Naperville Ribfest Parking, Map, And Shuttle Service Guide 2013

ribfest parking logoNaperville Ribfest parking can be a nightmare around the park itself.  There’s just not that many spaces to accommodate the tens of thousands of people that come out for this huge event.

Luckly, Ribfest organizers have done a great job to provide parking alternatives at various locations around Naperville.  If you need it, here’s the Naperville Ribfest 2013 Parking And Shuttle Map for the locations listed below. 

Shuttle Service Parking Locations

Take a free shuttle bus from any of the following locations.  This is a great way to park at a remote lot around the city and get free round-trip transportation to Knoch Park.

Naperville North High School

  • July 3 – 3:30 to 8:30pm
  • July 4 – 11:30am to 7:45pm
  • July 5 through July 7 – 11:30am to 8:30pm

Burlington Train Lot

  • July 3 and July 5 – 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • July 4 – 11:30am to 7:45pm
  • July 6 and  July 7 – 11:30am to 8:30pm

North Central College

  • July 3 – 3:30 to 8:30pm
  • July 4 – 11:30am to 7:45pm
  • July 5 through July 7 – 11:30am to 8:30pm

Cowlishaw Elementary School

  • July 3 – 3:30 to 8:30pm
  • July 4 – 11:30am to 7:45pm
  • July 5 through July 7 – 11:30am to 8:30pm

Neuqua Valley High School

  • July 3 – 3:30 to 8:30pm
  • July 4 – 11:30am to 7:45pm
  • July 5 through July 7 – 11:30am to 8:30pm

Accessible Parking

All-Saints Academy Shuttle Bus (Accessible and Volunteer parking only)

  • July 3 – 3:30 to 8:30pm
  • July 4 – 11:30am to 7:45pm
  • July 5 through July 7 – 11:30am to 8:30pm

Additional accessible parking (with NO shuttle service):

  • Naperville Central High School parking lot A
  • Downtown Naperville parking lots and parking decks

Additional Parking for July 4 Only

Shuttles run from 4pm to 7:45pm at these additional locations on July 4.

  • Rt. 59 Train Station
  • Thayer J. Hill Jr. High
  • Jefferson Jr. High
  • Kroehler Parking Lot
  • Prairie Elementary School
  • Naperville Plaza
  • Lincoln Jr. High
  • Fox Run Square Plaza
  • Maplebrook Elementary School
  • Scott Elementary School
  • Madison Jr. High
  • 95th St. Park and Ride

Motorcycle Parking

Want to avoid the parking drama and get a front-row seat?  Ride your motorcycle and park at Naperville Central High School parking lot A for just $10.

Last shuttle on all days leaves the park at 10:30pm.  You should plan to leave the park on an earlier shuttle so that you and 9,867 other people don’t try to all fit on the last bus that only has a 65 max cap.

Now that you’ve got your Naperville Ribfest parking plans in place, go get your Ribfest tickets.

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