Directions & Parking
The Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival is located in Gahanna’s Creekside District, just outside the I-270 Columbus outer belt. The address is:
Creekside Park & Plaza
117 Mill Street Gahanna, OH 43230
*NEW SHUTTLE LOCATION*
NEW IN 2018:
ALL Festival Shuttles will pick up/drop off from ONE new location
at AEP Ohio, 700 Morrison Rd.
From the North: Travel south on I-71, exit onto I-270 east toward Wheeling. Take the Hamilton Rd. and head north.
From the South: Travel north on I-71, to I-270 North toward Cleveland. Take the Hamilton Road exit and drive north. Turn right at light onto Morrison Rd. Follow Morrison Rd. to shuttle lot at AEP Ohio, 700 Morrison Rd.
From the East: Travel west on I-70, to I-270 North toward Cleveland. Take the Hamilton Road exit and drive north. Turn right at light onto Morrison Rd. Follow Morrison Rd. to shuttle lot at AEP Ohio, 700 Morrison Rd.
From the West and Downtown Columbus: Take I-70 east to I-670 east toward the airport. Follow 270 South to Wheeling. Take the Hamilton Road exit and drive north. Turn right at light onto Morrison Rd. Follow Morrison Rd. to shuttle lot at AEP Ohio, 700 Morrison Rd.
The Festival offers both paid garage parking (Mill St.), as well as free parking and complimentary shuttle service from ONE convenient location: AEP Ohio (700 Morrison Rd.)
The Creekside Parking Garage will be open throughout the festival weekend. Entrance is located near the intersection of Mill and North Streets; accessible only by traveling south on Mill Street. Event parking rate is $5 per car, collected at entrance to garage. Festival Admission also will be collected for all cars parking in garage. Cash or Credit Cards are accepted at garage entrance. (Note: Tickets pre-purchased online in advance will be accepted at garage entrance. Visit our Tickets page now to buy.)
FREE Park and Ride shuttle transportation
to the event is available at:
AEP Ohio (700 Morrison Rd.)
FREE Park and Ride shuttle transportation to the Amusement Area (only)
is available at:
Giant Eagle (1250 North Hamilton Rd.)
Intersection of Morse and Hamilton Roads;
(closest if traveling from Morse/270).
Sponsored by Giant Eagle.
- Accessible shuttles are available at the Festival Shuttle Lot at AEP Ohio, 700 Morrison Rd.
- Accessible parking also available in Creekside Garage (rate of $5 per car)
Shuttles will run continuously during Festival hours:
4:30 p.m.-12 a.m. on Friday
11 a.m. – 12 a.m. on Saturday
11 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Sunday
FREE public parking is available at Friendship Park (150 Oklahoma), Shull Park (236 Granville Street) in Olde Gahanna. FREE park and walk locations are also available at Gahanna Lincoln High School (140 S. Hamilton Rd.) and Clark Hall (380 Granville St.). Although off street parking in the Creekside District is permitted, it is very limited and not recommended.
VOLUNTEER PARKING - Volunteers should park at Middle School West (350 N. Stygler Rd.)
VIP PARKING & SHUTTLES - Chapelfied Elementary School (280 Chapelfield Rd.) Must show credentials.