Join us in the Central Square Cultural District! 

Festival activities will take place along Massachusetts Avenue, between Prospect and Sidney Streets and down Sidney Street to Pacific Street. We strongly encourage taking public transit or traveling via bike or foot. Bike valets will be available on site and the festival site is at the Central Square station on the MBTA Red Line.

Road Closures and Detours

During the 2019 River Festival parts of Massachusetts Avenue and Sidney Street will be closed to traffic and parking. See the Road Closure and Detour Map. Full details about Street Closures and Parking. Full details about MBTA Detour Routes.

Getting to the River Festival:

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Cambridge Arts River Festival is located at the Central Square station on the MBTA Red Line.

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

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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 will be open for parking.  There is a municipal metered garage located at 260 Green St. Parking is also available at Municipal Lot 5 at 84 Bishop Allen Drive, the Central Square Parking Lot at 438 Green St., and Municipal Lot 9 at 420 Green St.