Parking & Shuttles

Note: Due to major construction in and around the Festival in 2015, please plan on extra time to arrive at the Festival. When plans are complete, alternate directions will be posted at this site.


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.

The Dublin Irish Festival is located at Coffman Park:
5200 Emerald Parkway
Dublin, Ohio 43017

Coffman Park is located one mile from Interstate 270, Exit 17A. Follow signs for parking and shuttle service.

Parking and Shuttles

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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 Extended Stay America.) 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, Sonesta ES, Hampton Inn Dublin and Crowne Plaza Dublin.

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Taxi Cabs/Safe Ride

Taxis will be stationed outside of the East entrance. Central Ohio Safe Ride vouchers will be available from safety personnel and at all information tents. These vouchers are valid for $10 off a taxi ride with the following companies: German Village Taxi – 614-221-2222, Shamrock Taxi – 614-784-8888 and Yellow Cab – 614-444-4444

Handicap Parking

Handicap parking is located in the north parking lot of the Dublin Community Recreation Center. A limited number of complimentary wheelchairs are available at the Information Tents and in Festival Operations in the DCRC.

Motorcycle Parking

There is no parking area designated specifically for Motorcycles. See “Parking”, below.

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 just west of the Dublin Community Recreation Center and at the corner of Emerald Parkway near Dublin Coffman High School.


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

OCLC – 6565 Kilgour Place (off Post Road)3/4 mile from Festival
Dublin Coffman High School
North & South Lots – 6780 Coffman RoadNorth Lot: 1/4 mile from FestivalSouth Lot: 1/10 mile from Festival
Dublin Schools Administration Building – 7030 Coffman Road1/2 mile from Festival
Verizon – 5175 Emerald Parkway1/3 mile from FestivalCardinal Health7000 Cardinal Place 3/4 mile from Festival

COTA – Central Ohio Transit Authority

The Central Ohio Transit Authority does provide bus transportation to Metro Center, Metro Place North and South. COTA website