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 map.

  • 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 excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Skedaddle to bring you crowdsourced bus rides from your city, straight to our door. Think there’s no such thing as a free ride? Not to Forecastle! Follow this link for a chance to reserve the first seat on a route from your city and ride for free!

  • 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.

  • Another great option is City Scoot – the first fully insured designated driver service in the United States. Operating in and around downtown, City Scoot is a new and unique way to travel around Louisville. There’s also a large fleet of helpful Louisville taxi services that’ll pick you up and drop you off, wherever you might be.