We don’t have a preference how you get to the Festival; all we care about is that you’re there!
So whether it’s by plane, train or automobile, we’ve got some helpful tips to make your commute as seamless as possible. Don’t worry bicyclists and walkers, we’ve got some good info for you too!
From the Peninsula:
Take the Dumbarton Bridge (Highway 84) east, go South on 880, exit Mowry Ave East. Head toward the hills. The Festival will be located on your right, starting at Paseo Padre Parkway.
From the South Bay (San Jose)
Take 880 North. Exit Mowry Ave. East and head toward the hills. The Festival will be located on your right, starting at Paseo Padre Parkway.
From the East Bay (Livermore, Pleasanton)
Take 680 West. Exit Mission Blvd. North (238 N). Turn right onto Mission Blvd. Turn left onto Walnut Ave. The Festival will be on straight ahead, about one mile.
From the North Bay (Berkeley, Vallejo)
Take highway 880 South. Exit Mowry Ave East and head toward the hills. The Festival will be located on your right, starting at Paseo Padre Parkway.
The Festival is less than a 15 minute walk from the BART Station. When leaving the BART Station walk down Bart Way until you reach Civic Center Dr. and take a LEFT. Walk .2 mile and take a RIGHT onto Walnut Ave. Then walk straight ahead for .1 mile until you run right into the Festival!
Public Transit Options:
Catch the BART train near your house and head to the Fremont station. Then just follow the walking directions above. Yep, it’s just that easy!
AC Transit – VTA
Prefer the bus? Luckily all buses stop at the Fremont BART Station. Hop off there and follow the walking directions above. You’ll be there before you know it.
Capitol Corridor – ACE
Thinking about attending the Festival, but worried about the long drive from, say, Sacramento? Worry no more, the Capitol Corridor – ACE trains will be running on their weekend schedule.
There are several lots available for Festival attendees:
- Pay Lots
- Washington West
- Fremont Officer Center
- Free Lots
- Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Street Parking
- Sundale Ave east from Fremont to Liberty
- State south from Mowry to Beacon
- Mowry east of State before Hastings, down Mt Vernon
- Parkside north of Mowry, down Mowry to Stivers, north of Mowry
- Beacon Ave east from Fremont to Liberty
- Kearney St east from Liberty to Paseo Padre
- Liberty St north from Beacon to Capital
Ride your bicycle to the Festival and take advantage of our Bike Valet sponsored by County Supervisor Scott Haggerty’s office in partnership with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. The valet service will be equipped to accommodate over 200 bicycles at a single time. Scooters and skateboards are also welcome to be checked!
And BONUS: The BikeMobile will be providing FREE tune ups and repairs. So ride your bike to Festival and while you’re off shopping, eating, or listening to one of our bands, the BikeMobile will be hard at work fixing that flat tire or getting rid of that mystery sound your bike’s been making!