Join us on the East Cambridge Waterfront! 

Festival activities will take place along DCR Cambridge Parkway and Lechmere Canal Park adjacent to CambridgeSide. We strongly encourage taking public transit or traveling via bike or foot. Bike valets will be available on site and the festival site is a short walk from Kendall station on the MBTA Red Line and Lechmere station on the MBTA Green Line. Download the River Festival Guide PDF including the festival map. 

T symbol By Public Transit

Cambridge Arts River Festival is located in close proximity to both the Lechmere T stop on the Green Line and Kendall T stop on the Red Line.

bike symbol By Bike

FREE Valet Bicycle Parking will be provided by MassBike at the festival site, so pedal on over! 

By Shuttle

Free Shuttle Service
CambridgeSide offers a free shuttle between CambridgeSide mall and the Kendall Square T Stop (Red Line). The bus runs every 20 minutes, 9am - 8pm on Saturday.

EZRide Shuttle

The EZRide Shuttle provides service from North Station to Lechmere, Kendall and into Cambridge. For more information on EZRide, click here: EZRide Shuttle

Car symbolBy Car    

We strongly encourage the use of public transportation and other options listed above.  As always parking can be tricky in Cambridge. However, all on street parking in the areas surrounding the event still be open for parking.  There is also one large municipal metered parking garage on First Street and several parking garages at CambridgeSide, See CambridgeSide parking garage information here: Rates & Validation.   Additional ADA Parking has been been made available at the former State Police Barracks at the intersection of Hwy 28 and Edwin Land Blvd. as well as along First Street.