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XPoNential Music Festival 2012 - Info./Transportation

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Location

The festival is located at Wiggins Park in Camden, NJ, directly across the Delaware River from downtown Philadelphia, at the intersection of Mickle Blvd. & Riverside Drive. Wiggins Park is in between the Battleship New Jersey and the Adventure Aquarium along the Camden Waterfront. Please visit the Camden Waterfront website for more information.

Gates open at 5pm on Friday, July 20, and 11:30am on Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22!

By Train

PATCO High Speedline

RidePATCO.org, (856) 772-6900

Take the Speedline to the Broadway station/Walter Rand Transportation Center. Board New Jersey Transit's River LINE at the Rand Transportation Center and take it to the Aquarium station (Delaware Avenue at Federal Street). Walk down Riverside Drive past the Aquarium and to Wiggins Park.

New Jersey Transit River Line

1-800-626-RIDE

Take the River LINE to the Aquarium station (Delaware Avenue at Federal Street). Walk down Riverside Drive past the Aquarium and to Wiggins Park. Be sure to check out the River LINE schedule at New Jersey Tranist.

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By Bus

New Jersey Transit Bus Service

www.njtransit.com, 1-800-626-RIDE

Take the route 452, 453 or 457 bus to the Adventure Aquarium. Walk down Riverside Drive past the Aquarium and to Wiggins Park.

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By SEPTA

www.septa.org, 215-580-7800

By Subway

Via Market Frankford Elevated (The"El" or "Blue Line")
Take the El to the 8th & Market station. Follows sign to the PATCO High Speedline. Take the Speedline east into New Jersey to the Broadway station/Walter Rand Transportation Center. Board New Jersey Transit's River LINE at the Rand Transportation Center and take it to the Aquarium station (Delaware Avenue at Federal Street). Walk down Riverside Drive past the Aquarium and to Wiggins Park.

By Regional Rail

Take any regional rail to Market East station. Follow the signs to the PATCO High Speedline. Take the Speedline east into New Jersey to the Broadway station/Walter Rand Transportation Center. Board the River LINE at the Rand Transportation Center. Take the River LINE to the Aquarium station (Delaware Avenue at Federal Street). Walk down Riverside Drive past the Aquarium and to Wiggins Park.

By Bus to the Riverlink Ferry

Take the Route 17, 21 33, 42 or 48 bus to Penn's Landing. Take the Riverlink Ferry across the Delaware River to the Camden Waterfront. When you leave the ferry the festival entrance will be to your right.

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By AMTRAK

www.amtrak.com, 1-800-USA-RAIL

Take Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station. Take the SEPTA Market-Frankford Elevated (the "El" or "Blue Line" ) east to 8th & Market in Philadelphia. Follows sign to the PATCO High Speedline. Take the Speedline east into New Jersey to the Broadway station/Walter Rand Transportation Center. Board the River LINE at the Rand Transportation Center. Take the River LINE to the Aquarium station (Delaware Avenue at Federal Street). Walk down Riverside Drive past the Aquarium and to Wiggins Park.

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By Riverlink Ferry

www.riverlinkferry.org, (215) 925-LINK

The Riverlink Ferry terminal is located at Penn's Landing, outside the Independence Seaport Museum just past the Hyatt Regency Hotel. From Philadelphia, take the Riverlink Ferry across the Delaware River to the Camden Waterfront. When you leave the ferry the festival entrance will be to your right.

Please note: If the Ferry Link entrance at Chestnut St. is locked, please proceed one block south to the Walnut St. entrance.

Please visit the Riverlink Ferry website for schedule, pricing and parking info.

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By Car

From Philadelphia:

Follow signs for the Ben Franklin Bridge from I-95, I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) or I-676 (Vine Street Expressway). After exiting the bridge tolls in Camden, stay to the right and follow signs to I-676. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Delaware and Maryland:

Follow I-95 North across the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Follow the signs for I-295 North/New Jersey Turnpike/Delaware Memorial Bridge/NJ-NY. Take I-295 North to Route 42 North to I-676 North. Take Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Other Pennsylvania Locations:

Interstate 95: From Points South

Follow I-95 North towards Philadelphia then follow signs for I-676 East and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge/Camden. Take the Ben Franklin Bridge into New Jersey. After exiting the bridge tolls in Camden, stay to the right and follow signs to I-676 and take Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

