How to get to the festival?

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From the North

 

I-75 Southbound to I-375. Stay on I-375 and it will turn into Jefferson Avenue, Hart Plaza will be on your left.

 

From the South

 

I-94 Westbound to I-75 South, to I-375. Stay on I-375 and it will turn into Jefferson Avenue, Hart Plaza will be on your left.

 

From Canada

 

Via the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel, turn right onto Jefferson Avenue, then take the first turnaround. Hart Plaza will be on your left.

 

Getting Around The City

For those of you looking to take in the sights during Lobster Fest weekend, here is some information to help you get around town. Whether you are looking to take a bus from the airport or suburbs, hop on the QLine, or borrow a bike and tour the city, there are plenty of ways to get around. To make it easier, we’ve listed some of the options below with links to help you plan your trip around town.

 

QLine

The QLine, Detroit’s brand-new street car system, travels along Woodward from Larned to East Grand Boulevard, connecting with DDOT crosstown bus routes, SMART Bus stops, The People Mover, and Amtrak.For hours, pricing, or to plan your ride, visit https://qlinedetroit.com

From the East

 

I-94 Westbound to I-75 South, to I-375. Stay on I-375 and it will turn into Jefferson Avenue, Hart Plaza will be on your left.

 

From the West:

 

Take I-94 Eastbound to I-75 South, to I-375. Stay on I-375 and it will turn into Jefferson Avenue, Hart Plaza will be on your left.

 

Via the Ambassador Bridge

 

Take I-75 North to I-375. Stay on I-375 and it will turn into Jefferson Avenue, Hart Plaza will be on your left.

 

FAST – powered by SMART Bus

 

FAST is a new reliable, high frequency bus service that connects the city and suburbs. FAST Gratiot, FAST Woodward and FAST Michigan routes operate every 30-35 minutes for a quick convenient ride. Use FAST to ease the burden of parking and eliminate the hassle of navigating downtown.

 

FAST Woodward and FAST Gratiot operate from 5 a.m. until approximately 1 a.m. and FAST Michigan operates from 5 a.m. until approximately 12 a.m. For route and schedule information on FAST, visit http://www.ridesmartfast.org.

 

WHERE CAN I PARK?

There are 3 parking lots that we suggest parking at for the festival.

Miller Parking Garage

Cobo Arena

Ford Auditorium (Recommended for Handicap Parking)