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/
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.
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)!
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 Way Hotel (formerly Best Western)
764 4th Ave. (0.7 mile, 14 min walk)
Brooklyn, NY 11232
134 22nd Street (0.6 mile, 12 min walk)
Brooklyn, NY, 11232, US
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