FRESNO, California - The city of Fresno is providing support to concert promoters of Grizzly's Fest which is May 18 and 19 at Woodward Park.
They will provide resources to help mitigate traffic and parking issues related to the influx of festival-goers, the city said.
The Fresno PARCS department will utilize spaces to create an estimated 1,900 parking spaces inside the park.
FAX has set up “FAX to the FEST” service on Route 1 / BRT between Kings Canyon Road and Clovis Avenue, and Friant Road and Audubon Drive with buses running every 15 minutes between 2 p.m. and 12:45 a.m. both Friday and Saturday.
Parking at Manchester Center is free, and the bus fare is $1.25 each way.
Grizzly Fest is offering FestDrive for this year’s event. A pre-paid shuttle service from Fresno State (Lot P-20 near Cedar and Barstow avenues) and Tioga-Sequoia Beer Garden in downtown Fresno to the south entrance of Grizzly Fest.
The shuttles will begin running each day at 1:30 p.m. and run continuously all day with limited coverage from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The last shuttle leaves at 1 a.m. The cost of the two-day shuttle pass is $20 or $12 each day.
Uber and Lyft will have designated pickup and drop-off points for those who chose to use ride-share. The city will also have the ability to open up overflow parking areas if parking inside Woodward Park is not enough, the city said.