1 Tugboat Alley, Waterford, NY 12188


The Waterford Tugboat Roundup takes place along a quarter mile of the Erie Canal and at Lock E2 Park. The address of the festival will take you to the visitor center at the heart of the festival. However, parking is very limited in this area. Satellite parking lots and shuttles are available. You will see signs for the parking lots when you arrive in Waterford. If you choose to find a parking spot closer to the festival, please be respectful of homes and driveways. 

By car 
Use the address 1 Tugboat Alley, Waterford, NY 12188 to get directions to the festival. When you arrive in Waterford look for festival parking signs.

By bus
The CDTA bus route 85 will take you to Broad Street in Waterford just two blocks north of the festival. 

By train
Take Amtrak to the Albany-Rensselaer. Take a bus, Uber/Lyft, or the CDTA bus to Waterford. 

By plane 
Fly into Albany International Airport. Take a Lyft or cab to Waterford. Car rentals are available. 

By Boat 
Proceed north, south, or east to Waterford on the NYS Canal System or the Hudson River. Free docking with some power will be available at Erie Lock 3 in Waterford on the Waterford Flight. There is approximately 600 feet of available wall with a 1 to 2 foot freeboard. It’s a 6 block walk to the waterfront and bus service will be provided.