Direction & Parking
(Please note: Dogs and other pets will not be permitted within the STEM Festival area at Brittlebank Park on the day of the Festival)
From I-26: Take 1-26 East and continue until it turns into the Septima Clark Parkway and then Spring Street. Turn right onto Lockwood Drive. The Festival will be on the left at Brittlebank Park.
From Hwy 17: follow US 17-N. take the Lockwood Drive Exit. Turn left onto Lockwood Drive. The Festival will be on the left at Brittlebank Park.
There are several parking options this year. The Veterans (VA) Lot, located on Folly Road, and the MUSC Harborview Tower garage, located on Hagood, are available and free. The Hagood lot, College of Charleston, and Aquarium garages are $5. The CofC and Aquarium garages require a pass, which can be picked up at the STEM Festival Information Booth.The STEM Festival will be providing bus service from all of those lots to the Festival. The buses are Berkeley County School District buses and will be labeled with the festival. Pick up drop off points will also be Indicated with signage. See the map below for parking options.
The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) has a FREE trolley that picks up throughout the downtown area. RT 213 stops at the Lockwood Marriott as well as near the City Police Building. For more information, check out the CARTA Map.
Parking and Bus Stop Map