XPoNential Music Festival 2013 - Getting There

WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

World Cafe Archives

Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

Folk Radio

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.
Listen Live

XPoNential Music Festival 2013 - Getting There

Location

The festival is located at Wiggins Park on the Waterfront 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 Wiggins Park on the Waterfront website for more information, a map and directions.

We Strongly Recommend you take Public Transportation to the Festival.
There’s a sold out concert at the Susquehanna Bank Center on Friday night AND River Sharks baseball games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday so there will be a LOT of traffic in the Camden Waterfront area and traffic and parking is going to be a challenge! PLEASE TAKE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION WHENEVER POSSIBLE. If you must drive to the Festival we suggest you leave plenty of time to get there, and to find parking, so as not to miss any of the music!

By Train

PATCO High Speedline

RidePATCO.org, (856) 772-6900

Take the Patco 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

973-275-5555

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.

Back to Top

By Bus

New Jersey Transit Bus Service

www.njtransit.com, 973-275-5555

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

Back to Top

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.

Back to Top

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.

Back to Top

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. Riverlink Ferry Schedule (check their website schedule for ongoing updates)

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.

Back to Top

By Car

If you must drive to the Festival we suggest you leave plenty of time to get there, and to find parking, so as not to miss any of the music! We Strongly Recommend you take Public Transportation to the Festival, as there is a sold out concert at the Susquehanna Bank Center on Friday night AND River Sharks baseball games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday so there will be a LOT of traffic in the Camden Waterfront area and traffic and parking is going to be a challenge! PLEASE TAKE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION WHENEVER POSSIBLE. PDF file of City Parking Lot Map.

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.

Back to Top

Parking

Parking may be available at daily rates set by the lot operators. If you must drive to the Festival we suggest you leave plenty of time to get there, and to find parking, so as not to miss any of the music! We Strongly Recommend you take Public Transportation to the Festival, as there is a sold out concert at the Susquehanna Bank Center on Friday night AND River Sharks baseball games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday so there will be a LOT of traffic in the Camden Waterfront area and traffic and parking is going to be a challenge! PLEASE TAKE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION WHENEVER POSSIBLE.

Here's a link to the Camden Waterfront Parking Map. Click for PDF file of City Parking Map.

 

Back to Top

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, check out the complete guidelines:

Ben Franklin Bridge Walkway Information
Biking in NJ, Trains, etc.
PATCO
The RiverLink Ferry
NJ Transit River Line
SEPTA Bike & Ride
PDF file of City Parking Map.

Back to Top

2014 XPoNential Music Festival Sponsors

XPoNential Music Festival Sponsors

Levitra Canada PrescriptionCialis From CanadaCheap Generic Viagra