Parking at the Stage Fort Park:

The City of Gloucester operates Beach Parking across the street and they charge a fee to park, everyday.

Castleberry Fairs does not operate or benefit from parking in any way. 
We offer the following information to help in planning and so there are no surprises. (hopefully)

Parking at Stage Fort Park during the Waterfront Festival:
Save Time and Money! Pre-Register for Beach Parking at
Be sure to enter a date either 8/20 or 8/21
and choose special Waterfront Festival Parking $20.00 (plus $1.60 convenience fee) 
then follow the link to either LOGIN or Create Account.
Or you can pay $25.00 (Cash Only) at the Parking Lot entrance.
All Credit Card transactions are done through the online Yodel Pass system only.
The DPW will expand parking across the street so Waterfront Festival Parking will never be SOLD OUT.

There is limited free parking along Stacy Boulevard (1 hour max until 4pm) and at Gloucester High School.

CATA runs an inexpensive shuttle service from the Stage Fort Welcoming Center to various points throughout the City.
NOTE: The shuttle does NOT STOP at the High School.
Click here for the Shuttle Schedule.