How to get to the annual Red Hook Fest presented by Hook Arts Media

Getting to Red Hook Fest

Click through the guide below to find your best route to Red Hook Fest.

Public Transit

You can easily reach Red Hook Fest from nearly anywhere in NYC via bus, subway, ferry, water taxi, or our free shuttle!

Subway Directions

None of the subways currently reach IKEA, but our free shuttle bus will stop at the Smith and 9th Street F/G subway on its route to Red Hook Fest. If the F/G is not convenient for you, there are 2/3/4/5/A/C/G/N/Q/R stops within walking distance of the B57 and B61 buses.

Bus Directions

The B57 and B61 buses stop in Downtown Brooklyn. From there, both buses take a route to Beard and Ostego, right in front of IKEA.

Ferry Directions

There are ferry stops around the city. You can view the South Brooklyn route here, with directions and times to reach Red Hook Fest.

Alternatively, you can take the Water Taxi to Red Hook Fest.


Biking may be one of the most pleasant ways to enjoy the commute to Red Hook. The 5-mile route below showcases many of NYC’s most beautiful and historic landmarks. Starting in lower Manhattan, you can take in the scenic waterfront, and end at the Red Hook Fest main stage.



Red Hook is easily accessible via car. Please check your favorite app for directions the day of the festival as construction, traffic, and other events may affect your route.

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