Getting to Salem Film Fest
Parking in Downtown Salem
Below are area parking lots available in Salem. For information on the new parking plan visit ParkinginSalem.com.
Museum Place Garage
Set your GPS for the Museum Place Garage at 1 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA 01970. The garage costs $.75/hour and cash and credit are accepted in the payment kiosks. CinemaSalem is in same building and Peabody Essex Museum is across the street.
Church Street Lot
With smart meters and no time restrictions, the Church Street lot is another great option. You do need to pay at a multi-space meter before leaving your car, though, so make sure you pay for as many hours as you will need. Cost is $1.00 per hour, and the multi-space meters accept credit cards and cash.
South Harbor Garage
If you are going to be exploring the waterfront, Pickering Wharf and Derby Street, you may want to park in the South Harbor Garage, 10 Congress Street, Salem, MA 01970. The South Harbor Garage costs just $.25 per hour.
The Salem MBTA Lot & Garage
The MBTA Commuter Rail Station is accessible and conveniently located at 252 Bridge Street, Salem MA. Parking is just $5.00 for your first 14 hours and $12 after and for each additional day.
Parking in Downtown Beverly
The Cabot, at 286 Cabot Street, Beverly, does not offer a patron parking lot, however there are public parking options nearby with many popular restaurants, shops and other venues. Metered and unmetered parking is available on Cabot Street and side streets. There are municipal parking lots on Pond Street, one block away, and in other locations including at Beverly Depot, 10 Park Street. Please see a map of parking lots: HERE
MBTA Train and Bus Service
MBTA Commuter Rail connects Salem and Beverly to Boston’s North Station via both the Newburyport and Rockport lines.