Getting to the Festival

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Arrive by GoCary

 GoCary GoTriangle

GoCary, Cary's public transit service, offers inexpensive and reliable transportation around Cary throughout the year. For Lazy Daze, you can ride ALL fixed routes for FREE to and from the festival on Saturday ONLY (fixed route service does not operate on Sundays). Connect with Routes 1 & 2 to Routes 3-6, which serve downtown Cary, directly for the festival.

Arrive By Festival Shuttle


The most convenient way to get to Lazy Daze is to take a free shuttle bus from Cary Towne Center or Green Hope High School. Buses depart starting at 8:30 a.m on Saturday, August 26 and 12 p.m. on Sunday, August 27. The last buses leave the festival at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 26 and 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 27.

Cary Towne Center Mall is located in east Cary at 1105 Walnut St. and can be reached via Interstate 40 exit 291. Follow signs to the Lazy Daze shuttle. Use this shuttle if you live in east Cary, Raleigh or east of Raleigh.

Cary Towne Center

Green Hope High School is located in west Cary at 2500 Carpenter Upchurch Rd. and can be reached via Hwy 55. Follow signs to the Lazy Daze shuttle. Use this shuttle if you live in west Cary, Chapel Hill or Durham.

Arrive By Car -- Parking Is Limited

Parking availability downtown will be limited, so we encourage you to take advantage of the free festival shuttles. If you drive to the festival, limited parking is available at these locations:

  • In the church parking lot at the corner of Waldo St. and Walker St. in downtown Cary. This lot is located across the street from the First United Methodist Church of Cary.
  • In the church parking lot of First Baptist Church. This lot is accessible from S. Academy St. or S. Harrison Ave.
  • In the parking lot behind the Cary Arts Center. This lot is accessible by Faculty St. 

Accessible Parking

Accessible Parking

Limited accessible parking will be available in the Fire Department Administration Parking Lot. Because this parking lot is behind festival barricades, to access this lot approach the festival from the south via S. Academy St. or east/west via Chatham St. and indicate you would like to access this lot. Availability if first come, first serve. Call (919) 319-4560 for more information.