Directions

Warwick is in Orange County, NY, about 55 miles northwest of Manhattan in the picturesque lower Hudson Valley.  The Festival will be held at Albert Wisner Public Library: 1 McFarland Drive, Warwick, NY. Overflow parking is available at the Park Avenue School parking lot off Forester Avenue, opposite the entrance to McFarland Drive. A map will be posted closer to the event date.

By bus from Port Authority:  consult New Jersey Transit bus schedules. The bus driver can let you off at the intersection of Park Avenue and Galloway Road. Upon boarding, ask the bus driver to stop there. The Library is a short walk from there; a map will be posted closer to the event date.

Driving from Manhattan, Brooklyn or Long Island:

  • George Washington Bridge (I-95 South) to Palisades Interstate Parkway (PIP) North.  Take the upper level of the bridge and stay in the far right-hand lane for easy access to the PIP.  The entrance ramp is on the far right exiting the bridge.
  • Exit 18 off PIP onto Long Mountain Parkway / Route 6.  This is a left exit.
  • Follow signs for Route 17 West and proceed on 17W for almost 10 miles.
  • Exit 126 (Chester) off 17W.  Take a left at end of exit ramp onto Route 94 West.
  • Continue on 94W 4 miles toward the village of Florida, taking a left at the 4-way intersection in Florida (landmark:  Dunkin Donuts) and proceeding on 94W into Warwick, another 7 miles.
  • About 1/10 mile after first set of traffic lights in Warwick (by Key Bank) take a slight (diagonal) left onto South Street (landmark:  Queen Village Cleaners).  Proceed down South St. to Third Street.
  • At Third Street, take a left, and very shortly thereafter, a left onto Park Avenue.
  • Proceed to the stop sign at the end of Park Avenue, and take a right.
  • Proceed to the stop sign. Continue straight about ½ block and turn left onto McFarland Drive.

Driving from Passaic County, NJ:

  • Take Route 94 to its intersection with 17A.
  • Take a right onto 17A and proceed ¾ mile to Forester Avenue.
  • Take a left onto Forester Avenue and proceed to the stop sign.
  • At the stop sign, take a right onto McFarland Drive.

Driving from Bergen County, NJ:  2 options:

  • Either take Route 17 North -> NYS Thruway (87 North) to exit 16 (Harriman tolls/17 West) and follow instructions from Manhattan (above), OR:
  • Route 17 North -> NY 87 North to exit 15A. Take a left off the exit ramp and follow Route 17 North through Sloatsburg and Tuxedo.  About 1.5 miles past the Tuxedo train station, bear left onto 17A, proceeding through Sterling Forest and Greenwood Lake and following signs into Warwick.
  • Take a right onto Forester Avenue and proceed to the stop sign.
  • Turn right at the stop sign onto McFarland Drive.

Driving from Westchester County, NY:  2 options:

  • Either take Tappan Zee Bridge/NYS Thruway (87 North) to exit 16 (Harriman tolls/17 West) and follow instructions from Manhattan (above), OR:
  • Take Tappan Zee Bridge/NYS Thruway (87 North) to exit 13 (Palisades Interstate Parkway North).  Follow PIP to exit 18, a left exit, onto Route 6 / Long Mountain Parkway.  Proceed over the mountain and onto 17 West, then follow instructions from Manhattan (above).

Driving from Ulster County, NY;  Albany, NY area:

  • Take I-87 South to exit 16 – Harriman tolls.
  • Follow signs for Route 17 West and proceed on 17W for almost 10 miles.
  • Exit 126 (Chester) off 17W.  Take a left at end of exit ramp onto Route 94 West.
    Continue on 94W 4 miles toward the village of Florida, taking a left at the 4-way intersection in Florida (landmark:  Dunkin Donuts) and proceeding on 94W into Warwick, another 7 miles.
  • About 1/10 mile after first set of traffic lights in Warwick (by Key Bank) take a slight (diagonal) left onto South Street (landmark:  Queen Village Cleaners).  Proceed down South St. about to Third Street.
  • At Third Street, take a left, and very shortly thereafter, a left onto Park Avenue.
  • Proceed to the stop sign at the end of Park Avenue, and take a right.
  • Proceed to the stop sign. Continue straight about ½ block and turn left onto McFarland Drive.

Driving from Connecticut/Massachusetts:

  • From Massachusetts, depending on your point of origin, take either 90 West or 91 South to its intersection with I-84.
  • Take 84 West to exit 4E (Middletown) onto Route 17E toward NYC.
  • Take exit 124 off 17E and at the end of the exit ramp, a left onto 17A / 94W.  Proceed about 12 miles, through the village of Florida and into the village of Warwick.
  • At Third Street, take a left, and very shortly thereafter, a left onto Park Avenue.
  • Proceed to the stop sign at the end of Park Avenue, and take a right.
  • Proceed to the stop sign. Continue straight about ½ block and turn left onto McFarland Drive.

Warwick Bed & Breakfast Inns:  check website or call to inquire about availability.