Directions & Parking for the Festival

Saline Celtic Festival is held at Mill Pond Park, West Bennett Street, Saline, Michigan; however, the parking is located at Liberty and Middle Schools and free shuttle buses run between the parking area and the festival site continuously on Friday and Saturday.

For those using mapquest/google maps or GPS for directions, use Millpond Park. Saline, MI  48176.

Traffic and Road Conditions

Check the MDOT website to find out about road construction on your route.

Please note that Michigan Avenue (US 12) which runs right through Saline, is under heavy construction.

  • One lane of westbound US-12 traffic is open between Monroe Street and Maple Road, with eastbound traffic detoured using Henry Street.
  • One lane is open in each direction between the bridge and Monroe Street.

Parking Lots and Shuttles:

Important Note: Handicap parking has moved from previous years as the lot is no longer available. Please park in the designated handicap parking spots at the Saline Middle School, and utilize the free festival shuttle buses to and from the park.

Saline Middle School:
7190 N. Maple, off E. Michigan Avenue, south of intersection with Woodland Drive, Saline

Liberty School:
7265 Saline-Ann Arbor Road, south of intersection with Woodland Drive, Saline  

Recommended Driving Directions

Important: Michigan Avenue (US 12) is under heavy construction and drive times/traffic will have long delays.

From the east:
I-94 West to exit 175 (Ann Arbor-Saline Road). Turn left on Ann Arbor Saline Road and continue for approximately .5 miles. Turn left on Maple Road. Continue on Maple Road for 4 miles. Turn right into Middle School parking lot, and look for shuttle signage.

From the west:
I-94 East to exit 175 (Ann Arbor-Saline Road). Turn right on Ann Arbor Saline Road and continue for approximately .5 miles. Turn left on Maple Road. Continue on Maple Road for 4 miles. Turn right into Middle School parking lot, and look for shuttle signage.

From the North and South (US 23):
Merge onto I-94 W from the US 23 Interstate. Take I-94 West to exit 175 (Ann Arbor-Saline Road). Turn left on Ann Arbor Saline Road and continue for approximately .5 miles. Turn left on Maple Road. Continue on Maple Road for 4 miles. Turn right into Middle School parking lot, and look for shuttle signage.

Follow Festival signs to Parking and Shuttles.

Hotels/Lodging
Official Hotel: Holiday Inn & Suites, 3155 Boardwalk Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108.

Click here to make your reservations, or call 734-213-1900 and mention the
Celtic Festival.

For additional lodging and visitor information, contact the Ann Arbor Convention Visitor’s Bureau.