Directions & Parking

The Spring Fling takes place in Bessie Branham Park in the heart of historic Kirkwood, 2051 Delano Drive. The 5K begins in downtown Kirkwood, 11 Kirkwood Road NE.


Bike parking is available at the south entrance to the festival, near the intersection of Kirkwood Road and Hosea Williams Drive. Atlanta Bicycle Coalition will provide free bike valet at in the Kirkwood Branch Library parking lot, and Relay Bike Share will have hubs at nearby MARTA stations and the library lot.


The closest MARTA rail station is East Lake. The walk from the station to Bessie Branham is about half a mile (15 minutes).

The park is also accessible via bus route 24. Board the bus at the Edgewood/Candler Park rail station, then get off at the Kirkwood Road/Hosea Williams Drive stop.


There is limited parking available in the empty grass lots at the corner of Norwood Avenue and Hosea Williams Drive and at Howard Street and Delano Drive, and some street parking around the neighborhood.