Learn How to Get to Maker Faire Coney Island!
Welcome to Maker Faire Coney Island 2023, we’re looking forward to your arrival!
Here’s the transit, driving directions & parking information you’ve been looking for:
Our venues are located in the historic Coney Island amusement district, in-between the Rieglemann Boardwalk and Surf Avenue along the oceanfront.
Coney Island Amphitheater – Maker Tables, Public Workshops & Main stage floor
3052 West 21st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11224
Please note, the public entrance is inbetween 21st and 22nd street along the boardwalk, Makers Entrance is 22nd street, south of Surf Avenue as per map below.
Maimonides Park Stadium – Special Events, Sunday Only
1904 Surf Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11224
New York Aquarium Education Hall – Friday Only, Separate Registration Required – CTLE Credits given for courses
West 10th Street and the boardwalk, West of the Aquarium entrance. Available on gps as “New York Aquarium Education Hall”
Main address of Aquarium : 602 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224
Please use the Stillewell Avenue Train station via the D,F,N and Q lines. These lines connect the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan together and can be reached easily from all other train lines and busses.
Exit via front of the station, also called the Surf Avenue entrance. We will have a table near the Police station at that entrance to help you.
Turn right when exiting and walk down Surf Avenue to 22nd Street. Turn Left and walk towards the Amphitheater. It’s a two-city-block wide tent. And we’ll be at the end of 22nd st waiting for you.
- B36 to Surf Av/w 21st
- B64 to Mermaid Avenue and Stillwell Avenue
- B68 to Mermaid Avenue and Stillwell Avenue
- B74 to Mermaid Avenue/W 21st
- B82 to Mermaid Avenue/W 17th
- Express Bus from Manhattan: X28, X38 to Surf Avenue/W 21st
Set your GPS to: Coney Island Amphitheater 3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn, NY 11224
Either Belt Parkway or Ocean Parkway will get you to Coney Island without having to drive neighborhood streets. Get off the Belt Parkway at Cropsey Street and drive south to the boardwalk. Ocean Parkway turns into Surf Avenue, the main road paralleling the beach.
We have two large parking lots on site with more nearby and easy to find using a phone-assistant. Our two lots are outside the Maimonides Stadium on Surf Avenue and 20th Street, and the lot outside the Amphitheater on Surf Avenue in-between 21st and 22nd St. Price for parking is set at $27 dollars per day. Thanks to Fast Parking, we now have 900 spaces available, however were are now considered a “Special Event.” Please use Bus or Subway if at all possible.