GETTING TO THE JAZZ FESTIVAL

The Cambridge Jazz Festival will take place at Danehy Park’s Sullivan Field (99 Sherman St, Cambridge, MA).  This 50 Acre green space, located in the heart of North Cambridge, near Fresh Pond is easily accessible by foot, bike, public transportation and car.


BY CAR

Danehy Park is located in the Fresh Pond area of Cambridge.  You can reach Danehy Park via Route 2, Concord Avenue from Harvard Square and Alewife Brooke Parkway.  For driving directions to the park via your GPS, use the 99 Sherman St. address to locate the Cambridge Jazz Festival.  See below for more information regarding parking locations.   

PARKING

DANEHY PARK LOTS

New Street Lot  There is ample parking in the lot located at the Danehy Park New Street entrance.  To locate this lot using your GPS use 87 New Street as the address.  The lot will be located directly across the street from that address.   

Sherman Street Lots CLOSED DURING FESTIVAL   The Danehy Park lots located on Sherman St. between Bellis Court and Cadbury Road will be closed during the Festival.  See below for additional Parking Options. 

Street Parking  There is ample free parking available in and around Danehy Park. Spaces can be found on the street and in various lots close to the venue.  In the city of Cambridge, remember that parking is free and available on all local streets on Sundays. 

 

BY BIKE

Ride your bike to the Cambridge Jazz Festival and enjoy the ride along the bike path in this scenic park on your way to hear some great jazz music. 

Take Hubway to the Cambridge Jazz Festival.  Hubway is a bike sharing system providing more than 1500 bikes throughout Boston, Brookline, Cambridge and Summerville. Visit thehubway.com for more information. 

 

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

You can get to the Cambridge Jazz Festival using MBTA buses and Red Line trains.

  • Buses 72, 74, 75, 78 (from Harvard Station) and Bus 83 (from Central Square) will drop you off within a half-mile distance to Danehy Park. 
  • Alewife T Station on the Red Line is a 15-minute walk to Danehy Park.

For more information, click here to plan your trip on the MBTA website. 

BY TAXI

If you choose to come to the Cambridge Jazz Festival by Taxi, use the 99 Sherman St. address to be dropped at the Main Festival Entrance.