Location & Directions
Maps to Symphony Woods
Hey, we all get lost. Unfortunately now you don’t have an excuse. Just to make sure, we’re providing access to both Google Maps, and MapQuest. Just don’t forget the directions when you leave the house!
Symphony Woods (by Merriweather Post Pavilion)
5950 Symphony Woods Road
Columbia, MD 21044
695 to Rt. 70 west to Rt 29 South, to Exit 18 (Brokenland Pkwy.). Make a left at the first light; follow signs to festival parking.
495 to 95 North. Exit at Rt. 32 West (Columbia) to Brokenland Pkwy. Take the right-hand exit onto Brokenland Pkwy North. Remain on Brokenland Pkwy(pass Rt. 29) and follow signs to festival parking.
From Points East:
Rt. 100 West to Rt. 29 south to Exit 18 (Brokenland Pkwy) Make a left at the first light onto Brokenland Pkwy – get in your right hand lane and follow the signs to festival parking.
From Points West:
Rt. 70 to Rt. 40 to Rt. 29 South to Exit 18 (Brokenland Pkwy) Make a left at the first light onto Brokenland Pkwy – get in your right hand lane and follow the signs to festival parking.
Where Can I Park?
The accessible parking entrance with accessible shuttle carts, only from this lot, is at Entrance two, by the West Box Office at Merriweather. Please take Broken Land Parkway to Hickory Ridge Road and you will be directed to the Handicapped Parking Lot, which is located to the south of the Med Star Building Garage. Personal mobility devices used by individuals with disabilities are welcome at our event. Maximum speed of 3 MPH is requested.
PLEASE NOTE: There is no entry to the event or parking lots from South Entrance Rd/Symphony Woods. Please follow signage on Broken Land Parkway and Little Patuxent Parkway to navigate to event parking lots.
Be alert to new additional parking areas including satellite parking lots and garages off of Little Patuxent Parkway. Signs will direct you to these lots. Free parking for the festival is available in the Merriweather Post Pavilion parking lots, and the following auxiliary lots:
1. Columbia Corporate Center Garages (between The Mall & Symphony Woods)
2. Century Plaza (Little Patuxent Parkway & Banneker Dr/Governor Warfield Drive)
3. Sterrett Place North & South Lots
4. Parking Lot 3 is not available on Sunday. Follow signage to lots 2 and 5
As a courtesy to The Mall in Columbia merchants & customers, please park at The Mall ONLY IF you will be patronizing their stores or restaurants that day. Some walking to arrive at the event may be required as with MPP concerts.