Directions and Parking

The Park Performing Arts Center is located at 560 32nd Street (on the corner of 32nd St and Central Ave) in Union City, New Jersey. PPAC is just outside the Lincoln Tunnel from New York City.

By Car              By Mass Transit             Local Map

 

BY CAR
From Points South: NJ Turnpike (Exit 16E-Lincoln Tunnel): Follow signs to Lincoln Tunnel (495), exit at Kennedy Boulevard. At light make left onto Kennedy Boulevard. At second traffic light (pas the IHOP - McDonalds on left) make a right onto 32nd Street. Park Performing Center is 300 yards on the left (32nd Street and Central Avenue).

From Points North: From George Washington Bridge to NJ Turnpike South (Exit 17-Lincoln Tunnel); Follow directions above.

From Garden State Parkway: Routes 46 to Route 3 East; follow directions above.

From New York City Lincoln Tunnel follow signs to 495 and Turnpike, exit at Kennedy Boulevard. At traffic light (McDonalds on left) make a right onto 32nd Street. Park Performing Arts Center is 300 yards on the left (32nd Street and Central Avenue).

PARKING

There is a small lot in front of the theater for the use of Artists and Staff only. 
There is metered parking in front of PPAC and Municipal Parking lots one block away between Kennedy Blvd and Bergenline Ave on 35th - 39th Streets.

Directions to Municipal parking from PPAC (if you are facing Central Avenue): Make a left onto Central Avenue and go to light (35th Street). Make a left at the light (Church will be in front of you) and proceed to next light (Kennedy Boulevard). Make a right onto Kennedy Boulevard and proceed for one block (36th Street). Make a right onto 36th Street to the middle of the block to the Municipal Parking lot.

Directions to Municipal parking from PPAC (if you are facing Kennedy Boulevard): At Kennedy Boulevard make a right and proceed two blocks to 36th Street. Make a right onto 36th Street to the middle of the block to the Municipal Parking lot.

From Bergenline Avenue: Turn right onto 35th Street to the Municipal parking lot.

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

By Mini-Bus

Commuter mini-busses run from Gate 51, downstairs in the South building of the Port Authority Bus Terminal (40th – 42nd Streets and 8th Ave.) They are white and usually say "Paterson" on the front. They leave regularly throughout the day, usually every ten minutes or so. Ask the driver to let you off at Bergenline Ave. Walk one block in the direction you exit the bus to 32nd Street. Turn left and walk one-and-a-quarter blocks. The Park PAC is on your right. Fare is approx $2.50 (it changes from time to time), cash only.

BY BUS:
Port Authority – Dozens of NJ Transit busses stop in Union City. 

Deciphering the schedules can be difficult, but here are some busses that stop here.  Be sure to confirm with the driver when you board the bus that you want to get off at 31st and Bergenline in Union City.  When you exit the bus at 31st and Bergenline, travel one block in the direction you are facing (North) and you will be at 32nd Street.  Turn left and travel one block to the next light – the Park Theater is on the northwest corner, one building down.

Sample Busses

(please follow link to NJ Transit to confirm schedule and gate assignment – don’t forget to look at the Saturday schedule when appropriate.)

 #111

#125

#191

#161  (note that certain busses do not stop in Union City on weekends – please check schedule carefully)

#163  (note that certain busses do not stop in Union City on weekends – please check schedule carefully)

 

You can also go to the NJ Transit’s point-to-point trip planner here. Be sure to pick Union City Hudson County from the list.  .

 

BY PATH:
Journal Square, Jersey City: NJ Transit bus #88. Take bus along Kennedy Boulevard to 32nd Street. Make a right and walk down 32nd Street to PPAC.

Hoboken Terminal, Hoboken: NJ Transit bus #85 or Academy bus #22. Take bus to Bergenline Avenue stop and walk down 32nd Street to PPAC.

 

BY AIR:
Arrive at Newark International Airport. From the airport take the Shuttle bus #302 to Penn Station, Newark. Transfer to NJ Transit bus #108 to Union City

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FOR MORE INFORMATION

New Jersey Transit (in NJ) 800-772-2222
Out of state call: 973-762-5100
Path Info:
800-234-7284
Journal Square
Transportation Center: 201-659-8823

 Park Performing Arts Center

560 32nd Street

Union City, NJ 07087

201-865-6980