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Preferred Hotels

HEADQUARTER HOTEL: Canopy by Hilton Portland Waterfront

Use promo code "CARNAV" for 15% off!

Holiday Inn Portland-by the Bay

 AC Hotel by Marriott Portland Downtown/Waterfront

Portland Harbor Hotel

Hyatt Place Portland Old Port


 Parking will be in the Ocean Gateway Parking Lot located at 14 Ocean Gateway Pier. A free shuttle will be provided, as well as the Narrow Gauge Railway for a $5  fee. There will be NO on-site event parking.  Any  further  updates will be emailed to ticket purchasers or posted here.


Free shuttles will run every 15-20 minutes from Ocean Gateway Parking Lot to event entrance.

ADA Parking

ADA Parking will be along Cutter Street. Upon arrival to Cutter Street, a parking officer will direct you to the drop-off area and then where to park.


In the event of a SNOW BAN in City of Portland

In the event that there is a snow ban in the city of Portland, we will alert you immediately via email with an alternative parking plan. The alternative parking plan will be to park in the Ocean Gateway Parking Garage located at 100 Fore Street. Your Carnaval ME ticket will get you your parking space.

Eat & Drink

Portland continues to be recognized as one of the best foodie towns in the world giving you LOTS of delicious, award-winning options both for snacking and meals! Our Bites & Brews restaurants and breweries will be announced soon. Come get a taste of what they are all about and then head on over to their spots to get the full experience. We will also have a great selection of food trucks and other treats!

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