Summer at the Plaza

Directions & Parking

GPS Coordinates to P3 North Visitors Lot (V-Lot): N 42.650674, W 73.760061 

Directions

I-87 south to I-90 east: 1-787 south to Empire State Plaza exit

I-87 south to exit 23: I-787 north to Empire State Plaza exit

I-90 west to I-787: south to Empire State Plaza exit

I-90 east to I-787: south to Empire State Plaza exit

Parking

Free parking is available in the East Garage. During the Food Festival and other weekday concerts, free parking begins at 5:00pm. The East Garage is located on the Corners of Madison Avenue, Eagle Street and Philip Street. Entrance to the East Garage is accessible through three entrances:

1. Taking the Empire State Plaza exit from I-787, tunnel under the Empire State Plaza and loop around. The East Garage entrance is on the right just after emerging from beneath the Plaza.

2. Philip Street Entrance - Turn from Madison Avenue or Grand Street onto Philip Street

3. Eagle Street Entrance - Turn from Madison Avenue onto Eagle Street

For information on other visitor parking lots, visit Visitor Parking on the OGS website.

*NYS 4th of July Celebration: Free parking is available in the visitor and “P” lots under the Empire State Plaza (P3 North V-Lot, P-2 North, P-3 South, P-2 South, P-1 North for Handicap Parking Only), East Parking Garage, Sheridan Hollow Garage and the Grand Street and Elk Street lots. For those arriving early, free parking will also be available in the New York State Museum parking lot, but this lot will only be accessible from Madison Avenue until 2:30 p.m. Both Madison Avenue and State Street will be closed to vehicle traffic between Eagle Street and Swan Street after 3 p.m. but will remain open to pedestrians throughout the entire event. For more information on the new site layout and road closures, please click HERE