 South

Travel two miles on Route 18 South and make a U-turn at Paulus Boulevard to access Route 18 North

Once on Route 18 North, stay right on the local travel lanes

After passing the light for George Street, look for the entrance to Boyd Park on the right

Where Can I Park?

Free public parking is available at the Rutgers University Public Safety Parking Deck, the entrance of which is located at the intersection of Neilson Street and Elijah’s Way, just off Route 18. From Route 18, take the exit for Commercial Avenue and make a right at the first light onto Neilson Street and then a quick left onto Elijah’s Way. The entrance to the deck is on the left.

Handicapped parking is available in the small lot located in the main entrance to Boyd Park, located on the northbound side of Route 18 just before the Commercial Avenue traffic light.

Free parking is also available in a lot at the north end of Boyd Park. Parking signage will be posted on Route 18 to direct visitors to these areas.

Is Mass Transit Available?

Yes! Boyd Park has an NJ Transit public bus stop at Route 18 and Commercial Avenue. This will put you steps from the festival’s main entrance.

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