Directions by Subway
The closest subway is the R at Prospect Avenue. Click here to view R line route map (IMPORTANT: SEE BELOW)
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. (IMPORTANT: SEE BELOW)
NOTE: Service disruption this weekend on outbound R and F trains to Golden Festival! http://web.mta.info/weekender/
For service to Prospect Av, take the to 36 St and transfer to a local Manhattan-bound * or .
Service is rerouted in Manhattan and Brooklyn
Please use Google Maps to plan your trip.
Parking at the Venue
There is valet parking ($20) 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 only 3 blocks from the Hall!
Athena Mediterranean Cuisine: 535 6th Ave., Brooklyn, 718-965-4578.
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 (10 min walk)
Brooklyn Way Hotel (formerly Best Western)
764 4th Ave. (1/2 mile)
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Gowanus Inn and Yard
645-651 Union St. (1.2 miles, 25 min walk)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
NY Moore Hostel
(inexpensive nice hostel, if you have a car)
179 Moore St.
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