GETTING TO THE FAIR:
Miami Book Fair is located at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus in Downtown Miami.
From the North: Take I-95 South and exit right onto NW 8th Street. Go straight to 5th Street. Go seven blocks to NE 2nd Ave.
From the South: Take US 1 to I-95 North and exit right onto NW 2nd Avenue. Go north two blocks to NW 5th Street and turn right. Go east six blocks to NE 2nd Avenue and turn right.
From the East: Take MacArthur Causeway West and exit onto Biscayne Boulevard. Go south eight blocks and turn right on NE 3rd Street.
From the West: Take SR 836 East and exit onto I-395. Exit right onto NE 2nd Avenue. Go south eight blocks.
Get to the Miami Book Fair via public transportation with Miami-Dade Transit. Park at any of our Metrorail Stations for $4.50 a day and ride the Metrorail to our Government Center where you can transfer to our Metromover (it’s free!). Exit at either College Bayside or College North Metromover Stations and be engulfed in all the glory of the Miami Book Fair. Visit www.miamidade.gov/transit for more information and download the Miami-Dade Transit Tracker app for alternate transit routes.
Hop on at the West Palm Beach or Ft. Lauderdale station and take the train to the MiamiCentral Brightline station. Transfer to Metromover’s Inner Loop and exit at the College North or College Bayside Station. Use promo code BOOKFAIR to save 25% when you ride Brightline (SMART class) to Miami Book Fair, November 11-18. Visit GoBrightline.com for more information and to book your ride. Bonus for Brightline riders: Receive a free copy of the 2018 Miami Book Fair poster created by local muralist Luis Valle and a free Book. Just bring your Brightline Card to the Miami Book Fair Merchandise Booth one block south of the Red entrance at the corner of NE 2nd Avenue and NE 4th Street.
From Broward and all points north, ride Tri-Rail south to the Tri-Rail/Metrorail Transfer Station. Board the southbound Metrorail (see Metrorail). For information on Tri-Rail, visit tri-rail.com.
Hop-on-hop-off the free Miami Trolley, which runs regular service to downtown on its Brickell, Coral Way, Midtown, and Overtown routes. For routes and schedules, visit miamigov.com/trolley.
MDC Wolfson Campus Parking Garage
FREE parking is available at the MDC Parking Garage at 500 N.E. 2nd Avenue from Sunday, November 11 to Sunday, November 18. Entrance on N.E. 5th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenue.
Valet parking is available for $7 at the southeast corner of N.E. 5th Street and 2nd Avenue
Miami Parking Authority
Garage No. 3: College Station (190 N.E. 3rd Street)
Flat fee of $5.00 in MPA’s College Station Garage from Sunday, November 11 through Sunday, November 18 for MBF events.
(Entrance on N.E. 2nd Street between N.E. 1st Avenue and N.E. 2nd Avenue). Parking Garage No. 3 is open 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.
Garage No. 4: Convention Center Garage (100 S.E. 2nd Street – Bank of America Building)
(Entrance on S.E. 2nd Street and S.E. 3rd Street) Parking Garage No. 4 is open 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
If you are visiting the Miami Book Fair, please remember to use PayByPhone when you park. Visit: paybyphone.com today and download the free app!
For the safety of all, firearms and other weapons are not allowed on the grounds of the Fair. All attendees are subject to a hand-check of bags, backpacks, purses, and containers by Miami Dade College Public Safety officials.