Many roads lead to Forecastle! We encourage our patrons to travel as responsibly and sustainably as they can. Here are a few of our travel recommendations!

  • Parking is available at The Galt House as well as many other lots within walking distance of the festival grounds. Click here for a list of places to park.

  • Attention Ford Drivers! You are invited to park in the Ford Go Further Loyalty Lot located just steps away from the festival gates! Enter the garage at the intersection of North 1st St. and Witherspoon St. Parking spots are limited and are offered on a first come, first serve basis.

  • We strongly encourage patrons to cycle, which saves money and reduces your carbon footprint and impact on the environment. We are proud to offer a complimentary Bike Valet presented by MailChimp to all travelers who choose to ride instead of drive.

  • We’re proud to welcome Uber as the official ride of Forecastle. Check it out here and never worry about catching a ride while you’re enjoying the festival! New users can enter Uber code “forecastle15” at this link to get their first 2 rides free (up to $15)!

  • Forecastle is located in the middle of Louisville’s transit network, and is particularly well-served by TARC routes 31, 15, 43, 55, 17, 2, 1, 4, 6 and 18. Visit Ride TARC for more information.

  • RiverPark Marina is available for transients who want to visit Forecastle by boat. With walking/biking paths connecting to Waterfront Park at just over a mile away, RiverPark Marina is the most convenient location to dock while you’re visiting Louisville. Their Dock Shop has a convenience store for your last minute needs, showers, restrooms, coined laundry and all  boat slips offer water and electricity. To make a reservation, please call (502) 292-6800 or visit their website.