NEW YORK WATER TAXI
The New York Water Taxi will be making one round trip run between Freshkills Park and the Battery. The schedule is as follows:
The Battery to Freshkills Park:
- 12:30 p.m.: Depart the Battery (Slip 6)
- 1:30 p.m.: Arrive at Freshkills
Freshkills Park to The Battery
- 2:30 p.m.: Depart Freshkills
- 3:30 p.m.: Arrive at the Battery
Please note - the Water Taxi will depart from Freshkills at 2:30 p.m. and will not be making any subsequent trips. Anyone interested in staying on site after 2:30 p.m .should feel free to take advantage of the shuttle bus to the Staten Island Ferry described below.
Bikes will not be permitted on the water taxi. For biking directions to the event site from the St. George Ferry Terminal, please see below.
STATEN ISLAND FERRY & FREE SHUTTLE BUSES
Free shuttle buses will operate between the St. George Ferry Terminal and the event. Sunday Staten Island Ferries from Manhattan to the St. George Ferry Terminal depart every half hour on the half hour. Travel to St. George from Manhattan lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Free shuttle buses from the St. George Ferry Terminal to Freshkills Park will depart every half hour at :15 and :45 past the hour from 10:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.. Travel lasts approximately 45 minutes. Look for signs inside the St. George Ferry Terminal to direct you to your departure. Please note that capacity is limited. Shuttle buses returning to St. George from Freshkills Park will depart every half hour between 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Bikes will not be permitted on the shuttle buses. For biking directions to the event site from the St. George Ferry Terminal, please see below.
From Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens & The Bronx:
Take the 1 or R trains to Whitehall Street/South Ferry, or the 4/5 train to Bowling Green. Then take the Staten Island Ferry to St. George, Staten Island.
Within Staten Island, or if you miss the free shuttle:
The S62 Bus will depart the St. George Ferry Terminal every half hour on the half hour. Travel lasts approximately 35 minutes. Take the bus to Victory Boulevard and Glen Street. Walk south on Beresford Avenue to Wild Avenue. Enter the site on foot or wait for the shuttle bus.
The S62 Bus from Victory Boulevard and Glen Street will depart for the St. George Ferry Terminal every half hour at :15 and :45 minutes past the hour.
Head west on I-278, the Staten Island Expressway. Take Exit 5 for the Southbound West Shore Expressway. Take Exit 7, Victory Boulevard. Turn left at the end of the exit ramp, onto Victory Boulevard. Proceed 0.25 miles and turn right into the parking lot of the Showplace Entertainment Center. Bear left to stay on Beresford Ave. Parking is available at Wild and Beresford Aves.
Enter at the corner of Wild Ave and West Shore Expressway East Service Rd. You may enter the site on bike.
Ride the City recommends a safe bike route from the St. George Ferry to the site. A more direct but potentially more difficult route would follow Victory Boulevard from Bay Street, near the Ferry Terminal, to Beresford Ave, through the entrance of the Showplace Entertainment Center and straight through to the event entrance.