Directions

DIRECTIONS TO WINGATE FIELD AND THE MLK JR. CONCERT SERIES

Entrances to the field are located on Brooklyn Avenue (Rutland Road and Winthrop Street).

By Car:

From Manhattan:

Take Manhattan bridge to Flatbush Avenue. Drive straight on Flatbush Avenue, approx. 3 miles, until you reach Rutland Road. At Rutland Road take a left. Continue straight on Rutland Road until you reach Brooklyn Avenue. The park and field are on your right.

From Long Island and South Brooklyn:

Take Belt Parkway to Exit 11N. Flatbush Avenue North. Take Flatbush Avenue approx. 5 miles to Rutland Road. At Rutland Road take a right. Continue straight on Rutland Road until you reach Brooklyn Avenue. The park and field are on your right.

Parking:

Privately operated lot available at Kings County Hospital on Winthrop Street between Albany and Brooklyn Avenues.

By Mass Transit:

Subway:

Take the number “2” or “5” trains to Winthrop Street. “5” runs rush hour only. Walk 2 blocks east.

By Bus:

B12 on Clarkson Avenue to New York Avenue. Walk north.

B44 on Nostrand Avenue and New York Avenues to Winthrop Street. Walk east.


DIRECTIONS TO THE FORD AMPITHEATER AT CONEY ISLAND BOARDWALK

Public Transportation

Subway

  1. Take the Q, N, D or F train to Stillwell Avenue/Coney Island
  2. Walk down Stillwell Avenue towards the beach and boardwalk
  3. Once on the boardwalk turn right and walk along the boardwalk to the Amphitheater
  4. The amphitheater is one block past the historic parachute jump

Bus

  • 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

Driving

  1. Take the Belt Parkway to exit 6 toward Cropsey Avenue/Coney Island
  2. Merge onto Shore Parkway and continue straight
  3. Use the right lane to turn slightly left onto Bay 52nd Street
  4. Use right two lanes to turn right onto Cropsey Avenue
  5. Head south on Cropsey Avenue and continue onto West 17th Street
  6. Use the right two lanes to turn right onto Surf Avenue
  7. At the third cross street, turn left onto West 21st Street

Parking

Metered parking is available along most streets. There are also paid parking lots on West 17th Street at MCU Park and West 12th Street between Mermaid and Surf Avenues, West 15th Street between the Boardwalk and Surf Avenue and on Neptune Avenue between West 12th Street and Stillwell Avenue.