Parking and Shuttle Information for the Grand Prix Festival of Watkins Glen
Use the Grand Prix Festival free shuttle bus service and parking for spectators simplify everyone’s life!
is available at the Clute Park lakeside parking lot on 4th Street (NYS Route 414) - east of downtown Watkins Glen, just past Walmart Passenger pick-up and drop-off will be at the lakeside parking lot. Spectators and volunteers can park and board the shuttle to get closer to the event sites along Franklin Street and reduce walking and downtown traffic. This is the only parking location.
Additional passenger drop-off and pick-up sites along Porter Street will be located on the east side of Lafayette Park, site of the Tour de Marque display featuring Corvette, and near the Schoolhouse Apartments (formerly WGCS Middle School.) These sites are for passenger pick-up and drop-off only, with no parking. Spectators can get on or off at any location.
Utilization of this service helps to reduce traffic flow in the village and make parking and road traffic easier for everyone.
The free shuttle will run from 1 p.m. until after the streets re-open. The last run will be at 9 p.m.
Watch for signs for parking areas and passenger only pick-up and drop-off points.