Fire Arts Arena Directions

FREE shuttle service will be available from West Oakland BART to the Fire Arts Arena and back!

Youth will not be allowed on shuttles unless accompanied by an adult.

 

Bicycle parking will also be available. Bicyclists must provide their own lock.

 

Driving Directions to the NEW Fire Arts Arena:  2020 Engineer Road, Oakland, CA

From The Crucible 
(2.6 miles)  (Good directions for bicyclists)
– Head west on 7th St toward BART

– Turn right at Mandela Pkwy

– Turn left at West Grand Ave

– Turn right at Wake Ave. to enter the Fire Arts Arena
– Free parking on your left



From Contra Costa – Hwy 24 W
– Take Hwy 24 West towards Oakland

– Exit I-580 West
 (as if you are going to SF)
– Merge left onto I-80 West (again like you’re heading to SF) 

– Immediately begin merging to the right to the West Grand Ave/Maritime St exit

(NOTE: THIS IS LAST OAKLAND EXIT and you will go up and over the toll booths)
– Continue straight
 down a long exit ramp
– Turn left at Maritime St/Wake Ave (under freeway)
and into the Arena area
– Free parking on your left



From San Francisco 

– Continue on I-80 East
 over the Bay Bridge
– Slight right at CA-880 South (signs for San Jose/I-880/Alameda/OAK Airport)

– Take the Maritime St exit toward West Grand Ave 
(Oakland Army Base)
– Continue straight

– Turn left at Maritime St/Wake Ave (under freeway)

– Free parking on your left



From the Peninsula/US-101 N

– Take US-101 North

– Continue on I-80 East
 over Bay Bridge
– Slight right at CA-880 South (signs for San Jose/I-880/Alameda/OAK Airport)

– Take the Maritime St exit toward West Grand Ave
 (Oakland Army Base)
– Continue straight
 down long ramp
– Turn left at Maritime St/Wake Ave (under freeway) 
into Arena area
– Free parking on your left



From San Rafael/Richmond – I-580 E

– Take I-580 East
 through Berkeley (merges with I-80)
– Stay in middle lanes to Take the I-880 exit toward San Jose/Alameda/OAK Airport
– Take exit 44, West Grand Ave toward 7th St

– Turn right at West Grand Ave

– Turn right at Wake Ave 
into Arena area
– Free parking on your left



From South Bay – I-880 N

– Take I-880 North
 through Oakland
– Take the 7th St exit toward West Grand Ave
– Merge onto (unmarked) Frontage Rd (signs for West Grand Ave)

– Turn left at West Grand Ave
– Turn right at Wake Ave 
into Arena area
– Free parking on your left

Directions to Your Phone:
For directions from your location to us from your phone:
– Dial DIR-ECT-IONS (347-328-4667)
– Select “Event” from main menu
– Say “Fire Arts Festival”
– Say your starting point (it can be an address or an intersection)
– That’s it! Driving directions are instantly sent via text message to your cell phone

Parking:

We have limited parking available in two lots. One lot is FREE parking and located on your left as you turn onto Wake Avenue. The second lot is a Paid VIP parking for $10.00 further down on the right.

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