Visitor Information

Visiting the Beantown Jazz Festival; photo by Sean Hafferty

The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. We invite you to explore the information below to plan your visit to this year’s festival, and we look forward to seeing you there.

Directions

The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival is located on Columbus Avenue in Boston.

Public Transportation

The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival is easily reached by public transportation.

Via Subway (“the T”): Orange Line
Take the train to the Massachusetts Avenue stop.
Turn south onto Massachusetts Avenue and walk to Columbus Avenue.

Via Subway (“the T”): Green Line
Take the train to the Symphony stop.
Turn south onto Massachusetts Avenue and walk to Columbus Avenue.

Via #1 Bus
Take the bus to the stop at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Columbus Avenue.

Via #43 Bus
Take the bus to the stop at the intersection of Tremont Street and Lennox Street.
Turn left onto Douglas Park and walk to Columbus Avenue.

Parking

*Rates subject to change.

Gainsborough Garage

10 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA 02115
Rates:
Event parking (up to eight hours): $22
Directions from the garage:
Turn left onto Gainsborough Street.
Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue and walk to Columbus Avenue.

Westland Avenue Parking Garage

35 Westland Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Rate:
1.5 hours to 10 hours: $25
Directions from the garage:
Turn left onto Westland Avenue.
Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue and walk to Columbus Avenue.

Renaissance Garage

835 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02120
Rate:
Eight hours: $26
Directions from the garage:
The garage is located directly next to the festival.

Accommodations

We have contracted rates at four hotels that are very close to Berklee and to the outdoor festival. Rates are based upon availability. Please note that the key to getting these rates is to mention Berklee on the phone or use the specified online corporate account number.

Sheraton Boston Hotel

39 Dalton Street
Reservations:
Call 888-627-7054 and ask for the Berklee rate.
Book online at sheratonbostonhotel.com/berklee.

Hilton Boston Back Bay

40 Dalton Street
Reservations:
Call 800-874-0663 and ask for the Berklee rate (Corporate Account #4143159).
Book online here.

Eliot Hotel

370 Commonwealth Avenue
Reservations:
Call 617-267-1607 and ask for the Berklee rate.

Lenox Back Bay Boston

61 Exeter Street
Reservations:
Make reservations online here.
Or, call 800-899-0564 and mention the Berklee rate.

Helpful Links

Watch Lalah Hathaway perform at the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival:

Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival 2016 Sponsors