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The Summer Arts Festival’s official site, The Turner Pavilion in Veterans Park, is located between Fountain Avenue and Plum Street, just north of downtown Springfield.

For those using GPS, the Summer Arts Festival address is:

Veterans Park Amphitheater
250 Cliff Park Road
Springfield, OH 45504


Directions from the SOUTH

  1. Take I-675 or I-75 To I-70 N.
  2. Take I-70 N to exit 54 to merge onto OH-72 N (S. Limestone St.) toward Springfield.
  3. Continue to follow OH-72 N (Limestone Street) to E. North Street.
  4. Turn left on East North St.
  5. Take the second right turn onto N. Fountain Ave, then continue:

To enter at Fountain Ave. Entrance

  • Turn left onto Cliff Park Road.

To enter at Plum Street Entrance

  • Continue N on Fountain Ave to W. McCreight Ave; turn left.
  • Follow W. McCreight to Plum St.; turn left.
  • Follow Plum St. to Cliff Park Road; entrance to Cliff Park Road is on the left

Directions from the EAST

  1. From I-70, take exit 62 to merge onto US-40 W. (E. National Road toward Springfield)
  2. Continue to follow US 40 W.
  3. Turn right onto N. Fountain Ave., then continue:

To enter at Fountain Ave. Entrance:

  • Turn left onto Cliff Park Road.

To enter at Plum Street Entrance:

  • Continue north on Fountain Avenue to W. McCreight Ave; turn left.
  • Follow W. McCreight to Plum St.; turn left.
  • Follow Plum St. to Cliff Park Road; entrance to Cliff Park Road is on the left

Directions from the NORTH

  1. Take route 68 S to OH- 41 exit toward Springfield/Troy.
  2. Turn left onto OH 41 S./  W. First St.
  3. Turn right onto St. Paris Rd.
  4. Continue east onto W. McCreight St.

To enter at Fountain Ave. Entrance

  • Continue east on W. McCreight to Fountain Ave., turn right onto Fountain.
  • At the traffic light at Cliff Park Road, turn right onto Cliff Park Rd.

To enter at Plum Street Entrance

  • Continue on W. McCreight to Plum St.
  • Turn right on Plum St.
  • Follow Plum St. to Cliff Park Road; entrance to Cliff Park Road is on the left.

Directions from the WEST

  1. From I-70 E, take exit 47 to merge onto OH-4 toward Enon/Springfield.
  2. Turn left onto N. Bechtle Ave.
  3. Turn right onto W. 1st St.
  4. Turn right onto St. Paris Rd.
  5. Continue onto W. McCreight Ave., then continue:

To enter at Fountain Ave. Entrance:

  • Continue east on W. McCreight to Fountain Ave., turn right onto Fountain.
  • At the traffic light at Cliff Park Road, turn right onto Cliff Park Rd.

To enter at Plum Street Entrance:

  • Turn right onto N. Plum St.
  • Follow Plum St. to Cliff Park Road; entrance to Cliff Park Road is on the left.

Parking

For patron safety, Cliff Park Road is closed to through-traffic from 6 PM through the close of each evening’s show (earlier on special event nights.)  For best access to parking, arriving early is recommended.

  • GENERAL Parking: General public parking is available, non-reserved, first-come, first-served basis, in the lighted Veterans Park lot west of the Grand Lawn and stage. Parking is also at the Springfield Museum of Art, the Kissell Center, Wittenberg University campus, and Covenant Presbyterian Church. Please respect posted “no-parking” signs where posted.
  • HANDICAPPED Parking: Limited parking for vehicles with handicapped tags is permitted east of the Grand Lawn along Cliff Park Road beyond the first barricade. Use Fountain Avenue entrance only.
  • GROUP TRANSPORT VEHICLE Parking: Limited parking for group transport vehicles is permitted west of the Grand Lawn along Cliff Park Road beyond the first barricade. Use Plum Street entrance only.
  • SENIOR (passenger vehicles) Parking: Limited parking for seniors in personal vehicles is permitted west of the Grand Lawn along Cliff Park Road beyond the first barricade. Use Plum Street entrance only.