Centrally located in bucolic North Stamford, Connecticut, The Big Event Space is less than five minutes from the Merritt Parkway (CT Route 15) or just 15 minutes from downtown Stamford’s Metro North/Amtrak rail station.
Convenient to greater New York area and New England
Convenient if you are seeking a venue anywhere in the greater New York area and throughout the New England corridor, The Big Event Space is:
- 20 minutes from White Plains/Westchester County Airport
- 45 minutes from New York City
- 40 minutes from New Haven
- 90 minutes from Hartford
Stamford, CT amenities
The City of Stamford offers your guests a multitude of major hotels from which to choose (including Marriott, Courtyard Marriott, Sheraton, Holiday Inn, La Quinta Inn, etc.) and activities and restaurants throughout the entire area:
- Stamford Museum and Nature Center
- Stamford Beaches
- Antique Center
- Stamford Town Center Mall
- Close proximity to Greenwich, New Canaan, Darien and Norwalk, Conn.
Via Connecticut Turnpike (I95) Northbound:
Exit #8 to Atlantic Street (stay in left lane). Take a left turn at the light onto Atlantic Street (stay in the left lane). Take first left onto North State Street (do not go up ramp back onto 95 South). Bear right at the second light onto Washington Boulevard. Go 13 traffic lights (approx. 1.8 miles). At the 13th light, take a left turn onto Long Ridge Road. (Your landmarks are “John the Baker” on the right side of the road and “Bank of America” across the intersection.) At the fourth light (approx. 1.1 miles) turn left and quick right onto Roxbury Road. Go up the hill (Juner Properties is on the right at the bottom of the hill.). Go 0.8 mile on Roxbury Road and make a left turn into Temple Beth El parking lot.
Via Connecticut Turnpike (I95) Southbound:
Exit #8 which is Elm Street and proceed straight on Elm Street to Washington Boulevard. Follow above instructions from Washington Boulevard.
Via Whitestone Bridge:
Cross Bridge, follow Hutchinson River Parkway to Merritt Parkway. Take Exit 33 Den Road. Go to stop sign and turn left onto Roxbury Road. Temple is 2/10 of a mile on the right.
Via Tappan Zee Bridge:
From Rockland County…to 287 East, to Hutchinson River Parkway/Merritt Parkway. Same as above.
Via George Washington Bridge:
From New Jersey…Major Deegan North to 287 East, to Hutchinson River Parkway/Merritt Parkway. Same as above.
Or I95 North to Connecticut and follow directions above, via Connecticut Turnpike (I95) Northbound.
Via West Side Highway:
Continue along highway to Hutchinson River Parkway North. After 2nd toll booth, follow Hutchinson River Parkway to Merritt Parkway. Take Merritt Parkway to Exit 33. Same as above.
From New Haven:
Merritt Parkway South, to Exit 34 Long Ridge Road. Make left on Long Ridge Road. Go to 8th traffic light. Make a sharp right turn onto Roxbury Road. Temple is 8/10 mile on the left.
Directions by Train:
Metro North has frequent service from NYC to Stamford, CT and is approximately a 45 minute express train ride from Grand Central Station (local trains can take over 60 minutes). For schedule information, call Metro-North Railroad at (800) METRO-INFO or (212) 532-4900 or visit their website http://www.mta.info/mnr/index.html.