Getting to Pride
Discover the best way for you to get to Ferndale Pride.


Convenient parking in and around downtown Ferndale.

Parking Lots

$1.25 per hour from 11:00am-12:00am
Get a full list of all parking locations visit ParkFerndale's interactive parking map.

The DOT Parking Structure

Located at the southeast corner of W. Troy and Allen Streets, just a short block south of downtown Ferndale. $1.15 per hour from 11:00am - 12:00am. There are only 377 parking spaces in the DOT so please consider offsite parking!

If you are riding your bike there are bike racks available on the first floor and in the pedestrian alley between the DOT and W. 9 mile. Also check out our bike parking information below

Shuttle Service

Park for Free and hop aboard the Free SMART shuttles!
Park at the following locations

East Side Parking

Incubizo parking lot
531 Vester
Ferndale, MI 48220
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West Side Parking

Ferndale High School
881 Pinecrest Dr., Ferndale, MI 48220
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Gerry Kulick Community Center
1201 Livernois Street, Ferndale, MI 48220
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During Ferndale Pride SMART shuttles run from 12:00 PM-10:45 PM

Parking is free at these locations, so make the SMART choice! This service is open to ALL drivers, riders, cyclists, wheelchair users and walkers. Shuttles buses equipped with wheelchair ramps.

Ride Share

Drop off and Pick Up Locations

  • W. Troy Street – behind Candlewick Shoppe
  • Alley between Withington Lot and W. Nine Mile behind Pop’s for Italian
  • Withington Street – just north of Inyo Restaurant & Lounge.

SMART Fast Bus

Keep your Pride celebrations SMART and simple. SMART FAST is an easy and affordable solution. Stopping at Woodward and 9 Mile, the SMART FAST bus takes you right to Ferndale Pride.

SMART also offers a Nine Mile Crosstown route that stops in downtown Ferndale. This route travels East and West along 9 Mile. The 9 Mile route is detoured during the festival, check the SMART website for detailed detour information.

Bike to Pride

Bike Parking
Park your bike in the new bike lot located just past the rock wall at the Southeast most point of Ferndale Pride.
Metropolis Cycles will park and watch your bike for free!

To get closest to the event, you'll want to dock your bike at...
- 9 Mile and Woodward
- 9 Mile and City Hall, 300 E. Nine Mile, Ferndale MI 48220
Bike docking also available at:
- Livernois and Ferndale Project (Ferndale Project) Shuttles - Directions
- Woodward Heights and Wolcott (Urbanrest) - Directions
- Earle and Pinecrest (Geary Park) - Directions