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.
Best Western Plus Prospect Park
764 4th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11232
(20 rooms reserved at Golden Festival group rate)
La Quinta Inn & Suites
533 3rd Avenue (closest)
Brooklyn, New York (NY)
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.
RED LION INN & SUITES BROOKLYN
279 Butler St.
Brooklyn, New York 11217