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Labor Day Festival Parking and Shuttle Buses

You don't have to compete for a parking spot during the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival.

If you plan to drive into Roosevelt Center to enjoy the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival, you may have a challenge finding parking. There's no need, though, to hover in a parking lot waiting for someone to leave.

Shuttle Locations

During the festival, shuttle buses are scheduled to pick up and drop of festival goers about every 30 minutes from three locations.

At the festival, the shuttle will depart from in front of the city offices, except during the

During the parade, the shuttle bus will depart from the festival grounds and return parade participants to Buddy Attick Park.

Shuttle Hours

  • Friday: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon to 10:30 p.m.
  • Monday: 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Additional Parking

There is also parking available at the . Although the Armory doesn't have shuttle pickup, it's only .4 miles from the festival.

Joe September 04, 2011 at 06:16 PM
Do note that (at least the driver yesterday, following what he said was the official route) the shuttle goes: festival-Greenbelt Elementary-Green Ridge House-festival-Roosevelt and then repeats. So, if you're returning from the festival, you can get on the shuttle any time it stops, but it might drive you around for a while, return to the festival, and then take you to your destination. It was a great service, and I'm thankful for it - just a heads-up!
cz September 05, 2011 at 01:02 PM
I think the shuttle is a great service too but this year for the first time they did not have several vans as in the past (I was told they're permanently out of commission; the seats were taken out and they're being used by the City to haul stuff) but just the one Greenbelt Connection bus making the route. I heard some people kind of grumbling that they waited an hour for it.
Judith Ott September 05, 2011 at 03:56 PM
City vans have been out of service for awhile. Insurance issues seem to have made them unaffordable. Rec. dept. tours for seniors have not used them.

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