Getting There and Where to Stay and Eat

Address

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

Map

Directions by Subway

The closest subway is the R at Prospect Avenue. Click here to view R line route map
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.

NOTE: Check MTA website for service changes. Weekend changes: http://web.mta.info/weekender/

Directions by Car: Please use Google Maps to plan your trip.

Parking

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.

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)

Restaurants

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.
Check back for specials offered to Golden Festival attendees, Friday and Saturday, 4 – 11 pm
CLICK FOR SPECIAL PRIX FIXE MENU
RSVP suggested:  (718) 965-4578
Lighter fare, a la carte selections and meze also available at all times.
Lunch served 12 noon – 4 pm.
Selection of Mediterranean wines and the all-important kafedhaki (Greek coffee)!

Accommodations

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. There are not many hotel rooms nearby. Search online booking sites for deals and reserve early to get the lowest prices.

La Quinta Inn & Suites
533 3rd Avenue (10 min walk)
Brooklyn, NY
718-797-1133

Brooklyn Way Hotel (formerly Best Western)
764 4th Ave. (0.7 mile, 14 min walk)
Brooklyn, NY 11232
718-768-3100

Sleep Inn
134 22nd Street (0.6 mile, 12 min walk)
Brooklyn, NY, 11232, US
(347) 415-8388

Gowanus Inn and Yard
645-651 Union St. (1.2 miles, 25 min walk)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
718-855-6500

NY Moore Hostel
(inexpensive nice hostel, if you have a car)
179 Moore St.
Brooklyn 11206
347-227-8634

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

Hotel Le Bleu
370 – 4th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY
718-625-1500

Nu Hotel
85 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY
347-227-4800

Marriott Brooklyn
333 Adams St.
Brooklyn, NY
718-246-7000

Best Western Gregory Hotel
8315 4th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY
718-238-3737

RED LION INN & SUITES BROOKLYN
279 Butler St.
Brooklyn, New York 11217
718-855-9600