Directions

 

Address:

Belmont Park Racetrack, 2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003

Getting to the Festival:

By Car

From Manhattan: Queens Midtown Tunnel to Long Island Expressway, East to Cross Island Parkway,
South to Exit 26-B Hempstead Turnpike. Enter through Gate 5.

From Brooklyn: Belt Parkway, East to Cross Island Parkway, North to Exit 26-B Hempstead Turnpike. Enter through Gate 5, or Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to Long Island Expressway, East to Cross Island Parkway, South to Exit 26-B Hempstead Turnpike. Enter through Gate 5.

From Queens: Grand Central Parkway, East to Cross Island Parkway, South to Exit 26-B Hempstead Turnpike. Enter through Gate 5, or Belt Parkway, East to Cross Island Parkway, North to Exit 26-B Hempstead Turnpike. Enter through Gate 5.

From Staten Island: Verrazano Bridge to Belt Parkway, East to Cross Island Parkway, North to Exit 26-B Hempstead Turnpike. Enter through Gate 5.

From Long Island: Northern State Parkway or Long Island Expressway, West to Cross Island Parkway, South to exit 26-B Hempstead Turnpike. Enter through Gate 5, or Southern State Parkway, West to Cross Island Parkway, North to Exit 26-B Hempstead Turnpike. Enter through Gate 5.

From New Jersey: (North): George Washington Bridge to Cross Bronx Expressway, to Throgs Neck
Bridge to Cross Island Parkway, South to Exit 26-B Hempstead Turnpike. Enter through Gate 5. (South): Any Interstate bridge to Staten Island Expressway to Verrazano Bridge to Belt Parkway, East to Cross Island Parkway, North to Exit 26-B Hempstead Turnpike. Enter through Gate 5.

From Connecticut and Westchester: Any route to Throgs Neck Bridge to Cross Island Parkway, South to Exit 26-B Hempstead Turnpike. Enter through Gate 5.

Local Bus Service

N6 (NICE Bus Line): Operates along Hempstead Turnpike, West Hempstead, Franklin Square, Elmont,
Hollis and Jamaica. From Jamaica, the bus starts at Jamaica Bus Terminal (165th Street & 89th Avenue)
and runs along Hillside Avenue to Francis Lewis Blvd. to Hempstead Ave. Stops in front of Belmont
Park. Connections: Transfer from the F Train at either 169th Street or 179th Street stations.

Q110 (MTA Bus): Service provided every 20 minutes to and from Belmont during racing days. Buses
are available at Parsons Blvd. and Hillside Avenue and from Parsons Blvd. & Archer Ave., and various
locations eastbound on Jamaica Avenue and Hempstead Avenue in Queens. Connections: Transfer from
F Train at Parsons & Hillside; Transfer from E Train at Parsons & Archer.

Q2 (MTA Bus): Originates at the Jamaica Bus Terminal (165th Street & 89th Ave.) and runs along
Hillside Ave. to 187th Place to Hollis Ave. and ends at Hempstead Ave. and 225th Street adjacent to
Belmont Park. Connections: Transfer from F Train at 169th Street or 179th Street stations.

By Train

Note: LIRR does NOT stop at Belmont Park Racetrack for this event, this special LIRR stop is active during horseracing season only.  LIRR DOES make scheduled stops at Queens Village, Bellerose and Floral Park which are close to the racetrack.  Click here for LIRR schedule.  Call All Island Taxi to make arrangements for transport from LIRR station to Belmont Park Racetrack.  For Floral Park Station (516-352-6666) for Queens Village and Bellerose (718-229-5454).  

By Subway

Take the F train to 169th street or 179th street then take the N6 or the Q2 bus to Belmont or take the E train to Jamaica Center (Parsons Blvd.) and then take the Q110 bus to Belmont.