By car, Rockport is 45 miles from downtown Boston.
Drive north on Rte. 128 to the traffic lights in Gloucester.
Turn left onto Rte. 127.
Drive 4 miles to Rockport.
Continue through 'Five Corners' onto Rte. 127A (Broadway) toward the harbor.
Turn left onto Mt. Pleasant Street, which will
bear left and become Main Street.
The Rockport Art Association, where most of our concerts are held, is
located at 12 Main Street in the heart of town.
Rockport is accessible by commuter rail from Boston and other North Shore towns. The train station is a pleasant 1/2 mile walk to the concert setting. Check MBTA schedules at
This year the Festival is pleased to offer limited reserved parking for evening programs held at the Rockport Art Association, in the lot of the Peg Leg Inn, a 5-10 minute walk along Beach and Main Streets.
Cost is $6 per concert. The lot opens for Festival parking at 5:30PM Thursday - Saturday, 4:30PM Sunday. Call the Festival office, 978-546-7391, to check reserved parking availability.
The Peg Leg Inn parking lot is 1/10th of a mile down Beach Street from Main Street, on the left just PAST the Old Burial Ground, directly opposite the new public restrooms at Front Beach. Look for the red "Peg Leg Inn Parking" sign.
Free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Rockport National Bank at 16 Main Street, just past the Rockport Art Association.
On-street metered parking is available all around town, but finding spaces can be difficult, especially on late Sunday afternoons. Allow extra time to find a space.