Zlatne Uste Golden Festival - January 13-14, 2017 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.

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)
Phone: 718-797-1133

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

279 Butler St.
Brooklyn, New York 11217

NYTimes: 7 Manhattan Hotel Rooms for $150, More or Less