Festival Transportation and Parking
Public Parking and different transportation options are available to reach Loring Park. Below are some of our recommendations for parking and transportation. For Handicap parking options, please visit our accessibility page.
The Metro Transit system features numerous bus stops around Loring Park. We recommend using the Metro Transit Trip Planner to determine the best route for you.
Located at 1500 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403 the MCTC ramp costs $5 per day, and features parking spaces for 1460 vehicles. Ramp entrances are right turn only off Hennepin Ave., and right or left turn from Laurel Ave., on the north side of the building. The Minneapolis College ramp utilizes a “pay-as-you-enter” mechanical system that requires each customer to pay prior to entering the parking ramp.
Dunwoody College Lot
Located at 818 Dunwoody Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55403 this parking lot will be available for a nominal fee, and is about a 9 minute walk to Loring Park.
Parade Stadium Parking Lot
Located at 300 Kenwood Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55403 this surface lot is next to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, and is about a 6 minute walk to Loring park across the Irene Hixon Whitney Bridge 94 walkway bridge.
Loring Parking Ramp
Located at 1330 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403 the Loring Parking Ramp is a large ramp offering next to the Hyatt Hotel & Convention Center. This ramp is about a 5-minute walk from Loring Park.
Rideshare pickup and drop location
Rideshare services will be picking up and dropping off to Loring Park from W 15th Street near the 15th St W & Oak Grove St bus stop.
Bicycle parking is available at the horseshoe court in the purple zone off West 15th Street.