Park Avenue Arts Festival

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8/2/2014 at 9:00 AM to 8/2/2014 at 7:00 PM

Description:

Each year the Park Ave Summer Art Fest brings more than 300 artists from across the U.S. and Canada while over 200,000 visitors shop, eat and play along the picturesque, tree-lined avenue. A multitude of specialty food vendors add to the delicious flavor already found in the many bistros, cafes and restaurants on Park Avenue. The live music begins as the festival opens with more than 32 acts performing on three stages.

This is a family friendly event.  No dogs, bicycles, skateboards or roller blades are allowed on Park Ave during the festival. No alcohol is allowed.

Location:

Park Ave., from Alexander St. to Culver Rd.Map

Contact:

www.rochesterevents.com
585-473-4482

Cost:

Refer to website:  www.rochesterevents.com or call 585-473-4482.

Parking:

Parking
Along the neighborhood side streets, one-side parking will be allowed during the duration of the festival. PLEASE READ SIGNS CAREFULLY TO AVOID BEING TICKETED OR TOWED. These fill up quite early, so you may be better off to choose one of the free parking lots. See Map

Free parking is available at Monroe Square on Monroe Ave near Union Street and the other at Gleason Works at 1000 University Ave (enter lot from Elton Street). $5 parking for festival-goers (not artists & exhibitors) is available behind Talmudical Institute at corner of Brunswick Street and Park Ave, one block west of Culver Road. Enter lot from south side of Park Ave. There is also limited HANDICAP ONLY parking in Parkleigh lot on corner of Goodman Street and Park Ave. Enter lot from south side of Park Ave.

Additional off street parking is being offered by the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation located at 962 East Ave. between Berkeley and Barrington Streets, just a short walk to the festival. Public parking in the church lots is $5 per car for festival goers.

Shuttles

Shuttles from Monroe Square drop off at Park and Alexander (west end of show). Shuttles from Gleason Works drop off at Park and Culver (east end of show). Both shuttles make an intermediate stop at East Ave. and Oxford Street for those who do not wish to walk the entire festival or to allow transfer from the Alexander/Monroe Square shuttle to the Culver/Gleason Works shuttle or vice versa.

There is a $1 round-trip charge for the shuttle.

Handicap Access

One shuttle on each route is handicapped accessible. In addition, there is limited handicapped parking at Parkleigh at the corner of Goodman Street and Park Avenue.

Ticket Information:

Refer to website.
Web Page:

Street Closures:

Please check website.

Weather Specifics:

Rain/Shine

Food Offerings:

A wide variety of food!
As always the Park Ave. Festival is a non-alcoholic event.

Vendor Information:

Contact The Springut Group, 585-473-4482.

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