Parking and Bus info:
Ride The Bus - Ride a Bike -- make the journey part of the fun!
Don't want to deal with parking? Ride the bus! We're conveniently located near many major bus lines:
- the following buses run to Loring Park: Routes 4, 6, 12 on Hennepin / Lyndale Aves.
- Routes 17 & 18 run on Nicollet Ave. -- bus stop is 3 blocks west of Loring Park on 15th Street at Nicollet.
Download a free pass here for your bus ride to the park or between the three festivals.
Just click on the blue box below in July for your free pass:
Nice Ride Bike Stations are located on Harmon Ave. and on the corner of W. 15th St. and Willow St. and across Hennepin by the Walker Art Center secure.niceridemn.org/en/map/
Check out www.bikewalktwincities.org/maps-routes for additional options and local bike maps.
- Vineland Public Ramp - enter on Vineland. The ramp is under the Walker Art Center.
Up to 12 hours - $4.00
- Sculpture Garden Parking Lot on Kenwood Pkwy just beyond Sculpture Garden $3.50 flat rate
- Parade Stadium Lot - just beyond Sculpture Garden Lot - daily rate - $3.50
- Between Lyndale and Hennepin under the freeway. $5.00 6AM-6PM-exact change for box
- MCTC Parking Ramp at Hennepin and 16th Street. $5.00 flat rate for the day
- Hennepin Ave. UM Church - Hennepin Ave. at Groveland - youth parking cars for donation (watch for signs-not sure of hours they will be open)
- St. Mark's Cathedral lot available Saturday at 9:30 and Sunday after 10:45
(parking available only for guests of the art fair - no all day parking)
- ECMN (Episcopal Church of MN) parking lot just up the hill from St. Mark's and turn right on Clifton Pl. next to 1730 Clifton Pl - watch for signs, cones and staff - available Saturday at 9:30 and Sunday after 10:45 (parking available only for guests of the art fair - no all day parking) - $10.00
- Loring Muncipal Ramp at the Hyatt (Grant and Nicollet enter on Nicollet) $4 per hour
Parking meters are hooded for Handicapped parking on W. 15th St. across from St. Mark's
and on Willow St at W. 15th St. near the corner across the street from the park.