Palo Alto Festival of the Arts
directions & transportation



FREE parking is within a block or two of the festival site, but festival attendees are encouraged to use public transit or ride a bike. Free bike corral will be located on Emerson Street across from Lytton Plaza.

For transit information, call the TravInfo line in your area at 511 & ask for public transportation. Phone access limited to the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma.

Back by popular demand: City of Palo Alto's free Crosstown Shuttle will be in operation throughout the festival weekend. Monday through Friday schedule & routes will be maintained. For more details visit the Palo Alto website.

Or you may contact the Transportation Department directly: 650-329-2520 or email:

Check out for other transportation routes.

The Caltrain station is only two blocks from the festival. Relax and take the train.

For GPS users: type in 340 University Ave Palo Alto. This will bring you to the center of the festival which takes place on University Avenue between High & Webster Streets.

For up-to-date festival information, call: 650-324-3121.