Parking & Travel

If you’re planning your travel to the Festival of Light, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for where to park or which public transport to use, we have all the information you need in our travel FAQs. You can read these by clicking on ‘button below.

Free Parking is available at the following car parks for Festival of light:
St Mary's multi storey
Sunniside multi-storey
Boughton Street car park
Nile Street car park
Civic Centre car park 
West Wear Street car park
Charles Street car park 
Tatham Street car park
Gorse Road car park
High Street West car park
Livingstone Road car park 

Please note The Bridges Sunderland car park is privately owned therefore it is not free to park there for the Festival of Light. 

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