Directions by Subway
The Grand Prospect Hall is accessible by the R train at the Prospect Ave Station until 11:30 pm . The hall is within walking distance of the F and G trains either at the 4th Ave – 9th Street Station or the 7th Ave – Park Slope Station. On weekends in 2014 the R skips Prospect Ave after 11:30 pm, and always skips Jay St-MetroTech, Court St, Whitehall St, Rector St, Cortlandt St, or City Hall.
For details see http://web.mta.info/
Map of Penn Station
This link may be helpful to those who might get lost in Penn Station on the way to GF: http://jasongibbs.com/pennstation/
Directions by Car
Please use Google Maps to plan your trip.
Parking at the Venue
There is valet parking ($10) for a small number of cars in the lot adjacent to Grand Prospect Hall. Valet service will start at 6 pm on Friday and 4:30 pm on Saturday.
There are 2-hour parking meters in the area that work until 7 PM. On 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Streets, parking is free.
Parking Lots Near Grand Prospect Hall
- 429 12 Street between 7th & 8th Avenues (Slope Parking Corporation). Many spaces: $17 for up to ten hours, $13 for one hour, $15 for two hours. SUVs are an extra $7.
- 11th Street between 7th & 8th Ave(Car Park Systems)
- 15th Street between 7th & 8th Avenues(Central Parking)
FEAST FIRST! Enjoy a sit-down, hot meal in a relaxed taverna setting, before the festival. Energize for the evening with a prix-fixe menu both Friday and Saturday – only 3 blocks from the Hall!
Athena Mediterranean Cuisine: 535 6th Ave., Brooklyn, 718-965-4578
3-course menu (appetizer, entrée + dessert) — $14.95, 3 – 6 pm
Greek and Mediterranean specialties, with your choice of meat, fish and vegetarian options. Regular a la carte menu also available, wine and spirits, and Greek coffee. Please tell Teddy and Chef Spiro you are attending Golden Fest!
Here’s a list of hotels near the Golden Festival site. The festival organizers are providing this info as a courtesy, not as an endorsement.
La Quinta Inn & Suites
533 3rd Avenue (closest)
Brooklyn, New York (NY)
Comfort Inn Brooklyn
279 Butler St.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Holiday Inn Express
625 Union St.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Hotel Le Bleu
370 – 4th Ave.
85 Smith St
333 Adams St.
Best Western Gregory Hotel
8315 4th Ave.