Interstate 95: From points North

Follow I-95 South towards Philadelphia and use exit for Historic Area. (Second and Callowhill Streets); follow Callowhill Street to Sixth Street and from there follow signs for Ben Franklin Bridge/Camden. Take the Ben Franklin Bridge into New Jersey. After exiting the bridge tolls in Camden, stay to the right and follow signs to I-676 and take Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Harrisburg:

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike east to Exit 326 (Valley Forge). Follow signs for I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) towards Philadelphia. Follow I-76 to I-676 (Vine Expressway). Merge onto Vine St. Expressway/I-676 East/US-30 East via Exit 344 on the left toward Central Philadelphia. Take the exit toward I-676 East/US-30 East/Ben Franklin Bridge. Follow signs onto the Ben Franklin Bridge. Take the Ben Franklin Bridge into New Jersey. After exiting the bridge tolls in Camden, stay to the right and follow signs to I-676 and take Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From the Lehigh Valley:

Take the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike south until reaching the end of the Northeast Extension. Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike West to Exit 326 (Valley Forge). Follow signs for I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) towards Philadelphia. Follow I-76 to I-676 (Vine Expressway). Merge onto I-676 (Vine Street Expressway) via Exit 344 on the left towards Central Philadelphia. Take the exit toward I-676 East/US-30 East/Ben Franklin Bridge. Follow signs onto the Ben Franklin Bridge. Take the Ben Franklin Bridge into New Jersey. After exiting the bridge tolls in Camden, stay to the right and follow signs to I-676 and take Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From New Jersey:

From the New Jersey Turnpike:

Take Exit 4 of the New Jersey Turnpike and exit onto Route 73 North. Drive 1/2 mile to Route 295 South exit. Take Route 295 South. Take Exit 26 for Camden/Philadelphia/I-676. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Interstate 295 South
(Trenton-Bellmawr Section of the Roadway):

Take Route 295 South to Exit 26 for Camden/Philadelphia/I-676. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Interstate 295 North
(Delaware-Bellmawr Section of the Roadway):

Take I-295 North and follow the signs for Local I-76. Merge onto Local I-76 and follow signs for I-76/I-676/Route 130. I-76 turns into I-676. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Interstate 676:

Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From the Atlantic City Expressway:

Follow Route 42 North to I-76 Local West to I-676 North. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From the Garden State Parkway:

Take the Garden State Parkway to the Atlantic City Expressway. Follow Route 42 North to I-76 Local West to I-676 North. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Central Jersey:

Take Interstate I-95 West and then go south on the New Jersey Turnpike. Take Exit 4 of the NJ Turnpike and exit onto Route 73 North. Drive 1/2 mile to Route 295 South Exit. Take Route 295 South. Take Exit 26 for Camden/Philadelphia/I-676. Take I-76 Local West to I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From North Jersey:

Take the New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 4. Take Exit 4 of the NJ Turnpike and exit onto Route 73 North. Drive 1/2 mile to Route 295 South exit. Take Route 295 South. Take Exit 26 for Camden/Philadelphia/I-676. Take I-76 Local West to I-676. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

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Parking

Parking is available at daily rates set by the lot operators. Since there are concerts at the Susquehanna Bank Center, please make plans to arrive early on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to ensure parking if you plan to drive to the Festival.

The Festival gates open at 5pm on Friday, and 11:30am on Saturday and Sunday.

 

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By Bike

Help the earth stay green. Save your green by biking to the festival.

Bike racks are available outside the festival, to provide a safe place for cyclists to store their equipment. While the Walt Whitman Bridge does not offer a bike path, you can use the North Walkway on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.

The PATCO line, RiverLink Ferry, NJ Transit River Line, and Septa may allow cyclists to bring their bikes on board. If you choose to take Septa, keep a few things in mind and verify SEPTA regulations, please. Cyclists under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Bikes must remain on the rack outside the bus and are only permitted during off-peak hours. Groups of cyclists traveling on the Regional Rail must notify rail transportation at least 5 days in advance.

Before you head out, be sure to check out the complete guidelines:

Ben Franklin Bridge Walkway Information

Biking in NJ, Trains, etc.
PATCO
The RiverLink Ferry
NJ Transit River Line
SEPTA

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