Getting To the Festival
The festival can be accessed by vehicle, bus, bike and foot.
Traveling by Bike
Free bike valet parking will be graciously provided by the Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council adjacent to the Albert-Charles intersection.
Traveling by Vehicle
There will be $5 flat rate parking available in the Charles Street Garage, 121 Charles St., and Division Street Garage, 181 Division St. These garages will only be accessible from Grand River Avenue. Parking ambassadors will be onsite to expedite entering and exiting. Additional downtown parking locations can be viewed here. Street closure information can be found here.
Traveling by Bus
Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA) will be offering the ELAF Bus Route from 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 and 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 19. Festival goers can park at MSU’s Commuter Lot #89 on Farm Lane and Mount Hope Road and catch the shuttle. Buses will run approximately every 10-15 minutes between the parking lot and stops along Grand River Avenue (adjacent to the festival site). Round trip fare is 50 cents and children under 42 inches ride free with an adult. Transfers to other buses may be made at bus stops along the route. For those who would prefer to leave their vehicle at home, Routes 1, 20-26 travel to East Lansing during the festival for a convenient and affordable transportation option. Regular fares apply on these routes. Schedules are available at https://cata.org. All CATA buses have bike racks and wheelchair ramps/lifts for accessibility. Service animals are welcome. For more information, contact CATA at firstname.lastname@example.org or (517) 394-1000. CATA is a proud sponsor of the ELAF.
Transportation generously provided by: