Getting to Maker Faire World Maker Faire New York 2017
September 23 & 24, 2017 New York Hall Of Science | 47-01 111th Street | Queens, NY 11368
|Saturday, September 23||10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, September 24||10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.|
GETTING TO MAKER FAIRE:
World Maker Faire is very well attended! We strongly suggest you share rides or take alternative transportation instead of driving.
Take #7 train to 111th St Station. Walk four blocks to NYSCI. The #7 train runs direct to World Maker Faire from Hudson Yards, Times Square and Grand Central Terminal. You can also transfer to the #7 train from all other lines throughout the subway system. Use Google Maps to help navigate via mass transit. Enter “New York Hall of Science” as your destination. Visit mta.info for latest subway service information and advisories.
Walking Directions from 111th Street Station to NYSCI: View YouTube subway directions video.
Long Island Rail Road
The LIRR will run special service on the Port Washington Branch to the Mets-Willets Point station for World Maker Faire. You can also take LIRR to the Woodside station and connect to the #7 subway (see above.) Visit mta.info/lirr and use the TripPlanner to find your itinerary. As you exit the train at Mets-Willets Point station, turn right to enter Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Follow signs to World Maker Faire.
Connect at Grand Central Terminal to the #7 subway (see above.)
Q23 or Q58 to Corona Avenue and 108 Street. Q48 to 111 Street and Roosevelt Avenue.
Bike Valet will be available at the 111th Street entrance to NYSCI. It’s free to park your bike! Bike Valet hours are .
Please check the Queens Bike Map for preferred routes and bike paths.
TAXI & RIDESHARE
If you need to take a car for whatever reason, we strongly advise taking taxis or a ride share. Parking is limited at World Maker Faire and NYSCI’s neighboring community could do without excessive traffic congestion. Please help us minimize the negative impact on our neighbors. The drop off address for NYSCI is 47-01 111th Street.
TRANSPORTATION FOR THOSE WITH A MOBILITY DISABILITY
There are two major airports nearby: John F. Kennedy (JFK) and La Guardia (LGA).
La Guardia (LGA) is the closest to the event center and recommended hotels.