Parking & Transportation

Location Description

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 I-270, Exit 17A.

Park and Shuttle

A complimentary shuttle service will run continuously from Metro Place (555 Metro Place North Dublin, Ohio) to the Festival. 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 hotels offer complimentary hotel shuttle service to their overnight guests. For a listing of hotels in the area, visit:

Accessible Transportation and Parking

The Festival is accessible via sidewalks, streets and curb-cuts. While the grounds are wheelchair accessible, keep in mind that Coffman Park has grassy terrain. Free wheelchair rentals are available at each information tent (near the north, east and southeast entrances) and at Festival Operations inside the Dublin Community Recreation Center. A photo ID is required for security purposes.

The Dublin Connector bus will operate special hours for the Festival. Seniors and people with disabilities can call 1.833.742.7333 to schedule a ride. One caregiver may join the rider and must be included in the reservation. The pickup/drop-off location is at the main entrance of the Dublin Community Recreation Center (near the flagpole and the Abbey Theater). Hours of operation: 4-8 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Accessible parking is located in the north parking lot of the Dublin Community Recreation Center on a first-come, first-served basis.

Parking is not permitted on residential streets surrounding the Festival. Free general public parking is available at the locations listed below:

Ride-Booking Pickup/Drop-Off

If you are using a ride-hailing service like Uber, Lyft or a taxi, please use this pickup and drop-off location:

      • Dublin City Hall, 5555 Perimeter Drive

Use Lyft code IRISHFEST23 for a discount up to $10 off your ride to or from the Irish Festival from Aug. 3-7. Learn more.

Bike Parking

Take advantage of Dublin’s bike path system and pedal to the Festival. Parking is available at two locations: South of the Recreation Center near the Southwest Entrance and near the East entrance at the corner of Coffman Road and Emerald Parkway behind the Development Building. Bike Parking is a secure, complimentary service provided to Festival guests.

Bird Scooters are permitted to park just outside the designated Bike Parking area.

Motorcycle Parking

There is no parking area designated specifically for motorcycles. Please use any of the other lots designated for public parking.

COTA - Central Ohio Transit Authority

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