Download a Map
Want to plan your trip before you get there? Click below to download a map of where things will be, as well as a complete event schedule. Print it off and bring it with you!
Find a Hotel
Need a place to stay? Jackson has many great hotel options! Click Below for a listing.
Coming from out of town? Use the map below for interactive directions to the park. Click on Directions to be taken to a site to get directions from your door.
Please, be aware that construction is taking place on a major bridge on West Ave. If you are coming from the North you will need to follow the detour signs to get to the park.
Ella Sharp Park is located on the South side of Jackson.
The address is
2800 4th Street
Jackson, MI 49203
Click on Directions to be taken to a site to get directions from your door.
There are three different parking options:
1. Inside the Park – $10 a day
This is parking inside of the park itself in the field on the North side of the park where the main entrance brings you in.
2. Shakespeare Lot – $10 a day
This is the field in which the Shakespeare festivals are held it is located off of Park Road to the West of the park. There will be a shuttle service available.
3. Parkside School – Free
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Any of the paid lots are one price for the day with in and out privileges throughout the day.
There will also be a bike valet service provided byt he Jackson Fitness council for those who would like to raide their bikes to the park but don’t want to deal with them in the midst of the crowds. The bike valet service will be located at the front of the swimming pool parking lot.
See you at the Park!