Directions & Parking

Location and Directions
International Festival:
The UNC Charlotte International Festival is held on the UNC Charlotte main campus at 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223. The Festival takes place primarily in and around the 232,000 square-foot James H. Barnhardt Student Activity Center (often referred to as the "SAC").   
You may wish to review or print out some maps of the UNC Charlotte Campus if it is your first time visiting the university.  Or use our interactive map to help navigate to and around our campus.
Specific parking areas will be reserved for International Festival attendees on the day of the event.  The parking deck areas adjacent to the SAC (West Deck, Union and Cone Center Decks) will all be open and free to all IFEST attendees. (See maps for locations).
In accordance with UNC Charlotte's Pet Policy: Helper Animals Only.
Light Rail
Take the Lynx Blue Line lightrail to the UNC Charlotte Main Station to attend the festival. Station and schedule information is available on the Lynx website: