The City of Newberry is conveniently located 4 miles off I-26 at exit 76, between Columbia and Greenville/Spartanburg. When entering Newberry from this exit, simply drive straight ahead until you reach the first barricade of the festival area downtown! If you want to chart your course, enter this address on your favorite online mapping site: 1109 Main Street. For special traffic information please scroll to the bottom of this page.
There is FREE public parking within the blocks surrounding the festival area. Parking will not be allowed in closed street areas, or along unmarked side streets leading into the festival area. Those who dismiss this rule will be towed by local law enforcement at the owner's expense. Handicap accessible parking can be located by the library, in the parking lots at Friend Street (1400 and 1300 blocks), and behind the Ritz Theater (around 1512 Martin St.). GOLF CARTS are subject to the same parking requirements as all other motorized vehicles and are not allowed within the festival area.
A free shuttle bus provided by the Newberry County Council on Aging will be running throughout the day. Shuttle stops include the Tractor Supply Parking Lot, Newberry County Public Library (1 block from Food Court), Newberry Police Department, Newberry College, and by Kindertown (Wells Fargo Parking Lot). First Shuttle pick up will be at the Tractor Supply parking lot at 9:30 am. Last Shuttle Pick Up will be at the Newberry County Public Library at 6:30pm. For shuttle map please follow this link.
Special Traffic Information
Due to a large number of vendors and event patrons, street closures are necessary on the day of the event from the hours of 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. The following is a list of our street closure areas: Main Street will be closed between Holman and Nance Streets. College Street will be closed between Friend and Boyce Streets. Boyce Street will be closed between College and Nance Streets. The Newberry County Court House Parking Lot & Coke Mural Parking Lot at McKibben Street will be closed after 1 a.m. on the day of the event. Please have your vehicle removed from these downtown locations by 1 a.m. on the day of the event. Any vehicles left in the event area during set up will be towed at the owners expense.