Visiting the Fest

Accommodations

Enjoy a special, discounted rate of $209 per night—available only to New Orleans Book Festival guests—by clicking here. Please note, the cutoff date for this rate is March 6, 2020.

Transportation and Parking

Catch a Lyft to the Book Fest! Use the code BOOKFESTNOLA for 10% off your ride to and from the fest. The code is good for two redemptions per user at the pick-up and/or drop off point, which are located at the Commons on Newcomb Pl. and Janet Yulman Way outside of PJ’s Coffee.

If you are driving to campus, please note that all Park Mobile zones on Tulane’s campus will be suspended for the duration of the festival. Reserved All Hours spots, fire zones and loading zones will still be enforced.

Free shuttle services will also be provided during the Fest:

Thursday

4:30 – 9:30 p.m.  A special shuttle will be servicing the Diboll Garage to the middle of campus every 5-10 minutes. Pickup and drop-off locations are on Ben Weiner Dr.

Friday

10 a.m. – 7.p.m. For those parking in Diboll Garage, there is a special shuttle from the Diboll Garage to the middle of campus every 5-10 minutes. Pickup and drop-off locations are on Ben Weiner Dr.

10 a.m. -7 p.m. For those parking in the lot at Uptown Square (200 Broadway Street), the Tulane University Blue Line Shuttle will be in operation. This shuttle passes through Loyola’s campus before servicing the Tulane Law School and The Commons. Guests can also park at 200 Broadway and take the Blue Line shuttle into campus (approx. 10 minutes in duration). Please click here for a full schedule with pick up and drop off locations.

10 a.m. – 7.p.m The Tulane University Green Line Shuttle will be in operation. This shuttle services the Claiborne Lot and Diboll Garage (on Ben Weiner Dr.) heading into the middle of campus.  Leaving campus, the shuttle services the Diboll Garage (on Janet Yulman Way) and the Claiborne Lot.  Stops serviced in the middle of campus are Newcomb Art shuttle stop (Newcomb Pl at Newcomb Circle) and McAlister/Drill Road.  This shuttle runs approximately every 30 minutes and at times 60 minutes when a shuttle goes offline for break which occurs 4x daily.  Please click here for a full schedule with pick up and drop off locations.

Saturday

8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. A special shuttle will be servicing the Diboll Garage to the middle of campus every 5-10 minutes. Pickup and drop-off locations are on Ben Weiner Dr.