Getting to Maker Faire World Maker Faire New York 2013

Maker Faire is very well attended! We strongly suggest you share rides or take alternative transportation instead of driving.

Location

New York Hall of Science

is located at 47-01 111th Street, Queens, New York 11368.


Alternatives to Driving

Subway

Take 7 LOCAL train to 111th Street Station. Walk three blocks south. Or, take 7 EXPRESS to Mets-Willets Point. Walk down the boardwalk and follow the signs to the New York Hall of Science. For up-to-date subway service advisories, please visit www.mta.info.

Walking Directions from 111th Street Station to NYSCI: View YouTube subway directions video.

Bus

Q23 or Q58 to Corona Avenue and 108 Street. Q48 to 111 Street and Roosevelt Avenue.

Bike

Bike Valet will be available on Saturday and Sunday at the 111st entrance. Bike Valet Hours:

  • Saturday 9:30am – 7:30pm
  • Sunday 9:30am – 6:30pm

Please check the Queens Bike Map for preferred routes and bike paths.

A social (group) bicycle ride will take place the morning of Saturday September 21st. The event details can be found here on Facebook – please “Join” the event on Facebook so we know how many riders to expect.

Uber—Special Offer!                     uber_logotype_black

 

We’ve partnered with Uber to provide new Uber users with $20 off your first ride! Simply download the iPhone or Android Uber app and enter promo code MakerFaireNYC or sign up at uber.com/go/MakerFaireNYC. Questions? Email [email protected]


Getting There by Car

Parking at Citi Field

Parking at Citi Field will be $10 with shuttle service to NYSCI. Maker Faire parking will be in the Southfield Lot at Citi Field, located east of Roosevelt Avenue. The entrance to the Southfield lot is east of Roosevelt Avenue between 114th and 126th. Handicap parking is also at Citi Field. ADA shuttles that can accommodate wheelchairs are available. Parking is not available at NYSCI.

Driving Directions to Public Parking at Citi Field

Follow the driving directions below from surrounding boroughs and states, or enter your point of origin in this map to get specific driving directions via Google Maps to the public parking lot at Citi Field.

From Queens

Take the Grand Central Parkway East to exit 9E- Citi Field/Northern Boulevard East, or take Grand Central Parkway West to exit 9E- Citi Field/Northern Boulevard East.

From Manhattan

Take the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge to Grand Central Parkway to exit 9E- Citi Field/Northern Boulevard East, or take Queens Midtown Tunnel to Long Island Expressway to exit 22A-E to either Van Wyck Expressway North or Grand Central Parkway West to exit 9E- Citi Field/Northern Boulevard East.

From Brooklyn

Take the B.Q.E. East to the Grand Central Parkway East to exit 9E- Citi Field/Northern Boulevard East, or take the Eastbound Belt Parkway to the Northbound Van Wyck Expressway. Take the exit 9E-Citi Field/Northern Boulevard East.

From the Bronx

Take the Cross Bronx Expressway to Whitestone Bridge to Whitestone Expressway to exit 13D- Northern Boulevard/Citi Field, or take the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge to the Grand Central Parkway exit 9E-Citi Field/Northern Boulevard East. Please Note: Ongoing construction work on the Whitestone Bridge could affect travel times. Please check local travel advisories before heading out to Citi Field. Thank you.

From Staten Island

Take the Staten Island Expressway East to the Verrazano Narrows Bridge to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway North/East to the Grand Central Parkway exit 9E- Citi Field/Northern Boulevard East.

From Long Island

Take the Westbound Southern State Parkway to the Northbound Cross Island Parkway to Whitestone Expressway exit 13D to the Northern Boulevard/Citi Field exit, or take Westbound Northern State Parkway/Grand Central Parkway exit 9E- Citi Field/Northern Boulevard East.

From New Jersey

From Northern New Jersey

Take the George Washington Bridge to the Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) South to the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge to the Grand Central Parkway to exit 9E- Citi Field/Northern Boulevard East.

From Southern New Jersey

Take the Goethals Bridge to the Staten Island Expressway East to the Verrazano Narrows Bridge to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway North/East to the Grand Central Parkway to exit 9E- Citi Field/ Northern Boulevard East, or take the Bayonne Bridge to 440 South to the Staten Island Exp. East, then follow directions above or take the Outerbridge Crossing to 440 North to the Staten Island Exp. East, then follow directions above.

From Connecticut

Take I-95 to Whitestone Bridge to Whitestone Expressway to exit 13D- Northern Boulevard/Citi Field. Please Note: Ongoing construction work on the Whitestone Bridge could affect travel times. Please check local travel advisories before heading out to Citi Field. Thank you.

From Westchester

Take the Hutchinson River Parkway South to the Whitestone Bridge to Whitestone Expressway to exit 13D- Northern Boulevard/Citi Field. Please Note: Ongoing construction work on the Whitestone Bridge could affect travel times. Please check local travel advisories before heading out to Citi Field. Thank you.

From Rockland

Take I-87 South (becomes the Major Deegan Expressway in New York City) to the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge to the Grand Central Parkway to exit 9E- Citi Field/Northern Boulevard East.

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