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Directions to the Riverfest

Directions to Downtown Yonkers

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Driving Directions:

The Yonkers Riverfest is located throughout the Downtown Yonkers Waterfront.  The best address would be 1 Larkin Plaza.

From Manhattan:
Take the Henry Hudson Parkway North. Follow the exit for Riverdale Ave. Exit 22. When you exit, travel north on Riverdale Ave about 2 ½ miles. Make a left onto Main St.

From New Jersey & Rockland:
Take the New York State Thruway over the Tappan-Zee Bridge. Continue until exit 7A (Saw Mill Parkway South). Take the Saw Mill south to exit 5 (Yonkers Ave.). Follow Yonkers Ave. as it turns into Nepperhan Ave., and make a right onto Riverdale Ave. Travel 2 blocks and turn left onto Main St.

From Northern Westchester:
Take Route 684 South until it becomes the Hutchinson River Parkway. Continue South to the Cross County Parkway West. Exit at exit 2(Albany), onto the Saw Mill Parkway North. Take exit 5 (Yonkers Ave.); follow Yonkers Ave. as it turns into Nepperhan Ave., and make a right onto Riverdale Ave. Travel 2 blocks and turn left onto Main St.

From Connecticut:
Take I-95 South to exit 21 (White Plains/Tappan Zee Bridge), and merge onto I-287 West. Take exit 9N-S and follow signs for the Hutchinson River Parkway South. Follow signs for the Cross County Parkway West toward the George Washington Bridge. Take exit 2 off the Cross County Parkway, which puts you on the Saw Mill Parkway North. Exit at Yonkers Avenue (exit 5). Follow Yonkers Ave. as it turns into Nepperhan Ave., and make a right onto Riverdale Ave. After 2 blocks turn left onto Main St.

From Long Island:
Take the Cross Island Parkway North to the Throgs Neck Bridge. Once over the bridge take exit 10 (I-695N/I-95N) towards New Haven. Follow I-95 to exit 9, the Hutchinson River Parkway North. Take exit 13 (Saw Mill Parkway/Yonkers), which is the Cross County Parkway West. At exit 2, get on the Saw Mill Parkway North. Take exit 5 (Yonkers Ave.) and turn right on Yonkers Ave. Follow Yonkers Ave. as it turns into Nepperhan Ave., and make a right onto Riverdale Ave. Travel 2 blocks and turn left onto Main St.

Train:

Take Metro North (Hudson Division) / Amtrak to Yonkers Station. The Yonkers Riverfront Library is directly across the street SE from the station.

For the Yonkers Recreation Pier:

When you exit the station, make a right and make another right (going under the train tracks). Pier will be directly in front of you.

Wayfarer Signage:

There are prominent wayfarer signs throughout the downtown waterfront area to help guide you to prominent landmarks like the Library and Philipse Manor Hall.