Parking & Shuttles

Festival Location

Coffman Park
5600 Post Road
Dublin, Ohio 43017

Dublin, Ohio, USA is directly accessible by US 33/SR 161 and I-270. It is approximately a 20 minute drive from downtown Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Coffman Park is one mile from Interstate 270, Exit 17A.

Park & Shuttle

Metro Center
555 Metro Place North
Dublin, Ohio 43017

A complimentary shuttle service will run continuously from Metro Place to the Festival. (Hotels in Metro Center include the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hilton Garden Inn, Embassy Suites, Residents Inn and Sonesta Suites.) Shuttles will begin each day one hour before the festival opens, and will continue until one hour after the festival closes. In addition to the public shuttle, several of Dublin’s 14 hotels offer complimentary hotel shuttle service to their overnight guests. These hotels include Holiday Inn Express, Courtyard by Marriott and Crowne Plaza Dublin.

Park & Walk

Complimentary general public parking is available at these locations. There is no shuttle service; these locations are a comfortable walking distance to the Festival.

Dublin Schools Administration Building –  7030 Coffman Road
1/2 mile from Festival

Dublin Coffman High School – 6780 Coffman Road
1/4 mile from Festival

XPO Logistics – 5165 Emerald Parkway
1/3 mile from Festival

Coffman Grass Lot – Across from 5165 Emerald Parkway
1/4 mile from Festival

Cardinal Health – 7000 Cardinal Place
3/4 mile from Festival

Taxi Pick Up

Located South of the Southeast entrance on Perimeter Drive west of Emerald Parkway. Visit an Eldorado Scioto Downs Information Tent or safety personnel to get more information about how to receive a $10 discount.

Handicap Parking

Handicap parking is located in the north parking lot of the Dublin Community Recreation Center on a first come first served basis. A limited number of complimentary wheelchairs are available at the information tents and in Festival Operations in the Dublin Community Recreation Center.

Motorcycle Parking

There is no parking area designated specifically for motorcycles.

Dublin Methodist Hospital Festival Bike Parking


Ride your bike to the Festival and take advantage of the bike parking provided by Dublin Methodist Hospital. Festival bike parking is located near the Southwest entrance and the corner of Coffman Road and Emerald Parkway near Dublin Coffman High School.

COTA – Central Ohio Transit Authority

COTA provides bus transportation to Metro Center, Metro Place North and South. For more information, please visit COTA website

City of Dublin & Central Ohio Safe Ride Teaming Up with Uber for This Year’s Irish Festival


(Dublin, Ohio) – The City of Dublin is partnering with the Central Ohio Safe Ride program to offer discounts on Uber rides for the Dublin Irish Festival to promote safe choices for attendees. The discounts are worth up to $10. The rides will be available with a promotional code that may be applied to a user’s Uber app for up to two trips, either to or from the festival. The code will be valid from Thursday, August 4 through Monday, August 8, 2016, while supplies last. Vouchers will not be available for taxis this year.

How the free Uber ride promo codes work

  • Guests must have the Uber app.
    To download the app, go to the iTunes or Google Play, and then create an Uber account.
  • Enter the code DIF16EVENT in the “Promotions” section of the app.
  • Request a ride to or from the event
    • Patrons must be dropped off or picked up with a quarter mile of the Cab Stand/Ride Sharing area at the Dublin Irish Festival grounds. It is located on Perimeter Drive, just off Emerald Parkway, close to the southeast entrance.


Information on the Uber partnership program will be available at the Information Tent and from safety personnel, but vouchers are not necessary. Riders simply need to enter the promo code into the Uber app and then request a ride.

The City of Dublin and Central Ohio Safe Ride have been partnering to promote responsible transportation for a number of years, but this is the first time Uber is available for the Safe Ride discount.