Zlatne Uste Golden Festival - January 15-16, 2016 in Brooklyn, NY

Getting There and Where to Stay and Eat


The Grand Prospect Hall
263 Prospect Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 788-0777

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 StCortlandt 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.

Street Parking
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)
Phone: 718-797-1133

Comfort Inn Brooklyn
279 Butler St.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
phone: 718-855-9600

Holiday Inn Express
625 Union St.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: 718-797-1133

Hotel Le Bleu
370 – 4th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY

Nu Hotel
85 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY

Marriott Brooklyn
333 Adams St.
Brooklyn, NY

Best Western Gregory Hotel
8315 4th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY

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