Just type “NYC Winter Lantern Festival” into Google Maps and it will show you the way. Or, you can enter our address manually:

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden.
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301

How to Get There


By Car

We have two parking options:

1. Snug Harbor Cultural Center Parking: on site, there is limited VIP parking to accommodate approximately 50 passenger vehicles. If you need to park onsite, please purchase parking tickets when purchasing your event tickets. The number of on-site parking tickets is limited, make sure you buy your tickets ASAP.

2. Empire Outlets Parking Garage: Once on-site tickets are sold out, we highly suggest you park your car at our subsidiary parking lot, 155 Richmond Terrace―Empire Outlets parking garage. Enter at Wall Street and Richmond Terrace. (Open your mapping app and search "A Lot"). From there you can take our free shuttle bus.

Both parking ticket options are purchased on Showclix.
To purchase your parking tickets, please purchase your event tickets first and then choose which parking option you’d like.

For those of you who have already purchased the event tickets, you can directly purchase your parking passes here.

By Public transportation

Take the subway to lower Manhattan, via these options:
  • 1 train to South Ferry

  • 4 or 5 train to Bowling Green

  • R train to Whitehall

  • Exit and walk south to blue neon Staten Island terminal to take the FREE ferry. After landing in Staten Island take the S40 bus at Gate D to travel along Richmond Terrace, less than a 10-minute ride. Let the bus driver know that you want to get off at Snug Harbor.

By Uber & Lyft

Enter “NYC Winter Lantern Festival” into Uber or Lyft and it will take you directly to the pick-up & drop-off location.

By Free Shuttle Bus

The free shuttle will stop at St. George Ferry Station (Gate E, by Nike Factory Store), and Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden pick up & drop off location.